Before it all started

Del and Caryl Ockey were school teachers before they decided to build homes. The name was derived from the first 3 letters of their first names.

Caryl and Del
 Cardel 1973

1973

Cardel builds its first home in Calgary, Alberta.

Cardel 1990

1990

Cardel reaches 1,000 homes built.

Cardel 1996

1996

We become politically correct and build our first home in the capital of Canada, Ottawa Ontario.

Cardel 2000

2000

Cardel reaches 3,000 homes built.

Cardel 2001

2001

Cardel builds our first home with no basement when we move into the Florida market.

Cardel 2002

2002

We start multi-family. More affordable than single-family but with the same attention-to-detail.

Cardel 2004

2004

We took to the slopes and expanded into recreational product, constructing the two main buildings at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden, British Columbia.

Cardel 2005

2005

We looked to mirror Calgary’s success in its sister city and built our first home in Denver, Colorado.

Cardel 2012

2012

Cardel builds over 10,000 homes.