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SNELLMAN CONSTRUCTION

"Once people meet us
and learn our process,
they see that this is
our passion."
JOHN SNELLMAN JR.

By taking a forward-thinking approach, Snellman can better understand client's requests.

elevator and a curbless shower, as those were the kinds of things
the buyer anticipated needing later in life.
"We can look through different ideas and help define the
game plan," Snellman says. "It is important to think about func-

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tionality, we look into what people want for now and could
potentially need in the future. Home automation, green technology and practical integration are all items that clients are
looking for when designing a home. People want to be able to
control everything from their HVAC and sound systems to hot
tubs and power blinds."
By thinking ahead on these kinds of elements, Snellman can
anticipate what people want. Its most recent project also saw
a buyer that said they only wanted speakers wired into two
rooms. Snellman suggested a whole house prewire so the
homeowners could add onto the speaker system at a later time
with ease. This proved fortuitous not long after project completion when the buyer decided they wanted speakers wired
throughout the house.
"Forward thinking on our part allows us to understand what
people want," Snellman says. "We stay on top of everything taking place in the industry. Aesthetically, many people want modern contemporary design, while other want more ornate styles.
We must be able to see the entire spectrum of what is trending
now and what remains timeless."
For Snellman, continued success comes down to finding the
right price points. The company is focused on custom projects,
but it also has its eyes on select spec opportunities because
not everyone wants a high-end custom home. "Some people
may want a smaller footprint with more efficient use of space,"
Snellman says.
The company also sees that today's buyers remain cost conscious, and Snellman prides itself on strong relationships with
vendors and subcontractors that help it to control costs. In the
end, the company is always learning and working to keep up
with what kinds of homes people are looking for and what they
are aiming to spend, developing its model to make it work for
the market.
"This is our livelihood," Snellman says. "We've been around for
more than 50 years, and we want to propel our company to the
next level by showing people what the Snellman experience is all
about, classic craftsmanship with today's luxury in mind." )


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