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Getting Permits for Business Signs

Pretty much any sign you can think of, we can make for you. But that doesn’t mean you can get government approval to place that sign where you want it. In fact, the process of getting approval for business signage is a lot more complex than you probably imagine. It involves dealing with many different departments, agencies, and governments – depending on where you plan to place the sign – and it also involves meeting a myriad of specific limits, requirements, and standards that may or may not seem entirely sensible to you. In Boston, just to begin somewhere, the approval process requires that we submit an application to the Boston Redevelopment Authority for what they call their Comprehensive Sign

How Much Does a Sign Cost? Return on Sign Investment Calculator Has the Answer

That big sign outside your door – it’s more than just a nameplate for your business. It’s even more than a landmark for local citizens giving directions, or an iconic image of your business. It’s an investment – pure and simple. And like all investments, it produces a return … a return that smart business owners and managers naturally want to be able to quantify. Until now, however, calculating the return on signage investments was rarely attempted, and difficult to complete. That’s no longer true. As of right now, calculating the return on your signage investment has become a piece of cake. That’s because we’ve built and made publicly available our proprietary Return on Signage Investment Calculator at How-Much-Does-A-Sign-cost.com. To

53 State Street, Part 2: Sign Up! (Installation)

Metro Sign & Awning was pleased to partner with Lincoln Property Company, Shawmut Construction, and CBT Architects on the stately revitalization project at 53 State Street in Boston. The first part of the story can be found in a previous post.    The Right Signs, Right on Time – 53 State Street, Part 2 The exterior signage installation at 53 State Street was involved, as the wiring of each letter had to be inserted through the panels, and our installers couldn’t be sure what was behind the panels until they started the job. Section details of drawings provided don’t always match “in field” conditions. (Otherwise known as life in the real world!) Our partners know they can rely on us, whatever

Variety, Experience Give Metro an Edge (3 downloads)

At Metro, we consider ourselves lucky to work on a wide variety of different projects. We take pride in selecting the right materials to craft the signs our clients want, need, and have envisioned. Whether the client is a design/build firm, a general contractor, or an individual business owner, whether it’s interior or exterior signage, whether the job site is around the corner or three states away, we truly enjoy the variety we have in our work. While reviewing some of our products and looking through our portfolio offers an overview of what Metro Sign & Awning does, these three downloads provide a little more insight into some of the work that goes on here. Residential Building Signs: Exterior &

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