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.
LISTED property developer Peet expects to expand its land holdings by as much as 30 per cent over the next five years after partnering with the Future Fund to buy and develop large, residential land holdings in Australia.
TOUGH times may be a good measure of a business, but few senior managers would admit to having enjoyed the challenge of the GFC. One of those few is Penelope Williamson, who runs the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia's Perth office.
The Barnett government's push to amalgamate Perth's four redevelopment authorities into a single Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) could fast track the development around the city's key transport links.
THE Barnett government's blueprint to transform Perth into a vibrant, contemporary city could prove to be the saviour of the local architecture sector, but the true potential of these once-in-a-generation projects reaches far beyond their financial impact
After just three months in the top job, Metropolitan Cemeteries Board chief executive Peter Deague is quietly confident the board will secure land from the state government to develop at least three new cemeteries in the metropolitan area to meet demand f
A BID by the Barnett government to redress the age-old power imbalance between retail tenants and their landlords may force shopping centre owners to reveal the intricate details of their lease agreements.
HE'S chairman of the East Perth Redevelopment Authority and heads up the Perth Waterfront Taskforce, but don't call Stuart Hicks powerful; instead, he says, it's influence he's wielding to build a 21st century face for the city.
WESTERN Australia's isolation is a powerful source of inspiration for many local artists, but building a national profile can be a costly exercise when you live on the western edge of our vast continent.
THE Swan River Trust and the City of Subiaco have effectively skittled a redevelopment proposal for the Matilda Bay Tea Rooms, forcing the proponent to abandon plans for a licensed cafe on the iconic site.
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.