Case studies from the US 

Lendlease provides 45,000 houses and 15,000 hotel units, totalling US$8 billion

Lendlease’s US effort focuses primarily on “gateway cities”: New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco – each different, but each large enough to support a meaningful-sized business in ...

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Citi - We bring Australian talent back to Australia.

The global network that the New York-based Citi has is critical for its Australian clients. The firm started moving outside the United States more than a century ago and now operates in 100 countries, ...

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Without hesitation the deep and broad-based relationship between the two young nations was a major factor in Austal’s US success.

Austal’s international expansion faced a predicament: the US military seemed to have a need for Austal’s ships due to an increase in littoral warfare but US law and customs prevented Austal from being ...

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The multiplier effects of Boeing’s investment in Australia are enormous.

Australia is Boeing’s largest operational footprint outside of the United States is no coincidence and certainly did not happen overnight: Boeing has invested more than A$1 billion in its Australian o ...

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Cisco - There is no doubt that the Australian economy is embracing digitisation faster than anywhere else in the world.

Today, Cisco earns more than A$60 billion in revenue a year, with around 70,000 employees working in more than 165 countries and 480 sites doing business across the world. While many technology compan ...

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) put offices in the best places to attract the best talent.

Launched by Amazon.com in March 2006, AWS has grown quickly and is now accessed by around a third of all internet users and forecast to earn more than US$13 billion in revenue in 2017 – more than half ...

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Costco has not only taken some of the market share from Coles and Woolworths duopoly but it has also helped make a distinct impact on their prices.

In addition to more competitive prices, Costco has also pushed Australian retailers and vendors to embrace the latest global retail trends, from more organic offerings to new packaging concepts, such ...

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I n 2013 Incitec Pivot (IPL) decided to be the first company to build a world-scale ammonia plant in the United States in 20 years.

IPL is now Australia’s largest manufacturer and distributor of fertilisers and one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of industrial explosives. One of the earliest companies to take ...

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You’ll find Australians all over the world remoteness breeds that - Bechtel.

Bechtel’s presence in Australia dates to 1954, when it provided engineering services for a pipeline pump house. Since then, Bechtel has been involved in a large number of significant projects in Austr ...

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Despite Australia’s small population, it can “punch well above its weight” in auto design, GM Holden Design Director said.

Car manufacturers are clearly facing leaner days than in the past, but the GM Australia team’s unique experience designing, engineering, and manufacturing Holden cars have made the remaining design an ...

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A culture that is open to innovation and new ideas is an important part of what helps Google attract talent to Australia.

The question of “why Australia” goes further for Google. he company invests more than A$400 million per year in its Australian operations and has a long-term approach to talent development in Australi ...

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The ultimate value of Australia lies in Amgen's high quality medical infrastructure and world-leading research facilities.

Having been in Australia for 26 years of its 37-year history, Amgen has treated tens of thousands of Australians. Yet Amgen’s investment in Australia is clearly not motivated by revenue alone: Austral ...

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ExxonMobil’s work in Australia has contributed to enormous growth in specialised skills.

The largest publicly-traded international oil and gas company in the world, ExxonMobil has made more than $20 billion in cumulative investments in Australia. ExxonMobil has historical roots in Austral ...

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