Two top Compass execs exit amid major reorganization

Compass is restructuring its departments and leadership team to streamline operations. The move will consolidate the marketing and product departments. 

Is a Compass IPO coming soon?

My gut tells me that Compass might file an IPO sooner than later — this year, even. In doing so, they’d seek to join the gaggle of private tech companies rushing to go public before the bubble (if that’s what this is) bursts.

Compass poaches entire Coldwell Banker team

Los Angeles-based WSA Real Estate operates in the tony western half of Los Angeles. Team members are now decamping for Compass, which is not acquiring the entity itself.

Brown Harris Stevens leaders deny possible sale — but rumors persist

In a letter to the company’s more than 1,000 agents, CEO Bess Freedman and President Hall Willkie emphatically say the company is not for sale and accuse an unnamed brokerage of spreading rumors to support unethical recruitment tactics.

Why did Zillow sue Compass? It’s more complicated than you think

Zillow is suing Compass because it worries about anybody who is focused on using technology to reduce the time, stress and uncertainty it takes to buy and sell properties.

Compass to acquire Stribling & Associates

Compass is set to acquire Stribling & Associates, a New York City-based rival, the company confirmed to Inman on Wednesday. 

Who’s the real Real Trends 500 winner? Depends who you ask

In a statement to Inman, NRT CEO Ryan Gorman declined to address the slide to No. 2 and instead focused on NRT retaining the top spot in sales volume.

Read APR president’s letter to agents after Compass acquisition

In a letter obtained by Inman, Mike Hulme, APR’s president, wrote about the Compass acquisition and what it means for Alain Pinel’s 1,400 agents.

EXCLUSIVE: Compass to acquire Alain Pinel Realtors

Compass is acquiring Alain Pinel Realtors (APR), according to multiple sources who spoke Monday with Inman and wished to remain anonymous. The acquisition will further the Compass stranglehold on the San Francisco Bay Area market.

Compass scoops up Contactually, CRM-maker beloved by rivals

Compass is set to acquire Contactually, a cloud-based real estate software company with one of the industry’s leading customer relationship management systems. Contactually’s team of 32 engineers will join Compass’ 270-person tech team to further build…