First Interstate Properties, Ltd. is a Northeast Ohio based full-service real estate development and management company. For 27 years, First Interstate has built a sound reputation as a responsible, can-do developer of environmentally respectful high impact projects that create value for surrounding communities, for residents and occupants, and for the investment community. Its professional team is dedicated to quality work, quality relationships, and uncompromised values. The results of that dedication are apparent to visitors at any of the properties First Interstate owns and manages.
First Interstate’s management objective is long-term equity growth and value enhancement. For that reason, First Interstate pays close attention not only to the initial quality of its developments, but also to detailed, preventative maintenance for all managed properties. In addition, First Interstate becomes an active member of local communities in which it owns and manages properties. Its professional team recognizes these projects require long-term commitments and works hard to develop and nurture long-term relationships in every one of its communities.
Mitchell Schneider is the founding Principal of First Interstate and serves as President and Chairman of the Board. Mr. Schneider practiced real estate development law for five plus years in Cleveland’s premier real estate development practice. In 1989, he set out to create First Interstate as a development firm with a difference. Mr. Schneider’s commitment to integrity filters through the work of each employee of First Interstate, as well as the myriad of professionals, consultants, contractors, and other service providers employed by First Interstate.