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We have a reputation for delivering predictable, long-term investment outcomes.

Real estate is traditionally part of institutional investors’ portfolios because of the underlying assets’ ability to deliver long-term value enhancement, consistent yields and protection against inflation. At QIC we seek out quality assets, not quantity of deal flow, actively managing every aspect of the investment lifecycle. We have developed a reputation for delivering predictable outcomes for clients over the long term.

  • Heritage as a real estate specialist - A$18.5 bn1 across pooled and segregated mandates. 
  • Long-term focus - 50 direct real estate assets across Australian and international retail and office assets2.  We have a long-term track record of development and redevelopment with a re-investment philosophy.
  • Significant and experienced team - Circa 281 experienced real estate professionals2.  We have highly experienced teams in both Australia and the United States.
  • Client focused - We are consistently ranked as a top performing team, through delivering predictable outcomes over the longer term3.
  • Active management approach - We are known for our disciplined process to deliver consistent returns through quality assets and active management.  We provide deal origination, execution, asset management, leasing and development. 
  • Focus on development pipeline - 10 out of 22 of our Australia retail assets either developed ground-up or significantly expanded since acquisition.  We have a forward-looking development pipeline to enhance or expand a number of Australian retail assets over the next 5 years.

 

1Total AUD value of assets under management as at 30 September 2017.

2As at 30 September 2017.

3 Source: Peter Lee Associates Investment Management Surveys 2009-2016.

 

What we believe

QIC’s real estate team believes in active management and value-add over the long term by managing every aspect of the investment lifecycle. Our focus is on investment return. Although we have an acquisition mandate, we maintain a disciplined approach to identify the best opportunities. An holistic view of the life cycle of our assets allows us to identify opportunities that add maximum value. We are committed to transparency, open communication and strong governance in an asset class where it really counts.

Our development program has consistently added value and set the standard for the market. We continue to deliver solid results through our leadership team’s experience and our diversified and resilient property portfolio. 

 

approach

We are known for our discipline, consistent returns and focus. Our team of real estate professionals has developed a long-term strategic investment style that has been delivered over the years with conviction and discipline.

Our direct and hands-on approach enables us to maintain strategic control over our assets, while a strong development pipeline ensures we continue to provide strong returns to our clients.

Our strategic focus remains on dominant regional shopping centres located in town centres in growth corridors. The acquisition and/or development of CBD office buildings is a tactical focus.

 

All strategic services performed in-house

At the heart of our philosophy to add long-term value is maintaining control of our properties by performing key functions in-house including asset management, leasing, finance and development. Non-strategic functions such as design, project management and construction are tendered out. This provides strong risk management as well as invaluable intelligence into market conditions.

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