Brookfield has emerged as the front runner to deliver a massive new sporting complex in Perth, with a consortium led by the group edging out others involving John Holland and French giant Bouygues Construction.

In a joint statement on Tuesday, Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett and Sport and Recreation Minister Terry Waldron announced the WESTADIUM Consortium involving three Brookfield companies as well as London based John Laing Investments had been selected as the preferred respondent to design, build, finance and maintain the new $820.7…