Ellison earns $4.7m, or is it $2.4m?

SPECIAL REPORT: There can be wide differences between the statutory pay reported by listed companies and the ‘take home’ pay of their senior executives.

Reiwa shows Perth house price uptick

Perth house prices have risen for the second straight month, according to new data from the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia, which released its monthly figures today ahead of market analyst CoreLogic.

Scarborough site for sale

A 4,497 square metre multi-lot site in Scarborough has been placed on the market, raising the possibility for further high density residential development in the suburb.

Saracen back to the drawing board for Royal George plan

Saracen Properties will reassess plans for a redevelopment of the historic Royal George Hotel in East Fremantle, after Planning Minister Rita Saffioti backed a proposal to limit building height on the site to seven storeys.

Housing construction to remain near record lows

The number of new homes being built in Western Australia has fallen to its lowest level since records started in 1984, with little signs of improvement predicted in the next few years, according to the latest report from the Housing Industry Forecasting Group.

Win for Doric in ongoing Rivershores dispute

Construction group Doric has clocked up another tactical win in its legal battle with the property developers it partnered with on the ill-fated Rivershores apartment project in North Fremantle.

Perron Group set up for long haul

The late Stan Perron, who passed away last Friday after building a $4 billion self-made fortune, started preparing for his succession more than 25 years ago.

Hilton hotel opening nears

A new $30 million hotel in Northbridge is set to open next month, with operator DoubleTree by Hilton announcing an executive team to run the facility.

Jaxon wins $10m UWA contract

Local construction company Jaxon has been awarded a $10 million contract to build a new student accommodation facility at St George’s College at the University of Western Australia.

Perron dies aged 96

Western Australia has lost one of its most successful businessmen and philanthropists, with self-made billionaire Stan Perron passing away this morning at the age of 96.

Peet wins $45m apartment project

Land developer Peet has continued to diversify its business after being selected as the state government's partner for a $45 million high-rise apartment project near central Perth.

Reiwa tips flat property market

Perth house prices and sales volumes are unlikely to improve significantly next year but rental rates could increase, according to the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia.

FBR falls after AGM strike

Shares in robotics company FBR have fallen nearly 13 per cent today, after more than 40 per cent of shares were voted against both the remuneration report and performance rights plan at the Perth-based company’s annual meeting.

WA construction work on the rise

A new report shows construction work in Western Australia has increased for the first time in five years, while warning that local industry must future-proof itself from capacity and capability risks.

Message from Perkins MD Dan Perkins

Diversity is a word that typifies the progression of the Perkins Group throughout its 53 year history.

Lending squeeze puts brakes on new housing

A crackdown on lending by Australian banking regulators has placed further pressure on Western Australian homebuilders, with a decline in housing finance in the state extending to a sixth consecutive year.

WA has the biggest homes in Australia

Newly built homes in Western Australia are the largest in the country, with new houses averaging 235.3 square metres and new apartments increasing in size by 8.7 per cent.

Blackburne plans 24-storey tower for Subi

Property group Blackburne has released further details of its planned development of the Pavilion Markets site in Subiaco, with its plans including a reduced number of apartments spread across three buildings.

Multiplex still building post buyout

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: A return to its original branding is indicative of construction veteran Multiplex’s standing in the WA marketplace and solid client relationships. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

Commercial sector cycles as home builds stumble

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: As Australia was emerging from the recession it had to have in 1991 and 1992, the commercial construction sector in Western Australia was at the tail end of a boom that would add 200,000 square metres of office space to the Perth CBD. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.

Cedar Woods builds beyond Perth base

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: While half of Cedar Woods’ 30 projects are in its home state of WA, the company has taken opportunities in Victoria, Queensland and SA. This article is part of a special series to mark Business News' 25-year anniversary.