An unlisted property fund is a form of direct property investment that provides investors the opportunity to gain access to commercial property assets through an investment in a fund. By investing in an unlisted property fund, investors will receive units in the fund/trust which holds the property assets that are managed by a professional property investment manager such as Centuria. Unlike listed property funds, unlisted property funds are not traded on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). More information about unlisted property funds can be found below.
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A closed-ended Fund acquiring a 100% interest in three high-quality industrial assets located in Brisbane and Adelaide. The Fund is forecast to provide attractive, tax-effective distribution yields across an initial 6 year investment term.
The Centuria Diversified Property Fund is an open-ended unlisted property fund that aims to provide monthly tax effective income and long term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of property assets located within Australia.
Unlisted property funds can be categorised into two different structures:
The benefits of unlisted property funds are that they have the potential to provide investors with returns in the form of capital gains and regular distribution (rental) income. They also enable investors to gain exposure to the commercial property market at a relatively low entry point without the requirement to manage the properties themselves. The key things to consider when investing in unlisted property funds are the liquidity of the fund, the gearing of the properties in the fund and understanding the individual properties held by the fund and their characteristics. You should also consider whether this general information is appropriate for you and consult your financial or other professional adviser before investing. For further independent information, please read the MoneySmart guide to investing in unlisted property schemes.