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History & Milestones
  • Mapletree was ranked 8thin the APAC Fund Manager Guide

  • Mapletree was named Asia's Capital Raise of the Year by Global PERE

  • MGCCT lists on the Singapore Exchange

  • International attention for sustainable design

  • One of the top five Consistent Performing Closed-End Private Real Estate Fund Managers

  • MIT lists on the Singapore Exchange

  • Build-to-suit, commercial mixed-use, business park and industrial developments

  • MBC @ Binh Duong, Vietnam; and more on MICF

  • Mapletree partnerships

  • Opening of VivoCity Singapore, St James Power Station and groundbreaking of Merrill Lynch HarbourFront

  • Mapletree and CIMB launch CIMB-Mapletree Real Estate Fund 1; Mapletree enters Japan and Vietnam markets

  • CIMB Mapletree Management Berhad, TIC Tech Centre and VivoCity

  • Mapletree reopens revamped World Trade Centre as HarbourFront Centre

  • 2000

Mapletree celebrated the groundbreaking of Noda Logistics Centre in Chiba, Japan. This is a joint development with ITOCHU Corporation under the private real estate fund, MJLD.

Mapletree was ranked 8th in the 2014/2015 APAC Fund Manager Guide, and 5th among Asia-based fund managers by PERE Magazine.

Private real estate fund, MJOF held its final closing in January 2015 and brought total capital commitments of the fund to JPY65 billion.

Mapletree Industrial Trust obtained the Temporary Occupation Permit for its build-to-suit development for Equinix Singapore. The data centre has been awarded the prestigious BCA-IDA Green Mark (Platinum) Award for New Data Centres.


Festival Walk was named the ‘Top 10 My Favourite Mall’ and ‘Best Fashion Mall’ at the inaugural Apple Daily Mall Awards 2014.

Ahead of obtaining its occupancy certificate, Global Technology Park in Bangalore, India achieved strong pre-leasing with about half of its approximately 79,100 sqm of NLA in Phase 1 taken up by four Nasdaq-listed multinational corporations.


Private real estate fund, MJOF acquired GA Tama Building, a multi-tenanted office building with GFA of 10,398sqm, located in Greater Tokyo, Japan.

Mapletree was awarded the SG Mark Award 2015 for its Mapletree Business City II development. Awarded by Design Business Chamber Singapore, the award recognises MBC II’s innovative and exceptional design.

Mapletree acquired its second Silicon Valley asset with the purchase of an apartment complex for US$84.0 million. The 141-unit development will cater to world-leading technology and healthcare

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 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.’


Mapletree celebrates the groundbreaking of South Station Enterprise City in Sanshan New City in Foshan, China, the first and largest premium business development to be built within Guangzhou South Railway Station economic circle.

Mapletree Logistics Trust makes further headway into the China market with the acquisition of Mapletree Wuxi Logistics Park (MWLP) from its sponsor, Mapletree at RMB116 million.


Mapletree Commercial Trust makes its maiden acquisition with Mapletree Anson, a 19-storey Grade-A premium office building strategically located within Singapore’s CBD.

Jaya Shopping Centre, a redeveloped seven storey neighbourhood mall managed by CIMB-Mapletree Real Estate Fund 1, signs agreements with 12 new anchor and key tenants prior to its soft opening scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Completed in February 2013, Menara CIMB is a 41-storey Grade-A office building with a NLA of 56,578 sqm and 10 levels of carpark. It is located at KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur and is designed to meet the standards of Singapore’s BCA Green Mark Gold and Malaysia’s Green Building Index.

Mapletree hosts ‘Arts in the City’, a series of arts performances and arts-based workshops at Mapletree Business City that aims to bring arts to the working community.

Mapletree celebrates the topping-out of VivoCity Nanhai in Foshan, China which is scheduled to open by 1Q 2014.

Expected to be completed in 2017, the design of Marina One is unveiled in the presence of Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.


Mapletree successfully lists its fourth REIT, Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust on the Singapore Exchange on 7 March 2013. Priced at S$0.93 per unit, the IPO was 29.5 times subscribed and raised more than S$1.6 billion, making it the largest REIT IPO in Singapore to date.

