What we do

Global Sky Group is a leading international provider of custom solutions in education, food and beverage and wind engineering, with an emphasis on developing, operating and managing community hubs. Based on our group philosophy, “Connecting the world for a brighter future”, we strive to add value to the global communities in which we operate.

Global Sky Group operations encompass:

School

Restaurant

Wind Tunnel

Business Centre

Accommodation

Winery

Features

Custom solutions:

We are a solution provider that provides completely customised solutions to our clients, developing and operating community hubs based on the characteristics and needs of each locality. We strive to offer the very highest standard of products and services throughout our business.

Global operator:

Global Sky is a global business, with operations in various countries including Japan, Oceania and North America. As a global operator, we offer a range of solutions that foster the development of community hubs, assisting in the building of global communities and communication.

Human resources development:

Community development starts with people. We aim to help foster human resources development, using our modern facilities to provide leading education and training programs to connect local communities with the world. Key to this is the personal development of our staff, who are highly trained with advanced skills in cross-cultural awareness and fostering diversity.

Locations

Learn more about our community hubs around the world.

School


Global Sky Education (GSE) operates childcare centres (early learning centres) at 10 locations in Australia and one in New Zealand. Children can put their inquisitive minds into action in our high-quality education programs, which are based on successful child-centred learning policies.

GSE also has an international focus, with a number of childcare trainees and parent-child study abroad participants from Japan who provide information about different cultures and dietary programs for the benefit of the children.

Our language school/vocational training school in Kanda, Tokyo also adheres to student-centred learning policies that allow students to not only learn English, but also participate in cooperative training. We also provide educational exchange programs that focus on vocational training with Japanese and Australian/New Zealand universities and high schools, giving our students practical language experience.

About Childcare Centres
About Language/Vocational Training Schools

Southport Child Care Centre

Located at Southport on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Southport Child Care Centre (SCC) has been successfully redeveloped by Global Sky Group into a leading childcare provider. Importantly, the centre has been awarded the highest government quality rating of ‘Exceeding’ under Australia’s National Quality Standard.

The centre is open Monday to Friday from 6:30am to 6:00pm, accommodating children from the ages of 6 months to 5 years old. SCC has a culturally diverse mix of children, including not only Australian nationals but also kids from the Middle East, Asia and Japan, offering the opportunity for greater international understanding and cross-cultural awareness.

One of the benefits of the SCC’s redevelopment by Global Sky has been a new kitchen, which offers meal services for children based on a dietary program developed by experts. The kitchen has been awarded a 5 star rating by the Gold Coast City Council.

・Address: 190-200 Scarborough Street Southport QLD 4215
・Enrolment capacity: 105 children
・Facility outline: Two storey building (Site Area 2,627 m2, Building area 877 m2), large playground, kitchen (for meal service and dietary education), vegetable garden, car park, solar power facility.
・URL: http://www.southportchildcare.com.au/

Morphett Vale Childcare Centre

One of Adelaide’s oldest church ruins has been transformed into Morphett Vale’s newest childcare centre, converting an historic place of worship into a centre for children’s educational development.

Officially opened in July 2017, the centre caters for children aged from six weeks to school age. The church dates from 1856 and as a heritage-listed property, the redevelopment has been sensitive to the church’s unique character and history.

Consistent with Global Sky’s Australian childcare operations, the centre is staffed and run locally, with a focus on employing qualified and experienced childcare educators from within the community.

・Address: 37 William Street, Morphett Vale, SA 5162
・Enrolment capacity: 75 children
・Facility outline: Single storey building (site area 2,100m2, building area 550m2), 4 playgrounds, garden, car park
・URL: https://www.morphettvalechildcarecentre.com.au/

Taranganba Early Learning Centre

Located in the resort town of Yeppoon, Australia, the Taranganba Early Learning Centre is a leading provider of early childhood education, operating in partnership with the nearby Cedar Avenue Early Learning Centre (also operated by the Global Sky Group).

