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Safety is good business

Thanks to the continued focus on Safety and Environmental responsibility by each and every member of the team, this summer saw Gulf Coast Signs reach another safety milestone, ten years (3650 days) of work performed without Loss Time Injury. The Business Observer, a weekly newspaper for business leaders on the Gulf Coast of Florida also took […]

Initial Greeting

The City of Sarasota recently contracted Gulf Coast Signs to produce a Welcome Sign from their Gateway Project design set. The 10 foot tall monolith features an architectural aluminum support structure with custom fabricated clips & trim. Aluminum sheet sandwiches a perforated aluminum core and holds pin mounted laser cut acrylic copy enhanced with first surface […]

Heading In a New Direction

We have recently completed the fabrication and installation of a portion of the master planned vehicle directional monuments for Benderson Development. These directional signs assist motorists in locating specific tenants, centers and office campuses that make up part of the greater University Town Center development. The signs are all aluminum fabrication. filled and finished with […]

Another Milestone

This weekend marked the nine year (3285 days) milestone of work performed without Loss Time Injury at Gulf Coast Signs of Sarasota, Inc. (GCS). This outstanding accomplishment is the direct result of our focus on Safety and Environmental responsibility by every single member of GCS team. As the owner, I believe in providing safe work […]

A Team Design Build Solution for An International Organization

Shriner’s International established in 1870 is headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and is well known for it’s charitable Hospitals for Children, a network of twenty-two hospitals in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The entrance to the Tampa headquarters features a statue fountain and commemorative plaza including a pair of semi-circular walls adorned with the names of […]

Sprucing Up The Neighborhood

The Chambery subdivision of the Meadows in Sarasota dates back to the spring of 1983 where its four streets each featured sandblasted wood entry marker signs that performed well over the years. It was determined by the homeowners association that the time had come to update the look of the community and armed with an […]

Siesta Beach Grand Opening

Sarasota County to celebrate the completion of the Siesta Beach improvements project with a ribbon cutting ceremony this Saturday, 2/20/16 at 9 am. Jon F. Swift Construction was selected as Construction Manager for the 24 month project that included an upgraded and elevated concession area, modern and expanded restrooms, the relocation of several buildings and restoration […]

Ghost Eye Ranch

Recently completed pillar logos now welcome the owners and visitors to the Ghost Eye Ranch in east Bradenton. The project began as a request by the owners to provide a durable version of a logo sketch to mount on a gate pillar at the entrance to their property. Initially conceived as a simple flat cnc […]

Historic Times for Gulf Coast Signs of Sarasota

1975… it seems like only yesterday, Sony introduces Betamax videotapes, the blockbuster film Jaws is released, Jimmy Hoffa disappears, a gallon of gas hits 44 cents but that’s just trivial information. What was really important to us that year was the fact that it was the year we came into being and we’ve been going […]

A new home, a new sign

The Orchid Lady at Westfield Southgate known for providing a beautiful selection of orchids to the Sarasota market for years, is preparing to relocate to a permanent space within the mall. Having been referred to Gulf Coast Signs we designed a storefront sign incorporating elements that both the client and mall management desired. The result […]