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Thank you to our 2024 sponsors

Principal Sponsor


The nbn® network is the digital backbone of our country, powering our nation as a leading digital economy and society. New homes, buildings, communities, and cities are enabling new ways to live, work, learn, trade and play. At the core of it all is connectivity.

Data use has tripled in just six years – and the need for broadband will reach unprecedented levels over the next decade as the internet transforms how we live – so the nbn network will grow to stay ahead of demand. 

Major Sponsor – Build Partner


FDC is a leading building delivery partner across Australia with an annual turnover of circa $1.5b. Our culture is what sets us apart, valuing people and relationships above all else, from our team to our clients to our subcontractors, FDC is a family that stands together. We bring expertise and a personal touch to every one of our projects and always strive for excellence. We are defined not only by what we deliver, but how we deliver. 

Major Sponsor


GHD are a global professional services company that leads through engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Our forward-looking and innovative approaches connect and sustain communities around the world. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are focused on building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

Major Sponsor


Lendlease is an international real estate and investment group with core expertise in shaping cities and creating strong and connected communities. Lendlease draws on decades of experience and the latest thinking in development, design, placemaking and investments to deliver iconic and successful places. Our people and partners are the greatest contributors to successfully delivering on our purpose: Creating places that thrive. 

Associate Sponsor


Procore is a leading construction platform that connects people, applications and data to help property and construction professionals manage risk and build quality projects – safely, on time, and within budget.

We connect every project contributor to solutions built specifically for the industry – for the developer, for the head contractor, and for the subcontractor so you can manage your projects, resources and financials from the project planning to closeout, on one platform. Our AppMarketplace has over 300 partner solutions, giving you the freedom to connect with what works best for you, even if we don’t build it.

Take control of your construction projects with visibility into every step of the process.

Place Partner

Placemaking NSW

Placemaking NSW was formed in June 2020. Part of the Cities and Active Transport division in Transport for NSW, Placemaking NSW focuses on the development and the care, control and management of the most important harbourside precincts in Sydney.

These include high profile precincts The Rocks, Barangaroo and Darling Harbour. Placemaking NSW also manages Luna Park, Ballast Point Park and parks and waterfront boardwalks in Pyrmont. These special places include more than 100 heritage buildings as well as unique venues such as the Chinese Garden of Friendship and major event facilities at the International Convention Centre.

Networking Partner


MinterEllison partners with clients to provide integrated, innovative solutions. Its teams collaborate across Australia, Asia and the UK to deliver exceptional service and new insight to a large, diverse client base that includes public and private companies, leading multinationals operating in the region, global financial institutions, and government and state-owned entities.

MinterEllison is engaging and partnering with governments, industry, public and private companies, and academics to amplify voice and debate to shape future cities. We bring perspectives grounded in industry knowledge and legal expertise in construction, funding and financing, environment and planning, infrastructure, real estate, tax, climate risk and technology.

MinterEllison’s network comprises the offices of MinterEllison (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Ulaanbaatar and London) and offices that operate as members of the MinterEllison Legal Group (Adelaide, Darwin, Gold Coast and MinterEllisonRuddWatts Auckland/Wellington).

Education Partner

Property Council Academy

With the most comprehensive range of career development options in the industry, Property Council Academy courses are developed by property leaders, for property professionals.

The courses are delivered online and face to face and vary from workshops to Diplomas, covering specialist topics designed to fill strategic gaps, and leadership development courses.

Academy courses can also be customised to best suit your organisation or team, and delivered in-house as powerful bespoke development experiences where content is tailored for your group.

Whether you want to hone a specific technical skill or grow industry knowledge around specific areas like planning, improve your public speaking, undertake media training or develop your leadership skills, Property Council Academy is the place to start.

Media Partner

Institutional Real Estate Inc.

Institutional Real Estate Asia Pacific provides readers with data, information and insights on the dynamic Asia Pacific region. The magazine features articles on capital flows, cross-border investing trends, market and property type profiles, and the latest on investment strategies, new investment products, fundraising and property transactions. To subscribe visit https://irei.com/product/institutional-real-estate-asia-pacific-subscription.