Grupo Soares da Costa is one of the largest groups in the civil construction and public works sector in Portugal.
Soares da Costa possesses a strong international focus (62 per cent of their business volume in 2011 was of an international nature), with offices in Florida (USA), Angola, Mozambique, and Romania, and regular activity in many other countries. In a worldwide ranking performed by the North American magazine ENR (2012), the company holds the 105th position as an international contractor (business volume outside of the country of origin.). In European terms, Soares da Costa is among the first 100 largest groups of construction, classifying itself in 2011 on the 48th place, accordind to the European powers of construction publication.
The corporate structure is based on four sub-holdings which correspond to four business groups: Construction, Concessions, Industry and Real Estate.
The strong technical capability and international market focus, as well as highly qualified human resources have been the key to the group’s success.
Vision and Strategic Objectives
To be an economical group providing construction and services/concessions of international proportion, at levels of profitability and generation of stockholder wealth in line with the best worldwide references in the sector.
To correspond to market and client demands through a sustained business model, and through qualified and motivated personnel that generate economical, social, and environmental value, thus provisioning an attractive return on the stockholders’ investments.
Group Soares da Costa is guided by the following values:
- Permanent focus on market and client satisfaction
- Management efficiency and efficacy
- Integrity and ethics
- Socially responsible behavior
- Respect for the environment