Landowners and businesses alike are looking for solid, attractive, and attention-getting ways to identify their locations, and Boulder Designs helps achieve those goals.
This Waco, Texas-based company has seen tremendous growth since it was acquired by Butch Mogavero in 2014—in fact, franchising of Boulder Designs and its complementary company Border Magic has taken off.
“We think all businesses are rock stars that deserve the highest level of recognition by their customers, and Boulder Designs is front-and-center with creative design and the highest level of craftsmanship available. Residential owners finally have an earth-friendly, attractive way to turn a simple “welcome” sign into something memorable,” says Mogavero.
Potential customers are everywhere, and the possibilities are endless: business signage, churches, schools, homeowners, realtors, developers, parks, municipalities, pet memorials, cemeteries, wholesalers, retailers.
Since June 2017, Boulder Designs added 31 locations for a current total of 124 units. Border Magic added 10 for a current total of 57. The company has also announced it is offering franchise opportunities with its Boulder Designs/Border Magic brands in Canada.
Of Mogavero’s 41 new U.S. franchise locations, ten are in Texas. Others include Oklahoma, California, Kentucky, Ohio, Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana, Utah, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Arizona and Nevada. Franchises have opened for the first time in Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, and Florida. Prime territories are still available in many areas of the United States.
“Moving forward, we are concentrating franchise development on the West Coast and Florida in the U.S. as well as in Canada,” Mogavero says.
Is franchising right for you as a main business? Or perhaps you are searching for a“side-hustle” to improve your quality of life of to add on to an existing business. Boulder Designs/ Border Magic might just be the solution you’ve been looking for.
Tell me about the Boulder Designs franchise. Is it difficult to work with?
Not at all. Boulder Designs is a non-complicated franchise system that has a low cost of entry and minimal inventory requirements. Our products are an earth-friendly alternative to typical signage that can turn any business, park, memorial, or subdivision into a landmark—as a natural part of landscaping, they are often allowed by zoning regulations where other signage is not.
We train every franchisee in our simple system to build our products at your location. Boulder Designs products are natural-looking and cost effective for site markers, signage for addresses, businesses, parks, schools, recreation facilities, memorials, and grave markers.
With Boulder Designs, your existing business can add to your product line and your bottom line.
Founded in 1987 by Eldean Bergman in Rantoul, Ill., the first franchises were awarded in 2008. Since then, the company and its products have received numerous accolades.
Among them: For the sixth straight year, Boulder Designs/Border Magic moved up Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list, which ranked it 296 in the category of custom boulder signage in 2018, up from 322.
Military Times ranked Boulder Designs seventh in 2016, and fourth in 2017 and 2018 for their best franchises 2018 list.