Katie McDonald is the property writer for Business News and joined the team in 2016. At the 2017 WA State Media Awards Katie was a finalist for the Best Cadet/New Journalist award and took out the top prize for the Best Culture and Arts Report, which she also won in 2018. At the start of 2020 Katie returned to the Business News team after a stint in copywriting. Katie completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Western Australia in 2015 with a double major in marketing and english studies.
Revised plans for two new towers at the old Emu Brewery site in Perth have officially been given the green light, following the City of Perth Local Development Assessment Panel’s recommendation for approval by absolute majority last week.
Brookfield Properties has filled its last vacancy at 123 St Georges Terrace welcoming global recruitment firm Robert Walters on a seven-year lease, the deal settling at a time when Perth’s commercial market faces some uncertainty.
Fraser's Restaurant Group has announced it won't be reopening The Old Brewery on Mounts Bay Road once COVID-19 social distancing restrictions are relaxed, surrendering its tenancy to head lease owners Minderoo Group.
Tian An Australia says it’s committed to progressing its 300-berth marina after the Shire of Murray knocked back its proposal late last month, with the developer claiming the Shire has taken “unorthodox action” in regards to a planning amendment.
Property developer Peet has reported an increase in net profit after tax for the 2018 financial year, entering FY19 backed by a state government contract for a 220-hectare landholding in Brabham, near the Swan Valley.
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