Cygnus Acquires Builder, Architect Trade
Westport, CT Cygnus Business Media, parent company of Kitchen
& Bath Design News, has acquired Design/Build Business
magazine, a well-known trade publication serving both builders and
The addition of the monthly magazine, currently based in
Glendale, CA, expands and strengthens Cygnus’ existing Building
& Home Products group, which includes K&BDN and its sister
magazines Qualified Remodeler, SolidSurface and Wood Digest.
“Our acquisition strategy has been to obtain properties that
will enhance as well as broaden advertiser reach within each of our
14 major markets,” said Cygnus president and CEO Paul Mackler.
“Design/Build Business has served the residential and light
construction market since 1935 and remains one of the industry’s
more significant publications. Its acquisition will create a
multiple-media platform for advertisers in this niche.”