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The Keltic Way

Since 2016, we have been dedicated to developing exceptional homes and commercial spaces that bring people together and strengthen the fabric of their communities.

ABOUT KELTIC

Inspired by Vancouver and energized by its diversity, our team at Keltic recognized the city’s immense potential for real estate development, and launched its first project, Coco, in 2016. A resounding success, Keltic has since gone on to deliver over 1 million square feet of space and has an additional 13 million square feet in production.

In addition to residential developments, Keltic has diversified with commercial and institutional developments and resort communities. Our focus on integrity, quality, and innovation across all projects has allowed them to achieve unprecedented growth.

VISION & MISSION

We are passionate about people. Our vision is to continue building a brand that is recognized for industry-leading design, quality, and innovation. We develop homes and spaces that connect people and enhance the lives and well-being of the communities we create. Our team thinks outside the box, challenges the limits of design, and leaves a positive, long-lasting impact on people, places, and the environment.

Our Values

The foundation of our culture, our values are paramount to how we work, operate, and engage with our homeowners, team members, and partners.

Integrity

We hold ourselves accountable to our colleagues, partners, and homeowners, and consistently perform in an honest and professional manner.

Respect

Our respect extends to all people. We focus on treating everyone fairly and with dignity.

Collaboration

We believe that working together as a team, with our partners and consultants, leads to better results and builds the foundations of strong, long-lasting relationships.

Innovation

We are constantly getting creative – exploring new technology and better ways of working to enhance our projects and set the curve.

High Performance

We hold ourselves to the highest standards of excellence, always striving to exceed expectations and achieve results.

Quality

We are committed to delivering exceptional quality in everything we do, from the materials and craftsmanship in our projects to the level of service we provide to our clients.

Growth

Learning new ways of doing things is a big part of the Keltic culture. This makes it possible for us to become stronger as an organization and further the scope of our work. 

Transparency

We believe in open and direct communication with internal teams and external stakeholders. Clear, straightforward conversations help everyone work together towards a shared goal.

MEET THE TEAM

Our team applies decades of experiences and an entrepreneurial approach to all aspects of the development process. It is this mindset that has established Keltic as one of Metro Vancouver’s fastest-growing developers.

Rachel Lei
CEO

Rachel Lei

Rachel is the CEO and Senior VP of Finance and HR at Keltic. She also is a Certified Public Accountant (Singapore) and Certified Internal Auditor (Singapore). Prior to joining Keltic, Rachel served as GM of Strategic Investments at a renowned A-share company in China, where she led the global investment from 2016-2018. Between 2007-2012, Rachel led a Sino-Swiss post-JV financial integration project in China, prior to which she worked for a few top-tier MNCs in their Asia Pacific regional HQ. At Keltic, Rachel leads investment evaluation, and deal structuring. Rachel manages a portfolio of over CN $1.2 billion in Hong Kong and Canada combined. She is also a Director of Oriental Yuhong (canada) Investment Holdings Ltd., wherein she promotes the company’s expansion in North America.
Vice President, Development

Nicholas Kasidoulis

With over 27 years of experience in architecture, development, and construction, Nicholas is a seasoned Vice President of Development specializing in residential, commercial/retail, industrial, income properties, and real estate acquisitions. He drives excellence within teams by setting high standards for achievement, solving problems systematically, and making sound decisions in a timely manner. His strong organizational skills enable him to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and effectively communicate and collaborate across all organizational levels. Throughout his career, he has achieved numerous milestones, including the successful management of high-rise and multi-phased mixed-use development projects in Western Canada. Additional accomplishments include overseeing the detailed design and construction of the Surrey RCMP Green Timbers main headquarters, valued at approximately $1 billion, and managing the design and construction of over 20 retail stores totaling more than 2.5 million square feet.
Vice President, Construction

Denis Craddock

Denis is the VP Construction with responsibility for pre-construction and construction for Keltic Developments projects. Prior to joining Keltic Developments Denis gained more than 30 years of industry experience, holding senior level positions in Ireland, Europe, the Middle East and since 2015 in Canada. His experience covers residential real estate development, ICI and defence construction under various delivery models including Design build and P3. Focusing solely on residential real estate development for the past 4 years he has developed a deep understanding of the BC residential market. His long history of establishing and managing robust pre-construction and construction processes ensures projects are set up for success from initiation and completed efficiently.
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Vice President, HR & Organization Development

Kim Sohal

Kim Sohal is a leader with a wealth of experience in talent management, organizational development, and employee engagement. With a track record spanning 15+ years, she has successfully navigated the complexities of HR across diverse industries, including Information Technology, Corporate Retail, and Aerospace. Currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University, she brings a unique blend of academic rigor and practical insights to her role. Notably, she spearheaded the implementation of the Tri-Matrix Leadership assessment program for over 50 Program Managers at Information Technology sector resulting in improved team dynamics and performance. At Keltic, she is excited to leverage her extensive knowledge to shape the company’s growth trajectory, foster a collaborative environment, and empower employees to thrive. Her commitment to excellence and her ability to align HR strategies with business goals make her an invaluable asset to the organization.
Mike Wurm
Director, Construction

