'Sponsor series' interview with Colin MacDonald

To kick off the Irish Chamber’s new sponsor series, we were delighted to have Colin MacDonald, CEO of Fine Grain Property Group as our first guest. Colin was interviewed by Kate Simpson, President of the Irish Chamber of Commerce Singapore.

Colin is a well-known and respected figure in the Irish community here in Singapore, who has served his time as long-standing president to both the Irish Chamber and The Ireland Funds Singapore, and he has over 30 years of banking and real estate experience in Asia and Europe.  

Colin and Kate

With the experience Colin has gained from working with Singapore’s largest private real estate developer, Far East Organization, wherein Colin managed the development and restoration of the historic 5-star Fullerton Hotel. In 2007, Colin founded Fine Grain Property and has since led its successful commercial property investment and development business in Singapore and Ireland.

In this engaging interview, Colin discusses the key success factors in investing, why real estate is just not a commodity, finding the right opportunities at the right time, why he sees Ireland like Singapore as one ‘large city’ and the secret to getting much more done with much less hassle.

We invite you to watch this interview on the link below.