The centres have been furnished with the latest equipment, where we aim to far exceed the government standards by implementing QIP (quality improvement plan); especially providing high-quality, child-centred educational programs and strengthening cooperation with the local community.

・Address: 83 Taranganba Road, Taroomball, QLD 4703
・Enrolment capacity: 191 children
・Facility outline: Single storey building (site area 4,109 m2, building area 695 m2), large yard, kitchen, vegetable garden, car park, solar power facility.

Kauri Learners Early Education Centre Whitianga

Kauri Learners Early Education Centre Whitianga (KLEEC Whitianga) is Global Sky’s first early learning centre in New Zealand. Located at Whitianga, a resort town on the North Island, the centre provides high quality educational programs based on our student-centred learning philosophy.

KLEEC Whitianga also offers a unique agricultural experience at its nearby farm, along with a dietary cultural exchange. The centre is jointly operated by Sunnyside International School (based in Gifu Prefecture, Japan) and Global Sky.

・Address: 16 South Highway, Whitianga, New Zealand
・Enrolment capacity: 30 children
・Facility outline: Single storey building (Site Area 845 m2, Building area 195 m2), playground, off-campus farm, car park, vegetable garden
・URL: http://www.kaurilearners.com/

Restaurant


Global Sky offers gourmet diners the best of Oceania cuisine through our high-quality Tokyo restaurant chain and specialty wine/liquor imports. We currently own and operate four restaurants in Tokyo through our Terra brand, in addition to managing 11 others via our subsidiary Winetree’s professional team. These restaurants are available for a range of functions, including seminars and other events, serving as community hubs.

About TERRA Group
About wine and restaurant management businesses

South

Located on the 39th floor of Yebisu Garden Place building in upscale Ebisu, ‘South’ offers sweeping views of the Tokyo skyline, with a menu focused on Australian and New Zealand seafood along with matching high-quality wines from these noteworthy ‘New World’ producers. The restaurant also offers a salad buffet with a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, thanks to a collaboration with Shunpachi, a greengrocer that specialises in seasonal produce.

・Location: 39F, Ebisu Garden Place, 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
・Facility outline: Dining (66 seats), private rooms, media and acoustic equipment for functions
・URL: https://southbyterra.tokyo/

Zealander

Based on the fifth floor of Tokyo’s prestigious Shin-Marunouchi Building, ‘Zealander’ offers a delicious seafood and meat bounty mainly from New Zealand. Zealander provides diners with a gourmet experience of quintessential Kiwi foods, combining food recipes and spices from around the world and serving modern tapas and grilled foods.

・Location: 5F, Shin-Marunouchi Building, Marunouchi 1-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
・Facility outline: Dining (46 seats)
・URL: https://zealander.tokyo/

Wind engineering


Global Sky group company, Wind Engineering Centre (Windec) has more than 30 years’ experience in the wind engineering industry, having installed and maintained around 50 wind tunnels at over 30 locations. It is Japan’s leading company in the experimental geomodel sector, with 70% of the domestic market. For wind tunnels and geomodels, Windec has earned an unrivalled reputation for excellence throughout the industry.

About Windec

Business Centre


Queensland Business Centre

Queensland Business Centre (QBC) is a home away from home in Tokyo for hard-working business travellers and entrepreneurs. Operated by Global Sky, QBC provides a range of office facilities, including a conference room and virtual office, with market entry services including marketing assistance and business networking along with translation and interpreting, bilingual secretarial staff and administrative support.

QBC aims to strengthen international business ties and investment with mutually beneficial relationships in various fields such as resources, food, tourism, education and medicine.

・Address: Level 33, Shiroyama Trust Tower, 4-3-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
・Facility Outline: Business lounge, meeting room, lockers and concierge desk
・URL: https://www.qbconline.com/

Winery


Sirromet (Our primary wine business partner)

Located at picturesque Mount Cotton, Sirromet is a five-star winery offering superb wines from Queensland’s Granite Belt Region. Global Sky group company, Winetree is the Japanese distributor for Sirromet wines and is working closely with Sirromet to develop tour packages for tourists as well as accommodation at the winery, which is just a short drive from Brisbane or the Gold Coast.

