Mr. Velasco has 12 years of experience working in the construction industry, providing a variety of advisory and consulting services across the entire project life cycle including on projects both domestically and abroad.
Prior to joining Secretariat, Mr. Velasco worked in Deloitte’s Engineering and Construction Consulting group where he performed cost segregation analyses, cost estimating, and purchase price allocations for various types of capital projects to maximize tax benefits. In doing these analyses, Mr. Velasco performed quantity takeoffs of site improvements, exterior and interior building components, interior finishes, and MEP components for new and existing buildings.
Additionally, Mr. Velasco has performed construction audits and cost assessments for both healthcare and retail industries. Mr. Velasco has helped clients identify cost recovery items and gaps in their construction policies and procedures and provided recommendations to improve these processes. His work has spanned across several industries and project types including retail, gaming, hospitality, office, manufacturing, storage facilities, and fitness clubs.