A monthly newspaper for real estate agents/brokers, builders, developers and remodelers in Duval, Clay and St. Johns counties.

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Why Should My Company Advertise?
REALTY/BUILDER CONNECTION contains pertinent information on the Northeast Florida real estate market, important upcoming events, educational opportunities, important real estate legal issues, grand openings and the who's who in real estate and construction. In a recent survey of its readers, Realty/Builder Connection documented the following:
  • 91% of readers value the editorial content highest, specifically industry information.
  • 74% of readers equally prize the community reporting.
  • 40% of readers also deem product information and professional profiles as valuable.
  • Delivers timely information on local real estate & new construction markets.
  • Covers significant events, educational opportunities, legal issues impacting real estate, grand openings and "who's who" of real estate and construction.
  • Only calendar of events covering both real estate and construction.
  • Written by a team of local journalists dedicated to the publication.
  • Only regional industry publication in proactive pursuit of stories.
  • Conduit for showcasing industry's leadership in community involvement.
  • Facilitates and creates synergy between real estate and building professions.
  • Widely regarded by top industry professionals as best source for relevant information.
REALTY/BUILDER CONNECTION is direct mailed to over 7,500 licensed real estate agents/brokers, builders, developers and remodelers in Duval, Clay and St. Johns counties.

"I read Realty/Builder Connection cover to cover for it's in-depth, comprehensive coverage of the industry which makes it an invaluable resource that positively impacts my success every day."
-- Phyllis Staines, Broker Associate ABR, CFS, CRS, CCREC, CLHMS, GRI, E-PRO, RECS, SRES 2004 Northeast Florida Realtor of the Year, Author of "Get The Best Deal When Selling Your Home" RE/MAX Alpha Realty Office

If the real estate and building industry is your target market, your BEST CHOICE is advertising in REALTY/BUILDER CONNECTION.
Mechanical Requirements

REALTY/BUILDER CONNECTION is a tabloid size publication with five columns to a page and a modular format for advertising space. Distributed to over 7,500 licensed real estate agents/brokers, builders, developers and remodelers in Duval, Clay and St. Johns counties, REALTY/BUILDER CONNECTION is published 12 times annually (monthly) and utilizes an 85 line screen with spot color and four color process. Some issues feature expanded editions and inserts are available. See your sales representative for details.


Offset on 40 lb. Hi brite stock. Folded dimensions are 11" x 17". Mailed at a quarter fold of 8 12" x 11". Composed on Macintosh system, using QuarkXPress. Finished art preferred on disk (with laser printout for proof); via e-mail with all supporting images and fonts (with laser printout for proof); press quality pdr. Velox and composite negative film acceptable (negatives will be retained unless return is requested).

* Files accepted in QuarkXPress, Pagemaker, In-design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Portable Document Format (pdf). Ask your sales representative for information and correct program versions.

Full 10 1/8 x 15 12
12 10 18 x 7 58
6 x 11
13 10 18 x 5 12
8 116 x 6 or 6 x 9
14 10 18 x 3 58
8 116 x 4 78
6 x 7 58
3 78 x 9
18 6 x 3 58
3 78 x 5
1 78 x 10
Display Advertising Rates
Full Page (10 18 x 15 12) $775 $810 $840
Half Page (10 18 x 7 58) $510 $530$550
(6 x 11)
13 Page (6 x 9) $390 $415$435
(8 116 x 6)
(10 18 x 5 12)
14 Page (10 18 x 3 58) $280 $295$310
(8 116 x 4 78)
(6 x 7 58)
(3 78 x 9)
18 Page (6 x 3 58) $180 $190 $200
(3 78 x 5)
(1 78 x 10)


Deadlines - See Advertising Deadline sheet.
Circulation - 7,500 including all licensed real estate brokers and agents, licensed builders and developers in Duval, Clay and St. Johns counties.
Flyer Insertion - 8-12" x 11" size. $850 full circulation only. Price includes inserting materials provided by the advertisers. Production and printing services are available upon request.
Color - Spot Colors -- Red(pms 185), Blue (pms Reflex) or Green (pms 340): Additional $50 per insertion, per color.
4 color process -- additional $225 per insertion.
Open rate - Available for special promotions.
Guaranteed Position - Add 15% to the cost of your advertisement per issue.
Preparation - Normal typesetting is included in the cost of your advertisement.
Additional graphic design work is charged at $75 per hour.

Contact Deborah Metzig, (904) 356-2466 * Fax (904) 353-2628
Website Advertising Rates
All sizes in pixels. Prices are per month.
728x90px      $50/$100* per month
Half Page:
$35/$70* per month
$20/$40* per month

Specific pages are available on request.

* All web advertising is discounted 50% if accompanied by a current display advertising contract.

All ads are rotated in 20 second intervals. 4 advertisers are displayed per position. All sizes in pixels.

Call (904) 356-2466 · Fax (904) 353-2628

Many of the best-known professionals in the local industry have endorsed and publicly selected Realty/Builder Connection as a five time Laurel Award Winner for "Best Publication for an Industry Professional".

"Realty/Builder Connection is what I would characterize as a first class publication. Accuracy and quality of content are second to none, and there are many features that actually serve the community by creating a forum through which we can communicate with one another." Realty/Builder Connection is more than a compilation of press releases; there are current, relevant stories that give us all a finger on the pulse of our market. It is an indispensable tool for our industry, and is perceived as such in the local real estate community."

-Judy Hicks, Realtor, RE/MAX Coastal

"We feel very fortunate to have an outstanding publication available to us. Every issue is packed with valuable information impacting the Realtor/builder community. Of all the Realtor publications in the cities where Drees builds nationwide, Realty/Builder Connection is the best!"

-Patty Kirk, Regional Marketing Director, Drees Homes

"Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty has always been impressed with the quality of Realty-Builder Connection. We have found it to be an invaluable tool and resource for timely, critical market information. I thoroughly enjoy reading the publication and look forward to the interesting articles about people and events. Realty-Builder Connection is truly an asset in our business."

-Linda Sherrer, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty

Published since 1999, Realty/Builder Connection has earned credibility in the industry for its' consistent excellence of content and return on investment for advertisers as a Laurel Award winning publication. This, in great part, is what makes Realty/Builder Connection a "must read" for the industry. Advertisers have repeatedly remarked on the high quality content and effectiveness of their advertising in Realty/Builder Connection.

Monthly Deadlines
January 13, 2017 Dec. 12, 2016 Dec. 19, 2016
February 15 Jan. 12 Jan. 19
March 15 Feb. 10 Feb. 17
April 14 Mar. 10 Mar. 17
May 15 Apr. 13 Apr. 20
June 15 May 11 May 18
July 14 June 12 June 19
August 15 July 13 July 20
September 15 Aug. 10 Aug. 17
October 13 Sept. 13 Sept. 20
November 15 Oct. 12 Oct. 19
December 15 Nov. 10 Nov. 17
January 15, 2018 Dec. 11 Dec. 18

*Ad copy deadline is also "Camera Ready" or finished ad deadline. All "Production" ads are due by Space Reservation Deadline.

Published by Daily Record & Observer, LLC
Contact Deborah Metzig, (904) 356-2466 * Fax (904) 353-2628

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