Sirromet has won more than 800 prestigious national and international awards and has the most-advanced wine making and bottling facilities in Australia. Its Mount Cotton base also has three restaurants, including the fine dining restaurant ‘Lurleen’s,’ an awarded cellar door, wedding facility, and golf course.

・Address: 850-938 Mount Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton, QLD 4165
・URL: http://www.sirromet.com/

Solutions

Talk to us about the solutions we can offer in developing and enhancing community hubs. Global Sky provides not only physical locations, but also a range of services that add value to the local community.


1. Development/redevelopment of facilities

We can completely manage all aspects of the development/redevelopment of facilities used as community hubs, such as planning, design, permit acquisition, construction, and finance. Our motto is building the best place, with the best services, from the local area.

2. School Operation and Management

We manage and operate multiple domestic and foreign childcare centres, language schools, and vocational training schools where we provide quality educational programs and a strong learning environment in order to strengthen global cooperation.

3. Developing Educational Materials/Corporate Training/Vocational Training

In combination with our global early childhood education, we also boast a number of bilingual instructors, a resource that is quite limited in Japan. Our staff can customise lessons and vocational programs based on the needs of students and organisations. For more information, please visit this link.

4. Parent-child Study Abroad

Why not take a study holiday abroad with your child? Global Sky’s Hello Kids program allows parents and children to try out enrolment in one of our directly operated childcare centres in Australia and New Zealand. For more information, please visit this link.

5. Restaurant Operations/Outsourced Operations

Backed by the experience of our leading Terra restaurant chain, we can provide a one-stop shop for restaurant owners. Our service encompasses overall management, menu development, ingredients, personnel training, and even inbound sightseeing support. For more information, please visit this link.

6. Wine/Liquor Product Planning, Import, Export, and Sales

Winetree is a leading importer/exporter and wholesaler of premium wine, whisky, and gin from countries all over the world, focusing mainly on Australia/New Zealand. We are also an importer/exporter of private brand products for hotels, restaurant chains, and mass retailers. For more information, please visit this link.

7. Design/Construction of Experimental Wind Tunnels

Wind Engineering Center CO., Ltd. (Windec) is Japan’s leading wind engineering company, focusing on the design, construction, and maintenance of experimental wind tunnels. Windec currently has 70% of the domestic market, where it specialises in the construction and sale of experimental wind tunnels for architecture and providing the solutions necessary for experiments and training involving wind tunnels. For more information, please visit this link.

8. Energy Conservation

We aim to contribute to the development of renewable energy in local areas through activities such as the implementation of reusable energy sources, LED light fixtures, and central air-conditioning control systems, which help improve the efficiency of air cooling/heating systems.

9. Business Centre Operations

Our Queensland Business Centre co-working space is a home away from home in Tokyo for business travellers and entrepreneurs from Japan and abroad, while we also offer a range of consulting services to support market entry. For more information, please visit this link.

10. Immigration Support

This VIP service includes support for visa acquisition, investments, and property for individuals and businesses seeking to invest in Oceania or North America. For more information, please visit this link.

11. Translation, Interpretation, and Research

We provide translation/interpretation services for various areas, including business documentation, contracts/agreements, instruction manuals, and presentation documents. Our services benefit from our highly skilled bilingual staff (including doctorate or masters degree holders), who can provide the latest research on policies, manufacturing, and corporate strategy in English-speaking countries.

12. Events/Seminars

Our event management service takes advantage of our premium restaurants and other facilities, handling both the planning and operation of a range of events including seminars.

Company

Group Philosophy


Mission

“Connecting the world for a brighter future”

Global Sky Group provides customised solutions with a particular emphasis on developing, operating and managing community hubs. Based on our group philosophy, “Connecting the world for a brighter future,” we strive to add value to the global communities in which we operate.

Vision

Our vision is being a leading global operator, with the following CLEAR values:

“Customer-oriented”
“Long-term view”
“Ethical”
“Advanced ideas”
“Respecting nature”

Our group slogan

Being a value-creation partner for global communities.

