REITS

Sharing of rent liabilities will hit office, industrial Reits more

THE government's mandate for landlords to help small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) tenants out with rentals is a "slight negative" for retail Reits, most analysts say. This is because most...

Landlords will become kingmakers; and local brands could benefit

JOSH Leong, co-founder of local shoemaker Palola, moved his business to CityLink Mall in January, just weeks before the authorities began implementing increasingly tough measures to curb the...

HSBC's dividend disappointment a sign of things to come

THIS past week, nine in 10 Singaporeans would have received a one-off payment of S$600 from the government, to help them cope with the economic fallout of Covid-19. Meanwhile, shareholders of HSBC...

Govt support welcomed but businesses may need to change way they operate post-pandemic

MY heart sank when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the tough "circuit breaker" measures that took effect this past week to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Rental rebates for retail tenants at Wisma Atria, Ngee Ann City

Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust (SGReit) is rolling out rental rebates and marketing assistance for tenants at its two Singapore properties, Wisma Atria and Ngee Ann City in Orchard...

CapitaLand, other S'pore firms suspend businesses in China

Property giant CapitaLand and other Singapore-listed companies announced temporary closures of businesses in China as the coronavirus continues to take its toll.

CapitaLand, more Singapore companies suspend some businesses in China amid Wuhan virus spread

SINGAPORE - Property giant CapitaLand and more Singapore-listed companies announced temporary closures of businesses in China as the coronavirus death toll and number of infections there continue...

Singapore malls evolve to stay relevant despite online shopping threat

DESPITE the threat from online shopping, it is not all gloom at Singapore's retail scene with some landlords continuing to invest and upgrade malls.

In Good Company: Vito Xu, don of Asian outlet malls

In some ways, Mr Vito Xu's life mirrors the spectacular rise of China and its embrace of the outside world after the late Deng Xiaoping opened the economy to foreign investment four decades ago,...

WeWork concerns seeping into Singapore's office Reits

Concerns about co-working giant WeWork may amplify the negative impact of a weakening economy on Singapore's commercial real estate investment trusts (Reits).

ESR-Reit secures $155m loan facility, files proofs of claim against Hyflux

SINGAPORE - ESR-Reit has secured a $155 million unsecured loan facility to refinance existing indebtedness, acquire assets and improve currently owned assets as well as other general working capital...