Compass shuffles support staff, anticipates dozens of layoffs

A Compass source told Inman the company still has no current plans for an IPO, although it’s not off the table.

Side CEO talks venture capital, iBuyer growth and the need for innovation

Guy Gal founded his company in 2017 and plans to take it national in the coming years. He also believes the real estate industry is primed for more innovation.

3 real estate companies were among the top fundraisers of 2019

Opendoor, Vacasa and Compass all raised at least $300M in 2019 and were among the top 11 companies in terms of equity raises in 2019.

What is Keller Williams’ valuation?

As much as $2 billion. Does that make Gary Keller a billionaire?

This was the year — and decade — of big money in real estate

Both 2019 and the decade leading to it were dominated by disruption. And the thing fueling that disruption was a whole lot of cash.

WeWork drama could be coming to the big screen: Report

Screenwriter Charles Randolph, of Oscar-winning “The Big Short” notoriety, is reportedly penning a new screenplay about the rise and fall of WeWork. The film will focus on the relationship between WeWork founder Adam Neumann and Softbank CEO Masayoshi …

Another Softbank-backed real estate startup is wobbling

Co-founder leaves board of pre-fab construction startup Katerra in latest executive shakeoff, after report that it pulled out of a number of construction projects.

SoftBank CEO shifts priorities after WeWork debacle

Masayoshi Son said he’s now focusing on “profitability and cash flow” when evaluating his investments. Where does that leave Compass and Opendoor?

WeWork losses continue to explode in Q3, new report reveals

WeWork reportedly posted a loss of $1.25 billion in the third quarter, according to “The Wall Street Journal.”

Proptech funding shows no signs of slowing down

The U.S. real estate technology sector nabbed $1.9 billion in growth equity capital in 2019, according to a new study from GCA Advisors.