Lawrenceville, GA (August 1, 2003) - Network Communications, Inc.
("NCI"), the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real
estate information and advertising in North America, announced today
that it had acquired Kansas City Homes & Gardens, Relocating in
Kansas City and Welcome! to Kansas City from Showcase Publishing,
Inc. The magazines serve the luxury home and lifestyle markets in
"This acquisition of Kansas City Homes & Gardens
expands our Luxury Group, which currently includes Unique Homes and
Enclave magazines," said Daniel McCarthy, President & CEO of
Network Communications. "We will continue to build this group through
other acquisitions and launches."
"The time was right to take our
Kansas City publications to the next level and Network Communications
was the correct fit," said Dave Leathers, President of Showcase
Publishing, Inc. which will continue to publish Relocating in Las
Vegas, Relocating to the Lake of the Ozarks and Cabo Living.
Communications has publications serving the residential real estate,
multifamily housing and commercial real estate markets in over 350
cities across the United States and Canada. NCI's titles include The
Real Estate Book, Apartment Finder, Apartment Blue Book, Mature Living
Choices, New Home Finder, Unique Homes, Enclave, Corporate Choices and
Black's Guide. The company also has a significant Internet presence
through its Web site, www.LivingChoices.com.
For more information about the company, visit www.ncinfo.net.