Ascott REIT's property in Singapore, Ascott Raffles Place. (Photo: REITsWeek)Ascott REIT's property in Singapore, Ascott Raffles Place. (Photo: REITsWeek)

A confluent of macroeconomic factors will likely result in tepid performance for Singapore-listed hospitality REITs in the coming quarters.

Equity research firms monitoring these REITs have downgraded several counters across this sector, and warned investors that RevPAR will likely remain soft in 2Q 2019, and beyond.

These warnings have come in the wake of results less-than-stellar 2Q results by several Singapore-listed hospitality REIT, including Frasers Hospitality Trust, which saw its DPU falling by 11.5% year-on-year in 2Q 2019.

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By Ridzwan Rahmat

Ridzwan has been analysing REITs and business trusts since 2008, and personally manages a portfolio comprising mainly of SGX-listed REITs. He founded REITsWeek in 2013.