IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digsy, the one-year-old Southern California technology startup changing the commercial real estate brokerage game has launched in Silicon Valley and San Francisco to make it easier for startups and mid-sized businesses to find office, warehouse and retail space. Digsy’s service and business model is winning fanfare from brokerages like CBRE, JLL and Cushman & Wakefield, and businesses demanding a premium search service experience—free of charge. The year-old startup has already helped over 100 businesses including startups ZenDrive, Vulcun, Tidy and Connectifier find space. Digsy mentioned it is currently working with over 350 businesses looking to rent approximately $220 million in commercial real estate leases, and growing.
Digsy is an on-demand butler service like Alfred or Magic—but for finding commercial office, warehouse or retail space. Digsy partners with vetted local commercial real estate agents who serve as free “search butlers” and uses machine learning in addition to proprietary software technology to pair businesses with the right butler to quickly find them space. Digsy is funded by Gil Amelio (former CEO of Apple), Gordon Stephenson (board member with Zillow) and Sean Ellis (GrowthHackers.com and DropBox), K5 Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, early LoopNet executives and other angels.
“Searching for commercial real estate is a dreadful experience. Listings are out of date, no one calls you back, and you waste a lot of time trying to find space when you should be spending it growing your business. We’re bringing Digsy to Northern California to help companies to save precious time finding commercial space,” said Andrew Bermudez, Digsy CEO and co-founder.
“Digsy made it easy for our growing tech startup to find a beautiful office and get a great deal without wasting any time,” said Connectifier co-founder, Ben McCann.
About the Company: Digsy is a free butler service for finding commercial space for your business without having to search for it yourself. Digsy was founded by 15 year commercial real estate agent and former SVP of Lee & Associates, Andrew Bermudez (CEO); former Googler; Romy Maxwell (CTO); and former product designer of PlatinumMD (acquired by SK Telecom), Alex Bloore (chief product officer). Web: www.getdigsy.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/getdigsy