Who We Are


Who We Are

About Us

About Us

 

Aguirre Project Resources, LLC (APR) is a professional consulting firm dedicated to providing estimates, schedules, cost analysis, program/project controls and technology expertise to project sponsors, project teams, and stakeholders to accurately and efficiently plan and execute their projects. We are an SBA 8(a) firm with numerous S/D/MBE certifications throughout the U.S.

APR enables owners, investors and developers to more reliably and confidently plan and execute their investments. We give our clients the confidence in knowing their projects are designed and implemented within established budget and scheduling parameters.

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With over 100 years of combined experience leveraging a unique blend of estimating, scheduling and technology subject matter expertise, APR provides hands-on development and leadership at every stage of the project lifecycle. We understand the requirements, risks, scrutiny and challenges clients face when planning, designing and building multi-million and multi-billion dollar programs.

With offices in Dallas, Houston, and Washington D.C., APR has supported major projects that include: Federal, Aviation; Roads, Highways and Bridges; Large Developments (Live, Work, Play, Urban Revitalization); Rail (Light Rail, Rolling Stock, Heavy Rail, High Speed); Healthcare, Education (K-12, University, Research); Energy; Technology (Data Centers, HPCC); Environmental; High Energy Physics; and Special Use (Stadiums/Arenas, Theaters, Resorts, Hospitality).

We encourage project owners and managers to involve APR at the early stages of a project life cycle, to achieve optimum results. To date, our estimating, cost management, and scheduling processes have saved clients over 10% or $1.5B in total costs allowing them to allocate funds to other projects and initiatives.
 

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Our Leadership
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Charles Aguirre


 
 
 
Managing Member

Charles Aguirre

Decades of excellence in project delivery and leadership.

 
Charles is a Certified Estimating Professional (CEP) with over three decades of experience in the construction industry working on multi-million and multi-billion dollar projects throughout the U.S. and around the world. Charles has many significant accomplishments that include:

  • Leading the estimating efforts for independent program validation and reconciliation projects that resulted in significant cost savings to his clients and led to the funding of program additions and new initiatives.
  • Conducting an independent and reliable cost estimate for a major Capital Improvement Program (CIP) program prior to committing the budget for the project. Charles efforts led to him undersigning the Letter to Certify the issuance of $796M as the aggregate principal amount of Special Project “Series 8 Bonds” to finance the overall program costs.
  • Development of an independent cost estimate used to reconcile and negotiate GMP estimates for various bid packages on a $2B terminal renewal and improvement plan.
  • Integration of estimate resources for construction trades and major materials into the program schedule; and transition of all estimate information into a BIM model use by the CM for project controls on a major rail expansion.

Of all of his accomplishments, the one Charles is most proud of is having the opportunity to mentor hundreds of fellow construction professionals across many industry sectors over the past 35 years.

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Tom Glancy


 
 
 
Chief Estimator

Tom Glancy

Constructability guru.

 
Thom is a Chief Estimator with over 20 years of experience. He was born into a famous construction family and grew up watching skyscrapers, bridges and rail projects come to life before him. Growing up, Tom witnessed every stage of the process from relocation, to land clearing, to demolition, to new construction. It was no surprise that he would go into the family business. For over two decades, Tom has worked on aviation, rail, construction, and numerous development projects throughout the U.S. He is a highly sought subject matter expert with considerable risk assessment and market analysis experience.

Tom is an expert in construction means and methods for airport construction. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) development. He has led technical interviews with project sponsors and key stakeholders to create detailed plans. Through these efforts, he has prepared Master Plan estimates for several key aviation and transportation projects within the U.S., Canada and Europe.

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Christopher Watson


 
 
 
Director, Tailored Technical Solutions

Christopher Watson

Solution Architect Champion.

 
For over 15 years, Christopher has led and managed the conception and implementation of numerous business process solutions. His needs assessment and technical problem solving skills have benefited government agencies and Fortune 100 Companies in the U.S and around the world. As a Solution Architect for best of breed integrated COTS and with cloud based enterprise platforms, Christopher transforms the complex into an easy and sustainable process. His passion in bringing-to-bear his breadth of knowledge and best practices from across numerous industries to the customer, makes him a superstar performer.

Whether it’s improving your capitalization or operational segments of your organization, Christopher has proven skill and leadership necessary to create the right synergy between senior management, stakeholders, SME’s, software developers, end-users, administrators, and IT for collaborating effectively towards the most optimal solution.

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Larry Harrod


 
 
 
Chief Estimator

Larry Harrod

Reconciliation leader with calmness under pressure.

 
Larry is a Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) with over 20 years of civil and facility estimating experience in construction, aviation and transportation, As a young man, Larry enjoyed playing with building blocks and creating complex structures. He took his creative skills and began working in construction performing various jobs including bricklaying, carpentry and electrical while attending college and earning a B.S. degree in Building Construction. Larry’s hands-on experience has served him well. He has prepared airport Master Plan estimates for several key HUBs within the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Larry frequently develops construction estimates for airport project managers and planners that required conceptualizing scope from conveyed information and developing Basis of Estimates and civil and structural estimates for the program/schematic and design phases. He also develops airport specific assembly databases from commercial data resources, such as R.S. Means, from which to facilitate the development of estimates.

Larry is known throughout the industry for his ability to simplify complex projects breaking them down into well defined and easy to understand components.

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Enabled Diversity

APR has obtained Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Small Business Enterprise (SBE), and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certifications with certifying agencies at the state and local level. These certifications give us the opportunity to participate in special programs and pursue opportunities dedicated to growing small businesses and increase participation. The following table outlines the certifications APR has achieved:

Certifying Agency Certifications
U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Development Program SBA 8(a)
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
Port of Houston Authority Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
City of Atlanta’s Equal Business Opportunity Program (EBO) Hispanic American Business Enterprise (HABE)
Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)
Dallas/Forth Worth Minority Supplier Development Council MBE, SBE
Orlando International Airport MBE, SBE
Florida Department of Transportation DBE
Metropolitan Washington Unified Certification Program
– District Department of Transportation
DBE
Metro Washington Airport Authority Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (LDBE)
California Unified Certification Program – Department of Transportation DBE
Denver Office of Economic Development DBE
Utah Unified Certification Program – Department of Transportation DBE
City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity MBE, SBE
City of Philadelphia Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) Registry Minority Business Enterprise MBE
Utah Unified Certification Program – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation DBE
Minnesota Unified Certification Program – Department of Transportation DBE
Georgia Unified Certification Program – Department of Transportation DBE