The annualised 1HFY17 DPU translates to a yield of 6.46% based on MQREIT's closing price of RM1.31 on June 30.
The counter touched a high of RM3.03 before settling at RM3 on market close, giving it a market capitalisation of RM1.59 billion.
Moving forward, the group said it is "confident to achieve higher revenue and profitability", judging from its RM2.7 billion order book as at end June 30.
The group remains cautious for its property development division, and will only proceed with launches of its Kota Kinabalu, Kulai and Bukit Jalil projects after pre-sales information shows improvement in market sentiment.
"We cannot just sit by and not do anything about it (disruptive technology), therefore we are also going into this area of technology to enable us to perform better," said Sunway's founder cum chairman, Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah.