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NEW YORK CITY (FEBRUARY 2013) – CompStak, the world's first crowdsourced database of commercial lease deal information, has announced that it has signed up to join the growing number of real estate companies and industry organizations that distribute original content directly to users of The News Funnel. The new, free website enables business readers to create a customized news funnel based on their unique preferences.

Since launching in the real estate industry in mid-2012, The News Funnel has grown its subscriber base to several thousand professionals in a total of six states. These users, who are using the site to customize their business news from a comprehensive list of sources, are able to set their preferences to follow companies profiled on the site and therefore receive all of the news about companies of interest. 

"We are thrilled to have CompStak using our site to distribute their content to our readers,” said Michael Beckerman, founder and CEO of The News Funnel. “This is great news for our readers since this new content from CompStak only enriches their individual news consumption experience.”

About CompStak

CompStak creates transparency in commercial real estate by gathering information that is hard to find, difficult to compile or otherwise unavailable. It’s data is used by institutional owners to compare properties, hedge funds to make investments, and provide meaningful data for brokers, investors, appraisers, asset managers, economists and more. CompStak’s first product is a marketplace for the exchange of lease comps. For more information visit

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.

The News Funnel features Company News Channels (CNCs) — 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 website also features simple and advanced search capabilities. Aggregated content is stored for six months and users can search this content by keyword, market, industry segment or area of interest.

Headquartered in New York City, The News Funnel was founded by Michael Beckerman, a 25-year veteran of the public relations and media industries. The News Funnel launched in mid-2012 and is now curating news in a total of six markets, including Boston, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Washington, D.C. For more information visit




02/11/2013 - 13:30


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