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WHAT IS SA REIT

WHAT IS SA REIT

A Real Estate Investment Trust - REIT (pronounced ‘reet’) - is a company that owns, and often operates, income-producing property. The REIT is the international standard. More than 25 countries in the world use a similar REIT model like the US, Australia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK. 

SA REIT:

A South African REIT - SA REIT (pronounced 'essay reet') - is a listed property investment
vehicle that is similar to internationally recognised REIT structures from around the world. Listed
Company REITs or Trust REITs are publically traded on the JSE REIT board and qualify for the
REIT tax dispensation.

A JSE-listed SA REIT must:

  • own at least R300 million of property
  • keep its debt below 60% of its gross asset value
  • earn 75% of its income from rental or from property owned or investment income from indirect property ownership
  • have a committee to monitor risk
    not enter into derivative instruments that are not in the ordinary course of business
  • pay at least 75% of its taxable earnings available
    for distribution to its investors each year

HOW SA REITs ARE MANAGED

Company REITs may be internally managed or externally managed. Trust REITs are externally managed.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Liberty Two Degrees Interim Results (Johannesburg)
Monday, 31st July 2017

Tower Property Fund Annual results (Cape Town)
Monday, 31st July 2017

Tower Property Fund Annual results (SENS)
Monday, 31st July 2017

ALL EVENTS