Residential buildings in Beijing, where the government has earmarked 10 per cent of fresh residential land supply for constructing rental homes. Photo: EPA-EFE
Residential buildings in Beijing, where the government has earmarked 10 per cent of fresh residential land supply for constructing rental homes. Photo: EPA-EFE

Reits seen as a viable funding source for China’s rental home builders, with US$77.6 billion required in short-term

  • China launched the country’s first real estate investment trusts or Reits on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges in a pilot scheme in June
  • China seen approving the first batch of Reits backed by rental homes, as local governments boost efforts to lower living costs for the youth

Residential buildings in Beijing, where the government has earmarked 10 per cent of fresh residential land supply for constructing rental homes. Photo: EPA-EFE
Residential buildings in Beijing, where the government has earmarked 10 per cent of fresh residential land supply for constructing rental homes. Photo: EPA-EFE
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