SONNY SANGHA (President)
Founder of ICE Development in 2004, Sonny holds a Business Administration diploma from Kwantlen College, and a Computer Science Technology diploma from BCIT. Prior to establishing ICE Development, Sonny worked as a Project Manager for an IT company, managing and supervising a team of 8-10 program managers, who developed and implemented new products and improved on existing ones. With ICE Sonny started with residential construction, but soon found his niche in commercial development.
Sonny has managed projects in Saskatchewan and British Columbia, ranging from townhouses to national flagship hotels, tenant improvement to mixed use residential/commercial buildings. He prides himself on providing value engineering solutions to meet clients needs.
His hands on management style helps him problem solve in a timely and cost effective manner. Sonny believes in long term relationship building, his motto being “anyone can build a building, I build relationships by providing superior customer service”.
Sonny resides in Abbotsford with his wife of 10 years and two beautiful daughters, he is an avid golfer and hockey player.
DAVID WILEMAN (Director of Operations)
Dave joined ICE Development in April 2010, holding a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in Construction Management from South Bank University, London, UK and a diploma in Building Science from Oxford College, Oxford UK. He brings more than 30 years construction experience to the table having managed projects up to $400 million in value, consisting of a five stage Coca Cola factory.
Dave has also worked as Site Supervisor for projects such as the $160 million, 180 bedroom home for the Sultan of Brunei, A house for the Prince and Princess of Saudi Arabia, an addition to National Portrait Gallery of London, and a house for the CEO for the Bank of Turkey. He also managed construction for the X-ray and Dentistry Department of the new Wembley Hospital, Installed the biggest escalator in London, and the Blue Water Shopping Center Kent, England. Upon emigrating to Canada, Dave turned right to construction as a commercial and residential HVAC contractor and installer.
His experience includes material take offs, subcontractor selection, and site supervision. Dave’s clients describe him as very personable, experienced, team player, methodical and visionary, with a hands on approach that allows him to serve client needs. His personal philosophy is “ there is nothing too small for him to do for his clients”. Experience from large projects to small renovations allows Dave to effectively manage resources.
Dave treats every project as if it were his money being spent, built to his standards, to ensure client satisfaction. He is married, living with his family in the Lower Mainland, in his spare time Dave enjoys golf, camping, soccer and the occasional European craft beer.