An Osborne Park-based building company and its nominated supervisor have been fined a combined $45,000 for negligent work that led to the roof of one house blowing off and another being badly damaged during a storm.
OPINION: Reiwa members reported an increase in weekly sales to 418 this week. The overall 104 per cent increase in sales is attributed to a 121 per cent increase in sales for houses, 106 per cent for units and 11 per cent for vacant land.
BGC Construction, EMCO Building and Adco Constructions are among a number of local builders which have received a combined $48.3 million worth of contracts for work on police stations and new public schools.
Apartment specialist Finbar Group has kicked off 2017 with a fresh development application, lodging plans for its 258-dwelling, low-rise apartments project at the Golden Egg Farms site on Leach Highway in Palmyra.
Acting Premier Liza Harvey has spruiked the government's recent move to relax the eligibility criteria for Keystart and increase the first homebuyers grant, saying it had received more than 1,100 enquiries.
The last 10 days of 2016 were a busy period for WA corporate deals, with the Rae family attracting a bumper price for its Gull New Zealand business, Chinese group MMG selling the Golden Grove mine, Diploma Group going into receivership and seven new listings on the ASX.
The paint is hardly dry on the final touches to M/Group's $130 million restoration of Fremantle's historic Dalgety Woolstores, but managing director Lloyd Clark is already on the lookout for his next statement project.