Snell Properties Announces Vice President, Construction & Development

Douglas Rigler joins executive team in newly created position

Arlington, VA (October 20, 2022) — Snell Properties announced today that Douglas Rigler has joined the real estate investment and development company as Vice President, Construction & Development.  Mr. Rigler arrives with a track record of success in construction management as well as hands-on experience as a licensed architect, bringing a unique blend of sought-after skills to the role.  At Snell, he will provide strategic leadership and day-to-day management of the company’s construction pipeline, from ground-up development projects to renovations and value-enhancement endeavors at existing properties in the portfolio.

“We are pleased to welcome Doug Rigler to our leadership team,” said Christopher Hanessian, President of Snell Properties. “His reputation for quality work, managerial prowess and architectural expertise caught our attention and we greatly look forward to working alongside him.”

Prior to joining Snell, Mr. Rigler served as Vice President, Construction at Artemis Real Estate Partners in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  At Artemis, he oversaw major construction projects across the existing portfolio and managed over $700 million of investment in ground-up development construction with a total budget of more than $1.7 billion.

Mr. Rigler was previously Vice President, Construction at Federal Capital Partners, where he supervised the company’s construction activity.  This included multifamily, commercial and office assets.  Mr. Rigler graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Columbia College in New York.

About Snell Properties

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Snell Properties is an investor, developer, and asset manager of a portfolio of multifamily, commercial, and mixed-use properties in urban and suburban submarkets surrounding Washington, D.C. and throughout the Southeast United States.  Founded in 1947 by George Snell, the company has built a legacy of creating value with its core portfolio of multifamily and commercial assets. Today Snell is managed by a seasoned team of real estate professionals with expertise in acquisitions, value-add renovations, development, finance, and asset management. With a noteworthy portfolio of assets and exciting plans to expand into new markets and ventures, Snell is a boutique firm building on its legacy in innovative ways, including the redevelopment of the Ames Center in Rosslyn.  For more information, please visit

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