David C. Smith & Son, Inc.

General Contractor, Builder, and Developer

Why Choose Us?


Core Competencies


In 1995, the firm refocused its market base in pursuit of contracting opportunities in research and health care related facilities. This refocusing effort proved successful, as the firm has completed  numerous projects at facilities such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Fort Meade/National Security Agency, Ft. Detrick, etc. Along with work performed in specific health care and research environments, David C. Smith & Son, Inc. has completed numerous tenant fit-out projects for private physicians, business owners, and at small industrial factory locations. Through the years, the firm has gained valuable experience working in the following unique environments: critical hospital environments, medical patient care areas, animal research facilities, animal operatory rooms, animal holding areas, primate enclosures & free ranging research grounds, aquatic research laboratories, scientific & medical laboratories (BSL-1, BSL-2 & BSL-3 Environments), professional office suites & exam rooms, restrooms, kitchens, libraries, class 100,000 clean rooms, anterooms, tissue culture rooms, microscopy rooms, cold rooms, darkrooms, magnet imaging & research rooms, server rooms, conference rooms, microinjection rooms, scanning electron microscope rooms, LAN rooms, Drosophila fly food production facilities, etc.


David C. Smith & Son, Inc. performs all architectural work in- house. This includes but is not limited to demolition, framing, drywall installation & finishing, painting, casework and millwork installation, interior finishes, punch-out, etc. The firm works on a variety of construction project types (i.e. design-bid-build, bid-build, and design-build).  David C. Smith & Son, Inc. is proud of it solid track record of performing successfully on the most challenging of the afore mentioned project types; the design-build project. We have successfully completed design-build projects in several challenging and complex research and hospital facilities; the NIH Building 10 Clinical Complex Center, the NIH Building 50, Louis Stokes Building, and the NIH Bldg. 14A Animal Complex.


Many clients have informed us that they enjoy working with David C. Smith & Son, Inc. because of the personal attention they received on their projects. Since we are a relatively small firm, clients will interact consistently with the same project management staff, superintendents and field personnel from project inception to project completion.