Our Story

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Stone Distributor Since 1987

Decorative Line

Since 1987, we have been perfecting the art of buying and selling natural stone products. As a respected name in the industry, MARVA has a long-standing tradition of commitment to quality and service. We take pride in being a world-class forerunner in our industry, including leading the country in Cambria Quartz distribution.


2014

MARVA IS RECOGNIZED AS CAMBRIA’s TOP DISTRIBUTOR

MARVA commemorates 10 consecutive years as Cambria Quartz's #1 distributor, nationally.

2011

MARVA ANNOUNCES NEOLITH PARTNERSHIP

MARVA establishes a new partnership with Spanish company The Size, to offer their Neolith product line. 

2008

MARVA OPENS FIRST DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN RICHMOND, VA

MARVA opens a state-of-the-art Distribution Center in Richmond, VA, in a new centrally-located facility.

2007

MARVA LAUNCHES FIRST STONE BOUTIQUE

MARVA relocates from Suffolk, VA to Portsmouth, VA and launches the first Stone Boutique, which is recognized as one of the most inspiring Showrooms in the country.

2005

MARVA OPENS FACILITY IN NORTH CAROLINA

MARVA opens a new facility in Raleigh, NC, in order to supply stone to the the Tri-Cities and coastal regions of North Carolina.

2004

MARVA OPENS ITS SECOND LOCATION IN VIRGINIA

MARVA opens a location in Suffolk, VA meeting the growing demand for MARVA’s products in Virginia.

2003

MARVA ESTABLISHES TWO NEW PARTNERSHIPS

MARVA introduces a new company partner, Ashby Stinson. In addition, MARVA becomes the exclusive Mid-Atlantic distributor for Cambria, a first in Cambria’s history.

2002

MARVA Gains Market Share in the Mid-Atlantic

MARVA sells the Chicago, IL location, to focus on the Mid-Atlantic region.

2001

MARVA DEDICATES HEADQUARTERS in Richmond, Virginia

MARVA dedicates the Headquarters building in Richmond, Virginia with our core value statement:

“The Lord is my Shephard; I shall not want.” Psalm: 23:1

 

1999

MARVA EXTENDS TERRITORY TO MIDWEST

MARVA introduces the Midwest to our natural stone products, by opening a location in Chicago, IL.

1990

MARVA BEGINS DISTRIBUTING GRANITE

MARVA Marble, Co. becomes MARVA Marble & Granite, Inc. (“MARVA”), after the introduction of granite to our product line.

1989

MARVA IS FEATURED ON THE COVER OF STONE WORLD MAGAZINE

MARVA’s first feature is the cover of Stone World Magazine. Our Scinto Corporate Tower lobby project, featuring Tinos Green marble from Greece, gives MARVA worldwide recognition.

1989

MARVA’S DISTRIBUTION EXPANDS

MARVA’s Beltsville, MD location opens, and MARVA expands our natural stone line, by adding marble countertops as a new product for distribution.

 

1988

MARVA Offers Marble Tiles from Around the World

MARVA begins to offer popular marble tiles from around the world. Spain, Italy, and Turkey are several countries featured in the new, expansive product line.

1987

MARVA ESTABLISHES INITIAL OPERATION IN RICHMOND, VA

Marva Marble, Co. (“MARVA”) begins as a wholesale marble tile company that specializes in marbles from Greece.

We understand the industry,

because we are in the industry.

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