J. Smart & Co. Contractors Plc together with its subsidiaries, engages in the construction and development of public works, shopping centres, offices, factories, warehouses and both local authority and private housing. The company manufactures and sells hydraulically pressed concrete products, including kerbs and paving slabs for builders, merchants, contractors, housebuilders, and private individuals. It builds private houses, carrying out industrial, commercial developments and redevelopments for sale or lease and develops shopping centres, offices, factories and warehouses. The company was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom.