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Kennedy + Kenel
Our Story + Team

Geoff + Jason

Past + Present
Our History

When you do something as well as we do, and for as long as we have, you’ve got a lot of stories to tell. But, for us, our success has culminated from one simple truth. We set out to build a custom home company for people who demand the best of the best. It all began in 2005. Geoff Kennedy was working in the luxury custom home space. Jason Kenel on high-end renovations. One special project brought these two unsuspecting strangers together. By working side-by-side they discovered a partner who shared their values.

Neither could settle for the ordinary. They always wanted to push boundaries and elevate the expected. They also wanted to make the industry better. They believed custom home building should be synonymous with trust, accountability and service.

These desires were the catalyst for their partnership. Before long they became Kennedy + Kenel.

Over the years, they've earned consistent 5-star reviews. They've completed a roster of magazine-published projects. And, they continue to evolve their business to meet the needs of forward-thinking customers.


We build your neighbourhood’s new benchmark.

Your goal may not be to make your neighbours green with envy. But, we bet they’ll be making a detour on their daily walk to catch a glimpse of your stunning, new home’s progress.

After all, setting a new standard is what we do best.

We know that you can’t build a remarkable home with an unremarkable builder. Which is why we always ask of our home builds: "Has it delivered exactly what our clients want? Has it stretched the limits of what's possible?"

This means being relentless in our pursuit of innovation and craftsmanship. Because in redefining the norm, we're building a legacy, not only for your street but also for your family.

Meet our Team

We boast the best dream team in our industry. Every one of our people brings a wealth of expertise and a rich tapestry of skills. These talented individuals are the driving force behind our clients' exceptional experiences. It’s our pleasure to introduce you to our team.



Geoff is the visionary co-leader at Kennedy + Kenel. Embarking on his construction journey when he was just in high school, Geoff honed his expertise across carpentry, roofing, and masonry. Renowned for his relentless drive to innovate and meticulous attention to detail, Geoff became a trailblazer in building science. Under his leadership all of our homes are built with craftsmanship and cutting-edge design at the forefront. We aren’t just building homes; we’re sculpting a future where each structure stands as a testament to quality and innovation.

Jason Kenel

Jason Kenel

Jason is a rare blend of tradition and innovation in construction. His journey, sparked at 6 in his grandfather's workshop, flourished into a passion a few years later in his father's landscaping firm. By 21, he’d built his own construction company, now one of Canada’s premiere luxury custom home builders. Jason's rich career in the construction industry has made him one of the brightest and most knowledgeable minds in the business, guaranteeing not just high standards, but an unmatched commitment to understanding construction technology.



Meet Racheal, the process and budgeting backbone of Kennedy + Kenel. With over 24 years in Administration, Bookkeeping and Office Management, and a BA from Brock, Racheal is the Stalwart of Spreadsheets and Systems. Her passion lies in structuring, maintaining, and continuously improving every aspect of operations and ensuring all projects stay on target. As a dedicated mom of three, she brings the same nurturing and supportive qualities to her role. Racheal is the heartbeat of our business, ensuring everything runs smoothly for our office and our clients.



Lara is a 30 year veteran of marketing and client experience. Her focus with Kennedy + Kenel is measuring and optimizing client delight. She’s advised giants like Johnson & Johnson and Kraft, travelled the world as a keynote speaker and built 100K followers on social media. Honoured with numerous accolades, including the Top 40 under 40, Lara's most cherished role is being a mom. Her adventurous spirit has led her to spelunk 16 stories underground, hike active volcanoes with her son and bungee jump over a rainforest.



Kendra is the design and management engine at the heart of our projects. With years of expertise honed in her family contracting business, she's the bridge between clients, building officials, and seamless project execution. Kendra skillfully juggles everything from contracts to warranties. But there's more to her than just work; Kendra cherishes time with family and friends and dedicates herself to volunteering and animal welfare. She's not just shaping landscapes; she's changing lives. 



Michael has had an illustrious 30-years career in commercial and residential landscape design and management. He’s a certified Landscape Designer and Architectural Designer, heading up our Landscaping division. He’s designed and built hundreds of outdoor environments across Ontario, but his speciality is navigating complex sites and working on eco projects - he hasn’t met a challenge he can’t overcome. At home in Dundas, Ontario, he's a family man; husband, father and grandfather.

Brandon Jones

I had the pleasure of working with Kennedy and Kenel and I can confidently say they deserve a solid 5 stars. From start to finish, their team displayed professionalism, expertise, and a commitment to excellence that exceeded my expectations. The design phase was a collaborative and exciting process. They listened Read more...


Laura Fullerton

From start to finish, Kennedy & Kenel demonstrated a high level of professionalism and competence while renovating our home. They were knowledgeable, organized, and always found solutions quickly and effectively. Owners Geoff & Jason have an eye for detail and strong relationships with tradespeople and industry professionals who share in Read more...


Joel Tanner

We've been working with Geoff, Jason and the gang to have our homes built for the last several years ... with great success. Attention to detail, clear and concise pricing, and passion for the process is paramount in everything they do. Looking forward to many more projects together.


Our Services
Why you’ll love us

An unparalleled experience

From our Vision Planning Meetings to our proprietary pricing model to our extended warranty, we’ve thought of everything you need to feel peace throughout your home’s build process and beyond.

Your own hands-on team

You'll have access to some of the brightest and most meticulous minds overseeing your home’s construction. Your K + K build team is custom-selected to suit your home’s and family’s distinct needs.

A beautifully landscaped outdoor environment 

Our award-winning landscaping is done in tandem with your home’s construction so you not only become the envy of the neighbourhood… you’re also optimizing resources and your budget.

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