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About Us

In Macdonald Realty, you are choosing a company that has been serving the real estate needs of British Columbians for more than 70 years. Since 1944, we’ve been helping our clients make some of the biggest decision of their lifetime. Over the years we’ve learned that what makes us different from others in our business is the exceptional level of service we offer, the analysis, guidance, and negotiating skills we bring to the table, which are the very foundations of any real estate venture.

Beyond our dedicated team of nearly 1,000 real estate professionals operating in our offices across British Columbia and our office in Shanghai, what you also obtain when you work with us is a firm capable of meeting all your real estate needs. Our services include residential sales; commercial sales and leasing; project marketing; property and strata management; mortgage services; luxury home marketing; and global wealth advisory. By choosing Macdonald Realty, you’re working with a company that is BC owned and operated, and one that enjoys ties to the rest of Canada and nearly 50 other countries.

We take great pride in knowing that once you've worked with a Macdonald Realty agent, the next time you go through one of those big life transitions, you won't want to do it without us. Our clients keep calling us back. They send their friends, and then, twenty years later, they send their grown up kids to us. There is no bigger compliment they can pay us.

We invite you to connect with us today. We will be happy to introduce you to our people and the extensive suite of services we offer. Welcome to the Macdonald Realty family.

Our History

Macdonald Realty was established in 1944 by John Macdonald and Al Steel as a boutique residential brokerage firm specializing in properties on Vancouver's West Side. The company's modern era began in 1990, under the leadership of Lynn Hsu and a new management team, who were dedicated to creating an integrated real estate organization.

The timing coincided with Vancouver's emergence onto the international stage. In a few short years the city went from "undiscovered jewel" to "international hotspot", perched strategically on the Pacific Rim and attracting visitors, celebrities, and investors from around the world.

During the nineties, Macdonald Realty expanded throughout British Columbia through a series of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic affiliations.

Building on our established strength and experience in residential sales, the company has expanded its business interests to include commercial sales and leasing, property management, strata management, development and project management, project marketing, and mortgage brokering and lending.  Through our network of offices, Macdonald Realty is committed to providing the best realty services in British Columbia.

In 2015 Macdonald Realty opened an office in Shanghai's bustling Jing'an district and launched a Chinese website, which is the only Canada-focused real estate website behind the Great Firewall.

Our Mission

We provide an exceptional real estate experience by offering superior analysis, guidance, and negotiation services in order to achieve maximum results for our clients.