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Urban Compass is Now Compass

by Drew Meyers on 2:32 pm February 19, 2015

Urban Compass (which I’ve written about before) recently re-branded to Compass, as they are expand outside of their urban NYC environment to the suburbs (Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia). They have money, are extremely well connected, and are investing heavily in tech tools. I like the newer, shorter name, but I’m sure that domain name cost them a pretty penny. My questions: What’s their core differentiator? What does the brand stand for? Is great tech enough?

Urban Compass Now Has Deep Pockets

by Drew Meyers on 12:57 pm October 7, 2013

Did anyone notice Urban Compass‘ recent $20M fundraising round ($25M after additional interest)? It seems Urban Compass is the next consumer tech competitor with deep pockets in the real estate industry. When I look at Urban Compass, I see a lot of AirBnB, mixed with a dose of Redfin. For the brokers and agents reading, you should really, really spend some time looking at the Urban Compass neighborhood pages. For instance, here’s their East Village guide.

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