The Basics Of REITs

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) refers to a company that owns and operates income-producing real estate. The key features of REITs include:

They are traded on the Singapore Exchange like a stock. REITs have to distribute at least 90% of their profit to their investors.

Types Of REITs

REITs pool money from investors to buy and manage real estates. There are a few types of property that they focus on, and investors can make their investment based on their area of interest.

Industrial REITs: Industrial REITs like Keppel DC REIT focus on industrial related properties such as warehouses, industrial parks or even data center. Commercial REITs: Commercial REITs such as the all so familiar CapitaLand Commercial Trust emphasize on office buildings. Residential REITs: Residential REITs are rather self-explanatory. They own and manages family rental apartment buildings and build houses. One such example will be the …