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Over 80 years of history creating content and building audience intelligence in the residential and commercial building industry. Our company history is one of leadership and evolution, with continued innovation and growth to meet the needs of the future.

  • 1936

    Professional Builder is founded

    Professional Builder
  • 1949

    Construction Equipment is founded

    Construction Equipment Magazine
  • 1959

    BD+C magazine founded by Cahners Publishing as the "magazine for the AEC team"

    Build Design+Construction
  • 1968

    Construction Equipment joins Cahners Publishing

  • 1972

    BD+C launches Giants 300 AEC firm rankings

  • 1997

    ProRemodeler is founded

    ProRemodeler Magazine
  • 1998

    Reed Business Information purchases the residential and commercial building publications

  • 1999

    Professional Builder launches Show Village Exhibit at IBS

    Professional Builder Show Village IBS
  • 2003

    BD+C publishes first of nine white papers on the Green Building Movement

  • 2010

    Scranton Gillette Companies launches SGC Horizon LLC, which focuses on the residential and commercial building and heavy construction markets

    SGC Horizon
  • 2012

    BD+C launches BDC University

    BD+C U
  • 2013

    SGC Horizon's Professional Remodeler launches Extreme Sales Summit Conference

  • 2015

    SGC Horizon's Professional Remodeler launches ProTradeCraft

    ProTradeCraft YouTube
  • 2015

    SGC Horizon's Professional Remodeler launches Model ReModel demonstration project

  • 2015

    SGC Horizon launched Products

    Products Magazine
  • 2015

    SGC Horizon’s ProBuilder & ProRemodeler launches Women in Residential Construction

    Women in Residential Construction
  • 2016

    SGC Horizon's Professional Remodeler becomes exclusive media sponsor for NAHB's The New American Remodel at IBS

  • 2016

    SGC Horizon's Professional Builder becomes exclusive media sponsor for NAHB's The New American Home at IBS

  • 2016

    SGC Horizon’s BD+C launches Women in Design+Construction

    Women in Design Construction
  • 2017

    SGC Horizon’s BD+C launches Accelerate AEC Innovation Conference

  • 2017

    SGC Horizon's Professional Remodeler launches Extreme Lead Gen Conference

    Extreme Lead Gen
  • 2018

    SGC Horizon launches Multifamily Design+Construction

    Multifamily Construction
  • 2018

    SGC Horizon's sister company, Nimble Thinkers, a full service marketing agency launches