About Macdonald & Company

The leading global recruitment consultancy dedicated to real estate and related assets.


Experts in real estate.

Our unparalleled knowledge of the real estate industry, global connections and high level of service mean we are trusted advisors to the very best in the industry. Our specialist teams act for every class of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on real estate, construction and engineering – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors.

The high standards, professionalism and confidential approach we adopt recruiting in this industry have led us to being appointed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) as their preferred recruitment partner for over a decade.

Peter Moore

Our unparalleled knowledge of real estate, our global connections and high level of service mean we are trusted advisors to the very best in the industry.

Peter Moore MRICS

Group CEO

The most extensive database of real estate professionals in the world.

Established in 1994 and headquartered in the U.K., we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Our database is the largest in the world for real estate and built environment professionals, which we combine with our in-depth knowledge and connections in the industry.

Working in unison with our colleagues internationally, we confidently recommend and adopt the most appropriate recruitment methodology for your business.

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The right introductions for your business

Our teams specialise in recruitment across the various sectors and stages of the industry, including Real Estate Investment & Funds, Development, Real Estate Services and more.

Our extensive international network extends to 250,000 specialist candidates; from CEOs and C suite to graduates, finance specialists, corporate functions and freelance staff.

To provide you with a ‘one-stop’ point of contact, we assign a dedicated senior account manager that specialises in your sector and location.

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Our teams are experts in recruiting across all real estate specialisms.

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Real Estate Investment & Funds

The Investment & Funds team at Macdonald & Company acts for investors in real estate and related assets globally. Our consultants’ expertise spans all levels and positions in private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, investment managers, banks, property companies & REITs.

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The Development team at Macdonald & Company specialise in acting for real estate developers from large, established and often multi-national firms to exciting, forward-thinking start-ups spanning mixed use, commercial, industrial and residential development.

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Real Estate Services

The Real Estate Services team at Macdonald & Company's specialise in the services businesses that provide consultancy to the property industry. In addition, the team also represents corporate real estate occupiers.

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Planning, Architecture & Design

The Planning, Architecture & Design team at Macdonald & Company specialises in the early stages of the real estate development process, recruiting the professionals and skills demanded by developers, occupiers and service providers.

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Building & Construction

The Building & Construction team at Macdonald & Company recruit professionals with technical disciplines for leading businesses across the property industry from investors to developers and service providers.

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Finance & Accountancy

The Finance and Accountancy team at Macdonald & Company specialise in finance roles exclusively for real estate businesses. These organisations typically require finance professionals with specialist industry knowledge in areas such as transactional contracts, service charges, business rates and taxes.

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Corporate Services

The Corporate Services team at Macdonald & Company specialise in roles spanning all head office and business support functions exclusively for real estate businesses. These roles include Legal Counsel and Compliance, Business Development, Marketing, Human Resources, Executive Assistance and Office Management.

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Our key milestones spanning three decades of specialist real estate recruitment.



Macdonald & Company was established as a specialist property recruitment consultancy in London.


Second UK Office

Second office in the U.K. opened in Manchester.


First International Office

Our first international office was set up in Dubai.


Africa Expansion

The South Africa office was opened in Johannesburg, servicing the sub-Saharan region.


Takeover of Prime People PLC

Prime People was taken over by Macdonald & Company Group Ltd.


Asia Expansion

First Asia office opened in Hong Kong, covering Greater China.


Second Asia Office

Second Asia office opened in Singapore, servicing South-East Asia.


Command Acquisition

Macdonald & Company acquires Command Recruitment.


Germany Expansion

First German office opened in Frankfurt.


Second German Office

Second German office opened in Düsseldorf.


U.S. Expansion

First U.S. office opened in Houston, Texas.


Prime People Brand Retirement

Macdonald & Company becomes the group's sole brand and focus.

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