Mapletree celebrates the groundbreaking of Mapletree Minhang Development Project in Shanghai. Spanning a total GFA of 297,000 sqm, the mixed-use commercial centre incorporates two signature Mapletree brands – Mapletree Business City and VivoCity.

Mapletree Industrial Trust signs an agreement to develop a new data centre for Equinix in Singapore. The S$108 million build-to-suit development has an estimated GFA of 385,000 sq ft and is located in Southwest Singapore within the one-north development.

Mapletree Commercial Trust issued S$70 million of 3.20% Fixed Rate Notes due in 2021, under its S$1 billion Multicurrency Medium Term Note Programme established in August 2012.

Mapletree Industrial Trust celebrated the groundbreaking of a S$108 million build-to-suit development for Equinix’s third International Business ExchangeTM data centre in Singapore.

VivoCity Singapore was named Best Shopping Centre by the AsiaOne People’s Choice Awards.

Mapletree acquired CentrePoint, a premier office building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Mapletree Business City garnered the BCA Universal Design Mark GoldPLUS Award, which is a voluntary certification scheme introduced to raise the bar on Universal Design adoption in developments.

Mapletree clinched a prime site in Tsing Yi, Hong Kong SAR, for HK$1.69 billion, to develop a modern multi-storey ramp-up logistics facility.

Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust established a US$1.5 billion Euro Medium Term Securities Programme together with issuers including Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Treasury Company Pte. Ltd. and Mapletree Greater China Commercial Treasury Company (HKSAR) Limited.

CIMB-Mapletree Real Estate Fund 2 Shariah, a Shariah-compliant private real estate fund established through Mapletree’s joint venture with CIMB in Malaysia, announced that it will commit to a total project value of MYR450 million after its first closing.

The Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust beat four rivals to win the title of ‘Best Capital Raising Strategy of the Year’ at the 2013 Real Estate Investment World Asia Awards for Excellence.

Mapletree Logistics Trust acquired The Box Centre in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, for KRW28.75 billion.

Mapletree completed the construction of Odawara Centre 2 in Japan, an extension of Odawara Centre 1 which was completed in January 2013.

Mapletree completed the construction of its sixth logistics development in China – Mapletree Zhengzhou International Logistics Park.

Mapletree China Opportunity Fund II closed at its hard cap of US$1.4 billion.

Festival Walk received the Yahoo! Emotive Brand Awards (Shopping Centre Category) 2012-2013.

Mapletree Anson emerged as first runner-up at the ASEAN Energy Awards 2013, in the Energy Efficient Building – New and Existing category.

Mapletree Industrial Trust successfully completed the development of K&S Corporate Headquarters, a build-to-suit project for Kulicke & Soffa.

Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd was named Frost & Sullivan’s 2013 Asia Pacific Logistics Infrastructure Developer of the Year.

Partnering the Health Promotion Board, Mapletree Business City was named Singapore’s first ‘Healthy Workplace Ecosystem’ at the launch of the National Healthy Lifestyle Campaign 2013.

MBC II was awarded the LEED precertification Gold level for its sustainable building design.

Mapletree Business City Shanghai and VivoCity Shanghai gained international recognition in building sustainability, receiving the LEED Gold and Silver levels precertification respectively, marking the Group’s first LEED pre-certified overseas development.

Mapletree Benoi Logistics Hub, Mapletree Logistics Trust’s first redevelopment project in Singapore, was completed with a 100% lease commitment.

Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust’s IPO was named ‘Best REIT’ at The Asset Magazine’s Triple A Regional House and Deals Awards 2013.

Mapletree clinched a prime industrial site in Singapore for S$120 million to develop a modern high-specification industrial facility with office space and a retail centre.


Mapletree steps up its presence in South China with plans to develop an integrated office and business park development within the Sanshan New City in Foshan, Nanhai.


Mapletree celebrates the groundbreaking of SC VivoCity, its first VivoCity mall in Vietnam.


Mapletree Logistics Trust expands its presence in South Korea with the acquisition of two cold storage warehouses for KRW63.5 billion.


