Specialty Fabric Review: Keeping up the shade market momentum

August 13, 2021

Incorporating Sattler, Sunbrella, and Norbar fabrics, ShadeFLA recently shaded the pool deck at Goodtime Hotel in Miami, Fla., including 17 cabanas, awnings for two bars, and coverage for a 1,200-square-foot restaurant. Photo: ShadeFLA.

Originally Posted on Specialty Fabric Review

Shade is on everyone’s mind, according to Margueritte Ramos, owner and sales manager of ShadeFLA. The Miami, Fla.-based company designs and installs shade products ranging from awnings and canopies to retractable roofs and tension sails. Lately, the phone hasn’t stopped ringing.

Through the adversity and setbacks of the pandemic, silver linings continue to emerge. Requests to shield outdoor amenity spaces at high-end residential and office buildings have increased, along with tension sail projects for hotels and country clubs, Ramos says.

Read More