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.
IN A milestone week for underground tunnel projects in Perth, the Northbridge Link reached its first landmark with the launch of the tender process to sink the rail line, and the Graham Farmer Freeway turned ten.
THE Master Builders Association has backed Western Australian builders’ handling of the $16.2 billion Building the Education Revolution schools program, following claims of price gouging by builders in other states.
WESTERN Australia’s top interior designers are looking to diversify their focus away from commercial office fit-outs to government, leisure and hospitality work as the number of new office buildings coming to market peaks.
THE Western Australian Planning Commission has halved its estimate of the number of lots available for housing in Perth, as property industry leaders warn the state is not prepared for another surge in housing construction.
UNDER new regulations to be introduced by the federal government, accountants, mortgage brokers and real estate agents will no longer be able to provide advice to investors who wish to borrow to buy property with their self-managed super funds.
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.