Lawrenceville, GA (September 25, 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 has acquired the Twin Cities Apartment Living Guide and
St. Cloud Apartment Living Guide. The consumer publications will
continue to provide exclusive multifamily rental property information
for their respective Minnesota markets.
NCI publishes apartment
rental magazines in over 80 markets across the United States under the
Apartment Finder ("AF") and Apartment Blue Book ("ABB") brands. AF and
ABB are high quality publications that provide apartment property
managers with the most cost effective means of marketing their
apartment communities to prospective renters. In addition to its
publications, NCI operates ApartmentFinder.com, a leading website for
people searching for apartments.
"The acquisition continues our
strategy of expanding the geographic reach of our apartment brand,"
says Daniel McCarthy, President & CEO of Network
Communications. "The Twin Cities and St. Cloud markets give us an
excellent presence in Minnesota and we look forward to serving the
region's multifamily industry. Apartment Finder and Apartment Blue Book
are dedicated to being the most efficient provider of leads to
NCI 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. Each brand also has a significant online
presence and all titles can be found at www.LivingChoices.com. For more information about the company log on to www.ncinfo.net.