Sydney's CBD core – also known as the financial core, is bound by Alfred, Macquarie, King, and York streets. Featuring the most expensive real estate in the country, the precinct is home to leading financial institutions, professional services, and IT companies from around the globe.
The precinct features 143 freehold buildings, 15 premium Grade, 35 A Grade, 66 B grade and 27, C Grade. Occupancy of these buildings is dominated by financial services, management consulting, legal services, real estate services, IT, recruitment, and other professional services organsistions.
Accessed from the north by Circular Quay to the west by Wynard Station from the East by St James Station and from the South by the light rail. The Sydney metro will also run through the city core from 2024.
Landmarks in the city core include Martin Place, Circular Quay, and many old city laneways connecting and interconnecting the new city landmark developments.