CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust property, Gurney Plaza. (Photo: REITsWeek)

Malaysian REITs with retail assets are expected to lose an average of a month in rental income, given the latest movement control order (MCO) that began on 13 January, says Maybank.

However, not all retail REITs' DPU will be similarly affected by the new restrictions.

While some retail REITs will see an up to 19% reduction in DPU for 2021 due the fresh MCO, robust retail landlords with more diversified portfolios will see minimal impact from the restrictions, said the bank.


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By Shariffa Al-Habshee

Shariffa joined REITsWeek in 2017, and monitors Asia-Pacific REITs for the publication.