REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Bandwidth Inc. | September 14, 2021
Bandwidth Inc., a leading global enterprise communications platform and cloud-native carrier, announced it is powering some of the most innovative digital disruptors in the red-hot U.S. housing market.
As the nationwide surge in the real estate market continues, buyers and sellers are increasingly adopting new digital tools to more quickly and conveniently get to the closing table. Bandwidth is the messaging and communications platform of choice for several innovative property technology, or PropTech, companies that are eliminating friction and improving the customer experience in the key steps of a real estate transaction, such as choosing a real estate agent, finding or renting a property, and showing or viewing a home.
"Buying or selling a home is the largest transaction most people make in their lifetime. That's why messaging and voice communications are mission-critical throughout the key steps of the process," said John Bell, Bandwidth's Chief Product Officer. "The Bandwidth platform enables PropTech SaaS companies to scale communications using our APIs without needing extensive knowledge of telecom industry regulations and requirements. By partnering with Bandwidth, SaaS companies can focus on what's most important—the customer experience."
Here are three examples of how Bandwidth customers are improving the real-estate experience:
Clever Real Estate is a platform that guides home buyers and sellers through the process of interviewing and choosing a real estate agent. Finding an agent through Clever is a free service that delivers reduced listing fees for sellers and cash back for buyers. Bandwidth provides voice and messaging services to enable Clever's services for consumers across a network of top real estate agents in the U.S.
Rently provides self-touring and smart access technology for single-family and multi-family homes nationwide. Each year, more than 20 million renters move to find their new rental property--and Rently's self-touring technology automates the renter check-in process so renters can instantly tour a vacant property, safely and securely, without an agent present. Bandwidth provides voice and messaging services to help Rently power more than 3,500 operators in the U.S. and 15 million renter self-tours to-date.
ShowingTime, recently acquired by Zillow, coordinates schedules behind the scenes so agents can seamlessly book a confirmed home showing online, streamlining a complicated process. In 2020, the company facilitated more than 50 million showings industry-wide. Bandwidth provides voice and messaging services to ShowingTime to enable sellers' and buyers' agents to schedule and confirm home tours online and also get 24/7/365 live help from appointment specialists.
About Bandwidth Inc.
Bandwidth is a global communications software company that helps enterprises connect people around the world with cloud-ready voice, messaging and emergency services. Companies like Cisco, Google, Microsoft, RingCentral, Uber and Zoom use Bandwidth's APIs to easily embed communications into software and applications. Bandwidth has more than 20 years in the technology space and is the first and only Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider offering a robust selection of APIs built around our own global network. Our award-winning support teams help businesses around the world solve complex communications challenges every day.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
Dynamic City Capital | February 08, 2022
Dynamic City Capital (DCC), a Utah-based real estate investment firm focused on acquiring and developing premium-branded hotels, announced the acquisition of the Hyatt Place San Francisco Downtown. The transaction was completed on January 28 and is the company's first acquisition of 2022. The hotel's premium corner location is less than a half-block from Oracle Park, home of Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants.
The Hyatt Place San Francisco Downtown is an excellent addition to our portfolio. The brand, market, and specific location fit our strategy to acquire best-in-class hotels in prime markets, We are thrilled to make this acquisition and look forward to our 2022 pipeline of opportunities."
Ryan Phelps, DCC's Chief Investment Officer.
The twelve-story hotel features 230 guest rooms, 4,300 square feet of retail space, a lobby bar, and a 24/7 market. The Hyatt Place is between the lively South of Market (SoMa) and Mission Bay neighborhoods known for world-class dining, museums, and business. Nearly adjacent to Oracle Park, it is also within walking distance of Chase Arena, home to the NBA's Golden State Warriors, and the Moscone Convention Center. In addition, public transportation, including light rail and Caltrain, is within a city block, providing access to all that San Francisco offers. The hotel opened in January 2019.
This purchase early in 2022 continues the pattern of dynamic growth exhibited by the acquisition of seven properties across the US in 2021.
About Dynamic City Capital
Dynamic City Capital (DCC) is a privately held real estate investment and asset-management firm with three decades of experience in hospitality. During its 30+ year history, DCC has placed hundreds of millions of dollars of capital on behalf of its investment partners. After opening the first Marriott® franchised hotel in the state of Utah in 1991, DCC has been involved in the development, acquisition, and management of hotel assets throughout the United States, representing the premium-branded hotel families of Hilton®, Hyatt, IHG®, and Marriott®.
prnewswire | August 27, 2020
Red Oak Capital Group ("Red Oak"), an investment manager and provider of debt capital solutions for commercial real estate projects, today announced that Red Oak Capital Fund V, LLC ("the Fund") has been fully qualified by the SEC and is now open to investor subscriptions. The Fund is a Regulation A+ Tier II bond offering designed to provide investors with a vehicle to access the commercial real estate space. The bonds are securitized by senior secured commercial mortgage notes and are backed by existing income-producing commercial real estate properties in the United States.