Compass is expanding to Seattle and Bellevue

The company will open locations in Seattle and Bellevue within two months, Compass Chief Revenue Officer Rob Lehman told Inman on Monday …

Compass CFO out after company’s massive funding round

“Craig was hired before Compass raised $550 million from SoftBank and Fidelity late last year,” a source said under condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss the news. “The Company needs a CFO with experience operating a company at its current scale and beyond. Compass has engaged a search firm to assist in finding a successor CFO.” …

The social causes real estate leaders should rally behind

Lean into social causes, including disaster relief — but keep your political views to yourself. In a political climate fraught with anxiety over issues ranging from gun control to civil rights, that’s the complicated, albeit conflicted, message to real estate leaders …

Leadership Lens: Robert Reffkin on offering the big problems to solve

Robert Reffkin is the founder and CEO of Compass. Combining the country’s top agents, proprietary market insights and integrated mobile and web technologies, technology-driven real estate platform Compass is dedicated to creating a seamless and intelli…

ICNY 18: Why agent teams will soon replace brokerages

“To be clear, brokerage firms as we currently know them will not exist in the next 10 years,” Compass CEO Robert Reffkin told the audience at ICNY …

Compass launches San Diego branch

“When we looked at our growth across Southern California, San Diego became a clear and natural priority in our national expansion.” …

Is the traditional real estate model dying a slow death?

The traditional real estate model is alive and well at many of the big companies, but more importantly, in the myriad of small independent brokers that form the unsung backbone of the industry …

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin’s 8 trends to expect by 2028

“To be clear, brokerage firms as we currently know them will not exist in the next 10 years. Agent teams will replace the brokerage firm.” …

Compass, Redfin CEOs open up about navigating political division

NEW YORK — Chief executives from two high-profile brokerage companies with wildly divergent business models spoke candidly on Tuesday at Inman Connect New York about the travails of voicing public opinion in a fractured political climate …

Why does Compass keep winning?

Jeff Lowe, Chicago’s top-producing broker, was finishing a stationary bike workout when the emails started flying in on Thursday morning. News that the SoftBank Vision Fund had agreed to a $450 million investment into real estate brokerage Compass — claimed to be the largest real estate tech investment in U.S. history — was sending ripples throughout the industry …