About Us

Cardinal Investments was founded by Kyle Ransford and Christian Heger in 2001. The company focuses on the astute development and rehabilitation of commercial, residential and resort properties with distinct profit potential in strategic target markets. The projects that Cardinal creates are defined by their environment, community and a commitment to maintaining the sense of place within each location. Their focus on value through design and detailed quality distinguishes Cardinal in the industry.

General Partner Ransford and his partners’ formula for developing and investing in real estate with heartfelt attention to detail, quality design and creativity while maintaining the integrity of each location, has allowed the company to grow tremendously over the last twelve years with offices in Los Angeles, New York and Fiji. Cardinal’s success can be credited to an entrepreneurial atmosphere that fosters an innovative, hands-on approach from purchase to sale. By identifying, recognizing and acting rapidly on diverse emerging markets and trends, Cardinal has outperformed the general real estate market considerably with each and every deal.

Cardinal Investments places great importance on innovative design that adds value to their projects. Partnering with some of the most dynamic architecture and design firms, they bestow attention to details including: of the skins of their buildings, architectural additions and interior finishes. Each project is truly distinct, while fitting into the surroundings in which it resides. Cardinal’s goal is to create special buildings that are used, appreciated and celebrated.

The company was formed as an investment vehicle for growing real estate holdings. Today the principals still invest 95% of their net worth in the company’s transactions. They continue to seek out dynamic opportunities in select markets. Cardinal’s success is built on originality, integrity, passion, creativity and attention to detail and it has been a winning combination.