The FTSE 250-listed property developer said post-election clarity had helped the sector although there is still looming uncertainty from the coronavirus outbreak and Brexit.
Estimated rental value (ERV) for 2020 is expected to grow 1-4%, following a 1.4% rise in 2019.
In the year to 31 December, net asset value (NAV) and the value of the portfolio both rose 5% to 3,958p per share and £5.5bn, respectively.
The full-year dividend was hiked 10% to 51.45p per share.
Analysts at Peel Hunt upped the target price to 4,400p from 3,850p, in line with the NAV forecast of 4,440p for the current year as the renting market improves.
Shares rose 1% to 4,276p on Tuesday morning.