Our team is a mixed of skill educated individuals, we’ve all come together after years of working with others to create one team -Paradise Homes. We have many sub contractors who also make our team well rounded and professional. Our backgrounds give us the upper edge on building and we all work very well together knowing each other’s strengths and weaknesses.
Ben Morris – Founder/Architect
Landscape architect by profession. More than 20 years in design, construction, project operations, sales and marketing. He completed a $12 million project called Tierra Pacifica in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It includes 76 houses, 18 personalized homes, with adequate and complete infrastructure with a clubhouse, B&B operation, swimming pools, tennis court, basketball court, a lake and a guard house at the entrance. To this project was added a $4 million shopping center with condominiums, a supermarket, a restaurant and several commercial units.
After this project was completed we moved to the South Pacific Zone and found a 770 acre estate that led to the purchase in 2005 and then to the sale in 2006 making a significant return to investors.
He operate the entire design and construction of the 6,500-square-foot masterpiece, Casa Big Sur in Dominical, which was completed in 2010. This is one of the finest homes built throughout Costa Rica’s South Pacific.
He designed and completed Tierra Verde community in Uvita, osa peninsula which includes 11 lots, all with the appropriate infrastructure, three personalized houses, a guard house and a beautiful entrance.
CAP ON CRIME – IN 2009 CAP was started by a group of local people that felt security matters needed to be handles by local as the police were not helping. Ben Morris was on the forefront and helped to organize many different levels of awareness making the southern zone safer and ….
Over years he has completed many amazing projects and continuous completing and starting new places. Check Portfolio
In these projects, he has not only been the helm in design and construction, but also has exceeded in sales, marketing, accounting, legal procedures, road infrastructure, energy efficiency, tax administration, permitting process, security and more. Fifteen years of full-time experience in Costa Rica who has provided an essential combination of experience and attitude anyone need to complete projects in the Southern Zone. High work ethic and enjoys working with good kind people.
“With a love for the arts and plants I bring a creative touch to each project combining traditional and modern Architecture”.
Juan Carlos Gomez – Partner
Over 14 years of construction experience all in the southern zone of Costa Rica. Juan Carlos manages the labor force, personally trains our crews before working out with the different teams to better understand their strength and weaknesses. We currently have over 45 employees working on all the different projects and they are all 100% Costa Rican. We run background checks on all the guys before they start with us making sure they have no legal problems. Most of the crews have been working together for many years and know each other well, we also have many family members on the staff allowing us to keep strong! Juan Carlos warranty provides security that after the house is completed any minor issues will be resolved without hassle. Juan Carlos is extremely proud of his team and enjoys hiring local skilled labors. He is in charge of paying all the Costa Rican employment taxes and society security for the crews.
Julian Elizondo Delgado – Architect/ Engineer
With over 16 years as a licensed Architected Julian is well qualified to design and engineer any project. With over seven years working together Julian and a major part of the team. His creativity and experience make us look good. We have been able to find way to design the most engineered house and the way to make budget fit around a house. He gives us options rather than creating challenges when plans are not fitting to the site as we may have believed. His internal team is made of Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Civil Engineers and draftsmen. He can create every detail that is needed to assure your house gets the finished you want.
Grupo Materiales – Hardware Store
We have selected to work mainly with Grupo Materiales Hardware store. Not only for their great customer services but also competitive prices and very organized accounting. Mario Mena is great for sourcing whatever products we need for the houses. After years of working with them it keeps our jobs moving smoothly and we never have problems having materials onsite when they are needed.
Island Pools – Pool Professionals
Island Pool and Spa has been established in Ojochal since 1995 and in Tenafly, New Jersey since 1988 The co-owners Don Conway and Marc Pope share over 50 years of experience in the industry, building and servicing swimming pools and spas. Don has been living in Ojochal for 20 years and has the most experienced and professional employees in the area.