About Keppel-KBS US REIT

Listed on 9 November 2017 on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, Keppel-KBS US REIT is a distinctive office REIT with properties located in key growth markets of the United States (US). The REIT's investment strategy is to principally invest in a diversified portfolio of income-producing commercial assets and real estate-related assets in key growth markets of the US to provide sustainable distributions and strong total returns for Unitholders.

Its current portfolio comprises a balanced mix of 13 office properties located in seven key growth markets across the US. With an aggregate Net Lettable Area ("NLA") of approximately 4.2 million square feet, these quality properties have a diversified tenant base led by tenants in the growth and defensive sectors such as technology, finance and insurance, professional services, as well as medical and healthcare.

The assets in the West Coast are the Plaza BuildingsBellevue Technology Center and the Westpark Portfolio, located in Seattle, Washington, as well as Iron Point in Sacramento, California. In the Central region, the assets are Great Hills Plaza and Westech 360 in Austin, Texas; and 1800 West Loop South and West Loop I & II in Houston, Texas; and Westmoor Center in Denver, Colorado. In the East Coast, the REIT owns Powers Ferry and Northridge Center I & II in Atlanta, Georgia and Maitland Promenade I and II in Orlando, Florida.

Keppel-KBS US REIT is managed by Keppel-KBS US REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is jointly owned by two reputable Sponsors, Keppel Capital Holdings (Keppel Capital) and KBS Pacific Advisors (KPA)1. Keppel Capital is a premier asset manager in Asia, with a diversified portfolio of real estate, infrastructure and data centre properties in key cities globally. It has an established track record of managing Singapore-listed REITs and Business Trust. With KPA as a co-sponsor of Keppel-KBS US REIT, the Manager is able to leverage KPA's affiliation with KBS Capital Advisors LLC (KBS), which is one of the largest US owners of office properties globally.

Through the association with Keppel Capital and KBS, the Manager will be able to harness synergies from two best-in-class management platforms to deliver long-term sustainable distributions and total returns to Unitholders.


1The co-founding partners of KBS include Peter McMillan III and Keith D. Hall, who are partners of KPA and together indirectly hold a one-third stake of KBS. As KPA is a co-sponsor of Keppel-KBS US REIT, the Manager is able to leverage KPA's affiliation with KBS.