Mapletree Business City receives international attention for sustainable design when it emerges as runner-up in the Green Building Category of the Federation Internationale des Administrateurs de Bien-Conselis Immobiliers (FIABCI) Prix d’Excellence Awards.

Mapletree is conferred the Patron of the Arts Award by the National Arts Council for its efforts to promote artistic endeavours in Singapore.

Mapletree Industrial Trust secures a S$50 million build-to-suit project for Kulicke and Soffa to develop its new global headquarters in Singapore.


Mapletree successfully establishes a US$3 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme, increasing its access to the international debt capital markets outside the USA. This further diversifies and broadens Mapletree’s funding sources to support its business growth.

Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. is ranked 45th of Singapore’s Top 100 Brands by Brand Finance, a leading independent intangible asset and brand valuation consultancy, up from 110th position in 2011.


As the Project Manager for Marina One, Mapletree Project Management Pte Ltd celebrates the groundbreaking of the integrated development at Singapore’s new Central Business District at Marina South.


Mapletree expands presence in China’s logistics real estate space with the groundbreaking of Mapletree (Zhengzhou) International Logistics Park in Henan.

Mapletree Commercial Trust successfully sets up a S$1 billion Multicurrency Medium Term Note Programme and subsequently issued S$160 million in principal amount of 3.60% Medium Term Notes due 2020 under the Programme.


Mapletree Logistics Trust acquires Hyundai Logistics Centre in Gyeonggi-do of South Korea for KRW22.5 billion.

Mapletree Industrial Trust issues S$45 million in principal amount of 3.65% Fixed Rate Notes due 2022, the second issuance under its S$1 billion Multicurrency Medium Term Note Programme established in 2011.

Mapletree is named Best Industrial/Warehouse Developer in Singapore at Euromoney’s Real Estate Awards.

At the ASEAN Energy Awards 2012 – Energy Efficient Building Competition, HarbourFront Centre emerges winner in the Retrofitted Category, whilst Mapletree Business City is second runner-up in the New and Existing Category.

VivoCity Nanhai in South China secures its first batch of anchor tenants, with UA Cinemas and LOTUS Hypermarket signing their leases at the marketing launch of the four-storey retail mall.


The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore certifies HarbourFront Centre as Green Mark Platinum under the “Existing Buildings” category – the highest rating for buildings with green features in Singapore.


Mapletree’s third REIT, Mapletree Commercial Trust is successfully listed on the Singapore Exchange on 27 April 2011. At S$0.88 per unit, the IPO raises a sizeable S$949.5 million, making it the largest REIT IPO in Singapore.


Mapletree Logistics Trust makes its largest investment in South Korea to date with the acquisition of KPPC Pyeongtaek Centre in Gyeonggi-do for KRW75.6 billion.


Mapletree celebrates the groundbreaking of VivoCity Nanhai, its second VivoCity mall in China.


Mapletree Industrial Trust acquires a portfolio of 11 properties from Singapore’s JTC Corporation for S$400.3 million. This brings the total number of MIT properties to 81 with a portfolio value of S$2.6 billion.

Mapletree makes the largest real estate transaction in Hong Kong’s history with the acquisition of Festival Walk, its first commercial property in Hong Kong SAR, for HK$19.3 billion.


Mapletree Business City wins the FIABCI Singapore Property Award for Sustainable Development as well as the Skyrise Greenery Award (Merit) by the Singapore Institute of Architects and National Parks Board.

Mapletree Logistics is named Asia Pacific Logistics Park Developer of the Year by top market research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.

VivoCity Xi’an (China), Mapletree’s first VivoCity to debut outside Singapore, officially opens its doors.

Mapletree acquires its first asset in India, Global Technology Park, a 5.3-ha IT park in Bangalore.


Mapletree India China Fund wins a tender to develop a mixed-use retail and office development in the Minhang district of Shanghai, China.

Mapletree commences construction of Odawara Centre 1 in Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture under a Build-to-Suit arrangement with ITOCHU Japan.


The Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC), the converted retail podium of PSA Building in Singapore’s Alexandra Precinct, welcomes its first visitors.

