New Business

2019

January

FASTSIGNS

Vermonters Dan Emmons and Geoff Poulin, the principals of Wide Gamut Graphics Inc., dba FASTSIGNS-490101, have opened a FASTSIGNS franchise at 1335 Shelburne Road in South Burlington. Justin Beaudin is a graphic designer. FASTSIGNS is an international franchisor providing custom sign and graphics products. Services include sign shipping and storage, installation, permitting, graphic design, and content development. Broker Esther Lotz was Wide Gamut’s broker-consultant in obtaining the lease from E. David Crane, Trustee of the Edward B. Crane Living Trust. 1335 Shelburne Road; 391-8980; 2240@fastsigns.com.

iSun Energy

iSun Energy LLC opened its first U.S. office in Burlington. The Montreal solar technology developer selected Vermont for its proximity to the border and its innovative and environmentally conscious public policy and support for startups. iSun, associated with the Canadian firm Renewz Sustainable Solutions, founded in 2011 by its CEO, Sass Peress, develops and deploys solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations and creates solar power stations for cities, shopping malls, universities, utilities, car dealerships, and power research facilities. It rented a spot in a co-working space and is in the process of hiring workers and finding office space.•