Apartment Finder Strengthens Presence In Southern U.S. With Acquisition Of Apartment Guide, LLC In Mississippi

The Leading Internet Listing Service Expands in the Region With Entry Into the Jackson, Gulf Coast, Hattiesburg and Starkville/Columbus Markets

Apr 02, 2014, 10:12 ET from Network Communications, Inc.

ATLANTA, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartment Finder, the #1 go-to resource for apartment shoppers, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Apartment Guide, LLC in Mississippi. The deal, which includes Greater Jackson Apartment Guide, Mississippi Gulf Coast Apartment & Condominium Guide, Hattiesburg Apartment Guide and Starkville/Columbus Apartment & Condominium Guide, expands Apartment Finder's reach into these Mississippi markets.

The acquired assets in Mississippi will merge into the Apartment Finder brand, extending Apartment Finder's geographic footprint to 119 serviced markets across the United States.

"We are excited to welcome these markets into the Apartment Finder family," said Marcia Bollinger, President of Apartment Finder. "This acquisition builds upon our growth strategy, expands our local presence and allows us to introduce our innovative marketing and advertising solutions to new clients."

With its continued innovations that include a first-in-the-multi-family-market mobile app for the new Tizen operating system, enhancements to ApartmentFinder.com and the launch of its revamped blog, Apartment Finder is recognized as the leading apartment rental resource among consumers and the industry.

Since 1981, Apartment Finder has provided the latest information about apartment rentals to millions of consumers around the country, while offering a comprehensive and targeted integrated advertising solution for multi-housing professionals. The fastest-growing media platform in the multi-family industry, Apartment Finder operates www.ApartmentFinder.com, the #1 consumer-preferred site featuring state-of-the-art searching and mapping features for apartment renters, and also publishes magazines in markets across the U.S.

About Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder is the anchor of the multi-family division of Network Communications, Inc. (NCI), a leading local media company providing lead generation, advertising and Internet marketing services to the luxury and multi-family segments of the housing industry. NCI's leading brands are Apartment Finder, DigitalSherpa, Unique Homes, New England Home and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. NCI's strategy focuses on providing high-quality and measurable marketing solutions to local clients by leveraging its proprietary prospect-focused distribution, social media and online franchises, and content management infrastructure.

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SOURCE Network Communications, Inc.