Mapletree Logistics Trust asset in Japan. (Mapletree Logistics Trust)Mapletree Logistics Trust asset in Japan. (Mapletree Logistics Trust)

Singapore will see a decade-high supply of industrial spaces in 2024, and this could hurt the prospects for certain REITs that are exposed to the country.

The republic experienced a slowdown in the delivery of industrial properties between 2020 and 2021 due to construction delays, DBS pointed out in a research note on 11 December.

However, as construction activities gradually resumed during 2022, there was a notable
increase in new property completions in these two years, continuing in 2024, the note added, citing figures from industrial regulator JTC Corporation.

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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.