Who We Are

Atrium Consultants has evolved into a network of construction cost professionals  and commercial managers specializing in providing accurate cost planning from conceptual design to tender documents on all types of construction projects.

Atrium Consultants is a division of Atrium Construction Ltd. which was originally formed by its Principal, Ian Duncan in 1988 as a Project Management and Contracting business. Ten years later Atrium changed its focus to the consulting side of the industry.

Atrium can also provide full cost control services or project management services from inception through to final completion with the added benefit of value engineering through the design and construction process.

With Atrium Consultants, clients get the best of both worlds with full competency in the consulting field combined with in depth experience and proficiency in contracting and development from a builder’s perspective.



Ian was trained in England as a Contractor’s Estimator / Quantity Surveyor and, in his formative years, was exposed to a broad range of other management functions including contracts management, project management, site supervision, planning and scheduling, claims and project cost control.

In addition to being a qualified Professional Quantity Surveyor (Fellow) in Canada and past president of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Ian is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

He has two Gold Seal Certificates as Project Manager & Estimator from the Canadian Construction Association.

Over thirty five years post qualification experience in senior management positions in the construction industry in England, Canada and the West Indies (Jamaica, Trinidad and Grenada). Positions held include President of Consultant Project Management Company, Director of a Development Company, Managing Quantity Surveyor in a Consulting practice, Chief Estimator and Executive Officer of a Contracting Group, Director of Cost and Market Analysis of a Public Company.