Coates Construction Helped Shape Valley through Work

NILES, Ohio — From high school buildings in the Warren, LaBrae and Girard school districts to the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, and the McDonough Museum of Art, Coates Construction has helped to shape the identity of the Mahoning Valley through its work.

Founder, Mike Coates Sr. started the company in 1958 by building houses. Eventually he found a niche in industrial and institutional work, particularly hospitals and schools. Pairing quality work with “some good estimators,” the company began to expand, he says.

“We always did good work. And that’s what helped me climb up the ladder,” he says. “I had a lot of repeat customers.”

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