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Learn to Calculate Delay Claim Costs

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Learn to Calculate Delay Claim Costs

Presented by Anwar Hafeez

When contractors encounter owner-caused (excusable/compensable) delay they are typically entitled under the contract to recover both the time resulting from the delay, as well as delay damages. Typically, contractors seek to recover their delay costs — extended field office overhead or general conditions costs. However before we get into the specifics, we'll also review the basics. Listen to Anwar to:


  • Learn what is a delay for a GC and a Subcontractor?
  • Discover legal definitions of delays
  • Understand different types of delay
  • Learn the difference between compensable and non-compensable delays
  • Figure out what types of schedules are used to prove delays and when
  • Discover how to calculate the escalation costs the most effective way
  • Determine how to calculate the Extended Overhead costs the most profitable way
  • Become familiar with how to calculate costs that most contractors don’t think about in preparing delay costs
  • Get an idea of who is or might be responsible for different types or delay occurrences
  • Review how best to calculate costs associated with various types of delays

In addition, the webinar offers recommendations on how project owners can resolve delay issues in advance, thus making the issue less contentious should a contractor encounter an owner-caused delay.

Who will benefit from this webinar?

  • Owners & owner representatives
  • Construction managers
  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Attorneys

Anwar Hafeez is a nationally known and respected engineer and construction project manager, who has personally supervised over $1.4 Billion of major construction projects and has settled over $350 Million in Change Orders and Claims in over forty -–five years. His most notable projects include the San Diego Convention Center, Los Angeles Central Library, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Expansion for the 1984 Olympics, Washington DC Subway System (WMATA), Radisson Flagship Hotel in Manhattan Beach, CA, Armed Forces Medical University in Bethesda, MD, and Walter Reed Army Hospital Barracks.

For most of his career he has served as the “man in charge” of bulding projects, overall project budgets, CPM schedules, subcontractor supervision and claims and change order resolution. In over forty-five years, Mr. Hafeez has settled over $350 Million in construction claims and change orders, offering a unique depth of experience in construction claims and dispute resolution.

In 1994, after successfully completing the construction of the Los Angeles Central Library – including historical restoration of a 1920’s landmark structure adjoining a new eight story expansion wing, Anwar Hafeez founded SDC & Associates, Inc. as a San Diego based construction consulting firm specializing in construction claims analysis, time impact analysis, CPM scheduling, construction and project management, training, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support.

Based on this wealth of knowledge and personal experience, Mr. Hafeez is now a sought after litigation expert and alternate dispute resolution specialist, serving as a panelist on a Dispute Review Board for WMATA (DC Subway System), a DRB member listee of the Boston Central Artery Project (the world’s largest public works project) and most recently, as an Certified Arbitrator and Mediator for cases of the Contractors State License Board as well as private disputes.

Mr. Hafeez is active in numerous trade associations including Associated General Contractors, Associated Builders and Contractors, American Subcontractors Association, National Electrical Contractors Association, Construction Financial Managers Association, American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association and Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. Mr. Hafeez is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Construction Industry Forum, American Arbitration Association, Forensics Consultants Association of San Diego and Forensic Expert Witness Association.

Listen to Anwar's presentation to learn more about every aspect of calculating delay claims costs and understanding what needed to support those costs.

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