RAMON E. PEREZ BRAS, R.A.

President and founder of TEAM Dominicana, S.A.S. Architect Perez Bras has more than forty years of professional practice in the US, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, where he has maintained residence since 1976.

His experience in developing projects encompasses a wide spectrum of professional services from Design Development to Total Project Management, Construction and Supervision for Tourist Resort Complexes, Residential Developments, Schools, Public Housing, Housing for the Elderly and sophisticated Hospital, Hotel, Golf, Food Service and Industrial Facilities.

LABOR EXPERIENCE:

TEAM DOMINICANA, S.A.S. – Full Partner and Project Manager (1997- Present)

Corporación Zona Franca Santiago (2014-Present): TEAM Dominicana was awarded the Construction Management Contract to build the First Two Industrial Plants (A1&A2) within their new state of the art Industrial Park (Ampliación del Parque Industrial Víctor Espaillat Mera) to house the facilities for General Shoes Corporation, a Taiwan Based Industry relocated to Santiago.

Likewise within the Industrial Park, TEAM was also awarded the Construction Management Contract to build the Two Industrial Plants, A4 (in process) and A5 housing the BOOMBAH Custom Uniforms Corporation.

Team Dominicana was also responsible for supplying and installing all exterior Metal Louvers, Exterior Fascias and Metal Ceilings for the five TRP-5 Industrial Plants housing the newly installed SWISHER Dominicana Facilities.

Constructora Norberto Odebrecht, (2002-2014): TEAM Dominicana was the largest subcontractor hired by Constructora Norberto ODEBRECHT for the design and construction for all their Office, Infirmary, Auditoriums, Kitchen, and Diners, Maintenance Shops and Sports Facilities of the following projects:

  • Acueducto Múltiple de La Línea Noroeste – 2002-2005
  • Hidroeléctrica de Pinalito, Constanza – 2005-2006
  • Autopista del Coral – Romana a Punta Cana 2010-2011
  • Acueducto Hermanas Mirabal – La Vega 2011-2012
  • Autopista Bávaro – Miches 2012-2013
  • Termoeléctrica de Bani –Punta Catalina 2014-2015

Maxim’s Bungalows: 115 high end luxury apartment complex in Cofresí Beach, Puerto Plata including state of the art Gymnasium and Spa facilities for the Joint Venture of the Elliot Group and Maxim Magazine of New York. Maxim is the best-selling men’s lifestyle magazine in the United States and the world, with 31 international editions in 45 countries.

Consorcio Acueducto Noroeste (2002-2006): TEAM Dominicana was the largest subcontractor hired by the Joint Venture of Constructora Norberto ODEBRECHT -Andrade Gutiérrez to design and build their main camp as well as execute all concrete structures to support and anchor all main pipelines and water tanks as well as the concrete main reservoirs at the main water Treatment Station for the new Acueducto del Noroeste. (2002 – 2006)

Sun Village Beach Resort, Cofresí Puerto Plata (1999-2002): Design – Build of a state of the art 600 room hotel complex for EMI Resorts, Canada in Cofresí, Puerto Plata. The resort is positioned to cater the high-end sector of the U.S. and Canadian market and is located next to the largest dolphin and marine life habitat operating in the Caribbean, known as Ocean World together with a one hundred ship full service Marina.

Colgate Bleach & Warehouse Project, Santo Domingo (1997): Chlorine plant and warehouse distribution center, design development in joint venture with UNIPRO, AEP Puerto Rico for a 9500 m2 facility in Marañon, Villa Mella. Our association with UNIPRO in this project was instrumental in securing the commission by significant cost optimization of their US – Puerto Rico fee structure.

PÉREZ & PELLERANO, S.A. – Full Partner and Project Manager (1995)
JJ Roca S.A. Gregorio Luperón International Airport, Puerto Plata (1995): Design development, equipment procurement and construction of a 32,500 S.F. state of the art airline catering facility with an installed capacity for 12,000 meals per day. The installation has been quoted as revolutionizing the future of in-flight catering by the February 1995 issue of ONBOARD SERVICES MAGAZINE, the international trade publication for the industry.

BATTLE & VEGA CXA – Design Partner and Construction Manager (1976-78)
Hospital Regional de Santiago (1976-78): Total project management from design thru construction (using extensive post tensioning construction techniques), equipment procurement and installation of the largest institutional facility ever executed for the Dominican Government on a turnkey basis. Designed, built and delivered operational in 24 months, on budget of 11.5 million US dollars for 480 beds and 425,000 S.F.

EDUCATION

Georgia Institute of Technology (GEORGIA TECH)
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 1968

Professional Licences
Colegio de Arquitectos de Puerto Rico, Licencia No. 5668
Colegio Dominicano de Ingenieros y Arquitectos (CODIA), Licencia No. 4496

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Colegio de Ingenieros, Arquitectos y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico (CIAAPR)
Colegio de Arquitectos de Puerto Rico (CAPR)
Colegio de Diseñadores de Interiores de Puerto Rico (CDIPR)
Colegio Dominicano de Arquitectos, Ingenieros y Agrimensores (CODIA)
Instituto Dominicano de Tasadores de Bienes Raíces (ITADO)