Dan Wilkie

Dan Wilkie is chief of staff for the Business News editorial team, overseeing the news and feature pages of the print publication. Dan's main reporting round is property, including areas such as building and construction, architecture and residential real estate. He also follows hospitality and tourism. Dan is a graduate of Curtin University. 

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Beyer and Dan Wilkie discuss Geoff Rasmussen, NRW, defence contracts, Scoop Magazine, Quickflix, apartment developments and universities.

Planning problems in Subi, South Perth

The City of Subiaco has been trumped by the metropolitan west development assessment panel, while residents in South Perth face a two-month wait to learn the fate of a contentious apartment project on Mill Point Road.

Bespoke is best for Perth jewellers

Perth-based jewellers Linneys, Rohan Jewellery, Blennerhassett Fine Jewellers, and Vildosola Jewellery Atelier remain committed to local manufacturing, resisting the temptation to lower costs by shifting their operations offshore.

Developers wanted for Greater Curtin

Curtin University expects to start building up to 1,400 new student accommodation beds at its Bentley Campus by the middle of next year, after officially putting out the call for development partners for the first phase of its Greater Curtin vision today.

Big shifts in commercial construction

SPECIAL REPORT: WA's big construction companies are going through a transition phase, following the end of a major building boom.

Mark my words podcast

In this Business News podcast Mark Beyer and Dan Wilkie discuss iron ore, lithium, shipbuilding, retail, commercial property and construction.

Blackburne buys into Claremont Oval

Blackburne has become the latest developer to buy into LandCorp's Claremont on the Park, unveiling a plan to build 123 apartments and 1,950 square metres of commercial space on one of the landmark sites at Claremont Oval.

Mirvac changes tack on apartments

Mirvac Group has shifted its strategy to reflect the nature of Perth's patchy apartments market, rolling out more affordable dwellings at its Leighton Beach and Claremont projects instead of multimillion-dollar luxury apartments. 

From east to west for Pindan Capital

Pindan Capital is banking on its east coast expansion to bring investment back to Western Australia, following the purchase of two Sydney development sites.

Four Perth Aldis to open in June

Supermarket giant Aldi has confirmed its first Western Australian shops will open on June 8, at Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City, Mirrabooka Square Shopping Centre, Kwinana Marketplace and Belmont Forum Shopping Centre.

Meet the new office co-workers

Perth's commercial landlords are seeking innovative ways to utilise office space left vacant by falling demand from business.

Apartment amenity informs design process

An influx of owner-occupiers is changing Perth's multi-residential development market offering, with an increased focus on design and amenity providing significant opportunities for architects.



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Woodside Petroleum$7.42bn
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