Dan Wilkie

Dan Wilkie is chief of staff for the Business News editorial team, overseeing the news and feature pages of the print publication. Dan's main reporting round is property, including areas such as building and construction, architecture and residential real estate. He also follows hospitality and tourism. Dan is s a graduate of Curtin University. 

Recent articles

Brand clarity crucial for connections

SPECIAL REPORT: Uncertain economic conditions mean ensuring a brand meets its market targets is increasingly important.

WA leads nation in cruise ship growth

Cruise passengers poured $275 million into the Western Australian economy in 2014-15, with the number of ships visiting WA up nearly 50 per cent on the previous year.

Tenants signed at 503 Murray

Technology group NEC Australia has inked a lease at 503 Murray Street, one of two deals brokered at the building recently by commercial agency CBRE.

New Mount Street apartments approved

Baltinas Made has unveiled plans for a new $26 million luxury apartment project on Mount Street, in close proximity to its recently completed Halo apartments.

Hotel prices, visitor numbers down

It's cheaper to book a hotel room in Perth than it was 12 months ago, but that hasn't stopped Western Australia losing out to other states when it comes to attracting international visitors.

Peet finds partner for Shorehaven town centre

Peet has sold a half stake in its $200 million Shorehaven Coastal Village Centre in Alkimos, to an unnamed offshore buyer.

ATO building sold for $101 million

Warrington Property Group has unveiled the biggest completed transaction in Perth's commercial property market this year, buying the Australian Taxation Office building in Northbridge for $101 million in a partnership with global investment giant Goldman Sachs.

Sinking continues for new home sales

New home sales have continued on the trajectory followed throughout much of 2015 in Western Australia, falling 4.9 per cent in the month of July, according to the Housing Industry Association.

Developers ride shifting sands

Softening conditions in residential land sales are providing a mixed bag for the industry, with some of Western Australia's biggest players bolstering earnings via increased exposure in other markets, while others are holding course and pushing on in Perth.

Receivers appointed to sell Salitage

Award-winning Pemberton winery Salitage has returned to market, but this time the vendors are receivers at Ferrier Hodgson.

Saraceni plans past Rose on Angove

Prominent developer Luke Saraceni says his development vehicle Saracen Properties is poised to unveil a wide range of new projects in coming months, on the heels of strong early sales success at its latest joint venture, a $25 million apartment building in North Perth.

Finbar buys land for more Springs apartments

Two days after receiving approval to launch its next project at The Springs in Rivervale, apartment developer Finbar Group has bought four vacant plots in the area which it plans to amalgamate and build a 10-storey apartment building.

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Exporters

LabelValue
Rio Tinto$26.71bn
BHP Billiton Iron Ore$24.30bn
North West Shelf Venture$19.62bn
Fortescue Metals Group$12.48bn
Woodside Petroleum$6.09bn
Others$81.20bn
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