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CBRE's Austin, Texas Office is the 500th Company to Join The News Funnel


NEW YORK CITY (JULY, 2013) – The News Funnel announced today that with CBRE’s Austin, Texas office joining the fast growing site, 500 companies are now using the site's free news distribution platform. In just one year, The News Funnel has attracted many of the real estate industry’s leading companies, as well as several thousand professionals who use the site to create free customized news feeds.

Since launching in June 2012, The News Funnel has established itself as a hugely popular business-to-business real estate news curation website that enables real estate professionals to create a customized news feed based on their unique preferences.  The most unique aspect of the site is that besides thousands of news sources that are scraped for content each day, 500 companies are also uploading their own news to the site, creating the largest database of online content in the real estate industry. Currently, The News Funnel serves 27 primary U.S. markets with plans to continue to expand geographically throughout 2013.

“Thank you to CBRE Austin for being our 500th company to sign up for our free Company News Channel service,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO and founder of The News Funnel. "This is an important milestone for our young site. Attracting 500 companies validates our vision that regardless of real estate sector, companies of all sizes within the industry want a direct distribution portal for the marketplace. We are thrilled to be filling such a significant void in the industry," Beckerman added.

In total, CBRE has a total of eight regional News Channels on The News Funnel including:

CBRE – Austin

CBRE – Chicago

CBRE – San Diego

CBRE – Washington D.C./Baltimore

CBRE – Philadelphia

CBRE – New York

CBRE – New Jersey

CBRE – New York Institutional Group

About The News Funnel

The News Funnel is a free, web-based news aggregator for real estate professionals that sources industry-specific news from trade publications and major media sources. Subscribers create customized news feeds for their geographic market, industry segment and areas of interest that are accessed on their personalized home page or via a daily email.

In addition to pulling in news from thousands of media sources, The News Funnel features Company News Channels — web pages that are available at no charge to companies to upload press releases, event notifications, blogs and market research reports that are then distributed into the funnels of subscribers.

The News Funnel is currently available in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Orlando, Pennsylvania, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Las Vegas, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Denver and Detroit with new markets being expanded to on a regular basis.

For more information visit The News Funnel.  

07/10/2013 - 10:47


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