Construction and Infrastructure Sector

Projects in the construction and infrastructure sector face many risks that can result from factors including, project timeline, volatile environments, uncertainty and mis-alignment of objectives. To successfully operate or invest in this complex environment, owners must anticipate the challenges and risks, build the right strategy and team and make informed decisions. 

Duff & Phelps has a unique team of industry experts committed to providing results-driven solutions that address the risks and uncertainties inherent to the construction and infrastructure sector. We are trusted advisors that ensure our clients achieve their business objectives by implementing strategies that anticipate, mitigate and resolve issues throughout the lifecycle of a construction project or investment.

Our Industry Solutions


Construction industry ventures face a variety of changes and challenges over the duration of the project lifecycle. When conflicts arise, we have the industry expertise and breadth of solutions across dispute resolution, contract management and project management to resolve conflicts quickly and efficiently.

Disputes Resolution

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Expert witness testimony

Contract Management

  • Contract review and drafting
  • Disputes board (DAB/DRB)
  • SWOT analysis

Cost Over-Runs and Delay Analysis

  • But-For analysis
  • Forensic
  • Quantum

Owner’s Advisory

Clients doing business in the construction and infrastructure sector continuously need to adapt to a changing environment and challenging scenarios. Our consultants work alongside them to provide end-to-end project and program management, operational restructuring and interim management solutions to achieve optimal outcomes.


  • Project management office
  • Program management
  • Project structuring
  • Risk management
  • Business plans

Operational Restructuring

  • Operational due diligence and restructuring
  • Project turnaround
  • M&A evaluation and integration

Interim Management

  • Transformation office
  • Business plan definition and implementation
  • Executives placement
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Other Areas We Can Help

Disputes Consulting

Providing expert analysis and testimony in the context of litigation, arbitration and other commercial disputes.

Disputes Consulting


Experienced arbitrators and expert witnesses across a wide array of sectors.


Valuation Advisory

Valuation and consulting for financial reporting, federal, state and local tax, investment and risk management purposes.

Valuation Advisory