GPT marks Riverside Centre’s 30th birthday

The GPT Group has celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Harry Seidler-designed Riverside Centre by officially unveiling a $30 million upgrade to the office building on the Brisbane River. “The Riverside Centre set a new benchmark for quality office space in Brisbane’s CBD and redefined the city’s skyline when it opened in 1986,” said GPT’s […]

Wollongong Central expansion awarded 5 Star Green Star rating

The $200 million Wollongong Central expansion has been recognised as one of Australia’s most sustainable retail developments after being awarded the country’s first 5 Star Green Star ‘As-Built’ rating for a shopping centre. The rating represents ‘Australian excellence’ in sustainable construction, according to the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). The GBCA assessed a range […]

GPT CEO on diversity and unconscious bias

Challenging his own unconscious bias has driven Property Male Champion of Change Bob Johnston to lead the charge towards a more diverse, inclusive industry. When Johnston, GPT Group’s chief executive officer, told his daughters he’d been asked to join the Property Male Champions of Change, they were less than impressed. “They laughed and asked me […]

580 George Street lobby commended

The awning of the new lobby at the GPT Wholesale Office Fund’s 580 George Street in Sydney has been accorded a High Commendation in the Buildings – Small Projects category of the latest Steel Excellence Awards for NSW/ACT. At the awards, which are organised every two years by the Australian Steel Institute (ASI), the judges […]