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Mack Industries also provided a retaining wall to the National
Interstate project. "Snavely Group has worked with Mack Industries on numerous projects that each required complex retaining
wall solutions," Porter says.
THE RITENOUR GROUP
Based in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Snavely Group specializes in preand post-construction services and real estate development. The
company was founded in 1950 as a masonry contractor.
"We got into development and general contracting in the '80s
and we've been doing it ever since," Porter says, noting that the
company has a strong reputation in its industry. "Whenever
there's a commercial job that comes up in the Cleveland area or
surrounding suburbs, Snavely is a company that is top of mind
[and] has a legitimate chance of doing the project."
Porter, who has been with Snavely Group for 30 years, says
the company's family atmosphere and extensive expertise have
contributed to its longevity. "We bring combined experience and
insight as both a developer and a general contractor, which is a
big plus for us," he says.
President Pete Snavely helps nurture the family feel by keeping himself accessible to employees. "You can get his ear when
you need to and he can help you, comment and guide you if you
need," Porter says.
The Cleveland market, he notes, is keeping Snavely Group
very busy. "Quite frankly, we're enjoying it right now," he says,
noting that this keeps the company close to the region.
Porter predicts continued growth for Snavely Group, particularly in the development of its own properties. "That seems
to be something that we're doing a little bit more of, which is
good," he says. "That tells you that our market in Cleveland is
Group is using its strong
relationships with suppliers to complete
the headquarters successfully.
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