Marcus & Millichap

Shay Dadon


Shay Dadon is the Director of the Marcus & Millichap National Hospitality Group for Canada. Mr. Dadon joined Marcus & Millichap in 2015 with 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including various management positions in luxury / upscale hotel and casino companies.

His clients include private and public companies as well as financial institutions. Transactions consist of all types of hotels ranging from full service, select service and limited service. He has successfully completed hotel acquisitions and dispositions throughout British Columbia, Canada. 

With his careful attention to emerging trends and his in depth understanding of the hotel business as well as Canadian real estate market, Mr. Dadon maximizes value for his clients, guided by his core values of integrity, excellence and trustworthiness.

Mr. Dadon holds an Executive MBA in International Marketing, Bachelor’s degree in Business and has completed the Cornell certificate of Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management. He spends his free time travelling, playing tennis, and skiing.

Shay Dadon

Shay Dadon

Personal Real Estate Corporation

Tel: (604) 675-5257
Fax: (604) 675-5210

License:  British Columbia  173834
License:  Alberta  SD-012617

Personal Real Estate Corporation
International Council of Shopping Centers
Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Member - National Seniors Housing Group
Director - National Hospitality Group


Hotel General Manager
Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich, Switzerland

Director of Food and Beverage
The Crowne Plaza Zurich (former InterContinental Zurich), Zurich, Switzerland

Food and Beverage Manager
The Essex House - A Westin Hotel, Manhattan, New York, USA 

Other Experience:

Water’s Edge Resort and Spa, Westbrook, Connecticut, USA 
The Mayflower Inn, Washington, Connecticut, USA
The Ritz Carlton Atlanta, Georgia, USA 
Max Downtown Restaurant, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Edgewater Casino, Vancouver, BC, Canada

PHW Business School, Zurich, Switzerland, Executive Master of Business Administration
Connecticut State University, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Marketing
Swiss Hospitality Institute "Caesar Ritz", USA and Switzerland, Hotel Management

Strategic planning – As a hotel General Manager, turned around underperforming hotel by completely changing its business model, segmentation, and strategy. Increased net operating profit by 15.5% within the first 11 months.

Business development and sales leadership – Identified potential in the family business and turned it into a very successful business and achieved ROI within two years. Turned the guest house into apartments for rent.


National Hospitality Group

Investment specialists in Marcus & Millichap’s National Hospitality Group (NHG) focus exclusively on providing investment advisory and transaction services for hospitality, lodging and resort properties. The group leverages Marcus & Millichap’s network of more than 1,900+ investment specialists in North America offices to expose properties to the largest possible pool of qualified investors.

Transactions Closed

  • Sandy Beach Motel

    Sandy Beach Motel


    Price: $8,200,000
    Size: 27 units
    Cap Rate: 7.41%

  • Podollan Inn Salmon Arm

    Podollan Inn Salmon Arm


    Salmon Arm
    Price: $7,900,000
    Size: 01 sqft
    Size: 71 units
    Cap Rate: 7.67%

  • Mulvehill Creek Wilderness Inn & Wedding Chapel

    Mulvehill Creek Wilderness Inn & Wedding Chapel


    Price: $2,350,000
    Size: 08 units
    Cap Rate: 7.73%