Founded in 2019 by high-school friends Ian and Robert, Island Heights Construction was born out of a shared passion for construction and the vision of creating something extraordinary from the ground up. The journey began with a breathtaking custom home nestled in the hills of Ladysmith, BC., showcasing their dedication to craftsmanship and quality. Even amid the unforeseen challenges of the 2020 pandemic, Island Heights forged ahead, achieving remarkable success. Over the subsequent four years, our company cultivated invaluable experience in both residential and commercial domains, across a diverse array of projects. 

With an unwavering commitment to quality and an unwavering dedication to ensuring an exceptional client experience, Island Heights Construction continues to excel, delivering excellence in every endeavor and providing our valued clients with satisfaction and peace of mind.

Our Team

Ian Orth

Ian has lived the majority of his life on Vancouver Island. After graduating from Simon Fraser University he moved back to the island and started his construction career. From working at a lumber yard, to becoming an apprentice electrician followed closely behind by gaining his Interprovincial Red Seal ticket as a Journeyman electrician. His experience within the electrical field has allowed him to gain experience with every sub trade in the building process. Interaction with sub trades at the foundation, rough-in and finishing stages, allows for a vast experience in the building process . Ian brings over a decades-worth of experience in both project management and electrical-residential and commercial projects.
At present, Ian overseas project management and clients relations for Island Heights

Robert Hayes

Robert oversees the financial side of Island Heights. After over a decade of living overseas working in operations management and holding executive positions in the customer service and tech industry, he decided to move back to Vancouver Island and co-founded Island Heights with Ian.