Since 2017, Príme crafts unique development projects with purpose.
From residential to large scale mixed properties, our experienced multi-dimensional team with a Pan-European vision identifies and anticipates up-coming opportunities and trends in markets throughout Europe, offering attractive turn-key solutions that bring added value to a city, investors and buyers. Our tailor-made rehabilitation solutions envision utility in function and innovation in design and approach each project with respect for its location and heritage.
With Príme offices set up in the various cities we operate in, our top-down management team privileges local partners — engineers, artists, architects, designers and artisans — with a clear focus on maximizing each project’s integration into its social and economic environment, heightening resources, investment and growth.
Behind each façade, there is life. The present and future built sustainably and responsibly within the legacy of the city.
Stones, tiles, signature shapes and lines: layer by layer, each material serves a purpose. One carefully created by our own curatorship of partners that understand the heritage of the place and explore our forward-thinking vision in all its dimensions. Together, we craft the uniqueness of the city narrative. A story shaped by the lifestyle of its people, one that will resonate beyond its time of creation. Form & function, fragments of interior & exterior and of tradition & innovation cohabitate under one place. Príme’s crafted places.
Meet Príme’s crafting experts. An in-house family of skilled professionals that work locally to guarantee excellence in every area of Príme’s project developments.
Managing Director of Amerant Bancorp (Amerant Bank)
Managing Director of Gran Roque Capital (Real Estate Mgmt Comp.)
Member of the Board of Director of Agartha Real Estate, S.L.
Managing Director of H.L. Boulton
Managing Director of Invecap Inversiones Inmobiliarias, S.L.
Bachelor of Business Administration from Universidad Metropolitana
Federico Rosales studied Law at the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela and has extensive experience in business development and in the financial sector, where he has spent the best part of his career. Complementary to his financial and legal skills, is his proficiency in marketing and sales, management and business development. After 10 years of experience working alongside luxury and high-end real estate developers in the Iberian Peninsula, with a principal and advisory role, Federico founded Príme Portugal Investment Advisory and is currently CEO of the company.
Rita Samões holds a degree in Economy from NOVA School of Business & Economics and an MBA by The Lisbon MBA International in collaboration with MIT – Sloan School of Management. With over 15 years’ work experience in finance and administration, and a deep knowledge in the construction and real estate industry acquired over her past experience as Financial Director at Remax Portugal and Financial Director at Constructora San José for Portugal and abroad. Rita is responsible for the management of the SPVs, investment relations and bank financing at Príme and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
José Galvão holds a degree in civil engineering from the Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa with a postgraduate diploma in Project Management from the Lisbon School of Economics & Management. With over 20 years’ experience in Project and Construction Management in Portuguese holdings within the real estate sector, he is specialized in real estate development in residential, services, rehabilitation, tourism and infrastructures areas. José, as Manager of Construction, runs projects and construction in Príme and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Pedro Pinheiro holds a degree in Business Administration and a master’s in finance from Católica Business School. With over 10 years of work experience in Corporate Finance, namely in Financial Analysis and Modelling, he previously worked for Deloitte in Portugal in the financial advisory service division. Pedro is currently responsible for the business development and investment analysis and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Laura Canarias has 6 years of working experience in the Capital Markets Group at Cushman & Wakefield Portugal. She started in the Retail Investment department and while doing her master’s in Hotel Management, focused on Hotel & Resort transactions all over Portugal. Laura has a Management Degree from ISEG and spent a semester at Ca’Foscari University in Venice. Speaks Portuguese, English, basic Italian, and is currently learning Korean.
Claudio Morais has over 15 years of work experience in administration and finance controlling industry, including real estate. Claudio was previously responsible for administration in a family-owned real estate company and a finance controller within several industries, from airlines to pharmaceuticals. Cláudio is an expert in implementing control processes and in property management and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Teresa has studied at Bath University and holds a Master in Architecture from Lisbon Faculty of Architecture. She has de first-year diploma from Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes in drawing class and has recently attended numerous courses in sustainable design from Ugreen School. Teresa has worked for three years in sales with the WIP promoters and protocol events with TByrne trainees. She speaks fluent Portuguese, English, and Spanish.
Filippo Buffa holds a Masters in European Business from ESCP Europe Business School and studied Political Science at the University of Turin. Currently active as RIVA´s Chief Investment Officer, Filippo has over 12 years of experience in real estate investment management, and his expertise comprises on income generating prospects and opportunities of added value. Prior to this, Filippo worked in several countries on a diverse portfolio of real estate assets. Filippo also contributed to the development of renewable energy investments following Europe’s Green Economy Program and worked for the Bankinter in Madrid as well as for the global advisory firm Accenture, in Milan.
João is partner of CCSL Advogados and has previously worked at Cuatrecasas, as a member of the Public Law and Real Estate Departments. João also acted as a Member and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Economy of the XIX Portuguese Government and interned in the European Commission and in the European Parliament, in Brussels. He speaks fluent Portuguese, English, Spanish, French and Italian.