About Buildingazores

BuildingAzores is a company based on the island of Santa Maria, in the Azores, Portugal, the place where João Filipe Figueiredo, Building Azores manager, was born. With the mission to develop and improve construction and real teh property market in Santa Maria with a focus on reconstruction and recovery of tradicional architecture of the island, BuildingAzores was launched in 2015, initially only with construction management services and licensing support. Today, thanks to its professionalism, personalized accompaniment and dedication to each process, BuildingAzores offers a variety of services related to selling, buying properties, from mediation to the management and maintenance of a property. With a dedicated and well-trained team in building management, engineering and architecture, as well as with the support of some external consultants in the areas of solicitor and advocacy, among others, BuildingAzores constantly seeks to improve its knowledge and ally- the best partners for the purpose of presenting themselves to the market with best and utmost professionalism.

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What we offer?

Personalized Support

Every client, every house, every process or every work is unique. We use our experience to propose the best solutions for you.


We dedicate ourselves to each process with the same motivation. We dedicate ourselves to our customers as if they were our family.

Our team

Our team

João Filipe

João Filipe is the founder, manager and director of Buildingazores. He has a degree in technological specialization in construction and public works and a course of properties valuation, certified by Securities Market Commission (CMVM), among other specific courses that he has been attending throughout his career. In Buildingazores João assumes the role of management and coordination of works and is the person in charge of the management and planning of construction, budget regulator, property appraiser and manager of “Health and Safety at Work” on site.
Our team

José Costa

Architect, since 2006, José has been gaining experience in different areas such as architecture, design and interior architecture. He has been trained in AVAC design, measurement and budgeting courses. Today at BuildingAzores José works as an architect.
Our team

Ricardo Lory

Ricardo Lory, a certified construction Senior CAD Technician, has been working at BuildingAzores since 2017. With experience on a variety of software’s dedicated to 2D Technical Design, 3D Modeling / 4D and Topography acquired over the 10 years he worked with english companies.



Our numbers


Construction supervision

Properties sold

Satisfied Customers

Years on the market