Luis Horta e Costa was born on November 26, 1954 in the city of Porto, Portugal. He was a part of Grupo Espirito Santo for 35 years, and developed Angola's biggest private investment platform. This included developing more than 250,000 square meters in real estate projects. Before founding capital and property development company Square View in 2016, Luis Horta e Costa also co-founded Habitat Vitae, another real estate development company. Since 2008, Horta e Costa is a part of the Board of Administration for one of Portugal's largest luxury real estate complexes.
As one of Square View's founding partners, Luis Horta e Costa focuses on the company's investment opportunities and investor relations.