Sheila Samii Matuscak Joins Coeo as co-CEO

Coeo is a revolutionary commercial real estate technology platform that matches users to their perfect spaces—in seconds.

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Commercial real estate industry veteran Sheila Samii Matuscak has officially joined Kim Ford, LEED AP, as co-CEO of Coeo, to further scale the company. Launched earlier this year, Coeo is a first-of-its-kind, tech-enabled online marketplace that is redefining how brokers and tenants find and share commercial real estate. Coeo’s free open source platform eliminates friction in finding, touring, and booking commercial space, meeting users’ needs in a transparent and efficient manner.
Prior to teaming up at Coeo, Matuscak and Ford met as partners at Cresa, where they worked as Managing Principals representing corporations’ commercial real estate needs. They found that they made natural teammates in that they balanced each other’s skill sets.
“While I’m thrilled to be working with Kim again, it was the potential of the Coeo platform that was the real draw,” said Matuscak. “This technology is simply too exciting – I had to be a part of revolutionizing our fragmented industry – so I jumped at the opportunity to help lead the company.”
Co-CEO Ford, is similarly enthusiastic about Matuscak’s decision to join forces. “There is simply no better person than Sheila to help take Coeo’s platform to the next level fast,” Ford said. “Our mission is to propel the commercial real estate industry forward, and Sheila’s proven leadership will get us there that much sooner.”
Notably, Martin Nesbitt, Co-CEO of Chicago-based private equity firm, The Vistria Group, concurred. “I’ve known Sheila for many years when we both were at JLL. She is a force and has proven time and time again why she is a natural industry leader. Her ability to unite the players in the industry will catapult Coeo forward at great speed.”
“Coeo’s ability to provide information to all users through an open, transparent platform is where the future of commercial real estate needs to go,” Nesbitt added. “I am very excited about the potential of Coeo and with Sheila at the helm, Coeo is in good hands.”
Coeo is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with outposts in Chicago and Phoenix. It is currently active in 34+ US cities and is growing daily. www.coeospace.com
About Coeo
Coeo’s proprietary platform enables brokers and users to find, share, schedule a tour, or book commercial space in seconds. Coeo uses a custom match scoring algorithm to join users with their ideal space by matching the amenities they desire with available spaces in the areas they select.

Contacts:

Madison Nolte
National Portfolio Director
madison@coeospace.com
1-866-641-1556

 
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Posted by: businesswire
July 9th, 2019 11:00 ET

Coeo, a CRE Online PropTech Platform, Launches the coFactor

A proprietary online assessment tool used for the appraisal and valuation of Commercial Real Estate.

 

PITTSBURGHMay 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Coeo™, a tech-enabled open data Commercial Real Estate marketplace has released the coFactor™. The coFactor™ is a proprietary online assessment tool used for the appraisal and valuation of commercial real estate based on several factors including amenities, features, and geographic location of each space and property.
Coeo’s coFactor™ is comprised of three main categories – Wellness, Community, and Atmosphere. Factors such as whether the property has a LEED or WELL Certification, tenant lounge, building conference center, and proximity to public transportation are examples of some of the factors being calculated within our proprietary algorithms. If the total property factor falls between 70 and 79 the property receives a bronze badge. If the factor is between 80 and 89, a silver badge is achieved. The highest rank receives a Gold badge which is reserved for those with a coFactor™ of 90 to 100.
With the release of the coFactor™, property owners are now recognized and rewarded for enhancing their properties to meet the demands of the forward-thinking corporation. Coeo™ prominently displays the coFactor™ badge on each space card as well as the space details page. Property owners and brokers are permitted to use the coFactor™ badge for marketing their buildings and spaces on any marketing materials.
A potential tenant (business) has a set of core values that represents its corporate culture. It must prioritize culture to recruit and retain top talent. For many emerging businesses, their office space must emulate and support the culture they aspire to. The coFactor™ helps companies bridge the gap between what they want their culture to be and the office space that will help them get there.
Coeo’s coFactor™ provides today’s companies a direct path to finding world-class tenant experiences without sacrificing speed to market initiatives. Coeo’s Founder and CEO Kim Ford believes commercial properties need a modern, on-demand standard for measurement and valuation that speaks directly to today’s tenants.
The coFactor™ is free and available anywhere in the United States, and automatically calculated when you display your move-in-ready space on Coeo’s™ risk-free online platform.
Coeo™ is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and currently has staff in PittsburghChicago, and Phoenixwww.coeospace.com
About Coeo
Coeo connects people and teams with move-in-ready office space. The software enables users the ability to find, share, schedule a tour, or book space in seconds. Coeo uses a custom match scoring algorithm to join users with space by matching the amenities they desire with available spaces in the areas they select. Coeo is currently active in 20+ US cities and growing daily.
For more information, please contact:
Madison Nolte
National Portfolio Director
madison@coeospace.com
1-866-641-1556

 
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Posted by: PRNewswire
May 14th, 2019 14:00 ET

REACH® Class of 2019

“REACH® is a growth technology accelerator program helping launch companies into the real estate, financial services, banking, home services and insurance industries.
The REACH® accelerator focuses on providing early- to mid-stage companies with access to NAR’s industry expertise, influence and key relationships as businesses launch into the trillion-dollar real estate space. The vertical focus within real estate industries and the growth stage at which most companies enter the program make Second Century Ventures unique compared to other accelerators.
The companies chosen for the 2019 class are:

  • Amarki  A seamless, automated marketing platform that helps real estate professionals integrate their favorite systems in one place;
  • Curbio  Helps agents deliver exceptional results for home sellers through ROI-focused, pay-at-close renovations;
  • Evocalize  A platform that makes sophisticated digital marketing simple, and helps brokerages and agents collaborate to generate demand when and where it’s needed;
  • Kleard  Kleard is a safety and productivity app that provides real-time verification for open houses and showings;
  • RateMyAgent  A digital marketing tool designed to help agents easily collect, share and promote verified client feedback;
  • reConsortia  An open, crowdsourced referral consortium that builds transparency, enhances professionalism and provides an improved customer experience; and
  • Staging & Design Network  The first-ever online shared rental pool for home furnishings built for the real estate and home staging communities.

The companies chosen for the inaugural 2019 REACH Commercial class are:

  • Biproxi— End-to-end transaction platform for commercial real estate practitioners;
  • Coeo — Open data CRE platform that matches brokers and users to their ideal space in seconds;
  • CRE Simple — Integrated commercial real estate lending platform delivering transparency, speed and certainty;
  • LulaFit — Luxury amenity management firm for Class A+ multifamily and commercial office spaces;
  • Trove — Boutique vacation rental service delivering exceptional consumer experiences and maximum value for property owners; and
  • Twofold — Smart, zero footprint furniture and structures for home and office space optimization.

To learn more about the REACH® class of 2019 or the accelerator program, visit www.narREACH.com “
 
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Posted by: National Association of Realtors
April 29th, 2019