OUR TEAM

David M. Silveira

David M. Silveira

President & Principle Project Manager

Besides being an active investor (flipping/buy and holds/wholesaling) Mr. Silveira is a licensed building industry and real estate professional, with over a decade of experience in Professional Construction Management & Design Consulting 

In 2009, He established South Coast & Associates, Inc., which is a full-service Professional Construction Management & Design Consulting Firm based in Dartmouth, MA specializing in Residential & Commercial Construction Projects of any size.

With the effective management of his staff and a methodical approach, Mr. SIlveira has successfully designed and managed over 1000 projects from initial conception to final implementation, all leading to successful outcomes in the following categories; Retail & Restaurant Designs, Heavy Timber & Masonry Mill Renovations, Custom Residential Designs, Historic Preservation, Coastal & Waterfront Home Designs, High Wind & Hurricane Designs, Site Analysis & Site Planning, Construction Control & Inspections, Commercial & Mixed Use Designs, Construction Planning & Building Code Review, Building Additions & Alterations requiring Structural Design.

David has offered creative solutions for countless projects throughout New England while developing numerous longstanding relationships with municipalities, tradespeople and clientele.

Specialties: Design, Project Management, Contractor Referrals, Site Analysis and Site Planning, Feasibility Studies, Structural Design & Engineering, Construction Control & Inspections, Blueprint Services, Custom Home Design, Additions & Renovations, Retail & Restaurant Design, Multifamily & Hospitality Design, Construction Estimating, Green Building Design, Building Code Review Services, High Wind & Hurricane Design Services, Coastal & Waterfront Home Design

Born in Boston, MA, Jorge has lived in the New Bedford area for most of his life. It was during his time at New Bedford High School that he discovered his passion for architecture. Jorge earned his Associate Degree in Architectural Engineering from New England Institute of Technology in 2007.

Before joining South Coast & Associates, Inc., in 2010, Jorge worked for a local general contractor. With over ten years of experience working in the field of architectural design, he has the knowledge and skills in designing from concept to completion. Jorge works diligently to create design solutions that are unique to the specific needs of clients in both commercial and residential projects.

As Senior Design Build Project Manager at SCA, Jorge is experienced in all phases of construction projects, ranging from schematic design, final construction documents, project permitting, building material estimating & construction bidding/management. Jorge is also extremely proficient in 3d interior/exterior modeling & drafting. His technical knowledge makes him an important part of this team. Jorge currently resides in New Bedford with his wife.

Jorge M. Garcia Jr.

Jorge M. Garcia Jr.

Senior Design Build Project Manager

Aaron Araujo

Aaron Araujo

Project Manager

Born and Raised in New Bedford, Ma, Aaron knew he wanted to serve his community. After receiving a degree in mechanical engineering, he worked as an engineer for 3 years before finding his niche within real estate design and development. After completing a number of successful real estate projects on his own, Aaron joined the South Coast team to apply his problem solving skill set to our growing portfolio of redesign and development projects. Aaron now focuses on construction project management, existing condition drafting, and identifying investment opportunity.

In his spare time, Aaron loves traveling, staying active, attending concerts, woodworking, and spending time with friends and family

With a bachelor’s degree in science, a minor in art, and a focus in architecture from the University of Hartford (ABET,NAAB) Chris has always remained a high energy individual showing his passion for design with as many different forms of media as possible.  He came on board with South Coast & Associates, Inc., in 2012 and whether it is space planning, computer rendering, or painting and sketching he has helped complete many projects under David introducing a versatile background to the firm in the design and construction industry. 

Aside from architecture he also enjoys freelance painting, drawing, graphic design, photography, furniture design, and also has worked in the restaurant industry for the past 10 years.  He has coached basketball for various youth leagues and enjoys staying an active community member in the New Bedford and South Coast area.

Christopher Leaver

Christopher Leaver

Design Build Project Manager