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CREtech Comes To Boston to Host Groundbreaking Commercial Real Estate Tech Event With MIT Center for Real Estate on April 19


CREtech and MIT Center for Real Estate Join Forces for this Exclusive Event

New York, NY (February 28, 2018) -- CREtech (, the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate industry, is teaming up with MIT’s Center for Real Estate, to host this innovative CRE tech event on April 19th. Hundreds of professionals are expected to turn out for the event, which will feature leaders from the industry’s top venture capital firms, brokerage firms, landlords and the most innovative startups in the sector.

The CREtech Boston Meetup will be held at 100 Federal St. in their newly renovated event space, the Exchange. 100 Federal St. is a 41-story office tower that is centrally located in Boston’s Financial District, boasting breathtaking views of the Boston Harbor and Cambridge skyline.

Kicking off the event will feature a Keynote Presentation on Commercial Real Estate Tech - Where We Are and Where We’re Headed, led by Steve Weikel, Head of Industry Relations at MIT’s Center for Real Estate. A panel discussion will then follow, featuring some of the leading experts in the CRE tech industry including Bryan Koop, Executive Vice President of  Boston Properties, Charlie Kuntz, Innovation Officer at Hines, and Kevin Danehy, Global Head of Corporate Development / Executive Vice President of Brookfield and Mike Hart, Senior Vice President of JLL will discuss the latest trends in real estate. The event will conclude with a presentation from Brad Greiwe, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall, with networking and exhibit circulation to follow.

“We are excited to be expanding  to Boston and incredibly proud to be doing so with The MIT Center For Real Estate who has built a world-renowned reputation for it’s leadership in the commercial real estate technology sector,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech. “This event is part of our company’s dramatic expansion in 2018 with eight events, a re-launched website and new services as well, Beckerman added.

Launched in 2013 as the first event platform devoted to the commercial real estate tech sector, CREtech was acquired by The News Funnel in January of 2017. The platform has become the leading global community focused on emerging and innovative technologies in the commercial real estate (CRE) space. CREtech is where the commercial real estate industry comes to discover all things tech. No other site in the world offers everything in commercial real estate tech in one location including in depth research and analysis, the most comprehensive directory of startups, news from the leading media sources, original expert content, and of course, the largest events in the most cities anywhere all in real time as the news and information breaks.


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