With real estate investment trusts (REITs) forming a large part of the stock market in Singapore, it’s worth comparing the attributes of some of the larger REITs in the market. So I thought I’d look at two of the largest industrial REITs in Singapore; Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: A17U) and Mapletree Industrial Trust (SGX: ME8U).

Both have market capitalisations of over S$3 billion, although Ascendas is the only one of the two that’s a Straits Times Index constituent stock.

Let’s take a look in further detail at which one offers investors the better prospects.

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DPU Growth And Yield

Ascendas and Mapletree Industrial both have strong track records in growing their distribution per unit (DPU) over the years.

Let’s start with Ascendas. It has