The Real Deal New York

Manhattan brokerage spawns real estate tech startup, Agorafy

May 09, 2012 04:30PM
By Adam Fusfeld

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An Agorafy screen shot
From the May issue: Three years after launching Manhattan-based commercial brokerage Dumann Associates, Richard Du was still frustrated by the same problem: His 40 or so brokers were spending too much time verifying the accuracy of property listings and not enough time in the field with clients. Du finally decided to take matters into his own hands and create an online database of his own. Launched last month in a beta testing phase, the website, called Agorafy, aims to bring accurate, up-to-date New York City commercial property listings to the public in an easily digestible format. [more]