Douglas Garden

Doug joined the Aberdeen office in 2017 and is the Project & Building Consultancy group leader. Prior to joining Ryden, he was a partner in charge of Knight Frank’s Aberdeen Building Consultancy department for 12 years.

He provides a wide range of clients with advice on design, project management, project monitoring, contract administration, building surveys, dilapidation and planned preventative maintenance. 

Doug has considerable experience in project management/monitoring, space utilisation and architectural design. He also has a proven track record in handling dilapidations work for both landlords and tenants.


  • Project management & project monitoring
  • Dilapidations
  • Building surveys
  • Planned preventative maintenance


Peterhead Port Authority Extensive project monitoring experience, including monitoring the £50 million Peterhead Port Authority inner harbour redevelopment project on behalf of the funder.

New-build projects, Aberdeen Track record in the design and project management of prominent new-build commercial properties in Aberdeen, acting for both developers and owner-occupiers.