SOURCE: Hanley Wood

May 15, 2008 13:18 ET

Four Hanley Wood Magazines Receive Top Honors at the National Association of Real Estate Editors Journalism Competition

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Hanley Wood Business Media sweeps awards ceremony at the 53rd Annual National Association of Real Estate Editors Journalism Competition. REMODELING, BUILDER, BUILDING PRODUCTS and residential architect were recognized for their editorial excellence at NAREE's annual conference held last Friday in Dallas.

In recent years, Hanley Wood has received 51 nominations from NAREE. In 2008, Hanley Wood won 6 top awards including:

Best Residential Trade Magazine Report
--  1st Place (tie) - Leah Thayer, REMODELING
--  1st Place (tie) - Ted Cushman, BUILDER
--  2nd Place- Sharon O'Malley, BUILDING PRODUCTS

Best Building and Development Magazine (less than $4 million in revenue)
--  1st Place- residential architect

Best Building and Development Magazine (more than $4 million in revenue)
--  1st Place- BUILDER

Best General Circulation Shelter Magazine
--  1st Place- REMODELING

"The NAREE Journalism Awards represent the best in the industry, and winning across four categories is a testament to our commitment to excellence," says Peter Goldstone, President of Hanley Wood Business Media. "I am proud of the three individuals honored this week and the talented editorial staff behind each magazine who strive to bring the industry relevant, top quality content."

The National Association of Real Estate Editors, founded in 1929, is the only professional association of writers, editors, columnists, and freelancers covering residential, commercial and financial real estate as well as home and design features for general circulation and trade media, online, on the air, and in print. Since 1949 the Journalism Awards have recognized excellence in reporting, writing and editing, awarding honors in 32 individual and team categories.

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media and information company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America's leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Business Media (Washington, D.C.) publishes 36 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including BUILDER, REMODELING, CUSTOM HOME, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION and residential architect. Hanley Wood Business Media also offers the construction industry's foremost collection of Web sites, including BUILDER ONLINE, REMODELING ONLINE, and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through eplans.com and Dream Home Source.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $250 million company owned by affiliates of JPMorgan Partners, LLC. CCMP Capital Advisors manages the Hanley Wood investment for JPMorgan Partners.