Growthpoint Properties Ltd. engages as a real estate investment trust. It operates through the following segments: Retail, Office, Industrial, Growthpoint Australia, V&A Waterfront, and Central and Eastern Europe. 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 Growthpoint Australia segment engages in both industrial and office properties, all situated in Australia. The V&A Waterfront segment deals on retail, office, fishing and industrial, hotel and residential as well as undeveloped bulk. The Central and Eastern Europe segment comprises of modern A-grade office properties, industrial properties as well as a residential property complex. The company was founded on October 12, 1987 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.