Business is Booming in the Outdoor LED Display Market

Impressive current and projected growth speaks to the advantages of signs incorporating dynamic capabilities for displaying multiple, time-sensitive messages. Bill DundasBill Dundas, a 40-year veteran of the on-premise sign industry as a fabricator, installer and journalist, is President/Executive Director of the Foundation for the Advancement of the Sign Industry (FASI).More Posts

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New Building/Digital Icon on tap for Times Square

The planned TSX Broadway building will feature a 46-story LED display running the entire length of the sides facing Times Square. To be located on the corner of 47th Street and Broadway, the new building will house 46 floors of retail, entertainment and accommodation. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/18/times-square-is-about-to-get-a-giant-new-billboard-called-tsx-broadway.html Bill DundasBill Dundas, a 40-year veteran of the on-premise sign […]

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Florida Hospital Rebrands as AdventHealth

Identity program encompasses multiple locations involving numerous exterior and interior signs: https://www.orlandosentinel.com/health/os-ne-advent-health-rebrand-20190318-story.html Bill DundasBill Dundas, a 40-year veteran of the on-premise sign industry as a fabricator, installer and journalist, is President/Executive Director of the Foundation for the Advancement of the Sign Industry (FASI).More Posts

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USSC Foundation Publishes New Research Guidance on Freestanding Sign Heights

FASI partnered with the USSC Foundation to support this study which documents height requirements for freestanding signs and also addresses height issues related to monument signs. Sign companies and industry advocates have emphasized the importance of preserving sufficient latitude for heights and sizes of freestanding signs when sign codes are drafted. The new USSC Foundation […]

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Pole Sign Ban Facing a Showdown in Largo, FL

The City Commission in Largo, FL, will soon determine whether to move forward with enforcement of a controversial sign ordinance originally adopted in 2007. https://www.tbnweekly.com/business/article_53bbb66a-44fa-11e9-8ffb-abb6eb53e0fe.html Bill DundasBill Dundas, a 40-year veteran of the on-premise sign industry as a fabricator, installer and journalist, is President/Executive Director of the Foundation for the Advancement of the Sign Industry […]

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Discount Stores Stem the National Tide in Retail

During a period when many retailers are shuttering stores, some key discount retailers are planning substantial expansions. Heading the list of companies collectively planning to open more than 2,000 new stores this year are Dollar General, Walmart, Costco, Target, Aldi, TJ Maxx and Whole Foods. https://www.businessinsider.com/costco-dollar-general-tj-maxx-aldi-stores-opening-2019-3 Bill DundasBill Dundas, a 40-year veteran of the on-premise […]

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Potomac Mills Gets New Icon

The shopping mall’s iconic, freestanding sign along I-95 in Woodbridge, VA, is being replaced by a new sign which will stand 140 feet tall and incorporate color-changing capabilities. Commuters on the heavily traveled I-95 corridor connecting the northern Virginia suburbs with Washington DC will soon notice a towering new icon currently being erected to identify […]

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Utah DABC Unveils New Look

In Syracuse, UT, a town midway between Salt Lake City and Ogden, the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) has unveiled a new store design which upgrades the stodgy appearance of its older retail locations. The signage is an integral element in the new store’s architectural style. https://www.standard.net/news/business/it-s-happening-syracuse-liquor-store-to-open/article_71ed1a50-a8b2-50b1-bf62-deb222db54f8.html Bill DundasBill Dundas, a 40-year veteran […]

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Nevada Legislature to Name Neon as State Element

You know about state birds and state flowers, but how about a state element? The Nevada Assembly Government Affairs Committee has taken up Assembly Bill 182, which would designate neon as the state’s official element. After all, it’s fair to say that neon played a central role in putting the cities of Las Vegas and […]

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San Jose Mulls Creation of Iconic Landmark

The San Jose (CA) City Council will soon determine whether to move forward with an ambitious project to build a new landmark structure to symbolize the Silicon Valley’s power and reach in the world of technology. If city officials give the project a green light, an international design competition will be announced this spring and […]

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