A strong track record
TR Property is a closed-ended investment trust. It has focused solely on property investing for more than 40 years, producing a record of steady, benchmark-beating returns.
The trust makes it easy to gain broad and diverse exposure to the UK and European commercial property sector, with one click. We’ve scoured the world of commercial, residential, and industrial property, so you don’t have to.
Our approach & philosophy
Our objective is to maximise returns by investing in the shares of property companies and property-related businesses, as well as buying select physical properties in the UK. We pay a regular dividend and aim to outpace our benchmark.
Performance is measured against the 106-constituent FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Europe Capped Index Net of Tax (GBP).
Over a century of real estate investing
TR Property has been managing client investments since 1905, and it has focused on analysing the UK and European property sector since 1984, searching for the most promising and profitable companies.
Launch of the trust as a generalist investment trust
The board of TR Property announce the intention of the trust to focus on real estate activities
The trust acquires the listed property company, New England Properties (NEP), issuing shares in TR Property to the shareholders of NEP
The trust invests in Big Yellow Self Storage at 60p per share, its IPO is at 100p in 2000, raising £45m. The company has grown to a market capitalisation of £2.5 billion (2021)
The trust’s exposure to Continental European equities increases
The board expands the trust’s benchmark to a pan European equity benchmark (previously UK only)
The current management team move to Thames River Capital (TRC) from Henderson Investors. The board move the trust’s mandate to TRC in September 2004
The trust celebrates 30 years of real estate specialisation and the market capitalisation reaches the £1.0 billion milestone
How to invest
TR Property can be a ‘one click’ commercial property investment, as part of a wider investment portfolio.
You can begin your investment in TR Property in three ways:
- Long-term savers
- Wealth managers and IFAs
- Buy direct