The News Funnel Announces News Sharing Agreement with SIOR
Rapidly expanding news start-up becomes an official news source for globally recognized real estate association
(NEW YORK, N.Y. – February 19, 2014) –The News Funnel, a fast-growing digital news platform for the real estate industry, has announced a news-sharing partnership with the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR). SIOR is a global, professional association that represents the top performers in the commercial real estate industry, with thousands of members comprising 48 chapters throughout the United States.
The News Funnel has built the largest hub of media and news content for the real estate industry, featuring news from more than 3,000 sources of trustworthy content. The site allows any real estate professional to build a completely personalized news feed to match his or her market and segmentation preferences. In order to fully take advantage of this innovative technology, SIOR will provide its individual members with access to a customized news feed on The News Funnel. The partnership will also serve to bring in numerous additional sources of content to The News Funnel's database from SIOR local affiliates nationwide.
In addition, The News Funnel is offering the use of its NewsRoom feature to each SIOR chapter. The NewsRoom is a highly customizable application that enables companies to stream industry news to each website in real time, simultaneously educating employees while increasing company visibility.
“We are pleased to welcome SIOR and its members to The News Funnel,” said Jennifer McCabe,” market leader for the Mid-Atlantic Region of The News Funnel. “SIOR clearly recognizes the importance of embracing new technology tools to help its members stay more informed on news covering the commercial real estate industry.”
The SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS® is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. With more than 3,000 members in more than 630 cities in 34 countries, SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists. SIOR has certified thousands of members with the prestigious SIOR designation, a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production, and ethics in the real estate industry. Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders, and other real estate professionals as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market. SIOR designees can hold the following specialty designations: industrial, office, sales manager, executive manager, or advisory service. SIOR also consists of associate members who include corporate executives, developers, educators, and others involved in the commercial real estate industry.
About The News Funnel
The News Funnel is the largest news search engine for the real estate industry. The free site features thousands of feeds, sourced and indexed from industry-specific trade publications, major media sources, companies and professionals. In addition to search, subscribers can create customizable real estate news feeds based on their geographic markets, industry segments and areas of interest, accessible on their personalized home pages that refresh 24/7.
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, which are made available to The News Funnel readers.
The News Funnel is currently available in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami/South Florida, 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, Kansas City, Charlotte, Memphis/Nashville, Salt Lake City, Denver and Detroit with new markets being expanded on a regular basis.
For more information, visit www.thenewsfunnel.com.