Catie started her journalism career at Business News before broadening her experience with a stint as the commercial property editor for The West Australian. During this period she also covered the retail, technology and healthcare sectors, before shifting into the role of fashion editor for two years. Catie then took a break from reporting to have a family, and returned as a regular contributor to Business News in early 2016.
Perth's leasing market is the tightest in Australia, and with talk of a major new office tower, property analysts are warning tenants need to move now to take advantage of the city's next major construction cycle.
Major private investment player Wyllie Group has cut direct ties with mining dealmaker Michael Fotios's investment syndicate, Investmet, a significant backer of junior resources companies and other speculative opportunities.
The liquidation of mining services outfit C&G Group Industries has revealed links between the Western Australian operation's director, Christopher Skelly, and a messy business collapse in Christchurch New Zealand.