John Macdonald

General Partner

John Macdonald is a successful entrepreneur and former M&A lawyer from Toronto, Canada. Over the past 25 years, he has spent six to nine months of the year residing in Turks and Caicos. John founded, owns, and operates Da Conch Shack, an iconic Turks and Caicos restaurant. Da Conch Shack is frequently on the social media feeds of high-profile celebrities, musicians, and professional athletes. Over a 10-year period, John assembled the primary parcel of 1,500 linear feet of Cooper Jack Bay that is being developed as The Strand. In addition to a financial investment, John is bringing his substantial expertise, reputation, and strong community and Governmental relationships on Turks and Caicos to assist with the development of the project.