As pioneers in the burgeoning co-living asset class, Starcity hasemerged as one of the largest co-living brands in the world. Usingcutting-edge technology as both a developer and an operator,Starcity’s fully-integrated housing solution allows the company todeliver housing units at a fraction of the cost of a traditional developer. Bringing the cost of living down, Starcity allows young urbanites making minimum wage to experience opportunities in theworld’s most sought-after cities. The company flawlessly controlsthe entire end-to-end experience, from when a potential residentuses its website, to when the tenant moves into their new home. Inaddition to raising more than $75 million in venture capital to-date, Starcity currently has more than $200 million in assets undermanagement and expects significant growth year-over-year for theforeseeable future. In addition to ensuring a diverse staff at eachcommunity, Starcity partners with local community groups for eachnew development in effort to engage and help the most marginal-ized communities, while providing a source of energy to residentsand surrounding areas.
Shifting the dynamic of leasing processes, digital leasing platform,TenantBase is designed to help the rent paying tenant. Providing amodern consumer experience, TenantBase uses best-in-class technology and professional service to offer an end-to-end leasingexperience to businesses. In May 2020, TenantBase released itsonline transaction platform, TenantBoard, where qualified tenants’ requirements are posted for the leasing community to review.Owners are then able to view general company characteristics, suchas size, lease term and location, to determine a good fit and submittheir property to the tenant for consideration. Empowering theleasing community to transact business digitally, the software utilizes AI algorithms to suggest best matches and proprietarymachine learning models to connect tenants to vacant space. Theplatform enables rapid feedback between the tenant, their brokerand the leasing community, and it allows professionals to scheduletours and discuss deal terms. Offering a dramatic change to thetypical leasing process, TenantBoard additionally serves as a freemarketing tool for the leasing community. Further modernizingthe commercial real estate leasing process through TenantBoard’slaunch, TenantBase is continues to deliver high-quality service tosmall and mid-sized businesses.
Executing its core mission to build community and provide
affordable experiences within the multifamily and office sectors
through innovative technology, TFLiving continually pushes the
envelope in order to serve clients, property managers, buildings,
residents and tenants. Leveraging its technology to create time-
saving and cost-saving solutions for property managers, TFLiving
also provides an all-in-one portfolio solution to engage residents.
Its customizable platform, TFLiving Connect offers a suite of
amenities, including fitness classes, wellness programs, pet care,
lifestyle services, staff appreciation events and more, to improve
tenant experience, create community and increase net operating
expenses. In addition to its services, TFLiving has also helped
more than 1000 wellness professionals get paid through its offer-
ings. Through a partnership with Colliers International, TFLiving
has extended its reach to service more than 200,000 residential
units. Within the past three years, TFLiving has increased its port-
folio and expanded throughout the US. Continuing to foster
community during stay-at-home restrictions this year, while keep-
ing buildings and residents safe, TFLiving remained agile and
provided its amenity offerings by incorporating virtual services to
Allowing business and experts to stay better connected througha mobile-app solution, the CXApp works to build the foundation for the future of the workplace. Its technology-focusedteam sets the workplace up for success by enabling hyper-focused communication, creating touchless environments, contactless interactions, active monitoring and offering betterinsights into space utilization through investment in Io T, mobility and cloud solutions. Within the office landscape, the app’scampus platform consolidates disconnected business systems toprovide on-demand access to relevant features and contentacross corporate campuses. As the first solution for a connectedworkplace with an open ecosystem for partners and technologyprovider integrations, the CXApp Smart Campus offers employees with a mobile command center for workplace related items,such as managing visitors, campus information, real-time news,colleague’s locations, live indoor mapping, mobile food ordering and more. The company’s agile team built additional software and capabilities this year, such as contactless remote accessand conference room booking, and proprietary peer-to-peersocial distancing alerts, to assist companies looking to re-enterthe office. With its intelligent partner ecosystem and a SaaSmodel built for scalability across people and venues, the CXAppcontinually provides the ability to manage various workplace factors from personal devices.
Leveraging an insider’s perspective on the common inefficienciesof the leasing process, and cognizant of the paint points affectingboth landlord and renter, Vero Leasing built a cloud-based platform to revolutionize such issues. Through proactive innovationand technology, the company enables users to lease residentialproperties with unprecedented speed, ease and security. Foundedin 2018, Vero Leasing has achieved success by modernizing andimplementing a truly mobile and digitally native solution, whichreduces the time it takes to turn a lead into a renter by more than99%. In January 2020, the firm closed its $3.2 million seed fundinground, and it has since continued rapid adoption within the industry. The company utilizes mobile tools and employs its new patentpending financial software, Vero built income and asset verification, which grants property owners the ability to verify key insightsinto each renter’s financial history; helping landlords mitigate riskand protect property valuation. Uncovering comprehensive financial stories, the fintech solution extends beyond credit checks, byscanning data points through analytics. The firm’s thoughtfully-designed platform is additionally layered with robust, institutional-grade security protocols; offering peace of mind and security as atrusted partner to renters and landlords.