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CapitaLand Retail China Trust (CRCT) (stock code: AU8U) is the first China shopping mall real estate investment trust (REIT) in Singapore, with a portfolio of 11 income-producing shopping malls. Listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) on 8 December 2006, it is established with the objective of investing on a long-term basis in a diversified portfolio of income-producing real estate used primarily for retail purposes and located primarily in China, Hong Kong and Macau.
CRCT 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 to entertainment. As at 30 September 2018, CRCT's portfolio comprised a diverse mix of approximately 1,300 leases, which include leading brands UNIQLO, Xiaomi, ZARA, Nanjing Impressions, Nike, Sephora, Starbucks and Sisyphe. Working closely with these tenants, CRCT malls offer engaging retail experiences that attract close to 100 million shoppers every year.
CRCT's geographically diversified portfolio of quality shopping malls, with a total gross rentable area of approximately 700,000 sq m, is located in eight Chinese cities. The malls are CapitaMall Xizhimen, CapitaMall Wangjing, CapitaMall Grand Canyon and CapitaMall Shuangjing in Beijing; Rock Square (51% interest) in Guangzhou; CapitaMall Xinnan in Chengdu; CapitaMall Qibao in Shanghai; CapitaMall Minzhongleyuan in Wuhan; CapitaMall Erqi in Zhengzhou; CapitaMall Saihan in Hohhot and CapitaMall Wuhu (51% interest) in Wuhu. As at 30 September 2018, CRCT's total asset size was S$2.9 billion, a fourfold increase from the Trust's listing.
CRCT is managed by CapitaLand Retail China Trust Management Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, one of Asia's largest real estate companies headquartered and listed in Singapore.