About Us

The Caydon Story

Caydon is a successful, diverse developer backed by over 15 years’ experience.

Caydon is privately owned Australian company with vast experience in residential, commercial, retail and hotel development. Everyone in the Caydon team takes pride in achieving outcomes that will make a lasting, positive impact on a city’s future and shares the vision that every development creates a connection with the community and surrounding environment. Now, Caydon is bringing its strong commitment to innovation and delivery to the US. The intention is to develop projects that provide a pleasurable quality of life for residents and through the creation of dynamic retail and entertainment precincts, add to the enjoyment of the surrounding community.

Meet The Team

  • Ian Rosenberg

    Development Manager

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    Ian Rosenberg joins Caydon with a vast amount of development experience behind him. Ian has been dedicated to creating the highest quality architecture and public spaces through INFILL, which he co-founded to pursue new and re-development opportunities in the urban core. This includes previous projects in Midtown, where he designed and redeveloped a 1915 Auditorium Grocery into the nationally recognized Mongoose versus Cobra, the 1926 Jennings Cleaners into 13 Celsius and the Richland Fan Company building into Weights and Measures among others. Some of Ian’s most complex work includes his role as Project Manager for the construction of the Federal Reserve Bank in Houston and numerous projects for Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Ian holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Houston.

  • Joe Russo

    Strategic Adviser

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    Joe Russo started Caydon in 1999 and continues to be hands on from concept to the successful completion of every project. Joe is known for always being a step ahead of the market in predicting the latest desirable location and makes the most of every viable opportunity presented to him. He is a highly- regarded businessman who offers Caydon’s US team the strategic support gained from the experience of running a very successful Australian company. His track record indicates Joe Russo can translate his Australian achievements into exciting USA opportunities.

  • Derrek LeRouax


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    Derrek is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS in Construction Science. He also has a Master of Business Administration from The Bauer College of Business at The University of Houston. Prior to the recession, Derrek managed the construction of multiple projects with The Hanover Company. After the recession, he managed the construction of multiple projects for Trammell Crow Residential, and went on to develop three properties with Trammell Crow Residential.

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Our Commitment

The Caydon Lifestyle

Caydon carefully selects locations that provide the best everyday life experiences a city can offer. The sites are positioned in established neighborhoods close to Downtown and always boast a wealth of recreational opportunities. These include great food, wine and coffee to share with friends, lots of shopping, leisure options and accessible, frequent public transport. Caydon's developments also provide a high level of exclusive amenity for relaxation and enjoyment. The designated commercial spaces bring more retail and restaurant/cafe options into the area and care is taken to complement; not compete with existing businesses. Every Caydon project is an investment in the well-being of residents and the surrounding community.