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CapitaLand China Trust (CLCT), formerly known as CapitaLand Retail China Trust, is Singapore’s largest China-focused real estate investment trust (REIT). Upon completion of the transformational acquisition of five business parks and balance 49% interest in Rock Square1, CLCT’s enlarged portfolio will comprise of 12 shopping malls2 and five business park properties. The geographically diversified portfolio has a total gross floor area (GFA) of approximately 1.7 million square metre (sq m), located across 10 leading Chinese cities. CLCT was listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) on 8 December 2006, and established with the objective of investing on a long-term basis in a diversified portfolio of income-producing real estate and real estate-related assets in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau that are used primarily for retail, office and industrial purposes (including business parks, logistics facilities, data centres and integrated developments).
CLCT’s retail properties are strategically located in densely populated areas with good connectivity to public transport. The malls are positioned as one-stop family-oriented destinations housing a wide range of lifestyle offerings that cater to varied consumer preferences in shopping, dining and entertainment as well as essential services. CLCT’s portfolio comprises a diverse mix of more than 2,100 leases, which include leading brands UNIQLO, Xiaomi, ZARA, Haidilao, Nike, Sephora, Starbucks Coffee and Swarovski. The malls are CapitaMall Xizhimen, CapitaMall Wangjing, CapitaMall Grand Canyon and CapitaMall Shuangjing in Beijing; Rock Square in Guangzhou; CapitaMall Xinnan in Chengdu; CapitaMall Qibao in Shanghai; CapitaMall Saihan and CapitaMall Nuohemule in Hohhot; CapitaMall Xuefu, CapitaMall Aidemengdun in Harbin and CapitaMall Yuhuating in Changsha.
CLCT has a portfolio of five business parks situated in high-growth economic zones which house high quality and reputable domestic and multinational corporations operating in new economy sectors such as Electronics, Engineering, E-Commerce, Information and Communications Technology and Financial Services. The business parks exhibit excellent connectivity with close proximity to transportation hubs, and are easily accessible via various modes of transportation. The properties are Ascendas Xinsu Portfolio in Suzhou, Ascendas Innovation Towers and Ascendas Innovation Hub in Xi’an and Singapore-Hangzhou Science & Technology Park Phase I and Phase II in Hangzhou.
CLCT is managed by CapitaLand China Trust Management Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-listed CapitaLand Limited, one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups.
- The acquisition of the five business parks and 49% interest in Rock Square was announced on 6 November 2020. The completion of the acquisition of the Ascendas Xinsu portfolio, Ascendas Innovation Towers and Rock Square was announced on 4 January 2021, 10 February 2021 and 30 December 2020 respectively.
- The divestment of CapitaMall Saihan is expected to be completed by 2Q 2021.