Recent News

Arlington Heights, IL (December 18, 2014) — The Advisory Committee of the BUILDING THE HEARTLAND 2015 Conference (formerly BUILDINGChicago/ Greening the Heartland) is now accepting proposals for presenters andtopics. Now in its third year, the event is sponsored by SGC Horizon’s Building Design+Construction magazine, AIA Chicago, and USGBC- read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (December 9, 2014) — Professional Remodeler magazine, the award-winning media brand for the nation’s home improvement professionals, together with its parent company SGC Horizon LLC/Scranton Gillette Communications, announces the hire of Erika Taylor as its editor-in-chief. Taylor will oversee the brand’s content and strategy read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (December 3, 2014) — Professional Builder, North America’s leading business publication dedicated to the home building industry, has named Goodall Homes its 2014 Builder of the Year. The Gallatin, Tenn.-based firm is the 48th builder to be honored as Builder of the Year by Professional Builder.The award acknowledges home read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (November 24, 2014) — BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland, launched in 2013, has been renamed BUILDING THE HEARTLAND. To be held August 31-September 2, 2015, at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, Chicago’s first LEED Gold hotel, the expo/conference is produced by Building Design+Construction (BD+C) and Scranton Gillette read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (November 20, 2014) — A 28-year-old woman who implemented the use of GPS units in her fleet to increase safety, productivity and tracking ability is one of the winners of Construction Equipment magazine’s “Under 40 in Construction Equipment Awards,” announced recently. A total of 22 young professionals, ranging in age from 28 read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (November 11, 2014) — From more than 2,800 entries, a panel of 300+ judges has named four Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon brands as finalists for the 2014 Eddie and Ozzie Awards. The annual competition, hosted by Folio:, recognizes the best in editorial and design among national and international publications.The read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (October 28, 2014) — Energy efficiency and sustainability are the focus of the two Show Village homes, the Ultimate Kitchen, and the BASF BEYOND.High Performance Net Zero home to be built at the International Builders’ Show/KBIS, January 20-22. SGC Horizon’s Professional Builder magazine and dozens of product manufacturers read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (October 22, 2014) — Building Design+Construction’s Editor-in-Chief David Barista is the exclusive body-of-work winner of the CWA’s 2014 Kneeland “Ned” Godfrey Award for his 2013-2014 BIM series. The Godfrey Award “recognizes an individual writer’s versatility, intelligence and superior writing in construction journalism,” read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (October 21, 2014) — The editors of Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD) magazine presented the 6th annual Top Projects Awards to the winners at a Sept. 30 reception, attended by 126 industry professionals, during WEFTEC.14 in New Orleans.The program honors water or wastewater projects that were in the design or construction read full story
Arlington Heights, IL (October 16, 2014) — Construction Equipment magazine’s Editorial Director Rod Sutton received a 2014 Robert F. Boger Award from the Construction Writers Association for his March 2013 editorial, “Sutton Report: No Silver Bullet.” Senior Editor Frank Raczon was honored with his second consecutive Boger Award for his blog, “ read full story