South Coast & Associates, Inc. is a full service Professional Construction Management & Design Consulting firm Specializing In Residential & Commercial Construction Projects of any size.  Our philosophy is to simply exceed our client’s expectations by providing a broad knowledge of the best and latest Products, Techniques and Building Code requirements to ensure your projects successful completion.  South Coast Architecture has offered creative solutions for countless projects throughout the Massachusetts & Rhode Island regions and along the way has developed many longstanding relationships with local municipalities, trades people and clientele.

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 and son.

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

Growing up in Dartmouth, Sid has been surrounded by construction and real estate professionals his whole life. He is a current undergraduate at UMass Dartmouth, Sid is aiming for his Bachelor’s in Finance. As Project Coordinator, he helps with the behind the scene responsabilities involved in construction and is an inside support for SCA’s project managers. 

Aside from his role on the South Coast team, Sid is a licensed Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway, which gives him the ability to best serve cleints with any of their real estate needs. Sid enjoys serving the community and is constantly looking for ways to get more involved.

Siddharth Banerjee

Siddharth Banerjee

Project Coordinator

Jason C Larrivey

Jason C Larrivey

Designer

Though born in New York, Jason (also called Jay) has spent most of his life in Massachusetts. A 2010 graduate of Bristol Plymouth’s drafting program, he studied both mechanical and architectural drafting, learning both a wide range of skills and computer programs. Upon graduating high school, he then studied at Becker College with a focus in 3D Design. In his first job out of college, he assisted in the design and creation of mobile marketing vehicles, exhibits, and displays. Before joining the South Coast team, Jason spent some time working with The Home Depot as a Measure Technician, where he would travel to customer’s houses or job sites to create working drawings of interior spaces based off measurements he took and conditions he noted.

His spare time is dedicated to either his family or relaxing. Rarely both.

Born in Dartmouth, Ma, Christian has always had a great interest in the construction world. During Christians’ time at Dartmouth High School, he attended mainly business-oriented classes, as well as design courses. Aside from those courses Christian has gained experience with architectural CAD, as well as project management, and has taken courses in order to get his real estate license. Although he is the youngest member of the South Coast team, Christian brings many useful attributes to the team.

Aside from his role in the construction industry, Christian is also a licensed Real Estate Agent with REMAX Vantage. This allows for him to help his clients in not only the process of designing and building their dream homes; but also in the search for land and any other real estate needs.

Christian D. Gwozdz-Silveira

Christian D. Gwozdz-Silveira

Designer

Kevin Braga

Kevin Braga

Lead Carpenter

Raised and still residing in New Bedford Ma. Kevin has always had a passion for carpentry work and comedy. Kevin has been a carpenter since he turned 18 years old and a comedian since he was 4. Before Kevin joined South Coast & Associates he worked as a historical carpenter, specializing in historical replication as well as led a couple of carpentry teams over the years. Due to his previous work experience, Kevin brings many useful finish carpentry and overall construction skills, as well as team leading knowedge to the table.

When Kevin isnt leading the carpintry team; he enjoys spending time with his two sons by going on camping trips and going out with friends.

Raised in Fall River, Ma. Justin always had a niche for the construction industry. In his years growing up in Fall River Justin attended Diman Regional Voc. Tech, where he learned many of the hands on skills and trades that he uses today. Before joining South Coast & Associates, inc. Justin worked as a mechanic, as well as a laborer and a carpenters assistant. His past educational and work experience allows for him to be a unique part of the build team.

In Justin’s free time he enjoys watching football, playing video games, going on hikes with his fiancé, and spending time with family.

Justin Martin

Justin Martin

Carpenter

Mark Bourgeois

Mark Bourgeois

Carpenter

Raised in New Bedford, Ma. Mark spent most of his adult years assisting the general population as a critical care paramedic. In his time in the medical field Mark was a ground paramedic for 10 years as well as a flight paramedic for 5 years. Once Mark decided it was time for a career change he started doing fire, water, and mold remediation as well as home energy audits for the Mass Save program. With Mark adding his previous work experience and eagerness to learn it makes him a very valuable piece of the build team.

In Marks free time he enjoys playing basketball, and spending time with his wife and two kids.

Born in Port Charlette Florida, but raised in Lakeville Ma. Ed was always surrounded by construction, as his Father had his own framing company. In this time Ed learned many of the useful tips and skills that he uses to this day. Previous to joining the South Coast team he worked as an underground utility tech. where he worked on large-scale highway utility projects.

In Ed’s free time when he isn’t making the team laugh or working hard, he likes to work on vintage cars as well as hang out with his mom.

Ed Higgins

Ed Higgins

Carpenter