REITs stand out against low interest rates

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are expected to be sought after, more so after Bank Negara Malaysia’s recent cut in the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points which resulted in lower bank deposit rates.

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Pavilion REIT to relook Bukit Jalil mall ownership

  KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Pavilion Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) has opted not to participate in the ownership of the under-construction Pavilion Bukit Jalil mall to avoid unwanted risks, but believes the asset will be worth reconsidering upon its completion, said its manager.

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REITs’ NPI growth not a reflection of improving sector

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 29): Last week saw a flux of quarterly earnings released by local real estate investment trusts (REITs) with most reporting a growth in their net property income (NPI), sparking optimism for a recovery in the sector that has long been plagued by concerns over oversupply, weak demand and the like.

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