When we think about real estate investment trusts (REITs), we think about the income or yield that they give us as investors. However, what may be just as important is how large these REITs are in terms of their market capitalisation, or market cap. REITs with larger market caps, on the whole, tend to be safer than smaller REITs – which is why smaller REITs can sometimes have higher yields.

With that in mind, here are the two highest-yielding REITs in Singapore that have a market cap of at least S$1 billion.

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Manulife US REIT

First, is Manulife US Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: BTOU), the first pure-play US commercial REIT listed in Asia.

The REIT has seven office properties