The Link Real Estate Investment Trust ("The Link REIT") is the first real estate investment trust listed in Hong Kong, and currently Asia's largest REIT and one of the world's largest retail REITs in terms of market capitalisation. Wholly owned by private and institutional investors, The Link REIT has been listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Hong Kong Stock Exchange") since 25 November 2005.
The Link REIT shopping centres are located on Hong Kong Island, in Kowloon and in the New Territories. These shopping centres are located on the doorstep of approximately 40% of Hong Kong’s population, and they primarily serve customers' daily needs.
The trade mix of these centres is inclined towards consumer staples and ranges from leading retail groups to Quality Independent Operators (QIO).