John Bamford P.Eng. is President of Bamford Homes Inc. and Bamford Property Management Inc. Born and raised in Tillsonburg, he graduated from University of Waterloo as a Civil Engineer. John has more than 25 years of experience in the building industry, including a senior role at Ellis-Don Construction in Toronto where he was involved in construction of the Rogers Centre (SkyDome), the IBM Education Centre, Metro Hall & Metro Centre, several other office towers and residential projects.
Following his return to the Tillsonburg area, John was one of three investors in Tillson Landing, a 41 unit luxury condominium project featuring Tillsonburg’s first underground parking garage. He was responsible for the project’s design and construction as well as all communications with purchasers.
From a very young age, John’s passion has been to build custom residential homes. He considers reputation to be a person’s most valuable asset. John believes that while clients are venturing into one of the largest investments of their lives, they deserve to have fun with the new home construction experience. This led to the formation of Bamford Homes Inc. A major part of his job as a contractor is to minimize their stress. He prides himself on customer satisfaction. Once a client has selected Bamford Homes as their new home builder, his performance must continually validate their decision. That is why he assures every purchaser of professional, friendly and attentive service from the first meeting to well beyond the keys being handed over.
John’s academic credentials, his extensive construction and project management experience in high-rise buildings and knowledge of building operating systems has resulted in his being sought out to form Bamford Property Management Inc. His hands on approach to property management ensures owners and investors alike that their asset will be well maintained and its income potential maximized.
John and his wife Holly have been married for 28 years and have two(2) daughters, Sadie and Britney. In addition to strong family values, John & Holly have a genuine interest in the well being and success of the community that work and live in. They take great pride in engaging only local contractors and local suppliers for the companies they operate. They believe supporting local businesses is essential to retaining jobs in their community. It also creates opportunities for the staff of these local employers and their family members to buy goods and services in Tillsonburg.