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written by Ryan Cox

Scott Harmon is the CEO & Co-Founder of Swivel.

What’s the Big Idea?

Swivel fills a void between co-working and traditional office leases by providing simple and flexible lease terms — as well as providing 3D visualization tools to quickly create a custom office layouts and select design elements. It basically saves growing startups from going through the traditional design process of choosing colors, materials and furniture to fit a given layout.

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Beautiful and Inspiring Workspaces for Teams of All Sizes with Itay Banayan, VP of Real Estate at Mindspace

written by Ryan Cox

Itay Banayan is the VP of Real Estate at Mindspace.

Mindspace gives entrepreneurial-spirited members the freedom to thrive in a collaborative working environment dubbed a ‘co-working space.’ This type of office encompasses gathering a myriad of startups, freelancers, and businesses of all sizes under one roof in a shared environment, which promotes creativity, …

The Modern Commercial Real Estate Brokerage’s Back Office with Turner Levison, CEO of CommissionTrac

written by Ryan Cox

Turner Levison is the Co-Founder & CEO of CommissionTrac.

CommissionTrac is the first brokerage transaction management, accounting automation platform for commercial real estate brokers. It fills the need for technology that manages everything that happens after the deal and helps brokers get paid faster.

What’s the Big Idea?

CommissionTrac was created to remove the …

Online Commercial Real Estate Loans with Tim Milazzo, CEO of StackSource

written by Ryan Cox

Tim Milazzo is the Co-Founder & CEO of StackSource.

StackSource’s new marketplace product lets commercial real estate owners and developers easily connect with bank and non-bank lenders. The platform guides users through the process of building a digital loan request, and automatically connects them with matching lenders through StackSource’s proprietary lender database.

What’s the Big …

Automated Multifamily Analysis with Marc Rutzen, CEO of Enodo

written by Ryan Cox

Marc Rutzen is the Co-Founder & CEO of Enodo. 

Enodo automates data collection and analysis to deliver meaningful insights to users, greatly accelerating our users’ collective ability to understand and act upon market opportunities.
What’s the Big Idea?

Enodo’s automated data collection methods provide rich content, free from error-prone human entry, and scale effectively to …

Setting the New Standard for Net Lease Real Estate with Camille Renshaw, CEO of B+E Net Lease

written by Ryan Cox

Camille Renshaw is the Co-Founder & CEO of Brokers + Engineers. 

Brokers + Engineers (B+E) is setting the new standard for net lease real estate brokerage services and performance.  B+E redefines NNN trading through a more fluid process that affords greater transparency, speed and unrivaled transaction efficiencies.
What’s the Big Idea?

Founded by deeply experienced professionals, B+E …

Algorithms Matching Retail Tenants and Landlords with Andrew Tavakoli, Founder of RetailMatch

written by Ryan Cox

Andrew Tavakoli is the Founder of RetailMatch. 

RetailMatch uses over 20 different data sources and 200 variables to identify and vet vacant spaces, scoring against demographics, lifestyle attributes, labor, traffic, and more, optimizing the score with gap and void analyses.

What’s the Big Idea?

RetailMatch is the matchmaker that identifies vacant retail spaces—and scores them …