Sonic Automotive Brand Consistency

November 14, 2018
October 10, 2018

SouthWood was hired to replace inconsistent signage at existing EchoPark dealerships and produce new signage for upcoming locations. To date, we have manufactured and installed new EchoPark dealership signage in Grand Prairie, Texas, and Charlotte, North Carolina. We have also replaced existing EchoPark signs in Stapleton, Colorado and San Antonio, Texas.

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Cayman Grocery Goes Green With Moss

November 14, 2018
July 1, 2018

Hurley's Marketplace on Grand Cayman took "going green" to a new level by using moss on interior signage. This is a growing trend we are witnessing in the U.S. and. beyond.

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New SouthWood Faces

November 14, 2018
October 30, 2018

Summer and fall were full of new hires and job promotions, including CFO, sales, installation, permitting, paint and project management. SouthWood continues to invest in our most important asset, our team.

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Kiawah Island Prepares for PGA Championship in 2021

November 9, 2018
July 28, 2018

One of our oldest clients has the privilege to host the 2021 PGA Championship. To prepare for the event, Kiawah Island Community Association is replacing all signage. Check out photos of the new signs prior to the big event.

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Bank of America Plaza Facelift

November 9, 2018
September 30, 2018

Bank of America Plaza, under the ownership of TIER RIET, was revamped with new finishes and signage in the lobby, elevators, Overstreet Mall and outside areas. Click here to see the final renovation and signage.

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Carnival Cruise Line Unveils New Terminal in Barcelona with SouthWood Signage

June 5, 2018
May 3, 2018

After a successful project with Carnival Cruise Line manufacturing and installation of the Amber Cove port sign in the Dominican Republic, SouthWood was entrusted with creating signage for the new terminal in Barcelona, Spain. Europe’s newest passenger cruise terminal, named Helix, is in the port’s Adossat wharf. The aluminum letters of the building monument are sleek and clean, reflecting the modern, minimalistic style.

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Cayman Property Wins Residential Award

May 31, 2018
April 15, 2018

We are proud to announce that our partners in the Cayman Islands, Paradise Luxury Homes and Encompass, won the prestigious “Best Single Residential Property in the World” award for their Cayman Kai, five-star, six-bedroom Sun Serenity accommodation. SouthWood took the design from Encompass, the international architect and developer, and manufactured and installed the signage on the property. 

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SouthWood Travels to Orlando for ISA 2018

May 29, 2018
March 29, 2018

For three days in March, 19 SouthWood team members experienced the International Sign Association 2018 Expo and trade show. We returned equipped with the latest trends in channel letters, LED lighting, durable materials, ADA, efficient routers and printers, display signs, production software, paint and so much more. 

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UNC System Unveils New Logo

May 29, 2018
January 21, 2018

The University of North Carolina System recently unveiled their new logo as part of a $250,000 rebranding effort. Using the new logo, SouthWood created the sign in front of the system offices on Raleigh Road in Chapel Hill. The new logo features a medium blue state of North Carolina with “NC” and a white star, similar to the state flag. It also features the words “The University of North Carolina System.” The shape of the state has 17 sides which represent the 17 state institutions that make up the system. 

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TreeStore at SouthWood Corp. a Huge Success!

February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018

TreesCharlotte Press Release: Nearly 500 trees ranging from majestic oaks to flowering crape myrtles were given away at the TreesCharlotte Free Tree Store hosted on the property of SouthWood Corporation on Saturday, Feb. 24.

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From John's Desk - 1Q 2018

January 9, 2018
January 10, 2018

Welcome to the Southwood Way - our first quarterly newsletter where we will share news of our team, our signs and our projects. In the midst of this bustling time of year, we hope you’ll take a moment to pause with us as we reflect on a transformational year in our company’s rich, 48-year history.

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SouthWood Sponsors First Large Mature TreeStore

December 12, 2017
December 9, 2017

On Saturday, December 9, 2017, SouthWood sponsored the first-ever large mature TreeStore hosted by TreesCharlotte. The event took place at the City of Charlotte Landscape Management Office. Charlotteans arrived in masses, despite the cold rainy weather, to claim their two free trees. 

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Veteran’s Day is Near and Dear to SouthWood

December 12, 2017
November 11, 2017

While Veteran’s Day is always a special holiday in the US, this year at SouthWood it feels extra special. We have a veteran at the helm of our vessel and many more on board. We are proud to stand behind our veterans today and everyday! Click through to see images of our family of veterans.

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SouthWood Resigned Contract with Mecklenburg County Parks

December 7, 2017
October 31, 2017

SouthWood has signed another three-year contract with Mecklenburg Country to provide signage for parks and greenways. SouthWood has manufactured signage since the mid-1980s for the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. We are excited to continue developing and growing the greenway system alongside Mecklenburg County as their signage partner.

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President Joins TreesCharlotte Board

December 7, 2017
October 18, 2017

John Petrone was named to the Board of Directors of TreesCharlotte, a local non-profit organization committed to maintaining and expanding the natural tree canopy of Charlotte. As a member of the 19-seat board, John will accompany his colleagues in providing strategic oversight and counsel for the overall efforts of TreesCharlotte.

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SouthWood Wins Top Workplace Award

December 7, 2017
October 1, 2017

We are excited to announce SouthWood was recognized as one of The Charlotte Observer’s Top Workplaces for 2017. In its third annual survey, The Charlotte Observer’s Top Workplaces list spotlights the highest-rated private, public, nonprofit and government agencies as ranked by their employees. 

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SouthWood Brings Back Ed's Tavern Brand

December 12, 2017
July 26, 2017

When the decision was made to revert the name from Bourbon n' Burgers to Ed's Tavern, SouthWood brought the brand back by refurbishing the old sign. Click through to see before and after pictures of the sign.

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Don Holland Joins SouthWood as General Manager

December 7, 2017
August 31, 2017

Don Holland, an executive with over 40 years of experience in designing, facilitating and managing facilities logistics, sourcing, and operations, joined the SouthWood team as General Manager. As General Manager, Don leads SouthWood’s operations as the company grows its client base and geographical footprint to meet maturing market demands. 

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Check Out Our New Video

December 7, 2017
September 14, 2017

Take a few minutes to watch and learn about the SouthWood Standard. 

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