Ascott is a Singapore lodging business. It is a fully-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Investment. Ascott's portfolio spans over 200 cities across over 30  countries in Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the USA.  

Ascott has more than 78,000 operating units and over 57,000 units under development, making a  total of more than 135,000 units in 800 properties.

Ascendas REIT, Ascott Residence Trust, Ascendas India revise names 

The names of their managers were also changed.   The names of property firms, Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit), Ascott Residence Trust (ART), and Ascendas India Trust, were modified as well as their managers. 

Earnings of prime retail malls will take longer to reach 2019 levels: Fitch

An example of these malls are those owned by Starhill Global Reit.

Ascott Residences Trust reveals $150m private placement

It will benefit its stapled security holders.

Ascott Residences Trust to acquire nine properties in five countries

The estimated costs of the acquisitions totaled $318.3m.

Ascott acquires first lyf-branded co-living property in Tokyo

The property will be acquired through the Ascott Serviced Residence Global Fund.

Ascott Residence Trust posts 14% DPS growth in H1 22

Its distribution per stapled security went up to $0.0233.

CLI to receive immediate fee income from Ascott’s acquisition of Oakwood

Oakwood has 81 properties and 15,000 units under management.

Ascott to acquire Oakwood Worldwide from MapleTree Investments

The acquisition will increase Ascott’s global portfolio by 81 properties.   CapitaLand Investment Limited’s lodging business, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), will acquire apartment provider, Oakwood Worldwide, from Mapletree Investments.   Ascott said Oakwood will increase its global portfolio by 81 properties and about 15,000 units.    Upon the completion of its acquisition in Q322, Ascott said Oakwood will also  “immediately” contribute to its recurring fee income streams.   “The acquisition of Oakwood will leapfrog Ascott’s global presence to more than 150,000 units in about 900 properties across over 200 cities in 39 countries. It will add new markets which include Cheongju in South Korea; Zhangjiakou and Qingdao in China; Dhaka in Bangladesh as well as Washington D.C. in the United States of America (USA),” Ascott said in a bourse disclosure.   Kevin Goh, CLI’s Chief Executive Officer for Lodging added that Oakwood’s addition to Ascott will also bring an immediate boost to the company’s units under management and franchise contracts.  

REITs ‘not out of the woods yet’ but easing of inflation offers respite

UOB Kay Hian noted the easing of US core inflation to 4.9% in April 2022.

Ascott acquires first lyf-branded co-living property in Sydney, Australia

The freehold asset was acquired through its serviced residence global fund.

Ascott opens lyf Farrer Park Singapore in Little India

It is Ascott’s third coliving property in Singapore under the lyf brand.

Ascott Residence Trust issues first sustainability-linked bond of $200m

This is the first sustainability-linked bond by a Singapore-listed real estate trust.

Ascott taps into metaverse with launch of lyf Innovation Lab

The lab will develop technologies to deliver cutting-edge experiences to guests in the metaverse.

Ascott eyes 150 lyf coliving properties by 2030

Currently, the lodging business has 17 properties under its lyf brand.

Ascott obtains two properties in Ningo and Amsterdam for around $190m

The acquisitions are set to grow the group’s fund under management to $9b.