Mike Wurm

Mike has 30 years of experience in the Lower Mainland's residential real estate development business working for industry-leading general contractors, construction managers, and developers. Mike's solid industry experience is an asset in helping build Keltic into a recognizable company in the B.C Development industry
Kody Hennessey
Director, Procurement

Kody Hennessey

Kody is the Director of Procurement for Keltic Canada Development. Kody’s role includes overseeing logistics, planning and purchasing to ensure the consistency, cost-effectiveness, efficiency and adequacy of the procurement process. He provides commercial and contractual advice to project management to ensure optimal outcomes for the Project during ramp up and operational phases. He also manages the commercial and contractual interface and relationship with the client and subcontractors. Kody is fluent in speaking and writing Mandarin and has worked in global trade for 10+ years. Prior to joining Keltic, he worked for a leading construction management and high rise development company in Vancouver.
Christina Sung
Director, Marketing

Christina Sung

Christina Sung, our Director of Marketing, is an accomplished real estate professional with over 11 years of extensive experience in project marketing. Her diverse portfolio spans residential, commercial, industrial, and retail sectors, with a successful track record of over 30 projects in British Columbia, totaling a remarkable value exceeding $2 billion.
Christina honed her expertise at Vancouver's top three leading marketing agencies, where she demonstrated exceptional creativity, self-motivation, and meticulous attention to detail. Her steadfast commitment to excellence consistently exceeded expectations, earning her accolades for outstanding performance.
Fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, Christina is a multilingual professional equipped with strong leadership, problem-solving, and strategic skills. She is an invaluable asset to our team, dedicated to fostering success of the marketing team and driving innovation in the real estate industry.
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Senior Development Manager

Robon Tseng

With a strong background in architecture and design, Robon has worked on a diverse range of residential and commercial projects in Vancouver. Following his experience in the design sector, Robon made the move to real estate development and continues to lead all aspects of project development from post-acquisition to municipal approval and overseeing and coordinating consultant teams as a Development manager at Keltic.
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Senior Manager, Project Accounting

Florence Gomisong

Florence is responsible for Project Accounting at Keltic and has over 20 years of combined accounting and audit experience. Prior to Keltic, she was a Senior Project Accountant at notable companies.
Maria Pawluczuk
Development Manager

Maria Pawluczuk

With over 9 years of project and development management experience, Maria has been involved in the design and development of nearly 6,000 homes, over 7 million square feet, and $5.2 billion in project values. Maria is passionate about contributing to the development of vibrant communities and has worked on residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects across Canada and the US.
Leo Zeng
Development Manager

Leo Zeng

Leo has been with Keltic for five years. He assists and supports the development team with the planning, management, and completion stages of Keltic's various projects. He also works on material sourcing, asset management, and leasing negotiations for income-producing properties.
Jason Young
Manager, Customer Care & Construction

Jason Young

As Keltic's Customer Care and Construction Manager, Jason oversees Keltic's Homeowner Care Program and helps navigate new homeowners through the first year in their new homes. Jason has over 20 years of experience in design and construction, both locally and internationally. Jason has also worked on numerous large-scale projects such as the River District in Vancouver and the Brewery District in New Westminister.
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Project Manager

Calvin Fung

Calvin brings a decade of experience in engineering and real estate development. He works directly with consultants and general contractors to see through a project's full cycle from pre-construction to completion. Calvin holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Engineering Leadership from UBC.
Jack Shipway
Acquisition Analyst

Jack Shipway

As Keltic’s Acquisition Analyst, Jack is responsible for deal sourcing, underwriting, negotiating, and coordinating Keltic’s investment opportunities. He also plays a pivotal role in supporting the development of Keltic’s portfolio strategy, and runs analyses on current projects and holdings from time to time. The CEO says “Jack is the coolest”.

PEOPLE & CULTURE

At Keltic, we take a creative approach to development – both of spaces and of people. We are constantly exploring what’s possible, and each project builds on the next, allowing us to refine our craft and create the exceptional.

Here, we work in collaborative teams – bringing some of the best minds in acquisition, development, construction, marketing, sales, accounting, customer care and operations under one roof. We encourage the professional growth of all our team members, and set measurable steps that help each individual achieve ambitious professional and personal goals.

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GIVING BACK

Keltic feels strongly about playing our part in the communities where we work, and we are always exploring ways to positively impact these spaces in the long run.

We have proudly contributed to:

  • St Pauls Foundations Light of Hope Campaign
  • Burnaby Hospital Foundation
  • The Greater Vancouver Food Bank
  • UC Davis Foundation
  • Programs and Displays at Sandpiper Bald Eagle Interpretive Center
  • SeaDoc Society’s Salish Sea Wild Episodes