Our Company

Project Management

Strategic planning and firm leadership

project-mgmtEach and every project presents its own particular challenges and constraints. We therefore take a flexible approach that focuses squarely on understanding your priorities and aspirations. This enables us to develop bespoke strategies and procedures to ensure an effective project rollout that delivers on your wider business objectives.

From brief development through to completion, our dynamic project management teams have all the necessary expertise and leadership skills to deliver your project on time and to cost. We are well organised and highly motivated – and will set up clear channels of communication to ensure that projects run smoothly and efficiently at every stage.

Doig+Smith has wide-ranging experience in the management of high-profile construction projects across the Transport, Health, Industrial, Commercial, Retail and Leisure Sectors (see our Our Projects). With offices in London, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow, we can also use our extensive network of contacts to bring together like-minded parties to act as successful project partners.

Innovative strategies and procedures:

  • Brief Development
  • Budget and Cost Management
  • Consultant Appointments
  • Contract Administration/ Employer’s Agent
  • Development Management
  • Defect Management
  • Due Diligence
  • Fund Monitoring


  • Handover
  • OJEU Process
  • Procurement Management
  • Programme Planning and Management
  • Project Development
  • Project Management – Public and Private
  • Quality Monitoring
  • Team Co-ordination

A continuous process of innovation

Over 80 years experience of cost and project management

Cost Management

Sharing knowledge and driving down costs

cost-mgmtDoig+Smith adds value by driving costs right throughout the cost management process, from inception through to final delivery. We achieve this through innovative, client-focussed processes and an inclusive team approach, spearheaded by our exceptionally well-trained and highly motivated staff.

We set-up and maintain clear lines of communication throughout the cost management project so that clients are kept informed at all times of any potential risk. Our forward thinking teams share their knowledge and regularly review our bespoke procedures to make sure that we procure and deliver projects within very strict cost constraints. This way we can ensure that we continue to provide a market-leading service to our clients throughout the UK, working across a wide variety of sectors (see Our Projects).

A dynamic and flexible service delivery:

  • Benchmarking
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Construction Law Advice
  • Cost Planning
  • Cost Modelling
  • Design and Cost Management
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Master Planning Advice


  • M&E Cost Advice
  • NEC Advice
  • Procurement and Contract Advice
  • Risk Management
  • Value Management/ Engineering
  • Whole and Life Cycle Costing

Innovative, challenging, surprising, passionate.

Building Surveying

Protecting assets and informing investment decisions

building-surveyOur experienced Building Surveyors provide an integrated range of value-added services specifically tailored to your needs. From advice on property condition and clarifying lease liabilities to simply helping to plan and schedule maintenance work, our structured and methodical surveying services will assist you to maintain the condition of your property in a safe and sustainable way.

With offices in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen we pride ourselves on offering a cost-effective and pragmatic range of services that help you to protect your assets, safeguard your investment and make more efficient use of your property portfolio.

Safeguarding your properties:

  • Building Surveys
  • Contract Administration
  • CDM Co-ordination
  • Dilapidation Advice
  • Distressed Asset Management
  • Planning and Building Control Consents


  • Expert Witness
  • Building Defect Analysis
  • Party Wall Matters
  • Development Monitoring
  • Small to Medium Scale Design Solutions
  • Insurance Reinstatement Management