Top Message


Global Sky: a leading global operator of community hubs

Global Sky Group operates a range of community hubs such as schools and restaurants globally, providing a wide variety of custom solutions for the communities in which we operate that help foster enhanced communication.

We endeavor to be a value-creation partner for global communities, improving facilities and providing top-quality products and services under the slogan, “In pursuit of the best facility, quality and reputation.” We also put priority on sharing best practice standards, embedding environmental responsibility throughout our facilities and business processes, and developing global human capital.

In our third medium-term management plan for CY2018-20, we set two major pillars: “Enhance custom solutions” and “Increase service locations”. Based on our group philosophy of “Connecting the world for a brighter future,” we aim to be a leading global operator of community hubs in the Asia-Pacific region, with a particular emphasis on providing niche and high-quality solutions in education, wind engineering and food and beverage businesses in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and North America.

We would like to express our sincerest thanks to all our stakeholders for your loyal support and patronage, as we work to build a brighter future for all.

KO NAGATA
Founder and Managing director, Global Sky Group

Ko Nagata

Ko Nagata is the founder and managing director of Global Sky Group, a leading international provider of custom solutions in education, food and beverage and wind engineering, with an emphasis on developing, operating and managing community hubs. Before starting his business, he served to Japan’s biggest oil and energy company (current JXTG Energy) at senior strategic planning and project management positions for clean energy and gas-fired or renewable power plants. He is well informed about sustainable development, project finance and Australian affairs. He holds a Bachelor of Law and Master’s Degree in Media and Governance from Tokyo-based Keio University.

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) activities


ESG activities are embedded throughout the operations of Global Sky Group, reflecting our awareness of the critical role that community hubs play in creating liveable communities. Responding to the needs and challenges faced by each community, we strive to enhance their sustainability by leveraging facilities in the community as well as our global human resources, know-how and investment.

E: Environment

We are committed to being an environmentally responsible company, deploying advanced clean technologies and infrastructure throughout our operations, and seeking the highest standard of environmental practices in the communities in which we operate.

Further information on our environmental policy is available via this link.

S: Society

As a responsible corporate citizen operating globally, we are committed to enhancing international understanding and cross-cultural awareness by promoting and training a diverse, multicultural workforce that is reflective of the societies in which we operate. This is key to our goal of ensuring long-term value creation for global communities, with an emphasis on operating multiple community hubs and providing custom solutions.

G: Governance

We are committed to the highest standard of corporate governance akin to a publicly listed company. We strive to promote open communication and continuous disclosure towards all stakeholders for the benefit of all.

About Us

Name

Global Sky, Ltd. (Global Sky Group Japan as the holding company in Japan)

Directors

Ko Nagata, Managing Director
Koichi Ohtani, Director
Shohei Takahashi, Director

Head Office

33F Shiroyama Trust Tower, 4-3-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6033

Tel

+81-(0)3-3436-2800

Capital

JPY 50 million

Major Business Areas

Holding and managing group companies

Employees

120(Consolidated)

Foundation

June , 2012

Major Banks

SMBC Group, MUFG, Mizuho Bank, UBS Bank

Oceania

Name

Global Sky Group Pty Ltd

Head Office

Level 34, 32 Turbot Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia

Tel

+61-(0)7-3040-7800

Capital

AUD 2.5 million

Major Business Areas

Holding and managing group companies

Employees

110(Consolidated)

Foundatio

June, 2013

Major Banks

Macquarie Bank、Westpac、ANZ、NAB

North America

Name

Global Sky Group USA Inc

Head Office

Suite 101, 160 Greentree Drive, Dover, Kent County Delaware 19904 USA

Group Companies

・Global Sky Education, Ltd.

・Winetree Co., Ltd.

・Terra, Ltd.

・Global Sky Group Pty Ltd

・Global Sky Education Group Pty Ltd

・Global Sky Properties Pty Ltd

・Global Sky Education New Zealand Limited

・Global Sky Group USA Inc

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