A residential building is under construction in China’s Jiangsu province, in this file photo from July 2018. The new launches will add to China’s 13 existing Reits worth 58 billion yuan. Photo: Reuters
A residential building is under construction in China’s Jiangsu province, in this file photo from July 2018. The new launches will add to China’s 13 existing Reits worth 58 billion yuan. Photo: Reuters

Could China’s rental property Reits provide debt-ridden developers with an alternative funding channel?

  • Reits have proved to be popular among investors because of high returns during an earlier successful experiment involving infrastructure-backed trusts
  • Current problematic projects are not mature enough to be securitised into Reits, they are not even generating incomes, analyst says

A residential building is under construction in China’s Jiangsu province, in this file photo from July 2018. The new launches will add to China’s 13 existing Reits worth 58 billion yuan. Photo: Reuters
A residential building is under construction in China’s Jiangsu province, in this file photo from July 2018. The new launches will add to China’s 13 existing Reits worth 58 billion yuan. Photo: Reuters
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