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.
LOCAL developers are becoming increasingly concerned about the State's planning system, which they claim is too costly and lacking experienced planners.
At the heart of the matter are inconsistencies across the State's local councils.
CHINESE airline China Southern is undertaking market research at home and in WA to measure the demand for flights into Perth International Airport.
The airline has experienced double digit growth in passenger numbers into Australia in the past 12 months
THE deregulation of retail trading hours is expected to deliver a bonus to some retail property owners, however, not everyone will emerge a winner.
One retail property analyst said the spectre of deregulated trading hours represented two very dif
THE absence of regulation in the strata management industry has provoked concern about this $28.5 billion sector of the residential property market.
The chairman of a Legislative Assembly inquiry into the strata management industry in WA, Member
A PROPOSAL for an 86-room floating hotel at Barrack Square has been given conditional approval by the City of Perth Council.
The $25 million development proposal, put forward by local operation PH3 Property Group, will now go before the Swan Rive
A SMALL business category has been included in the State Arts Sponsorship Awards this year in recognition of the hard work and support small businesses provide the arts community.Animation Works caught the judges' attention this year for its sponsors...
MOVES by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Department of Consumer and Employment Protection to abolish dummy bidding at auctions in WA will decimate the market, according to players in the local property sector.FPDSavills man...
THE State Government's new Planning Appeals legislation promises to deliver massive reductions in the turnaround time for planning appeals in WA.The new two-tiered system, which is expected to consider up to 1,000 appeals a year, will process minor a...
LOCAL medical technology company Medic Vision will launch a television series on Access 31 to showcase the good news stories in the Perth medical sector.The series will focus on medical research and treatment in WA including the work at the Lions Eye...
THE Federal Government is locked in negotiations to acquire land and mining rights on Christmas Island for the construction of a new $219 million detention centre.Phosphate Resources Ltd declined to comment on the discussions, however it is likely th...
A PARTNERSHIP between Barking Gecko Theatre Company and the Insurance Commission of Western Australia has delivered an important message about the perils of dangerous driving to young people all over the State.This innovative sponsorship arrangement ...
THE WA Government is facing a multi-million dollar compensation bill if it goes ahead with plans to prevent farmers clearing bush land they own, according to the Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA.
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.