CARROLTON, Texas – Continuing to solidify its spot as the leader in the visual communications industry, International, Inc., the world’s premier business-to-business marketing solution franchise with more than 530 sign and graphic centers, announces the hire of Cassidy Turley to manage site selection, acquisition, and construction management for its new store growth throughout the United States.
The expansion of this long time relationship further strengthens a strategic partnership that FASTSIGNS and Cassidy Turley have shared for the last 15 years. Since 1997, Fastsigns, a division of FASTSIGNS International, has partnered with Cassidy Turley to deliver full service sign and graphic solutions for Cassidy Turley and many of their clients.
“With more than 300 markets ready and approved for development, this new partnership allows us to continue building upon the strength of our brand,” said Mark Jameson, Senior Vice President of Franchise Development for FASTSIGNS. “For more than a decade, we have seen Cassidy Turley plan and execute aggressive retail rollouts, improving speed to market, reducing costs, and helping their clients grow and enhance their brand. This is extremely positive news for potential franchisees who want to succeed with the FASTSIGNS system, as it confirms our commitment to providing world class leadership, service and support to our franchise partners with a primary focus on their profitability, satisfaction and success.”
With more than 530 centers worldwide, FASTSIGNS centers provide marketing and visual communications solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. FASTSIGNS’ product line includes signs and graphics – including banners, flags, building signs, digital and electric signs, vehicle graphics, labels, trade show exhibits and displays, point-of-purchase signs, and posters – as well as mobile websites, promotional products, printing and other marketing services.
“FASTSIGNS has been a strategic partner of Cassidy Turley and many of our clients, and we are excited to support their continued growth,” said Rich Etzkorn, Executive Managing Director and Principal of Cassidy Turley, who helped facilitate the new partnership. “We look forward to continuing to help further develop the FASTSIGNS brand across the country.”
About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with more than 3,400 professionals in more than 60 offices nationwide. The company represents a wide range of clients—from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from local non-profits to major institutions. The firm completed transactions valued at $18 billion in 2010, manages 455 million square feet on behalf of private, institutional and corporate clients and supports more than 25,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and occupiers with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services—including capital markets, tenant representation, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and research and consulting. In 2010, the firm enhanced its global service delivery outside of North America through its partnership with GVA. Please visit www.cassidyturley.com for more information about Cassidy Turley.
FASTSIGNS® National Accounts is a corporate division of FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the worldwide franchisor for more than 530 FASTSIGNS® sign and graphic centers located in the US, Canada, the UK, Brazil, Mexico, the Caribbean and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®). FASTSIGNS® National Accounts leverage sign and marketing knowledge, state-of-the-art technology and innovative thinking to solve multi-unit marketing and communications challenges, including maintaining brand consistency throughout multi-unit chains and franchise systems. FASTSIGNS® National Accounts provides consulting, file transfer, design, production, delivery and installation for a full range of custom sign and graphic solutions. For franchise information, visit www.fastsigns.com.