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Robert M. Freas

Principal

Construction Consulting

Professional Profile


Mr. Freas has broad and extensive experience in the identification, analysis and evaluation of construction claims related to scope changes, schedule delay/impact and extended performance, and production disruption/inefficiency. As a part of his participation in numerous project disputes, he has dealt with a wide range of schedule, cost and design/construction issues involving construction claims. Specifically, he has prepared as-planned schedules, prepared and analyzed as-built schedules, and prepared delay and performance related analyses, productivity-impact and acceleration analyses, and cost and damages claims. Mr. Freas has participated in the preparation and presentation of a number of major construction and contract claims.

Mr. Freas’ construction project experience includes power and industrial process facilities; water and waste water treatment plants; pipelines; hospitals and health-care facilities; educational and laboratory facilities; sports complexes, government and military-related facilities; hotels, resorts and casinos; high-rise office and condominiums; apartments; luxury residences; retail and restaurants; airports; highways and bridges; parking structures; correctional facilities; museums, performing art centers and theaters; and tenant improvement build-outs.

Mr. Freas’ non-construction project experience includes shipbuilding; light rail transit cars; military aircraft production and defense systems; and hardware and software development.

Mr. Freas also has provided construction management services to owner clients during programming, design, and construction phases. From both management and technical perspectives, Mr. Freas has managed and performed extensive cost recovery analyses and reviews for a major construction program. He also has provided clients with strategic guidance to resolve complex business issues.

Mr. Freas has been an adjunct professor in the Department of Civil, Environment, and Infrastructure Engineering at George Mason University.

  • M.S., Engineering Management, Catholic University of America, 1986
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 1982

    • Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP), Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International, #00345