Who We Are

Established in 1974, McDonald Industries is a property development company specialising in the refurbishment and strata titling of existing residential flat buildings. We have a proud history having built, renovated and sold over 7000 apartments throughout inner city Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and most recently, the Gold Coast with our PARK SHORE Labrador apartments.

Alex Pope first started with McDonald Industries in 2003 under the stewardship of his father John Pope and later John Manning. He has run the business since 2017.  Alex is a ‘hands’ on’ developer who enjoys working with a myriad of people be it the end purchaser, the property owner / vendor, tradesperson, Council, sales agent etc. His expertise, honourable practice and hardworking approach has attracted an invaluable network of expert consultants (architects, surveyors, engineers, town planners) as well as a construction supervisors and building subcontractors / tradespeople.

Alex Pope from McDonald Industries

What We Do

We are an integrated business operating under our own real estate and builder’s license across Australia’s major cities.

McDonald Industries is always in the market buying, selling and pursuing value-add opportunities.

Being a family-owned, private company you are dealing directly with the decision maker. Our offers are never subject to finance and we make prompt decisions.

For a confidential discussion please contact Alex directly on mobile: 0411 751 037 or email:

Our track record speaks for itself