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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Empty Room

For those who have worked in property for some time, you tend to develop a productivity barometer when it comes to space. You are always looking for ways to optimise the productivity of that valuable commodity. It’s funny how some of those tendencies can extend beyond the workplace and into our personal life. This made […]

Click go the bricks

After a decade of traditional retailers scrambling to establish online stores, the tide has turned. Now a growing number of online retailers are rushing to establish a physical presence. This was no better illustrated in February when the world’s largest online retailer Amazon opened its first shopfront in the US. That same month in Australia, […]

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. […]