The Construction Source

spend a lot of time with our clients,” Ken says. “We have weekly or bi-weekly reviews – whatever is needed to make sure the flow of their project is running smoothly and that things aren’t being missed.” Again, that communication continues even after the homeowners are enjoying living in their new home. Ken reiterates they keep in contact with clients for the first year or two of them living in their house, and if there are issues, they respond right away. “Our entire home building process is based around the importance of communication – before, during, and after the build,” Ken says. Growing up, Ken’s family was in the construction industry and Ken developed a passion for homebuilding early in life. He started his own professional career in 2005 as a framer/ apprentice, leading him to work for several companies in BC. His knowledge about the construction process continued to grow while he pursued a journeyman ticket in carpentry. Once he obtained his journeyman ticket, Ken was inspired to start his own construction business. Ridgepoint Homes was incorporated at the end of 2009, and Ken says the company began construction on its first home in mid-2010. He explains that while his initial vision for Ridgepoint Homes was to primarily build custom homes for clients, the company actually got its start in the spec home market. “We got involved in a subdivision that helped kick things off,” Ken recalls. “We built a lot of houses in this one particular neighborhood in Abbotsford FEBRUARY 2023