The origins of McDonald and Son Builders can be traced back to the 1970s when Allan McDonald commenced building the quality constructions for which the company is renowned.
Allan McDonald in 1976.
Allan McDonald showing his building skills and a good head for heights in August 1976.
The following photos show some of those early projects and how well the buildings have stood the test of time.
Marine Parade, Labrador on the Gold Coast in 1977.
A block of nine three bedroom units which Allan McDonald built at Marine Parade, Labrador on the Gold Coast, back in 1977. The photo on the right was taken in November 2009 of the same units at Marine Parade, Labrador. Still looking as good today as the day they were built.
Staghorn Court, Gold Coast in 1977
Unit block built by Allan McDonald in 1977. This development is called Staghorn Court, also located on the Gold Coast. Good style never dates!
Kiama Terrace Motel Lodge in Kiama NSW in 1990
Kiama Terrace Motel Lodge in Kiama NSW which was built by Allan McDonald in July 1990. It not only still stands to this day but you can visit their website and book a stay right now!
Two storey house built in 1989
This two storey house was built by Allan McDonald in 1989. Quite modern for its age with double garage roller door and solid style.
West Wyalong Country Club built in September 1987
This is the West Wyalong Country Club which Allan McDonald built back in September 1987 and yes, it still stands proudly today! If you visit their web site you can see that time has indeed stood still and book a stay at this great establishment.