About Us

Celebrating 70 Years in Business

Yates, Wood & MacDonald, Inc. is a diversified commercial real estate firm  providing brokerage, property management, and association management in the Puget Sound region since 1944.  The Company’s qualified, motivated agents and staff have earned a reputation for high caliber service, responsiveness and professionalism.  The firm has been under the same ownership and management since 1990 and its office is centrally located in the South Lake Union neighborhood.

Brokerage   Brokers assist clients in all areas of real estate brokerage including marketing/sales of commercial and apartment properties, leasing commercial space and buyer and tenant representation.  The company is a member of the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA).

Commercial Property Management  The company currently provides full service property management and accounting for retail, office, general commercial, marina and mixed-use properties.

Residential Management   With over 800 units under management contracts, the apartment management team’s strengths include hiring and supervising on-site personnel, keeping pace with market rents and income and expense analysis.  In response to recent demand, Yates Wood offers leasing and management of single family homes and condominium units.The company is a member of the Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound (RHA).

Association Management  Yates, Wood & MacDonald manages nearly 60 condominium and planned unit development associations ranging in size from a dozen units to 200.  The company is a member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI).

Management System and Resources  In the spring of 2014 we implemented a comprehensive new management system for accounting, tracking and organization information for all of our management accounts.  Depending upon the needs of the individual association or property owner this state of the art system assists us in providing high quality service to our clients.  Our brokers utilize a variety of resources to provide their clients with the current detailed property information.  These resources include:  Commercial Broker’s Association, MetroScan, CoStar, LoopNet, officespace.com, Apartment Insights, Rental Housing Association, Dupre’ & Scott.