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Here are our properties for sale…

Digital Media Services Company–Specializing in media monitoring of newspaper, digital and broadcast content for large client base. Proprietary technology is also used to digitize and organize newspaper content from over 33% of all U.S. newspapers. The content is then mined to provide custom information to a wide range of B2B clients. Strong relationships with State newspaper Assns. Annual revenues over $1.5 million with consistent profitability. This is an ideal business for any media company (traditional or digital)—it is poised for significant growth. For more information, contact Gord Carley 705-772-8282; gcarley@mediamergers.com.

Indiana-New Listing – Profitable century old, 5,000 circulation, 5-day newspaper for sale.  A terrific daily in one of the fastest growing markets in the Midwest. Contact: Joe Bella, (574) 262-8228; jbella@mediamergers.com.

AL– New listing – Dynamic weekly newspaper with great purchase price that includes a two story available for lease or purchase.   A buyer could live in the second story of the office building, Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloydmedia@gmail.com

AL—A Must See. Two dynamic weekly newspapers with a shopper close to a major market, revenue around $1.4 million providing $130,000 cash flow, also property available for lease or purchase for $195,000.  Or add this to our other group listings for a cluster with rapid expansion possibilities.   For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloydmedia@gmail.com.

AL–What a cluster. In Lower AL we have Ten (10) weekly publications with 3 shoppers (3 groups + 1 individual), together they would make a strong group.  There are two presses included, plus property that can be purchased or leased.    Together they provide around $4.15 million revenue and $863,000 in cash flow.  The publications are less than one hour to three hours apart.   One of the publishers has expressed interest in running a group like this, so you could have a strong local leader.  For information on these confidential listings contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloydmedia@gmail.com

AL– Four weekly newspapers with two free shoppers with positive cash flows in lower Alabama. Strong cash flow from revenues of $1.1 million.  Includes a web press and impressive real estate, combined paid circulation of 6800 and shopper’s combined distribution of 14,000 for a total distribution reach of 20,800.  The two parcels of real estate are appraised at $515,000 and owner will consider lease or purchase.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloydmedia@gmail.com  for more information.

 AL – A private and confidential listing of a profitable group in lower Alabama, cash flow of $321,000 from revenue around $1.5+ million with property available for an additional $195,000.   For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloydmedia@gmail.com

Arizona. SOLD. Long-established free-circulation weekly covering five communities in rapidly growing Phoenix metro area. More than 70K distributed weekly. Nice profit on projected revenues of $2.5 million and strong editorial content. Largest circulation newspaper in its coverage area. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com.

AR-  New listing – Two weekly newspapers with combined revenues of $365,000 producing a cash flow of $116,000.  This is could be an expansion of your group or the start of your own group.    There is a combined paid circulation of 4900. There are two parcels of real estate also available for lease or purchase. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloydmedia@gmail.com

CALIFORNIA – New Listing. Southern California bi-weekly grossing about $400,000 in a beautiful community reliant upon the newspaper and its website for its news and advertising. Owners are incentivized to sell. Community growth makes this a super opportunity for an addition to a group or as an owner-operated property. Contact Dave Gauger (dave@gaugermedia.com) or Ken Amundson (ken.amundson@outlook.com).

CALIFORNIA – New Listing. Family operated cluster of three newspapers in central California, generating about $750,000 in annual revenue, seeks new owner as retirement looms. Great opportunity for another family to prosper or for an addition to a group interested in clustering for efficiency and for revenue growth. Contact Dave Gauger (dave@gaugermedia.com) or Ken Amundson (ken.amundson@outlook.com).

CO–New Listing…Colorado based magazine publishing business focused on Denver/Boulder is interested in finding the right person or company to purchase and continue long-standing, successful publications. Multiple titles cover diverse markets.  Company is structured efficiently, resulting in excellent cash flow. These publications serve some the fastest growing areas of the country with a wide reach and stable economic outlook. Contact Ken Amundson, ken.amundson@outlook.com (970) 215-3060, for more information.

Colorado Weekly – County seat, award-winning weekly in one of the most beautiful areas of the state and nation is now available. This publication stands by itself now for its current owners, or it could be added to a group. For either type of owner, expect to feel connected with the community being served. Contact Ken Amundson, ken.amundson@outlook.com, (970) 215-3060.

Colorado Magazine Group.  You gotta check this out. Excellent feature products serving strong growth markets. Terrific owner-operator or group opportunity.  Contact:  ken.amundson@outlook.com, (970) 215-3060.

