Dan Wilkie

Dan Wilkie joined Business News in 2009 as a graduate of Curtin University. Dan's main reporting round is property, building and construction, architecture and residential real estate for the print edition, while in 2011 he expanded his focus to also oversee Business News’ daily online news coverage. 

Recent articles

Exchange Plaza stake back to market

A major asset is about to make a splash in Perth's softening office market.

140 serves up a global experience

A four-year journey to create an international food and beverage precinct is coming to a close at 140 William.

Karratha Hilton progress stalls

Plans for a $70 million DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Karratha appear to be in disarray, with the developer behind the project unable to source the funds required to begin construction.

Smith ton propels Australia to competitive total

Australia has cruised to a first innings total of 328 as it aims to book its place in the World Cup final against New Zealand.

Guildford Hotel to reopen later this year

Redevelopment works have begun at the Guildford Hotel, with the historic landmark expected to reopen by the end of this year, nearly eight years after it was gutted by fire.

Kikka to offer seven-minute loans for SMEs

Perth-based financial services firm Kikka Capital has partnered with a US financial technology firm to launch an Australian-first online lending platform aimed at small to medium-sized businesses, offering loan approvals in just minutes.

Doric signs $26m apartments contract

Perth-based building company Doric will soon start work on Westbridge Property Group's Tenth and Beaufort Apartments, having signed a construction deal understood to be worth around $26 million.

Developers focusing on public art Form

One of the state's biggest building groups has enlisted expert help to deliver on the public art requirements of its latest apartment project.

Lend Lease raises green bar

LEND Lease is upping the ante on renewable energy and sustainability at its Alkimos Beach estate in the northern suburbs, recording Australian firsts in terms of green building and energy storage.

Property players mixed on super for houses

WESTERN Australian property players have given a mixed response to the federal government's willingness to debate whether first home buyers should be allowed to use their superannuation to buy a house.

Singaporean developers move on hotels

Construction will begin shortly on a new 67-room hotel at the Melbourne Hotel in Perth's CBD, while international hotels and resorts chain Marriott will bring one of its branded hotels to Wellington Street, with both proposals being backed by Singapore-based developers.

Finbar plans more South Perth apartments

Apartment developer Finbar Group is sharpening its focus on South Perth, buying another development site on which it plans to construct a $60 million, 56-apartment complex.



Rio Tinto$26.71bn
BHP Billiton Iron Ore$24.30bn
North West Shelf Venture$19.62bn
Fortescue Metals Group$12.48bn
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