CapitaMalls Asia is one of CapitaLand’s subsidiary of retail development. It is mainly known for the chain of Raffles City shopping centers in China and Singapore. Besides CapitaMalls Asia, CapitaLand has at least 85 working retail malls in its portfolio that are spread all over China, Singapore, India, Malaysia, and Japan. Moreover, CapitaLand plans to develop at least 20 more retail malls in said countries.
All in all, CapitaLand Limited is a private real estate group that has various types of real estate all over Asia. The company headquarters are located in Singapore. Moreover, it manages and owns a world portfolio worth around $131 billion at the end of 2019. As we said CapitaLand has a portfolio across different real estate classes that include retail, commercial, integrated development, industrial and logistics, business park, urban development, residential, and lodging. It has presence across 30 countries while it mainly focuses on China and Singapore as the company’s main markets. Nevertheless, it is still interested in markets from Europe, the USA, India, Australia, and Vietnam.
CapitaLand is also known for having one of the biggest businesses in management of real estate investment around the world. It controls 7 REITs, business trusts, and more than 20 private funds. Since its first REITs in Singapore in 2002, CapitaLand now has REITs like CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust, Ascott Residence Trust, Ascendas India Trust, CapitaLand Retail China Trust, CapitaLand Commercial Trust, and Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust,.
CapitaLand’s vision: The company wants to become a leading world enterprise that provides communities and people with top-quality real estate services and products.
- for customers – the company create unique customer experiences and value with the help of top-class products and services;
- for people – the company has only experienced employees and teams through rewarding possibilities;
- for investors – the company provides sustainable returns for shareholders and develops a strong world network of capital partners;
- for communities – the company takes care and makes a contribution to the environmental, economic, and social development of various communities.
- CapitaLand’s business
CapitaLand is starting a new page in its growth. It plans to create long-term sustainable value and increase returns to its stakeholders. The structure of CapitaLand permits it to make use of its advantages and main competencies among different asset classes.
CapitaLand assured itself as one of the first foreign real estate companies in China. Since 1994, the company has broadened its portfolio to about 200 real estates in more than 40 cities in China. Besides that, CapitaLand established itself as one of the biggest foreign developers and the company with the biggest investment in China.
Among the most important main city clusters where CapitaLand works the most are Beijing/Tianjin, Chengdu/Chongqing/Xi’an, Shanghai/Hangzhou/Suzhou/Ningbo, Guangzhou/Shenzhen, and Wuhan.
Utilizing the company’s full value chain offerings that range from fund management and investment to operations and development, CapitaLand plans on increasing its real estate ecosystem with its partners to properly manage the needs of Chinese consumers while China goes fo news steps of urban renewal and urbanization.
- Singapore and International
CapitaLand Singapore and International is the owner of assets and responsible for the development, investment, sales, operating platforms, asset management, and management of joint-venture fund across Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, and other global markets like the USA, Europe, Australia, South Korea, and Japan. The company’s portfolio combines commercial, residential, retail, and, of course, industrial, business park, and logistics.
- CapitaLand’s sustainability strategy
CapitaLand has a specific sustainability strategy based on the idea to build only for people and communities. The company is dedicated to improving the environmental, economic, and social situation of its stakeholders with the help of its projects and management of operations. CapitaLand implements innovation in all its processes to provide commercial viability without harming the environment for the next generations.
- CapitaLand’s commitment to sustainability
While CapitaLand is one of the biggest real estate groups in Asia, the company strongly supports the development of its business in a sustainable way to develop long-term value for its investors and better the social and economic well-being of its diverse communities.
The company sustains top standards of corporate transparency and governance to protect stakeholders’ needs and interests, and have an active integrated strategy in recruiting, developing, and motivating its employees to support the company’s development. The efforts for community development are concentrated on helping underprivileged children through employees’ volunteerism and philanthropy.
The company is also part of the United Nations Global Compact that fully mirrors its commitment to supporting a sustainable world economy for this and next generations. Since 2017, the company actively worked on CapitaLand Supply Chain Code of Conduct to implement its supply chain to work more responsibly in the spheres of human rights, anti-corruption, health and safety, and even environmental management. CapitaLand has offered its help for recommendations for Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures and freely revealed some of its financial disclosures related to climate in four main spheres, as TCFD has recommended to the company.
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