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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 […]

Australia’s largest rooftop solar system up and running in Darwin

Darwin is now officially home to Australia’s largest solar rooftop system after the installation of Casuarina Square’s 1.25MW (megawatt) system reached practical completion last weekend. The 4190 solar panel system has an estimated annual output of 2030MWh (Megawatt hours), which is enough to power 310 average Australian households and reduce greenhouse pollution by more than […]

GPT halfway towards zero emissions

With attention focused on the Abbott Government’s commitments ahead of the UN climate change conference in Paris in December, it is of note that there is one Australian industry considered a global leader in its efforts to improve sustainability outcomes and reduce emissions – Property. And the leader among the Australian property companies is GPT […]

What are your waste management..

What are your waste management programs really achieving? We all know it’s a good idea to waste less and recycle more, but we don’t often stop to think about what is really being achieved with all of our efforts to divert waste from landfill and increase recovery of materials.  Sure, we get a report with […]

Getting to the top is one thing..

Getting to the top is one thing, staying there is another Back in 2009, GPT won the Banksia Large Business Sustainability Award and topped the DJSI real estate global rankings for the first time. Five years later and GPT again won the Banksia award and regained the DJSI global real estate top position (for the […]