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John Jureller and Amol Sarva of Knotel (Credit: Accordion; Wikipedia Commons)

Knotel hires Accordion Partners executive as CFO

Office-space company Knotel has installed a new chief financial officer, as the firm cuts back on growth to pursue...

Knotel hires Accordion Partners executive as CFO
Eden CEO Joe Du Bey and Managed by Q co-founder Dan Teran (Credit: Managed by Q and Made with Pulp)

WeWork sells Managed by Q to rival startup at 90% discount

WeWork has sold a facilities management company for nearly $200 million below what it paid less than a year...

WeWork sells Managed by Q to rival startup at 90% discount
Ayesha Whyte claims she was demoted and forced to review candidates for her job (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Race, gender discrimination lawsuit takes aim at WeWork’s culture

UPDATED, 1:51 p.m., Feb. 28: A former human resources director at WeWork has filed a race and gender discrimination...

Race, gender discrimination lawsuit takes aim at WeWork’s culture
CEO Andrew Florance (Credit: CoStar via YouTube)

CoStar sees net income jump 32% in year marked by acquisitions

CoStar Group reported $315 million in net income in 2019, following a year of acquisitions and the conclusion of...

CoStar sees net income jump 32% in year marked by acquisitions
Jules Trump of The Trump Group and Ardalan Khosrowpour of OnSiteIQ

Execs dish on proptech on Day 2 of Future City

Real estate leaders and tech startup founders converged Monday at the convention center at the Baha Mar resort for...

Execs dish on proptech on Day 2 of Future City
WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani and Adam Neumann (Illustration by Zach Meyer)

WeWork’s turnaround star will need a new script

Sandeep Mathrani carved a slight figure as he took the stage to explain why he had just become CEO...

WeWork’s turnaround star will need a new script
Highlights from Day 1 of TRD’s Future City summit

Highlights from Day 1 of TRD’s Future City summit

The second year of The Real Deal’s annual executive retreat kicked off at Baha Mar Resort in the Bahamas....

Highlights from Day 1 of TRD’s Future City summit
The Lord & Taylor building at at 424-434 Fifth Avenue and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (Credit: Google Maps, Getty Images)

Amazon mulls buy of WeWork’s Lord & Taylor building

Amazon has been in talks to acquire the Lord & Taylor building, the iconic Fifth Avenue building owned by...

Amazon mulls buy of WeWork’s Lord & Taylor building
From left: Ollie co-foudners Andrew and Chris Bledsoe

Ollie co-founders out at co-living startup

The co-founders of Ollie, a co-living startup, have left their roles at the firm, The Real Deal has learned. Chris Bledsoe, CEO, and Andrew Bledsoe, COO, left the company last month. An Ollie spokesperson...

Ollie co-founders out at co-living startup
CoStar CEO Andy Florance and RentPath CEO Marc Lefar (Credit: Getty Images)

CoStar acquires troubled rental listings firm for $588M

CoStar Group has acquired troubled apartment listing firm RentPath for $588 million. The real estate data giant’s all-cash deal...

CoStar acquires troubled rental listings firm for $588M
Michael Ronen (Credit: Getty Images)

Second SoftBank executive plans departure from troubled conglomerate

A SoftBank executive who led some of the firm’s investments in the United States is in talks to leave,...

Second SoftBank executive plans departure from troubled conglomerate
From left: Lewis Frankfort of Flywheel Sports, Rhône’s Steve Langman, and SoftBank's Ronald Fisher, Mark Schwartz and SoftBank executive Kirthiga Reddy (Credit: Stanford University; SoftBank; Getty Images; iStock)

WeWork board exodus: Old guard is out, first woman is in

Three WeWork board members who presided over the company’s downfall last year have resigned in the past month, and...

WeWork board exodus: Old guard is out, first woman is in
President Donald Trump

“It’s all working”: Trump lauds Opportunity Zones during SOTU

President Donald Trump hailed the troubled Opportunity Zones as an unqualified success during his State of the Union address...

“It’s all working”: Trump lauds Opportunity Zones during SOTU
Cherre CEO LD Salmanson and Intel’s Bob Swan (Credit: Getty Images)

Intel is now investing in real estate tech startups

After decades of fostering startups, Intel is breaking into real estate tech. Intel Capital, the technology giant’s venture capital...

Intel is now investing in real estate tech startups
The Transamerica Building in San Francisco and Michael Shvo (Credit: iStock)

Shvo, partners buy SF’s iconic Transamerica Building for $700M

San Francisco’s iconic Transamerica Building has been sold for the first time. The pyramid-shaped tower was acquired for close...

Shvo, partners buy SF’s iconic Transamerica Building for $700M
Sandeep Mathrani and, clockwise from left: Marcelo Claure, Adam Neumann and Sebastian Gunningham and Artie Minson (Credit: Getty Images)

WeWork gets serious: Inside the hiring of Sandeep Mathrani

WeWork has found its knight in shining armor. After a months-long search, the office-space company will replace its two...

WeWork gets serious: Inside the hiring of Sandeep Mathrani
Neighbor CEO Joseph Woodbury (Credit: iStock)

Andreessen Horowitz leads funding round for self-storage startup

In an age of sharing space, you can make money off just about anything: Your house is on Airbnb....

Andreessen Horowitz leads funding round for self-storage startup
Knotel CEO Amol Sarva (Credit: Sasha Maslov)

Knotel’s CEO cheered WeWork’s fall. But he’s got challenges too

As WeWork crumbled last year, one onlooker watched with glee. Amol Sarva, who as CEO of office-space firm Knotel...

Knotel’s CEO cheered WeWork’s fall. But he’s got challenges too
Placer CEO Noam Ben-Zvi (Credit: LinkedIn, iStock)

Startup that tracks cell phone data for landlords raises $12M

A location-data startup that tracks tens of millions of cell phones and provides information to landlords and brokers has...

Startup that tracks cell phone data for landlords raises $12M
The Wing CEO Audrey Gelman, WeWork co-CEO Artie Minson, and Teem CEO Shaun Ritchie (Credit: Getty Images, WX Summit)

WeWork offloads stake in the Wing and software startup

WeWork has severed ties with two more startups that joined the office space company before its downfall. The office-space...

WeWork offloads stake in the Wing and software startup
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