Growthpoint Properties Ltd. engages as a real estate investment trust. It operates through the following segments: Retail, Office, Industrial, Healthcare, Trading and Development, Growthpoint Australia, V&A Waterfront, Central and Eastern Europe, and United Kingdom. The Retail segment comprises shopping centers with the balance being vacant land or standalone single-tenanted properties. The Office segment includes high-rise and low-rise offices, office parks, office warehouses, hospitals as well as mixed-use properties comprising both office and retail. The Industrial segment focuses on warehousing, industrial parks, retail warehousing, motor-related outlets, low and high-grade industrial, high-tech industrial as well as mini, midi and maxi units. The Healthcare segment involves four hospitals and one medical chamber building. The Trading and Development segment consists of five properties developed for third parties. The Growthpoint Australia segment engages in both industrial and office properties, all situated in Australia. The V&A Waterfront segment deals with retail, office, fishing and industrial, hotel and residential as well as undeveloped bulk properties. The Central and Eastern Europe segment comprises of modern A-grade office properties, industrial properties as well as a residential property complex. The United Kingdom segment includes seven properties that are community-based shopping centers. The company was founded on October 12, 1987 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.