Link REIT 

“Market Cap $11.37 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Founded: 2005
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • CEO: Kwok Lung Hongchoy
  • Website: www.thelinkreit.com
  • Employees: 882
  • Sales: $881 M
  • Headquarters: Hong Kong

Forbes Lists

#954 Global 2000

  • #256 in Profit
  • #1426 in Assets
  • #964 in Market value

Link Real Estate Investment Trust operates as a real estate investment trust. The company’s principal activity includes investment in non-residential properties, mainly retail-based but excluding hotels and serviced apartments, and car park operations in Hong Kong. Its projects include car park, shopping centers, retail facilities, market, cooked food stall and also residential properties. Link Real Estate Investment Trust was founded on June 9, 2005 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

“Link REIT History

The Link Real Estate Investment Trust (“The Link REIT”) is the first real estate investment trust listed in Hong Kong, and currently Asia’s largest REIT and one of the world’s largest retail focused REITs in terms of market capitalisation. Wholly owned by private and institutional investors, with 100% free float, The Link REIT has been listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Hong Kong Stock Exchange”) since 25 November 2005 (stock code: 823).
As at 31 March 2013, the portfolio owned by The Link REIT consists of properties with an internal floor area (“IFA”) of approximately 11 million square feet (“sq ft”) of retail space and approximately 80,000 car park spaces. The portfolio’s retail facilities primarily serve the daily needs of our shoppers. The car parks mainly serve tenants and customers of the retail facilities and residents of the surrounding neighbourhoods.”
*Information from Forbes.com and Thelinkreit.com

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