About our Principal
Keystone Ridge’s President, Samuel Lapidus, started the company with the vision of bringing a new perspective to the home building industry in the Greater Toronto Area. His background included working in development and strategy for one of Canada’s largest premier property management, development advisory firms. An MBA degree in commercial and retail development with a focus on sustainable building practices and technology brings graduate education and 21st century best practices together to build and renovate for today’s world.
Samuel has been trained in the Ontario Building Code. He has successfully passed the two exams offered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Building and Development Branch qualifying him as expert in home and small building construction and renovation.
Samuel is the current Vice Chairman of the Renovator and Custom Home Builder’s council at the Building Industry and Land Development Association. He also chairs the Building Science subcommittee and volunteers in a number of other ways.
On June 15, 2015, Samuel was appointed as the only renovator / custom home builder in the province of Ontario to sit on to the Ministry of Labour’s Construction Health and Safety Advisory Group to assist government in the development and implementation of a Construction Health and Safety Action Plan.