Mapletree is ranked among the top five Consistent Performing Closed-End Private Real Estate Fund Managers by leading private equity information provider Preqin.


Mapletree India China Fund acquires Beijing Gateway Plaza, a premium office development in Beijing’s Chaoyang District.


Mapletree acquires IXINAL Monzen-Nakacho Building, its first industrial asset in Japan from ITOCHU Japan.


Mapletree Logistics Trust establishes its presence in Vietnam by acquiring Mapletree Logistics Centre, a single-storey multi-tenanted logistics and warehousing facility with mezzanine offices at the Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park in Binh Duong province.


Nanhai Business City (China) launches the first phase of Mayfair, a residential component of the integrated development, with all 270 apartment units fully sold.


The residential component of Future City in Xi’an comprising over 800 apartments is completed.


Mapletree Industrial Trust is successfully listed on the Singapore Exchange on 21 October. The IPO raises S$1.19 billion, making it Singapore’s largest REIT IPO in 2010 with an initial portfolio of 70 properties valued at S$2.1 billion.


Phase 1A of Mapletree Business City @ Binh Duong (Vietnam) comprising five units of ready-built industrial space, a Build-to-Suit data centre and supporting infrastructure is completed.

Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC) at PSA Building is conferred BCA’s Green Mark Gold Award.


Tata Communications appoints Mapletree Industrial Fund to develop Tata Communications Exchange, a new generation data centre in Singapore. The building’s sustainable features garner it the Leadership in Energy Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Award (commercial interiors) and the BCA’s Green Mark Gold Award.

Mapletree celebrates the topping-out of Mapletree Anson, a 19-storey prime office building in Singapore’s Central Business District.


Mapletree partners the Saigon Co.op group to develop Saigon South Place complex, its first mixed-use development in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


VivoCity is conferred BCA’s Universal Design (Silver) Award. The award promotes universal design that provides good accessibility and connectivity, catering to the needs of different user groups. Three other developments – Mapletree Anson, Mapletree Business City and Bank of America Merrill Lynch HarbourFront – are given Green Mark awards.


Mapletree Industrial Fund acquires its first asset in Japan. The Sun East Shinonome Building in Tokyo is a light industrial building located in the district of Shinonome in Koto Ward.

VivoCity receives the highest five-star award and is named Regional Winner for Best Retail Development at the 2009 CNBC Asia Pacific Property Awards. Mapletree Business City is awarded four stars in the Best Redevelopment category, while Bank of America Merrill Lynch HarbourFront receives four stars for Best Architecture Design.


Mapletree Industrial Fund acquires its first industrial asset in China, an industrial park located within the Shanghai Baoshan Industrial Zone.


Mapletree Business City, Mapletree’s flagship office and business park development in Singapore’s Alexandra Precinct, is completed.


Mapletree breaks ground for Phase 1 of Nanhai Business City, its first commercial mixed-use project in China under the Mapletree India China Fund. The planned 42-ha mixed-use development is located in Foshan City of Guangdong province.


Mapletree and ITOCHU sign an MOU to develop US$300-500 million worth of Build-to-Suit development projects for logistics tenants in Japan.


Mapletree begins development works for Mapletree Business City (Singapore), its flagship office and business park project in Singapore’s Alexandra Precinct.


Mapletree India China Fund, a total return fund to invest in and develop commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate in China and India, secures US$600 million in committed capital. Future City, an integrated mixed-use development in Xi’an, is one of its seed assets.


Mapletree India China Fund jointly develops Nanhai Business City with a local partner. The mixed-use development located in Nanhai District of Foshan City, Guangdong Province, is Mapletree’s first integrated project in South China.


Mapletree and Arcapita jointly form a private fund, Mapletree Industrial Trust, to acquire 64 properties in the first tranche of JTC’s divestment, for S$1.71 billion.

Construction commences on the Mapletree Shah Alam Logistics Park, its first logistics park development in Malaysia.

Mapletree is conferred first and runner-up status in Euromoney’s Liquid Real Estate Awards for Investment Management in Vietnam and China respectively.


Mapletree India China Fund’s final closing raises US$1.157 billion.


