Rio de Janeiro, July 16, 2013 - Aliansce Shopping Centers S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: ALSC3) announces its preliminary operating indicators for 2Q13.
Sales in Aliansce malls grew 17.9% in 2Q13 over the same period last year, totaling R$1.6 billion in the quarter.
The organic growth was responsible for 42.7% of the sales increase in 2Q13 over the same period last year.
Growth of 8.6% in same-store sales (SSS) and 9.3% in same-area sales (SAS) in 2Q13
Same-store sales (SSS) grew 8.6% in 2Q13. The growth was negatively impacted by sales performance during the second half of June, when popular protests occurred across the country.
The same-area sales (SAS) continued to grow faster than same-store sales, reaching 9.3% in the period, as a result of improvements in the tenant mix.
The graph below presents the evolution of SSS growth in the last 3 years.
Growth of 10.1% in same-store rent (SSR) and 10.2% in same-area rent (SAR) in 2Q13
The change in same-store rent (SSR) reached 10.1% in 2Q13 over the same period last year. It was the third consecutive quarter with double digit growth. The growth in same-area rent (SAR) was 10.2% in the quarter.
The graph below presents the evolution of SSR growth in the last 3 years.
Occupancy rate was 97.2% in 2Q13
The Company's occupancy rate reached 97.2% in the second quarter of 2013 in line with the figure recorded in 1Q13. Excluding the malls inaugurated in 2012, occupancy rate closed 2Q13 at 97.5%.
The malls with more than five years of operation reached 99.2% of occupancy rate in 2Q13.
Net late payments totaled 2.4% in 2Q13 versus 2.5% in 2Q12
The net late payments reached 2.4% in 2Q13, a 0.1 p.p. decrease in relation to 2Q12. Considering only debts due in the quarter, the rate was equivalent to 4.0%.
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About Aliansce S.A.
Aliansce Shopping Centers S.A. (Bovespa: ALSC3) is one of the leading shopping center developers and manages the second largest number of shopping centers in Brazil among the publicly held companies in the sector. The Company's core business is investing in shopping centers and providing the following services: (i) management of shopping centers; (ii) lease of commercial spaces in shopping centers; and (iii) planning, developing and implementing shopping centers. The Company is a full service company operating in all of the development stages of a shopping center, such as planning and preparation of the feasibility study, development of the project, commercialization and management of the shopping center.