Dan Wilkie rejoined the Business News editorial team as Associate Editor in late 2018, after having spent the previous 18 months launching the now-defunct Australia China Business Review as founding editor-in-chief. While specialising in commercial and residential property writing, Dan also wrote across industries and assisted editor Mark Beyer in planning and producing Business News' daily emails, fortnightly magazine and website publishing. Dan is a graduate of Curtin University.
THE organising committee behind the ISAF 2011 World Sailing Championships to be held in Fremantle next December is expecting an event three times the size of the 1986-87 America’s Cup defence that will deliver a $41 million windfall to the port city from
RESIDENTIAL and commercial valuers are looking towards next year for a recovery in the property sector, as the industry endures criticism that overly optimistic valuations contributed to the global financial crisis.
PERTH’S residential high-rise construction market remains flat, lagging behind other states where the sector shows more promise for recovery than other parts of the construction industry, new research says.
PLANNING policy changes due to be released this month will give shopping centre owners in Perth the impetus to invest in centre expansions, an area which has been constrained for over ten years, according to the Shopping Centre Council of Australia.
MULTINATIONAL property developer Delfin Lend Lease says it will use the first stage of its Alkimos joint venture with state lands agency LandCorp to build its business and expand its presence in Western Australia.
THE decade-long saga surrounding the proposed development of a parcel of bushland in Shenton Park has highlighted issues with the environmental approvals process in Western Australia and has sparked calls for further review.
THE acquisition of Perth Building Company by South Australian-based building and engineering firm Built Environs will provide PBC with the resources needed to diversify its operations and expand into the lucrative field of resources and engineering constr
WESTERN Australian builders are experiencing teething problems with the transition to new builders’ warranty insurers, which the industry expects will result in higher costs for property buyers as the market adjusts to the withdrawal of the sector’s large
THE Town of Claremont has moved a step further towards the revitalisation of underused land between the train station and Claremont Oval, with the Western Australian Planning Commission approving the structure plan for the Claremont north-east precinct on
UPDATED: Residential construction outfit Builton Group is closing its doors, after staff were told not to come to work on Monday, while an announcement that the company has been placed into administration expected later today or over the weekend.
Landlords will be forced to reduce commercial rents by the same proportion that the tenant’s revenue has fallen due to the COVID-19 outbreak, under a new mandatory code of conduct announced by the federal government today.
INVESTMENT in mining and heavy industry in Western Australia will nose-dive by $9 billion in 2010-11 but will then steadily recover to the current boom levels, according to new construction industry forecasts.