About Us

Started in 1989, Models Group began as being a partnership firm between Mr. Peter Vaz and Mr. Edgar Afonso, registered as Models Real Estate Developers, focused on construction and real estate. Over the years, with it’s quality construction buildings, it has become renowned as one of the most trusted developers in Goa among locals and non-residents. With the success of over 60 real estate projects and Mr. Peter Vaz’ quest for innovation, the company went on to diversify and lend its name to projects in hospitality, starting Sonesta Inns back in 1996. Founded Sporting Club de Goa in 1999 to champion football in India. Models ventured into leisure cruises in 2004 by setting the Coral Queen on its maiden trip around the Mandovi, and within no time has become a force to reckon with in Goa. Some of Models’ flagship buildings are now iconic landmarks in Goa, catapulting the brand to a league of its own. As a home-grown company, Models Groups, is focused on creating ground-breaking and value driven projects, nurturing local talent in design and architecture and creating employment opportunities. It has now become a trusted brand among home-owners, vacationers and those who are looking for job opportunities that fuel their creativity and helps them find their purpose.

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Models Real Estate Developers

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1991

Models Construction Pvt Ltd

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1996

1st Hotel Sonesta Inns

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1999

Sporting Clube de Goa

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2004

1st River Cruise Coral Queen

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2007

Lazy Lagoon Resort & Spa

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2012

The Fern Residency Miramar

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2013

Bay 15 Resort Destination Weddings & Events

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2016

Coral Queen II

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2017

Le Meridien, Calangute

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2017

Jamboree

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Court Yard by Marriott + Tribute Portfolio

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Jambo + Mako

"Setting Real Estate Benchmarks in Goa since 1989"

Design

Over the last 30 years, we have mastered the art of designing buildings that are design-forward, functional and filled with purpose. Our signature architectural style is rooted in minimalism, allows for plenty of natural light, sleek interiors and functionally designed spaces that are user-friendly for all members, making it the ideal space for multi-generational homes and offices.

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“We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us”. – Winston Churchill
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Sustainability

We are steadfast in our commitment to preserving the environment and this is evident in all our buildings – be it residential or commercial, or our hospitality portfolio.  In all of our projects, we try to use natural or sustainable materials wherever possible. Leveraging Goa’s monsoon season spread over four months, most of our projects are fitted with rainwater harvesting plants to help us minimize wastage of water.

Our Team

The company’s culture is rooted in giving voice to all employees and nurturing ideas and concepts. The meteoric success of Models Group is a result of the invaluable contributions of the whole team who share the same vision with the shared goal of taking the company to greater heights. The team comprises a host of seasoned professionals and dynamic youth, who collaborate on every project to share their expertise and perspective. The core team has worked with Models for over 15 years while some professionals have been with the company for 25 years and are instrumental in building this brand to be what it is.

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Peter Vaz

Chairman - Models Group


Mr. Peter Vaz, Chairman - Models Group , forayed into business in 1989 as a confident young man all of 21 years, with a clear vision of changing the perspective and possibilities of real estate in Goa. 30 years later, the landscape has changed, all the prime neighbourhoods in Goa boast of Models projects. Mr. Peter Vaz pushed the boundaries and is a vanguard of real estate development in Goa, who decided to diversify and ventured into hospitality, Leisure and Sports. He is a proud owner of some of Goa’s premium hotels and destination wedding venues, and also owns Goa’s most sought after cruise boats plying on the River Mandovi. He took his enthusiasm and passion for football to a whole level by starting Sporting Club de Goa in 1999.

Our Portfolio

Models Group is a Goa-based company with a diverse portfolio ranging from real estate projects to hospitality, leisure and sports. Models Group has successfully merged its business entities and passion to create a company that is not only diverse in verticals but also vibrant in its offerings making it one of most sought after companies in Goa by both partners and associates. 

  • Real Estate
  • Hospitality
  • Leisure
  • Football
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Our Residents

The project undertaken by Models Construction is top-notch. The apartment is very spacious and well-planned. They’ve kept in mind all the safety aspects. I am very comfortable and secure with Models Construction.

