Network Communications, Inc., based in the USA, has sold Unique Homes magazine to duPont REGISTRY. Financial details of this transaction have not been disclosed.
Begun in the early 1970s as a regional publication called Uniques, Unique Homes quickly grew into an international media brand that today reaches affluent consumers in more than 80 countries worldwide. In 2014, it received a Bronze Award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for "Best Design, Home or Shelter Magazine".
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, duPont REGISTRY™ produces the leading luxury marketplace publications for automobiles, homes, boats and watches, as well as the yearly Exotic Car Buyers Guide. The merger will create a pooling of resources unlike anything the real estate industry has ever seen. From a long list of titles, to countless points and methods of distribution, to massive digital audiences, agents and brokers involved within these marketing platforms will have direct access to a larger and more affluent audience.
For over 35 years, Network Communications, Inc. (NCI) has been a market leader in the real estate information and media sector. In addition to its strong position in the multi-family rental market, NCI also enjoys a leading position in the real estate and home design segments, serving them with a robust portfolio of magazines, custom publishing, marketing services and events. The company’s Magazine Group today accounts for nearly US$18.3 million in revenue and is poised for strong growth in the years ahead. With premium brands like Unique Homes, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles and New England Home, NCI’s Magazine Group represents a portfolio of best-in-class assets serving the luxury home design and real estate markets.
Oaklins' media specialist team in New York has been exclusively mandated to sell Network Communications, Inc.'s Unique Homes magazine.
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