Message from the President


Membership of ICMD can help unlock the potential of your business. We look forward to working with you to build a strong and sustainable industry.

Anastasia Clarke – ICMD President

ICMD is a dedicated national and international division of the Property Council of Australia focused on all aspects of property as an investment class. It represents members across the four quadrants of property investment, debt, equity, public and private.

Our members drive property investment and wealth creation for 18 million Australians and add $182.5 billion each year directly to Australia’s economic bottom line. The industry also contributes to $279.7 billion in additional business for related industries annually.

Property investment and construction is an engine room for the Australian economy, providing 1.17 million jobs (11.8 per cent of the total workforce) and 11.5 per cent of Australia’s GDP.

ICMD is committed to supporting our members and keeping the industry thriving by fulfilling our mandate to:

  • Connect investors and property leaders across the globe
  • Free up the flow of property investment in and out of Australia
  • Provide market intelligence that gives our members a competitive edge
  • Improve property returns by influencing Government reform
  • Secure Australia's place as the region's real estate investment gateway.

Our agenda is driven by the passion, expertise and commitment of our members. Our goal is to deliver concrete tangible wins for industry that improve the returns of our members. We cover the full spectrum of investment issues including tax, financial reporting, market regulation, debt and capital markets and, inbound and outbound investment initiatives. The ICMD delivers on this promise to members through:

  • Direct access to leaders and decision makers responsible for reforms affecting  your investment
  • A network of top 100 property leaders, senior executives and experts across the globe
  • Advanced warning on “game changing” issues that impact or help your business
  • A global alliance of partners in Asia, Canada, Europe, UK and USA that influence Government
  • Access to highly regarded professional development, intellectual property and networking events including the prestigious invitation-only Capital Market Leaders Summit.

The ICMD delivers members concrete outcomes that enhance your business and will give you an edge in the market.

I encourage you to be part of the conversation.