Charmaine Shackleton Godinho

About Models Group

Buying a House is a major decision on both Emotional and Economic fronts. It is rare that all one interests are addressed, let alone met. Therefore my wife and I are delighted that our decision to trust and purchase a flat in a Models building turned out well. What was promised was delivered and the building construction quality is excellent. The entire process was smooth and taken care of by the Models Builders office with clear communication, trust and flexibility. All legal and municipal requirements were handled by them, and the building efficiently transferred to the building society. The most delightful aspect was the post-sale support and hand-holding. We would not hesitate to recommend Models Builders to our friends and acquantances.

Chris & Marina Menezes

About Models Group

A home buy is perhaps the biggest commercial decision a family takes in a life time. As a buyer of first one ,then two, and then three premium flats from Models you can gather the kind of confidence you provide to home owners like me. I have bought and sold many flats in my 36 years of corporate life all over India from builders and i can say without doubt that the professionalism Models ,and specially you, show is way better than any other builder i have known. What you promise you deliver and also try your best to accommodate all our requests if it is possible to so. Buying a flat entails lots of time ,money ,misunderstandings and angst which were so easily and comfortably dealt with by you specially and Models. Customer happiness is something your culture is and one leaves your office feeling more as if he has dealt with a well wisher than a builder. The biggest positive you have is that you always asked us not to worry on anything and you meant it by trying to accommodate our needs as much as you could. My experience with builders has been to the contrary where almost always one was undelivered what was promised and what was also in agreement. The whole staff of Models and even Peter(Despite his busy schedules) always give you the confidence that your investments are both safe and wise Clara joins me in wishing Models all the very best for your future and request you to continue providing the same service and quality for many many years more.

Jude & Clara Magima

About Models Group

Models Marine Vistas is our dream come true. Our 4th Floor home overlooks the Arabian Sea keeping my Captain husband always in touch with gentle waves and cool sea breezes. My doctor son is a 5 minute bike ride away from Manipal hospital Dona Paula where he works.The in house swimming pool and gym bekon us in our leisure time with world class facilities. Amenities like superb decor, classy fittings, reliable elevators, 24 hour water supply, Solar heaters, backup generator, CCTV cameras, 24 hour security, dish TV, ample parking space and superbly maintained common area all add to the experience.Team Models has always been willing to give a patient ear to it’s very discerning customers addressing all their concerns timely. MODELS IS SECOND TO NONE!!!

Jude & Legia De Souza

About Models Group

I moved into my first Models home, Models Estate Phase 2 in early 2000. Over the years I introduced Models Harmony to my parents. And was so delighted with them, that we bought into Models Status and Models Elite. I know Models Constructions to be very good people, helpful and kind. Their structures stand tall and proud in a testimony to work well done. Models residents will vouch for after sales service even years after the flats have been handed over. I have seen their employees working with them over decades – testimony that it is indeed a model organisation. Privileged to be a Models resident.

Dr. Deepak Murthy

About Models Group

We purchased an apartment at Marine Vistas from Models,a Peter Vaz enterprise. This selection of a Models unit was done after visits to a number of new developments being built in the vicinity. We were very specific in our requirements. Peter’s staff went out of their way to accomodate us. Alterations as required were done and completed on a timely basis.Our architect confirmed to us that materials used in construction were of a very high quality. Today, three years later, the building and our unit is in excellent shape.Our unit has not required any repairs to date.The building is managed very professionally and all in all improved our quality of life— thanks to Peter and his staff.

Sudheer Desai

About Models Group

It is with the greatest pleasure for me and my family to say that we are proud owners of two beautiful apartments situated at Models Avalon and Models Villa Serene. The services provided to us by yourself, Alfred and your entire team, mainly the site Engineers from inception to their magnificent completion was simply outstanding. We were always pleased and satisfied with all our special requests and modifications. Since we lived in Dubai during the time both projects were ongoing, the support we had was very professional and in the most friendliest manner. We have taken possession of both our apartments however we are still being assisted with all our requests for which we are very grateful. You have our sincere and very best wishes for your future projects and assurance of our recommendation to friends and family.

Tiago, Alzira, Elton & Ashley Fernandes

About Models Group

I wish to state that I have been very happy in my Models home and greatly appreciate all the personal from team Models whenever I have needed it. I have no problems and am happy at the way things are working!

Urmilla Talyarkhan

Our Partners

In an effort to be able to consistently deliver top-quality homes and services, we have handpicked a host of partners who help us at various stages of development to ensure our clients get the best in realty.   If you are interested to join our panel, please send in your details to contactus@modelsgoa.com

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