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Space&Co. to expand 580 George Street Sydney venue

The GPT Group’s flexible workplace business Space&Co. has confirmed its plans to expand its venue at 580 George Street in response to ongoing strong demand at the site. The Space&Co. at the recently refurbished 580 George Street will be expanded from 300sqm to 700sqm, with the new space being created by one of the world’s […]

Fender Katsalidis design selected for 32 Smith Street Parramatta

A design that draws its inspiration from the nearby Parramatta River has been selected for GPT Group’s planned 26,000 square metre office tower at 32 Smith Street Parramatta. A Parramatta City Council Design Competition jury has chosen the design by Fender Katsalidis, which will feature a ground level ‘urban room’ event space, an elevated podium […]

How many more years is acceptable to reach gender equity?

When I was 16 years old, my school’s career advisor told me I was lucky. I would be part of the very first generation of women where no career or opportunity would be closed to us. “I could have it all” was the message she was giving me. Later on, when I’d joined the world […]

GLAD welcomes GPT Allies to network

GPT has welcomed the expansion of its support network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex staff members to include straight “Allies” who openly advocate and support greater LGBTI inclusion in the workplace. At an event attended by GPT CEO Bob Johnston, GPT Head of Retail Vanessa Orth and the pioneering LGBTI advocate and AFL […]

Industry gets behind Girls in Property Week

The property industry launched a new initiative this week as part of its efforts to encourage greater female participation in the sector by hosting a series of talks, workshops and tours of leading property developments with Year 10 students from four Sydney high schools. The inaugural Girls in Property Week, a three day program hosted […]

Australia Square celebrates 50 years

Australia Square this week celebrated its 50th anniversary at an event attended by the building’s owners GPT and Dexus, the Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore, architect Penelope Seidler and many of the people who worked on the development of the building during the 1960s. “The building which remains one of the most recognisable pieces […]

Construction commences at 4 Murray Rose Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park

The GPT Group last week celebrated the start of construction of its 15,700 square metre office development at 4 Murray Rose Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park, which will house the new headquarters for the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) from late 2018. The five storey campus office building is the third site to be developed by […]

GPT delivers 18,000 sqm logistics facility in Seven Hills, Western Sydney

The GPT Group (GPT) has reached practical completion on a 18,000 square metre logistics facility at 18-24 Abbott Road Seven Hills. The new facility comprises of two 9,000 square metre warehouse and office spaces, with a tenant being secured for one of the spaces on a 7 year term. GPT’s Head of Office and Logistics […]

GPT encourages its employees to take bold action on International Women’s Day

The GPT Group has marked International Women’s Day by encouraging all of its employees to make a commitment to take bold action to support gender parity. At an event celebrating the day, GPT’s Chief Financial Officer Anastasia Clarke said GPT had a role to play to help narrow the gender parity gap. Ms Clarke highlighted […]

GPT encourages LGBTI staff to bring their ‘whole’ selves to work

The GPT Group last week officially launched a support network aimed at promoting workplace inclusion and networking for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) staff members. The GPT LGBTI Awareness & Diversity Network (GLAD), whose tagline is ‘Bring your whole self to work’, aims to foster a culture of inclusion at GPT where LGBTI […]