Bill Dick, Managing Broker
“Macdonald Realty has been a dominate presence in Vancouver real estate business for over 60 years. Opening a new business centre in downtown enables us to showcase our exceptional team of downtown specialists. We are excited to be part of the vibrant downtown market as it continues to expand.”
Macdonald Realty’s exciting new business centre – A boutique style office environment with a select group of REALTORS ® that specialize in the downtown market. Downtown Vancouver offers residents and visitors everything they need, usually within walking distance. Shopping along Robson street or Yaletown, local grocery stores offering a wide range of organic and specialty foods, vibrant nightlife, a huge selection of restaurants from simple West Coast cuisine to any ethnic variety and of course beautiful green spaces throughout including Stanley Park and English Bay. Whether a condo in Yaletown or Coal Harbour, a loft in Gastown or an apartment in the West End, Macdonald Realty can help you with all your real estate buying and selling needs.
Macdonald Realty Downtown Vancouver
1050 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1P5
Our Mission Statement
Macdonald Realty, a trusted name since 1944, together with its sales associates and staff, is dedicated to providing property related services through the unequalled exercise of professionalism, innovation, and integrity.
Our Core Values
Competent professionals in the truest sense of the word, always putting our clients’ interests ahead of financial gain.
Prepared to work diligently and on a full-time basis with persistence and a commitment to achieving results.
Congenial team players committed to contributing to a workplace characterized by mutual respect and compassionate corporate culture.
Able to accept the notion that all stakeholders are partners in the real estate brokerage business.
Decisions made by the company and its sales associates are the ones that ensure positive outcomes for all stakeholders including our clients and customers.
Macdonald Realty was established in 1944 by John Macdonald and Al Steel as a boutique residential brokerage firm specializing in properties on Vancouver’s exclusive West Side. In 1974 Gregory Carros, a young entrepreneur, purchased the company, and expanded the firm together with his partner Ronald Dick. By the late 1980’s, the company had developed a very strong brand name and market presence in Vancouver, with a reputation for professional excellence already well established.
The company's modern era began in 1990, under the leadership of Lynn Hsu, Peter Scarrow, and a new management team, who were all dedicated to creating a truly 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.
Throughout the nineties a series of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic affiliations spurred Macdonald Realty’s growth throughout British Columbia. Building on our established strength and experience in Residential Sales, the new management group expanded the company’s business interests to include Commercial Sales and Leasing, Property Management, Development and Project Management, Project Marketing, Luxury Property Marketing, Mortgage Brokering and Lending, and Training.
In the Fall of 2004, company leadership decided to pursue strategic franchise growth across Western Canada, which established Macdonald Realty in new markets in B.C. and Alberta. Today, Macdonald Realty has evolved into the most diversified brokerage, management and consultancy organization in Western Canada’s real estate industry, and is perfectly positioned for further growth and success in the 21st century.