September 25, 2007 – Today billionaire mogul and best selling author Donald J. Trump and publishing legend Jerry Powers announced their partnership to publish TRUMP Magazine, debuting late November 2007. Ocean Drive Media Group, the perfect extension for the Trump brand, prides itself on luxury, high-end style and brings to TRUMP Magazine beautifully-conceived covers, engaging content and a sharp intelligent editorial content surrounding today’s fashion, product and accessory trends, and home design.
Regional Media Advisors represented Ocean Drive Media Group in this transaction.
TRUMP Magazine, published quarterly, will be available on newsstands and in bookstores in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and other major markets. In addition, TRUMP Magazine will serve as the exclusive coffee table book for all residential owners of Trump real estate projects throughout the world.
“I am pleased to be working with my friend and publishing veteran Jerry Powers on the launch of TRUMP Magazine,” said Donald Trump. “I know that with Ocean Drive’s reputation as a leading luxury magazine and its strong editorial and advertising team that this partnership will be a success both in terms of quality and sales.”
Donald and I have been friends for 20 years and I am so thrilled that our two companies have been able to come together to form a multi-million dollar publishing empire based on the luxury lifestyle that the two brands represent,” stated Jerry Powers.
The Trump Brand evokes elegance and TRUMP Magazine will reflect the passions of its affluent readership by tapping into a rich cultural tapestry, produced in the trademark high-end style of Ocean Drive Media Group’s many publishing properties. TRUMP Magazine will quickly become a highly anticipated “must read” among VIPs and influencers.
Known for its glamorous covers featuring Madonna, Beyoncé Knowles, Gisele Bundchen, Heidi Klum, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Hurley, Melania Trump, Naomi Campbell and others, Ocean Drive Media Group will bring the same patented sizzle to TRUMP Magazine.
About Ocean Drive Media Group: Ocean Drive Media Group publishes Ocean Drive magazine, Ocean Drive en Espanol, contemporary home and design magazine, Florida INSIDE OUT, Atlanta PEACH, VEGAS, Ocean Drive Venezuela, Ocean Drive Panama, and boasts custom publishing projects including WYNN, the in-room magazine for the Wynn resort in Las Vegas, Venetian Style, the in-room magazine for the Venetian hotel, Bal Harbor, the seasonal magazine for South Florida’s most upscale shopping destination, the Shoppes of Bal Harbor, and Art Basel: Miami Beach, the industry magazine to the world’s largest contemporary art fair. In 2008, Ocean Drive Media Group will be expanding into the city of Chicago with MICHIGAN AVE, a monthly magazine for the region as well as adding the Cruise industry to their custom publishing roster with CRYSTAL for Crystal Cruises.