Meet the Team

Carl Kaeding

Founder/Chief Executive Officer


Driven by the energy and vision of Carl, Kaeding Development Group has been on a rapid path to expansion.  Being second generation to the business, Carl's familiarity with the construction and development industry come largely from his father, Myron, who founded the company in 1974. 

Brody Nordland

Partner/Director of Development


Since joining the team in 2012, Brody has held an integral role in the company's success.  He has been responsible for the development logistics necessary to bring 10 properties online in that time-frame, and remains willing to do whatever is necessary to take an idea and bring it through to reality.   

Chelsea Kaeding

Director of Design Services


Chelsea brings her singular design vision to the Kaeding team and has proven instrumental for setting the tone for success within the portfolio.  Chelsea has unique operations and ownership background, growing up as a third generation hotelier.  She has many design awards and accolades to her credit within the hospitality industry.   

About Us

40 Years and Counting

Starting with a small set of apartment buildings in 1974, we have grown to master developers on large commercial structures  in our cities downtown markets. We provide everything from site selection advisement early in the process, through construction to property management upon opening, via our affiliate Compass45 Hospitality, 

State of the Art Designs

Our team of architects and designers have created award winning designs. We will work with you to develop the distinctive look you envision. Make sure to check out our completed projects.

Kaeding Groups Care

Kaeding works with all hospitals, with which they have an associated hotel, to provide a number of rooms, free of charge, to those who are in need.  To inquire about the program please contact anyone at Kaeding or Compass45 and ask about the WeCare Program.