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Thank you to our 2024 sponsors

Principal Sponsor

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is a global independent construction, property and management consultancy, with a team of 500 people across Australia and New Zealand working together to shape the future of the built environment.

RLB delivers cost management & quantity surveying, advisory, and project & programming management services to maximise value in all areas of the built environment to deliver successful and sustainable outcomes for our clients.

Creating a better tomorrow
We bring our understanding of the longer-term impact of value to help our clients build for a better future, and to drive development in the industry. We are focused on making a positive social impact and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.

Our people and culture
It is our people who make RLB unique and it is their combined expertise, skills and experience that inspires confidence in our clients. Our independence means we can adapt to our clients’ needs, whatever and wherever they may be. Our team of experts work collaboratively with our clients to deliver success, project by project.

Our people are empowered to bring their imagination to life – by engaging with stakeholders, understanding aspirations and challenging themselves and others to significantly improve our built environment.

Future Leader of the Year Sponsor

The APP Group delivers solutions that shape a better world.
Our integrated service offering spans the full asset capital investment lifecycle in the sectors of Transport, Property, Social Infrastructure, Modern Methods of Construction, Defence, Energy and Utilities.
When you partner with The APP Group, we aim to unite stakeholders through best practice initiatives, services, and advice, that result in value creation outcomes.

Best Residential Development Sponsor

In 8 short years, Aqualand have built a reputation of being one of the leading property developers in the region, and have transformed a vast portfolio of sites across Sydney and its surrounds including high-end residences, boutique developments and retail and commercial assets.

Aqualand developments are visually striking and combine the latest sustainable design and construction techniques to ensure they can stand the test of time and leave a lasting impression on generations to come.

Aqualand pride themselves on contributing to the growth and advancement of this incredible part of Australia, and through their unrivalled professionalism and innovative thinking, they aim to continue to build proud legacies for communities across Sydney.

Established since 2003 and with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, they are the partner of choice for many private, government and institutional clients.

Best Master Planned Community Sponsor

Designed and tested for our unique environment in a range of colours that beautifully complement it, COLORBOND® steel is the perfect finish for homes, communities, building and renovations.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Sponsor

An iconic building with outstanding views across Sydney Harbour, Grosvenor Place fuses heritage architecture with ultra-modern workspaces. With classic character progressive design elements and stand-out amenities, Grosvenor Place has created a workplace experience that’s ready for the now.

Offering 44 floors of premium-grade office space, Grosvenor Place tower is one of Australia’s most sought-after commercial destinations, recognised for its signature design by celebrated architect, Harry Seidler AC OBE.

Best Sustainable Development Sponsor

GHD Design empowers transformation at the speed of change.

Through the power of commitment, we innovate for positive impact, catalyse creativity and foster collaboration to design a better physical world, together. We imagine a more integrated built environment, one that embodies your values and those you are building with and designing for, while also making our shared future more sustainable.

We empower not only a sense of place with what we co-create but ignite a sense of community we can all share. The places we live, work and play are more than homes, offices and public spaces. We know we are creating more than a place, we are crafting societal behaviours and influencing the actions people take.
That’s the power of our integrated offering. That’s the power of our commitment to you and the world in which we live.

The way we design and build the environment around us changes everything. It’s why we remain committed to a future-forward, design-led approach. It grants us a unique agility to innovate solutions in anticipation of our client’s needs. It also facilitates true collaboration, bringing people together to make meaningful experiences with one another.

With you, GHD Design is creating a better built world for generations to come.

Best Mixed Use Development

Ranked among the world’s 100 largest architecture practices globally, Hames Sharley is a leading design practice with six national studios.

For nearly half a century, Hames Sharley has been responsible for creating some of Australia’s most successful places through the power of design and creativity, diversity of talent and development of its people who passionately cover a spectrum of industry sectors.

Designing carefully considered and significant projects across Australia, including Marrickville Metro, Ed.Square and many projects within New South Wales, Hames Sharley’s work is widely recognised both locally and internationally.

An ideas-driven practice, Hames Sharley continues to grow and develop its roots in the Australian built environment.

Product, Program or Service Innovation 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.

Development Innovation 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 owner, 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.

Best Affordable Housing Development Sponsor

Best Public Building Sponsor

Woods Bagot is a People Architecture company. We place human experience at the centre of our design process to deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people actually use space.

We do this as a global design and consulting studio with a team of over 850 experts working across 17 studios in Australia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

Our Global Studio model allows us to work collaboratively across time zones, using the latest technology to share design intelligence and strengthen our knowledge base around the world.


Property Council Academy

With the most comprehensive range of career development options in the industry, our Academy courses are developed by property leaders, for property professionals.
Our courses are delivered online and face to face and vary from workshops to Industry 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 village management, improve your public speaking, undertake media training or develop your leadership skills, the Property Council Academy is the place to start.


News Corp Austra

As part of the world’s largest and leading global media company – News Corp, Custom Publishing’s aim is to engage more Australians and connect more customers through their tailored publications.

Working in collaboration with national industry leaders and associations, the custom publishing team produce stunning magazines with engaging content, to build and enhance relationships with client’s members, their communities and sponsors.

From creating the initial concept, content creation, through to design and distribution, the team can cover every aspect of the publication process, complemented by a vibrant digital and social media presence.

Lead by our custom publishing manager, our sales team offer strategic and tailored options to position client’s services or products directly into the hands of industry decision-makers. We can represent your magazine or website, while operating within an agreed policy to ensure only appropriate advertising is featured.