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Vanessa Orth

Head of Asset Management – Retail: Vanessa has more than 15 years' experience in the property industry. As Head of Retail, Vanessa is responsible for setting and delivering the strategic direction for the GPT Retail portfolio. She also has accountability for the investment performance and operational management of the Group’s shopping centre assets. Most recently, Vanessa held the role of Head of Asset Management, Retail. In this role, Vanessa was responsible for the asset management of shopping centres across both The GPT Group and GPT Wholesale Shopping Centre Fund. Prior to GPT, Vanessa held roles with Lend Lease and Jones Lang LaSalle.

Looking into the future of retail

If you asked me to describe to you the future of retail, I would show you a Red Bean and Toasted Coconut KitKat. This KitKat will have been made at, and purchased from, the KitKat Chocolatory at Melbourne Central and is designed to mark Lunar New Year, reflecting the culturally diverse community that surrounds one […]

The benefits of collaboration

In 2016, GPT will be focused on building deeper relationships with our customers by finding new ways to collaborate with them and realising the mutual benefits of these partnerships. We need each other, if we are to not only survive but thrive in today’s ever changing retail environment. Almost two years ago, GPT took the […]

Farmers’ markets: From novelty to mainstream

No longer are farmers’ markets just a novelty. In Australia, they have now become a preferred route to market for many food producers and have become an increasingly popular place for people to buy fresh produce on a regular basis. Since the first farmers’ market popped up in Victoria in 1999, there are now more […]

Rouse Hill Town Centre: GPT’s innovation lab

GPT Group recognises the importance of having to continually push the boundaries and innovate. As owners of real estate, we are constantly adapting to the evolution of the physical environment and more recently this has come to involve the digital world. We now operate in an environment where the physical and digital worlds are intertwined. […]

Becoming A Customer-Centric Organisation

In 2015 we will continue to focus on our customers, to further our understanding of their business to ensure ongoing trading success. We set out on this ambitious journey in early 2014 and after spending the better half of last year listening to our customers, mapping their journey throughout our business, and identifying pain points […]