This year continued to challenge global economies and businesses, with the COVID-19 pandemic persisting as we closed out the year. Despite these challenges, Charter Hall Group generated record fund growth and equity inflows across the business, while maintaining a razor-sharp focus on our customers.
We celebrated an important milestone this year – 30 years since the founding of Charter Hall. It was an incredible opportunity to connect with our people, tenant customers, partners and investors to reflect on the relationships that we’ve built and show our gratitude to everyone who has played a role in our success.
Our growth over 30 years has been built on a foundation of partnership and mutual success, which continues to drive us today.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact all of us around the globe. Our Annual Report showcases that, despite this, our strong and adaptable strategy, clear purpose and the trust and partnerships we have built with our people, customers and communities, have enabled us to deliver a record performance.
Charter Hall Long WALE REIT’s (ASX:CLW) objective is to provide investors with stable and secure income, and the potential for both income and capital growth through exposure to a long weighted average lease expiry (WALE) portfolio of properties across multiple real estate sectors.
Charter Hall Retail REIT's (ASX:CQR) focus remains on providing a resilient and growing income stream for investors by being the leading owner of property for convenience retailers. We partner with major convenience retailers to meet their property needs across their value chain.
Charter Hall Social Infrastructure REIT (ASX:CQE) is dedicated to enhancing its portfolio and providing income stability, resilience and capital growth for investors by pursuing high quality opportunities in social infrastructure.
In recent years we have made a concerted effort to understand how as a business we can have the greatest impact and influence - acting on climate change, increasing the strength of our communities and embedding a high standard of ethics in our actions. Our Sustainability Report highlights our achievements to date, and our targets for the future. They’re ambitious but achievable, as we continue to embed sustainability into everything we do.
"A strong and adaptable strategy, clear purpose and, above all, the trust and partnerships we have built with our people, customers and communities, have enabled us to deliver record performance in an uncertain and challenging environment."
Financial year 2021 (FY21) continued to challenge global economies and businesses, with the COVID-19 pandemic persisting as we closed out the year. Despite these challenges, Charter Hall generated record fund growth and equity inflows across the business.
This financial year, we continued to face challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite some reprieve, much of the year saw disruptions for many businesses. While the pandemic itself is still far from over, I was impressed to see our people working closely with our customers and communities to navigate the challenges and create positive outcomes.
At Charter Hall, we believe that the best investments begin when people and businesses work together towards shared goals. That's why over the past 30 years, we've worked tirelessly to build better futures by developing mutually successful relationships with many of Australia and the world's best-known companies.