The acquisition bolsters Hardies’ operations in northeast Scotland, where it did not have a quantity surveying department.
Founded in 1885, BDG Thomson Gray (formerly Baxter Dunn & Gray) is one of the oldest quantity surveying practices in Scotland. Owner Shirley Thomson now becomes a partner in Hardies with responsibility for running its quantity surveying department in Aberdeen. She also heads its dispute resolution department, as a member of the RICS chairman’s panel of adjudicators.
Hardies senior partner Danny McArthur said: “We have witnessed continued growth in our Aberdeen office over recent years. This deal strengthens our position in the northeast of Scotland and provides additional local support to our and BDG Thomson Gray’s clients.
“Shirley coming on board significantly increases our serv