Dan Wilkie

Dan Wilkie joined Business News in 2009 as a graduate of Curtin University. Dan's main reporting round is property, building and construction, architecture and residential real estate for the print edition, while in 2011 he expanded his focus to also oversee Business News’ daily online news coverage. 

Recent articles

Apartment market turns in buyers’ favour

Apartment developers are increasingly being forced to sweeten their offering as increased supply turns the off-the-plan market largely in favour of prospective buyers.

Guildford Hotel apartments move closer

UPDATE: The City of Swan is seeking public opinion onan apartment building out the back of the historic Guildford Hotel, under the condition thatthe project be limited to a height of 2

Rent.com.au to list via reverse takeover

Perth-based residential rentals-dedicated website Rent.com.au is going public, unveiling a $10 million-plus plan to list on the Australian Securities Exchange via a backdoor listing through Select Exploration.

Jandakot Airport planning $40m Kmart centre

Department store chain Kmart is set to move its Western Australian distribution centre from Canning Vale to Jandakot, with plans in motion to establish a $40 million facility at Jandakot Airport.

South Freo power station plan approved

Developers will be able to get a slice of prime coastal land near the South Fremantle Power Station early next year, after the state government today approved the master plan for the redevelopment of the area.

Fremantle schools to merge under $30m plan

South Fremantle Senior High School is set to be expanded to cater for around 1,250 students, while Hamilton Senior High School will close, under a $30 million plan announced by the state government today.

Craft brewers fly the flag for WA - SPECIAL REPORT

Craft brewers are maintaining WA's reputation as the premier beer-making state in Australia, but the challenges they face are as diverse as the breweries themselves.

Major Cannington projects set for green light

Two major retail redevelopment projects in Cannington will move closer to construction later this week, with regulatory approval expected for a $235 million expansion of Westfield Carousel and a $28 million Bunnings Warehouse development at the Cannington Exhibition Centre and Showgrounds.

The burger the better at Varsity Bar

Less than two years after their US-themed venue opened in Nedlands, the owners of Varsity Bar have branched out beyond the inner western suburbs to set up a standalone burger bar in Northbridge.

Georgiou ramps up NSW expansion

Diversified development and construction firm Georgiou Group is sharpening its eastern states focus, appointing a dedicated New South Wales general manager to grow its presence in new markets.

Farmers selected for Ord River land

Two farming groups have secured new parcels of irrigated land in the Ord Valley, part of the state government's Ord-East Kimberley Expansion Project.

Auctions slashing time on market for homes: REIWA

Western Australian home buyers are warming to the concept of auctions, with new research by the Real Estate Institute of WA showing selling via auction cuts the time a home spends on the market by an average of 26 days.



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