The Real Deal Miami

Real estate tech startup Agorafy launches social network for commercial brokers

January 24, 2013 03:00PM

Richard Du

Agorafy, a real estate startup that specializes in commercial listings, will launch a professional profile feature at the end of January, aimed at boosting the interaction between brokers, owners, building managers, financiers and designers. Richard Du, the President and CEO of commercial brokerage Dumann Associates said he wanted to break the shackles of anonymity that most commercial brokers are burdened with. “They’re doing multi-million dollar transactions and no one knows anything about them personally,” said Du, “and it’s because they don’t have a digital home. Residential brokers have photos and testimonials, everyone can recognize them. I’ve been a commercial broker for 15 years and no one knows what I look like!” [more]