Mapletree awarded the construction of the second phase of Mapletree Business City (MBC II) to Shimizu Corporation, also the main contractor for the first phase of Mapletree Business City, which was completed in 2010.
Mapletree was awarded a prime commercial site in Kwun Tong, Kowloon (Hong Kong SAR) for HK$3.769 billion.
Festival Walk was named ‘Top 10 Favourite Shopping Malls in Hong Kong’ at the ‘Shopping Mall Awards 2013’ organised by Hong Kong Economic Times and Sky Post.
Mapletree received a certificate of outstanding merit for its pioneering efforts as one of the first business entities to set up in Binh Duong New City, Vietnam.
Mapletree obtained the Certificate of Compliance and Completion for Jaya Shopping Centre in Malaysia following a MYR400 million transformation.
Mapletree received international recognition for its expertise in capital management when the 2013 Global PERE Awards named it ‘Asia Capital Raise of the Year’.
Mapletree Industrial Trust announced the acquisition of a four-storey light industrial building for approximately S$14.1 million in the Changi North Industrial Estate.
The Group celebrated the groundbreaking of Mapletree Wuxi New District Logistics Park in Jiangsu Province, China.
Mapletree Industrial Trust inked an agreement with Hewlett-Packard Singapore to develop a new build-to-suit facility at its existing Telok Blangah Cluster.
Mapletree obtained the LEED precertification Gold level by the Indian Green Building Council for Global Technology Park in Bangalore, India.
Mapletree commenced the construction of Mapletree Logistics Hub Tsing Yi, a 11-storey ramp-up Grade-A logistics facility located in Hong Kong SAR.
VivoCity was voted ‘Best Family-Friendly Mall’ and ‘Top 3 Best Shopping Centre (City)’ at the AsiaOne People’s Choice Awards.
Mapletree expanded into the global corporate lodging/serviced apartment business with the signing of a joint venture with Oakwood Worldwide to acquire/develop corporate lodging/serviced apartment assets.
Mapletree acquired a 49% stake in Oakwood Asia Pacific Pte Ltd., Oakwood Worldwide’s business in Asia.
Mapletree celebrated the opening of its second retail development in China, VivoCity Nanhai located in Foshan, Guangdong.
Mapletree celebrated the groundbreaking of Nanhai Business City Phase 4 located in Foshan, Guangdong. The mixed-use development comprises residential and commercial components, as well as an international education hub.
Mapletree Logistics Trust acquired Flex Hub, a warehouse in Iskandar Malaysia from Mapletree Industrial Fund for MYR88.5 million. The property consists of seven blocks of single- and double-storey warehouses and an office block.
Mapletree China Opportunity Fund II successfully bid for a prime mixed-use site in Ningbo City, Zhejiang province. The 8.5 hectare development will comprise residential and retail/lifestyle components as well as a medical centre.
Mapletree launched private real estate fund, MJLD, which held its first and final close with total committed capital of JPY51 billion. MJLD will primarily invest in logistics development assets in Japan.
Mapletree launched private real estate fund, MJOF, which held its first close with JPY56.5 billion in capital commitments. The fund targets high-quality office space located at the fringe of the Tokyo central business district (CBD) and within Greater Tokyo.
SC VivoCity achieved strong pre-leasing commitment ahead of its soft opening in April 2015. It will offer 62,000 sqm in GFA of retail space spread over five storeys.
Mapletree Logistics Trust received the Silver award for ‘Best Investor Relations’ in the REITs and Business Trusts category at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2014.
Mapletree Logistics Trust acquired Daehwa Logistics Centre (renamed Mapletree Logistics Centre- Baekam 2) in South Korea for KRW25.5 billion.
Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd was named one of Singapore’s ‘Top 50 Brands’ by Brand Finance for the third year running, achieving a consistent Brand Rating score of A.
Festival Walk was the winner of the ‘Yahoo! Emotive Brand Awards’ in the shopping centre category. It is also the first mall in Hong Kong SAR to receive the award for two consecutive years.
Mapletree acquired a 184-unit freehold apartment complex in Sunnyvale, situated at the heart of Silicon Valley, California, marking Mapletree’s first corporate lodging/serviced apartment acquisition in USA.
Mapletree acquired Arca Building in Beijing, a three-storey research and development office building, located in Zhongguancun Software Park, also known as the Silicon Valley of China.
Mapletree acquired SII Makuhari Building, a 26-storey office building located in Chiba, Japan. The property is MJOF’s maiden acquisition following the private real estate fund’s first closing in June 2014.
Mapletree completed the divestment of Mapletree Yangshan Bonded Logistics Park and Mapletree Zhengzhou International Logistics Park to Mapletree Logistics Trust for RMB197.2 million and RMB205.6 million respectively.
Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd was named Frost & Sullivan’s 2014 ‘Asia Pacific Logistics Infrastructure Developer of the Year’ for the third time.
VivoCity was recognised for ‘Outstanding Efforts in Advertising and Promotions’ at the 2014 SRA Retail Awards by the Singapore Retail Association.
Mapletree Industrial Trust Management Ltd was runner-up for the ‘Singapore Corporate Governance Award’ (REITs and Business Trusts category) at the SIAS Investor’s Choice Awards 2014.
Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd was runner-up for ‘Most Transparent Company Award’ (REITs and Business Trusts category) at the SIAS Investor’s Choice Awards 2014.
Moody’s Investors Services upgraded Mapletree Commercial Trust’s issuer rating from Baa2 to Baa1.
Mapletree Logistics Trust acquired 190A Pandan Loop in Singapore for S$34 million. The 10,400 sqm GFA building is a four-storey purpose-built food distribution centre with chiller and freezer facilities.
VivoCity Nanhai was named the 2014 ‘Commercial Landmark in Foshan City’ and the ‘Most Influential District Shopping Mall’ by Guangzhou Daily.
Mapletree acquired a six-storey Grade-A office building, 144 Montague Road, in South Brisbane, Australia, for A$93 million. This marked Mapletree’s first acquisition in Australia.
Festival Walk was named ‘Hong Kong Consumers’ Most Favoured Shopping Mall’ and ‘Mainland Consumers’ Most Favoured Shopping Mall in Hong Kong’ at the Prestigious Corporate Brand Awards co-organised by Ming Pao and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
In the inaugural Building Energy Benchmarking Report 2014 by the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore, Mapletree Business City was named one of the Top 10 Performing Office Buildings (Private), and HarbourFront Centre was one of the Top 10 Performing Buildings (Mixed Development) for their energy efficiency.
Mapletree Business City Shanghai and VivoCity Shanghai were awarded Best Chinese Futura Mega Project- Bronze at the MIPIM Asia Awards 2014.
Mapletree Logistics Trust acquired Smart Logistics Centre (renamed Mapletree Logistics Centre-Majang 1) in Gyeonggi province, South Korea, for KRW21.4 billion.
Mapletree acquired a 232-unit apartment property in Dallas, Texas (USA) for approximately USS$60 million. The property is renamed as Oakwood Dallas Uptown.
VivoCity Nanhai was named ‘Top 10 Commercial Real Estate’ by Winshang.com and ‘Top 10 Commercial Landmark’ by Pearl River Times. Pearl River Times also awarded Mayfair, the residential component of NBC Phase 1, ‘Top 10 Residential Landmark in Foshan.’