Tuesday, April 25, 2006


Albuquerque featured on cable network New Mexico Business Weekly - 1:12 PM MDT Monday The city of Albuquerque will be featured on the cable television network Home & Garden Television, better known as HGTV. On April 26 and 27, the Duke City will be among six markets around the country to be included in the weekly show "What You Get for the Money." The episode will compare what kind of house buyers can purchase for $200,000 in areas including Belleville, Ill.; Chelsea, Mass.; Birmingham, Ala.; Gainesville, Fla.; and Baltimore, Md. "HGTV continues the 2006 trend for spotlighting the historic lofts, a unique urban residential development in the heart of EDo [east Downtown]," says a news release issued by EDo Spaces, referring to the Lofts at Albuquerque High project, which is listed by the brokerage firm. Rob Dickson, the qualifying broker of EDo Spaces and the developer of the residential project where the original Albuquerque High was located, will be one of six guests on the show. The loft project, according to the release, recently was featured in Sunset, Fortune and the upcoming issue of Kiplinger's magazine. Air times for the upcoming show are April 26 at 10:30 p.m. EDT/PDT and April 27 at 2:30 a.m. EDT/PDT. Some 80 million U.S. households subscribe to a cable service that carries Home & Garden Television, says its Web site. HGTV is wholly-owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), which also operates the Food Network, DIY Do It Yourself Network and Fine Living cable channels.
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