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Founded in 2001 by partners Birol Fisekci, William Pringle & Gerald Hennig, Bordeaux Developments was indeed named after the famous historical city of France. The founders shared a common love for fine wine and a penchant for placemaking.  Bordeaux has been described as a "wonderous place of grace and beauty with quirky surprises around every corner".  Embedded with a rich soulful passion for food, wine, and art, history rests easily alongside the present in Bordeaux, along with the grand, the intimate, the glamour, and the humble.  Like the food and the wine, life simply seems richer and deeper in Bordeaux.  We want you to have the same feelings when you fall in love with our projects. 


We are passionately committed to the process of developing inclusive, sustainable communities of increasing value that appreciate the past, enrich the present, and preserve the future by harmonizing economic, social, and environmental interests and advancing the emotional, physical and financial well-being of all stakeholders.

We believe in a more collaborative and respectful form of development as we approach the ‘business’ of development.

We have enjoyed building our portfolio of projects over the years that encompass small boutique land projects, a multi-family condo project, a unique community in nearby Okotoks, and an award-winning development in the village of ‘Harmony’ in Rocky View County.  

Bordeaux manages, partners, or acquires interests in land development and housing projects. We meet the needs and goals of our clients and landowner partners through our professional and responsive management team. Bordeaux is driven to identify and understand your objectives, add value, lower risk, and sell your property at the highest value.

Bordeaux structures agreements with its partners based upon the following principles:
  1. We supply management services, structured to drive our performance for you.

  2. We commit to achieving the goals of our partners and clients, as mutually agreed.

  3. We add value through our deep and experienced team.

  4. We commit our own resources to co-ventures with landowners to ensure our objectives are aligned.

Based on the goals established, and using a disciplined approach, Bordeaux’s team manages the development approval, servicing, construction, marketing, and sales process, maximizing return while protecting against downside risk.

A passionate and skilled team of experts is at your service. 
Birol Fisekci,
EMAIL  | Phone: 403.215.0800

William (Bill) Pringle,
Executive Chair

EMAIL  | Phone: 403.215.0800

Birol is a director at Bordeaux Developments, and a transformative visionary when it comes to residential development.


His background is in land development and home building with his start in Turkey as a director for Kemer Tourism A.S., a land development and home building company in Istanbul, Turkey. He was part of a team that developed a US$500mm residential project, “Kemer Country”.  While with Kemer, Birol was responsible for product delivery and client satisfaction for a construction program averaging US$40M per year.


After a 10-year career in Turkey, Birol returned to Canada to co-found Bordeaux.  READ MORE

Bill has been in the construction and real estate development business for 40 years, first as a framer and in concrete high-rise forming, followed by auditing Calgary’s premier residential development company in the 1970s.  His career in the 1980s was focused on shopping centre development, management and financing. 

Bill is a Chartered Accountant, and Chairs the Board of Directors, along with strategic leadership of the companies projects, risk management, financial structuring and using a lifetime of experience to create new opportunities for the company. READ MORE

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Lisa Ell,

EMAIL  | Phone: 403.236.6042

Laurel Campbell,
Harmony Marketing Manager

EMAIL  | Phone: 403.809.2970

Lisa joined Bordeaux Developments in 2023 and manages the accounting department. She has extensive experience with a history of working in Financial accounting and Quickbooks.

Laurel joined Bordeaux in 2018 to offer marketing support and coordination for the community of Harmony and Ranchers' Rise. She has significant housing industry marketing experience, previously managing marketing for Homes by Avi and Bri-Mor Developments.  

Laurel enjoys data analytics and digital marketing and manages the planning and  tactical execution of the project marketing campaigns. 

Willie Miller,
Development Manager

EMAIL |  Phone: 403.999.3685

Willie brings in-depth expertise to our development sites. With a background spanning 25 years in residential construction, he started framing homes early on in his career. 

Willie joined Baywest Homes in 2001, establishing his career building complex custom homes as a Site Supervisor and serving as a Warranty Technician.


Willie moved over to Bordeaux in 2015 providing field operations support out on our development sites. His experience spans all facets of residential construction with this full-circle expertise of how land must be prepped with the infrastructure, to how the new home will be built.  He is also our company’s certified Safety Officer. 

What Can We Create With You? 
Contact us for a personal meeting. 

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