SOURCE: Hanley Wood

May 03, 2006 13:19 ET

Hanley Wood Releases Consumer Version of Custom Home Magazine

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2006 -- Custom Home, the newest title to join Hanley Wood's consumer lineup, hit the newsstands for the first time in March to record success. Published quarterly, Custom Home has broken its own record for sales in just five weeks on the shelves.

Previously only available to professionals, the consumer version of Custom Home focuses on delivering the same quality of high-level, insightful information to the consumers looking to build their own custom home. Each article addresses the topic from the viewpoint of the custom home client, covering the essential issues they need to know during the process of building their own custom home.

"This issue unveils a critical tool for custom homeowners," remarks Russell Ellis, Publisher of Custom Home consumer. "The high-level, professional-quality content available in every issue of Custom Home empowers consumers like never before -- they now have the opportunity to become partners with their custom builder and make informed, educated decisions about their new home."

The premiere issue of Custom Home consumer addresses some of the biggest topics in residential design today. From green building and sustainable housing to the latest in kitchen and bath design, Custom Home provides consumers with the professional-level information that they can't find anywhere else. From the gorgeous photography, profiles of the nation's most well-designed homes and detailed, behind-the-scenes tips and trends, Custom Home delivers what serious, educated consumers are searching for.

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through five 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 Magazines (Washington, D.C.), publishes 28 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including Builder, Remodeling, Custom Home, Concrete Construction and Residential Architect. In 2004, Builder was named to B-to-B magazine's Media Power 50. For consumers, Hanley Wood Magazines publishes shelter magazines and home plans titles along with home plans web sites.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $240 million company owned by JPMorgan Partners, LLC, a private equity affiliate of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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  • Ann Seltz
    Hanley Wood Magazines Division
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