About Us

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada®

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada® is a full-service, luxury real estate brokerage and lifestyle company representing clients worldwide in a broad spectrum of classes, including residential, new development, resort real estate, residential leasing and luxury vacation rentals. 

Since its inception in 1976, Sotheby’s International Realty® has redefined the business of real estate, modernizing and advancing the industry by fostering a culture of partnership in which all clients and listings are represented in a collaborative environment by all of its agents. Shunning the traditional model of how real estate is practiced, our agents share their knowledge, spheres of influence, contacts and expertise, ensuring our clients better representation and a true competitive edge. 

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada® extends far beyond what a conventional brokerage firm offers. It envisions itself as both a lifestyle company committed to informing and connecting global communities, and as a creative agency offering design, marketing and sales solutions for buyers, sellers, developers and investors across the globe.

Years in Business
In Sales

Move beyond your expectations

As a lifelong resident with over 25 years of real estate experience, I have sold homes throughout Cowichan Valley and represented buyers and sellers throughout Vancouver Island.

With my proven track record of over 375 successful transactions valued at over $300 million dollars (and counting) and a commitment to providing unparalleled service, I am confident in my ability to guide you through the entire real estate process seamlessly.

Extraordinary Care – Working with Brian Danyliw

Experience, diligence, and execution at the highest level has caused Brian to be involved in many marquee real estate transactions on Vancouver Island.  

Each client, prior to hiring Brian, receives a personal consultation, an in-depth market analysis, and a presentation that includes the philosophy and a breakdown of the industry-leading marketing strategy.  

Marketing of the highest level is at the core of the Brian’s skill set. Extensive campaigns consisting of print, video, and social media marketing provide their clients with an unmatched level of exposure. Photography, video, and property brochures are nothing short of exemplary.  

As a member of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada® their clients receive the additional benefits of social media, television, and news media, expanding their reach to new audiences across North America. Sotheby’s International Realty Canada®’s top agents are featured in television shows and are highly regarded as leaders and innovators of the industry.  

Agents of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada® embrace team philosophy unlike any other brokerage.

When you choose the Brian you’ve chosen to work with an agent dedicated to achieving the best results for you and your family.

10 Advantages of working with

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada® 

1. Wealth Building – Our specialized expertise & global marketing platform maximizes the value of your home & investment.

2. Iconic Brand Value – Elevate your home with marketing that reflects Sotheby’s timeless prestige & quality.

3. Unrivalled Global Marketing – 1 billion + online impressions annually & access to pre-eminent publications including, sothebysrealty.com, sothebysrealty.ca, Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Financial Times and more….

4. Connections Worldwide – Connect to a qualified sales and marketing network spanning across 1000 + offices in 79 + countries.

5. Local Expertise – With top agents in 34 + offices nationwide, we are Canada’s premiere real estate company, trusted to represent the country’s premier homes.

6. Industry Leading Technology – Showcase your home to next-generation homebuyers via Apple TV, Google, YouTube, Facebook, augmented reality and more.

7. Proven Record of Excellence – Ranked the #1 most trusted brand in residential real estate.* Our reputation reflects exemplary expertise and service.

8. Reporting & Accountability – Gain clear insight into the marketing and sales activities for your home with our proprietary online reporting platform, ‘Folio’.

9. Luxury at Every Price – Receive the highest caliber of service and marketing, regardless of your home’s neighborhood or price. 75%+ of the homes we represent are under $1 million.

10. Community Commitment – We are proud to support Jack.org. Canada’s only charity that trains and empowers young people to revolutionize mental health in every province & territory, and Human Anti-Trafficking Response Team (HART), a research and care-driven charity dedicated to supporting the well-being of human trafficking survivors by raising awareness of the issue.

Meet Brian

Brian Danyliw


Brian is a skilled & committed real estate professional who brings a lifetime of Vancouver Island knowledge to his profession. Motivated, experienced and approachable, his philosophy is to attend to your real estate needs in a relaxed, professional manner, with above average attention to detail.

With over 20 years of real estate experience, his past entrepreneurial accomplishments include owning successful construction and adventure tourism businesses.

Significant Sales

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada® has represented some of the most extraordinary homes in the North America, and our network has represented some of the most significant homes and clientele in the world.

We understand that exceptional properties require superlative marketing, discretion and service to reach an elite international set of buyers — and we have the depth of experience, breadth of international marketing programs and the relationships to deliver them to your door.