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Island Build Contracting, your contractor in Nanaimo and Vancouver Island 



Island Build Contracting Ltd. is a Nanaimo based full-service contractor that  provides complete building solutions for new builds, renovations and upgrades. We have been building and renovating commercial units, office spaces, retail stores, home basement suites, decks, and more, in and around Nanaimo and Vancouver Island. 

Island Build Contracting has the ability to pursue many areas of commercial and residential construction.

 Island Build Contracting adapts to meet your ambitions!  Regardless of the scope of your renovation work, as a contractor we are able to provide you with various construction specialists and manage the coordination of their work.


As a contractor we work closely with our clients, engineers, trades, and suppliers to assure the highest quality service. This collaborative approach enables us to deliver projects exceeding expectations without compromising value or cost. We deliver personalized attention to service and detail, ensuring client satisfaction.

To build or renovate your business, rearrange your premises, we are at your disposition to personalize your needs. We travel all around Nanaimo and the Island to fulfil the needs of your construction project. Give us a call! 

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Why choose Island Build Contracting Ltd. in Nanaimo ?


We manage all facets of construction projects from start to finish. We are fully licensed and insured contractors. 


Finding innovative construction solutions to your unique needs no matter the size of the project.

Our focus

Our focus is YOU, the client. We keep you informed and involved in every step of the way. 


We generate a win-win solution by improving every building’s overall functionality and save money for our clients long-term.


Our philosophy is that all good and long-term business relationships are based on trust, honesty, and respect.

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Tilman Hilgemann is the founder and owner of Island Build Contracting Ltd.


Born and raised in Germany, from an early age Tilman worked with tools and was trained by his dad, a German certified carpenter.

Tilman successfully graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering. His solid educational foundation provides him with strong mechanical knowledge and problem-solving competencies.

Tilman has construction experience in over 5 countries around the globe: 

Canada, Germany, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand. During this time he developed his craftsmanship skills with hands-on experience. Through this background, he gained strong building knowledge in various fields in residential and commercial construction.


Known for his dedication and efficient work methods in every project he accomplishes, Tilman always strives to safely complete quality projects on schedule and on budget.

"Tilman and his team take pride in the work they do"

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Tel: 250 - 228 - 5383

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