FL – SOLD. – Spectacular TMC suburban weekly group. Outstanding coastal setting — sun, surf, big-city living plus top suburban demos. Strong, strong sales add up to great cash flow. 6 titles in all. Call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

Illinois–NEW LISTING! Group of four titles in central Illinois. A great opportunity with very little competition and strong cash flow. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943 or julie@wiktel.com for details.

Louisiana- SOLD.  Long established paid weekly in parish seat, 3,925 circulation and revenue approaching $600K. This is a highly respected publication that would fit well into a strategic buyer’s portfolio or as a stand-alone. Fast-growing area with high demographics. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com

LouisianaNew Listing. Two well-established free-circulation weeklies in fast-growing area. Both are mailed to all households and businesses for a total of 33K. Annual revenue gross of more than $850K. Excellent stand-alone operation or addition to a a strategic buyer. These are the dominant print products in their markets. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garb@mediamergers.com.

MA weekly newly on the market in well-known county with 4,700 paid circulation and revenue in $1 million range. Twenty-seven year record of publishing award-winning local and regional news. Strong profit performance. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

MA newspaper group newly on the market has roots dating back to the late 1700s. Four publication group includes a 3,000 circulation daily, two weeklies and a shopper located in suburban communities which flank a large New England city. Perfect for group or individual buyer. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

Maryland–SOLD-Sincell Publishing, Oakland, MD.  One of the top papers in the state.  Strong market position. Outstanding news product. Serving strong market.  Revenues in the $1 million range.  Contact:  Larry Grimes, lgrimes@mediamergers.com or David Slavin, Dslavin@mediamergers.com for all the details.

Missouri-New Listing-Two well-established free-circulation weeklies adjacent to major metropolitan city. One paper is 95 years old; its sister weekly established in 2001. Both are the dominant weeklies in their markets with combined gross revenue of approximately $400K. Could be added to an existing group or operated independently. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com.

MN- SOLD- Superb Weekly in Prime Lakes Country in Minnesota. Gross revenue approx. $400,000 with nice profit margin. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, julie@wiktel.com

MN- SOLD-Excellent County Seat Weekly in Central Minnesota. Grossing $600,000 with excellent return.  Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 or julie@wiktel.com.

MS- Under contract.Twice weekly newspaper and shopper with revenue over $1.1 million, has a press and commercial print operation. Property and office building also available, Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloydmedia@gmail.com.

MS- Under contract. New listing – Two weekly newspapers with revenue over $240k, priced for quick sale Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloydmedia@gmail.com.

SOLD. Mountain West.   Solid performing alternative weekly in a beautiful resort community serving a highly educated, high-income population. Contact Ken Amundson, (970) 215-3060; kenamundson@outlook.com.

North Carolina –North central. Twice Weekly newspaper with revenues over $1 million a year located near several metro markets but with no other newspaper competition in the market.  A must see.  Contact: Ken Blum, (330) 682-3416; blummer@aol.com.

NC- Western NC Community Weeklies near Asheville. – nice group in one of the “10 Most Beautiful Places in America” (Good Morning America). These newspapers provide a strong cash flow. Perfect for an owner/operator or group seeking to expand. For more information, call David Slavin, (201) 230-0848; DSlavin@mediamergers.com.

Nebraska. NEW LISTING! Pair of Strong Community Newspapers (one is a county seat newspaper) in Nebraska, includes website and e-editions already in place. Excellent building with living quarters that could be owner occupied or income producing apartment. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, julie@wiktel.com

New York family group of two paid weeklies and three free direct mailed weeklies covering wide region of eastern portion of the state. Oldest paid weekly of the group first published in 1875. Company also annually publishes more than 35 specialty publications .  Annual company revenues in the $2 million range. Strong bottom line. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

NY upstate daily-New Listing– Published six days a week with paid circulation of 7,000+. Same family ownership for well over 100 years. Located in college town which doubles as  a county seat. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

New York– New Listing. Upstate suburban free weekly for over 50 years newly on the market reaching nearly 34,000 homes in dynamic market. Revenues approaching $1.5 million. Current owner looking to retire. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367 or jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

Central NY – A Must see!! Weekly group with strong cash flow appealing to independent owner or group buyer. Nine-time winner in current NY Press Association Better Newspaper competition. Beautiful lakes setting in an engaging and enlightened two-college county seat community with strong and stable economic base and attractive demographics. Current owner retiring after over 30 years building blend of newspapers with oldest founded in 1801. Revenue in $1.3-1.5 million range. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

NC Coastal – Media of record countywide paid circ weekly. Broadsheet format, paywall community website. Includes beach tourist pub. Historic county seat setting between two booming metro markets. Profitable and growing. Give me a call – David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

Northwest U.S. Newspaper clusters with shared administration, composition and cross selling produce enhanced margins, but they often take years to build. Here’s an opportunity to immediately reap increased profits with six award-winning non-daily newspapers dominating dynamic West Coast markets. Each newspaper posting healthy cash flow from combined revenue of more than $5 million. Contact: Dave Gauger,Gauger Media Service, Inc., dave@gaugermedia.com, (360)942-3560.

