The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent. Given the weaker global economic outlook and reduced momentum in domestic spending, the more likely direction of our next OCR move is down. 27-03-2019 more >>
John is an entrepreneur and visionary, with an eye for strategic planning. His self-admitted hunger for success and will to win, has resulted in building a successful property and business portfolio from humble beginnings running a Chinese takeaway.
Johns transition from small business owner to becoming a corporate entity and rich lister has taken effort, a clear understanding of where he wants to go and the fearlessness to predict and react to market changes before they happen.
John formed the Chow Group with his brother Michael in 1999 which today includes interests in home group builder, commercial property, hotels and lodgings, investment, health and fitness, serviced offices, entertainment, food and beverage. Day to day, John takes the lead on Stonewood Group. 11-03-2019 more >>
Unfortunately I am having to write this just before the Tax Working Group recommendations are released, which is a shame. Fortunately (or perhaps unfortunately) there are many topics affecting our industry which I can write about. 09-03-2019 more >>
The latest Consumer Institute cost of living survey shows that general costs in providing rental property have increased faster than rental prices. In addition, wage increases were 66% higher than rental price increases. 04-03-2019 more >>