James Weber joined Xpera Group as director of cost estimating in 2015. He is our “go-to-guy” for all things cost-related, including feasibility studies, forensic review, value estimating, expert witness testimony and estimating oversight.
Weber has been active in the construction industry for over 25 years, working both in the
field as a journeyman electrician as well as in the office as a chief cost estimator and a consultant with an emphasis in electrical. His tenure includes work with two of the nation’s largest electrical contractors as well as leading construction management consulting firms.
Over the years, Weber has been involved in all types of construction projects, including heavy industrial, residential, healthcare, hospitality, education, public works and more. Most recently, he oversaw the tenant improvement project for Xpera’s own headquarters building in San Diego.
Some of the major projects Weber has been involved with over the years include the San Diego, Las Vegas and Orange County airports; Hollywood Resort & Casino in Jamul, Calif.; a 478-unit residential/mixed-use project in Los Angeles; two 69-unit apartments projects in San Diego and Walnut Creek, Calif.; sports facilities at Chico State University and American University in Washington D.C.; various corporate facilities for Facebook in California; industrial projects for Shell Oil in the Gulf of Mexico; and healthcare facilities for Kaiser Permanente in California, Hawaii and Georgia and the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
Weber is a member of the American Society of Professional Estimators and is a licensed electrical inspector by the International Code Council and International Conference of Building Officials (ICC/ICBO).
Weber holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of San Diego, where he also studied construction defect litigation in the lawyer’s assistant program.
In his free time, Weber enjoys traveling, fishing and off-roading.
To learn more about Weber’s areas of expertise or to view a mock deposition, visit James Weber's Expert Profile.