What happens when a farmer's daughter and an expert home builder with over 30 years experience join forces? You get one of the most innovative and dynamic home building firms in the Niagara Region - Cairnwood Homes.

Founded by Richard TenDen and Julie Shields, Cairnwood Homes is committed to excellence. That means developing strong relationships with top quality trades and suppliers, providing detail oriented work with a keen spacial awareness, and delivering stunning homes you'll be proud to call your own.

A third generation homebuilder, Richard TenDen has been in the construction and home building industry for over three decades. Handling everything from estimates to project management, Richard continues to upgrade his skills, learning and applying the latest in building science and using best practices in every home. Richard works closely with each client to build homes on time and stick to an agreed budget.

Richard is joined by Julie Shields, a talented marketing professional and businesswoman who always serves her clients with unbridled enthusiasm and a strong attention to detail. In addition to managing the firm's day-to-day operations and ongoing business development, she ensures Cairnwood Homes provides innovative designs, a first class brand, and exceptional customer service. Together, they work hard so each client comes away with a remarkable and worry-free home building experience.
Taking its name from Cairnwood Acres - a Century old family farm Julie's parents still operate near Strathroy, Ontario - Cairnwood Homes is founded on principles that are built to stand the test of time...family values, tradition, a strong work ethic, and staying true to your roots.

We look forward to building with you!


Contact us for more information

Julie Shields
(905) 941-5066
Richard TenDen
(289) 407-2320