Oregon- New Listing— Profitable weekly in beautiful resort country available. This publication has been a consistent revenue performer showing growth year after year. Revenue is up 17 percent so far this year. Contact Ken Amundson, ken.amundson@outlook.com.

PA (Central) Weekly–Long established weekly shopper newspaper located along the I-15 corridor  northwest of Harrisburg,  with revenues over $300,000 a year and positive cash flow. A nice owner-operator situation.  Contact: Larry Grimes, (301) 253-5016; lgrimes@mediamergers.com.

Northeast SC – Cash cow! Spectacular 3-weekly community group plus shopper combo along high growth I-95 corridor. $1.5 million in projected annual ad sales – with nearly $300k cash flow. Updated websites. Call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

TN– A great buy in Eastern TN  – a strong weekly newspaper with revenues over $650,000 that provide a solid cash flow of $130,000.  Owner ready to sell.  This publication would make a great add-on to a group or an ideal owner-operator purchase.  Beautiful mountain area to live in.  Contact: Lewis Floyd, (850) 532-9466 or lfloydmedia@gmail.com

TX–Two well-established paid Central Texas weeklies grossing nearly $700K. High-quality properties in one of the fastest-growing counties in Texas. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com to find out more.

New listing: East Texas twice-weekly paid newspaper with gross over $500K. Long-standing publication serving several communities. Very profitable. Could be an add-on to an existing group or a stand-alone for an owner-operator. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com.

Texas- New Listing-Weekly group of five newspapers, with five-unit press. Annual revenues approaching $1.9 million. Little or no print competition. Contact Gary Borders at garyb@mediamergers.com or 903-237-8863.

TX-New Listing…Award-winning Texas Panhandle weekly. Serving stable market with solid demographics. Annual revenues just under $400K.  Nice cash flow margin.  Strong opportunity for both a strategic publisher and owner-operator. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com.

New listing: Very successful monthly magazine distributed in more than 60 counties throughout East and Central Texas. The magazine, which focuses on country living and Southern cuisine, also has subscribers in an additional 80 counties and a couple dozen states, with a total distribution of 16,000. Currently grossing well over $400K. Could be relocated for a new buyer. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com for more information. 

Vermont–New Listing-Free distribution sister weeklies in western Vermont are newly for sale in one of the top markets in the state. Revenues approaching $600,000. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

WA- Northwest-Newspaper clusters with shared administration, composition and cross selling produce enhanced margins, but they often take years to build. Here’s an opportunity to immediately reap increased profits with six award-winning non-daily newspapers dominating dynamic West Coast markets. Each newspaper posting healthy cash flow from combined revenue of more than $5 million. Contact: Dave Gauger,Gauger Media Service, Inc., dave@gaugermedia.com, (360)942-3560.

Western U.S. City magazine company now available. This robust, diversified company operates in one of the most vibrant and growing areas of the country with significant upside. Content is spectacular. Ad count grows with the market. Property could be added to a group or operated independently by an owner/operator. Contact: Ken Amundson, ken.amundson@outlook.com.

Western U.S.  SOLD.  One of the top regional Business publications teamed with award winning digital platform.  It’s all here.  Serving strong, vibrant markets.  Excellent staff in place.  Contact: Ken Amundson, (970) 215-3060; ken.amundson@outlook.com.

WV (Eastern) Panhandle – Multi-award winning paid-circ community weekly serving highly desirable WV market. Broadsheet format featuring local-local must-read content. State-of-the-art online/social media presence. Tons of advertisers. $500k+ annual sales and strong cash flow. The real deal. Call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

 SOLD. WI-New Listing–Top Notch Award Winning 7,800 circulation weekly and 30,000 circulation TMC in western Wisconsin. Gross revenue of $2.5 million. Contact Julie Bergman (218)230-8943 or julie@wiktel.com.