Investment Strategy

Barangaroo – the Wall Street of Australia?

The $6-billion Barangaroo development on Sydney Harbour was set to be the “Wall Street or Canary Wharf” of Australia and become a new centre for the country’s financial industry, a seminar on the project has been told. Peter Collins, the former New South Wales Liberal Party leader who is the chair of the Sydney Financial […]
Investment Strategy

Castlereagh andthe duck of doom

My definition of a bad day is when I have to pay for my own lunch and so far I’ve been back at work for two weeks and have had to buy it for myself every day. One day, I even brought in sandwiches in the ancient family Tupperware and I feel like a stalker […]
Investment Strategy

Pension funds buy up Barangaroo

Pension funds are major backers of the $6-billion Barangaroo South office towers being constructed in central Sydney by property developer Lend Lease. Canada’s largest pension fund, the $161.6-billion Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), invested $1 billion in the development. Australian funds First State Super and Telstra Super together committed $250 million to the Australian Prime […]