Our Team

Morley Hoppner


For over 32 years, the dynamic Ottawa-based Morley Hoppner has provided value-add construction opportunities that enrich and enhance city neighbourhoods. The ability to develop partnerships and to guide large design and construction teams to a successful project completion is our key strength, including becoming an integral team member of the consortium that brought the first 3P to the City of Ottawa, The Bell Sensplex. Morley Hoppner has uniquely adapted to changing markets, neighborhoods, cultures, and economics, pioneering projects such as the award-winning Westboro Station, and setting benchmarks for industry and city planners.

In October 2020, Morley Hoppner joined together with Synergy Group of Companies, a full-service construction firm based in Edmonton, Alberta that represents forward thinking people, process, and partnerships. This partnership has empowered us to combine resources and diversify across Canada as we continue to grow.

Brian Morley


Brian Morley is a construction professional who has been responsible for the successful completion of a broad range of ICI projects. He has an impressive ability of coordinating trades, developing partnerships, and building positive rapport with architects, engineers, local officials, vendors and clients, while also maintaining all project deliverables. Brian was responsible for overseeing the design, construction and development of the Richcraft Sensplex; a LEED certified, 157,000 sf 4 pad recreational complex with a value of $26 million. He is past President of the GCAO (2007) and past Director of the GCAO (2005-2008).

Ken Hoppner

Chief Executive Officer

Ken Hoppner is a results-oriented Owner and Manager with significant real estate experience in Ottawa. As Morley Hoppner’s key Business Developer, Design Planning Lead and Negotiator, he has proven skills in assessing the feasibility of development projects and possesses a strong understanding of local market dynamics. His hands-on approach to development has created a successful track record of completed projects and maintenance of strong relationships with stakeholders, from community leaders to individual purchasers. Ken was also instrumental in the founding of Ottawa Community Ice Partners, the owner and operator of the Bell Sensplex, which was the first City of Ottawa Public Private Partnership of its kind.

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