Mapletree Industrial Trust (MIT) is a REIT that owns a portfolio of industrial properties including flatted factories, hi-tech buildings, business parks, and light industrial buildings. As at 23 April 2018, MIT’s portfolio was valued at S$4.3 billion.

In this article, I’ll bring an overview of MIT’s full-year performances since its IPO and an update on its growth plans for the near future. Here are 13 things you need to know about Mapletree Industrial Trust before you invest.

Track record

1. MIT has achieved a CAGR of 10.2% in valuation of its portfolio over the past seven years, from 70 properties worth a combined S$2.2 billion in 2011 to 99 properties worth S$4.2 billion in 2018. This indicates that the management has been proactive at expanding MIT’s portfolio over the long term.

Source: Annual Reports of Mapletree Industrial Trust

2. Gross revenues grew from S$246.4 …