Mapletree Commercial Trust (“MCT”) is a Singapore-focused real estate investment trust (“REIT”) established with the principal investment objective of investing on a long-term basis, directly or indirectly, in a diversified portfolio of income-producing real estate used ...
Mapletree Commercial Trust (“MCT”) is a Singapore-focused real estate investment trust (“REIT”) established with the principal investment objective of investing on a long-term basis, directly or indirectly, in a diversified portfolio of income-producing real estate used primarily for office and/or retail purposes, whether wholly or partially, as well as real estate-related assets.
MCT was listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) on 27 April 2011 and is the third REIT sponsored by Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd (“MIPL” or the “Sponsor”), a leading Asia-focused real estate development, investment and capital management company based in Singapore.
At IPO, MCT’s portfolio comprised three properties located in Singapore, namely:
VivoCity, Singapore’s largest mall located in the HarbourFront Precinct;
Bank of America Merrill Lynch HarbourFront (“MLHF”), a premium office building located in the HarbourFront Precinct; and
PSA Building (“PSAB”), an established integrated development with a 40 storey office block and a three-storey retail centre known as Alexandra Retail Centre (“ARC”), located in the Alexandra Precinct.
On 4 February 2013, MCT completed the acquisition of it’s fourth property, Mapletree Anson, a premium office building located close to the Tanjong Pagar MRT station in Singapore’s Central Business District.
The portfolio has a total Net Lettable Area (“NLA”) of 2.1 million square feet and is valued at S$3,831.2 million1 in aggregate as at 31 March 2013.
MCT is managed by Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd. (the “Manager”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd. The Manager aims to provide Unitholders of MCT with an attractive rate of return on their investment through regular and stable distributions and to achieve long-term growth in Distribution per Unit (“DPU”) and Net Asset Value per Unit, while maintaining an appropriate capital structure for MCT.