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

Claremont office sold for $1.7m

A Claremont office on Stirling Highway has been sold to a private investor for $1.7 million, with the deal brokered by commercial agency Burgess Rawson.

Scarborough's Luna Maxi hits the market

Another major development site has come to market in Scarborough, with commercial agency JLL appointed to sell the Luna Maxi Mart shopping centre on behalf of owner CCI Group.

Burswood style peaks at The Crest

The Springs in Rivervale is just the start for high-density apartment projects on the Burswood Peninsula.

Uncertain future for suburban office projects

Vacancies across suburban office markets are decreasing, in contrast to those in the centre of Perth, but uncertainty remains for future developments outside of the CBD, according to new research.

Office market revival tipped

A fresh tranche of major commercial assets will come on to the market in and around the Perth CBD this year, potentially spurring sales activity after a sluggish 12 months.

Aldi buys Captain Stirling shops

Aldi has bought the Captain Stirling Shopping Centre in Nedlands, with the store expected to be among the first of 20 the Germany-based retail giant intends to open in Western Australia between June and December next year.

Finbar pushes on with $390m Port Hedland plan

Finbar Group is advancing long-running plans to build a $390 million apartments and office project in Port Hedland, unveiling a staged proposal despite significant headwinds for property development in the Pilbara town.

Perth startup seeks to change the game

Perth-based tech startup Resource Governance International is seeking to change the way mining companies report their resources and reserves, launching a $3 million capital raising to commercialise software it hopes will become the industry standard.

Hyatt plans a Place on the beach

Global hotel groups are descending on Leighton Beach as the next wave of development emerges.

Aspen sells part of Spearwood estate for $35m

Aspen Group has sold a portion of its last remaining non-core asset, announcing a $35 million transaction today for part of its Spearwood Industrial Estate.

Northbridge ATO building to hit market

A marketing campaign for the Australian Taxation Office building on Francis Street in Northbridge is expected to be launched in coming weeks, with industry sources suggesting the building could fetch up to $130 million.

Nufarm's Welshpool digs up for sale

Agricultural and horticultural group Nufarm is shifting out of Welshpool, putting an office, warehouse and laboratory facility on the market, with the site expected to fetch more than $7.5 million.



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