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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 […]

GPT Group purchases Parramatta CBD site for $31.2 million

The GPT Group today announced its purchase of a site on the corner of Smith and Phillip Streets in the heart of Parramatta’s CBD, in Sydney’s West, for $31.2 million. The site, which has the potential to accommodate a 26,000 square metre prime office tower, represents GPT’s first investment in the Parramatta CBD office market. […]

GPT to develop office building at 4 Murray Rose Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park

The GPT Group (GPT) today announced its plans to develop an A-Grade office building at 4 Murray Rose Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park after securing the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) as the building’s major tenant. The five storey 15,680 square metre campus office building is the third site to be developed by GPT in […]

GWOF increases ownership interest in ONE ONE ONE Eagle Street for $284 million

The GPT Wholesale Office Fund (GWOF) announced today that it had increased its ownership stake in Brisbane’s leading office tower ONE ONE ONE Eagle Street after purchasing an additional one third interest in the building from a private co-owner for $284.2 million. The purchase has resulted in GWOF’s ownership share increasing to 66.67 per cent, […]

GWOF purchases 100 Queen Street Melbourne for $274.5 million

The GPT Wholesale Office Fund (GWOF) today announced its purchase of a 100 per cent interest in the former ANZ Bank headquarters in Melbourne, which includes the 100 Queen Street tower and associated heritage buildings, for $274.5 million. Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD’s Western Core, the property comprises a 34 level A-Grade office […]

The GPT Group announces Domestic and Family Violence Policy

The GPT Group has introduced a new policy to assist employees impacted by domestic and family violence. The new policy includes the provision of 10 days additional paid leave, up to $5,000 of financial support, and access to a range of counselling and support services. Coinciding with White Ribbon Day and The International Day for […]

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 […]