CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, has signed a new global contract for up to seven years.
CoStar will now provide CBRE with an unprecedented amount of information and listing exposure by delivering additional access to thousands of professionals across North America and Europe. In addition to the over five million properties CoStar tracks in the U.S., all CBRE users will now be able to access CoStar’s information across Canada and the United Kingdom.
As a result of the new agreement, CoStar is now used by 100% of the top 10 U.S. brokerage firms, 90% of the top U.K. firms, and 80% of the top Canadian firms. These leading entities regularly use CoStar’s platform to make connections across markets and countries and with the more than a half billion visitors that visit CoStar Group’s vast online network per year.
CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate brokerage provider, employs over 94,000 people in more than 100 countries, accounting for over $322 billion in transactional volume.
CBRE has relied on CoStar for commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketing in the U.S. for three decades. In 2018, CBRE professionals logged into CoStar more than one million times. CBRE usage of CoStar doubled in 2018 over 2016. CoStar and LoopNet combined represent one of CBRE’s largest online marketing channels for their commercial real estate listings. In 2018, 3.4 million visitors viewed CBRE listings more than one billion times on CoStar websites.
This landmark agreement is a watershed moment for CoStar as it continues to grow internationally, providing over 175,000 commercial real estate professionals in 29 countries around the world with best-in-class real estate information and analytics.
“We are honored CBRE has entrusted CoStar with a vital part of its business and are thrilled to enter our first global agreement with the firm,” said CoStar Group Founder and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Florance. “We are committed to providing CBRE professionals around the world with the best technology, information, analytics, and service possible.”