Mapletree India China Fund acquires Motorola Tower, a Grade-A office building in Beijing’s CBD, and renames it Mapletree Tower.


Mapletree announces its plan to develop Mapletree Business City @ Binh Duong, a 75-ha industrial and business park development in the new City Centre of Binh Duong Province in South Vietnam.

The 68-ha Mapletree Binh Duong Logistics Park in Vietnam is completed.


Mapletree Industrial Fund, a private real estate fund focused on investing in industrial assets in Asia, completes its initial closing, securing US$310 million in committed capital, with Bahrain-based Ahli United Bank’s AUB Pan Asian Industrial Fund as a cornerstone investor.


Mapletree acquires a 10-ha site in the Malaysia Shah Alam industrial estate to develop the Mapletree Shah Alam Logistics Park, its first logistics park in Malaysia.


Mapletree enters a joint venture to develop Future City, its first mixed-use project in China. The 200,000-sqm development, comprising four residential towers and a VivoCity retail mall, is located in Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province.


Mapletree scales up in Vietnam by announcing its plans to develop Bac Ninh Logistics Park, its third logistics park in Vietnam.

Mapletree partners a leading local port operator to develop Mapletree Tianjin Port HaiFeng Bonded Logistics Park in the Dongjiang Bonded Harbour Area in Tianjin Port – its fourth logistics development in China.


Mapletree partners Indonesian property group Lippo Karawaci to list and co-manage Lippo-Mapletree Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIRT), which holds a portfolio of Indonesian malls and retail spaces. Mapletree subsequently divests its interest in LMIRT in 2011.


Mapletree acquires its first property for Mapletree Industrial Trust – an industrial building at Changi South, Singapore.

Mapletree enters the China market by inking an agreement with Lingang International Logistics Development Co. Ltd to invest in warehousing space in Lingang Free Port, Shanghai.


The Beacon, Mapletree’s first residential development is launched. The 99-year leasehold project, located along Singapore’s Cantonment Road, is fully sold out within a month of its launch.


Mapletree celebrates the groundbreaking of Merrill Lynch HarbourFront, its premium office development in Singapore’s Harbourfront Precinct. The building is pre-leased to global investment bank Merrill Lynch and is later renamed Bank of America Merrill Lynch HarbourFront.


VivoCity Singapore is officially opened on 1 December. Offering a vibrant mix of retail and lifestyle concepts, the mall is one of Singapore’s most popular retail and lifestyle destinations.

St James Power Station, Singapore’s largest one-stop multi-concept entertainment hub located next to VivoCity, officially opens its doors.


Mapletree’s maiden private real estate fund, Real Estate Mezzanine Fund 1, is set up with a committed capital of S$90 million to invest in property-linked mortgage and mezzanine loans in Asia.


Mapletree lists its first real estate investment trust, Mapletree Logistics Trust, on the Singapore Exchange. The Asia-focused logistics real estate investment trust has an initial portfolio of 15 assets in Singapore valued at S$422 million.


Mapletree enters the Vietnam market with the development of the US$110 million Mapletree Binh Duong Logistics Park within the Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park II near Ho Chi Minh City.


Mapletree enters the Japan market by partnering ITOCHU in logistics and industrial real estate projects throughout Asia.


Mapletree and CIMB launch CIMB-Mapletree Real Estate Fund 1, securing a committed capital of RM327 million after its first closing. The private real estate fund invests directly in development and/or investment assets, real estate investment products and listed real estate securities.


Mapletree begins construction of VivoCity. Designed by renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito, the 1.5 million sq ft development is envisioned to be a prime retail and lifestyle destination mall in Singapore’s HarbourFront Precinct.


Mapletree acquires its first logistics asset, the TIC Tech Centre in Singapore.


CIMB Mapletree Management Berhad, a partnership between Mapletree and CIMB, is established to develop and manage private real estate funds focused on the Malaysia market.


Mapletree reopens revamped World Trade Centre as HarbourFront Centre. The revamp is one of the first important steps taken by Mapletree to transform the old Maritime Square into the thriving HarbourFront Precinct in Singapore today.


Mapletree Investments is established to hold non-port properties transferred from PSA Corporation to Temasek Holdings.