How Compass Became the Bane of Real Estate

The high-tech real estate startup boasts SoftBank backing, a $1.6 billion war chest, and plenty of skeptics. Now it’s cashing in on the pandemic real estate boom.

Patrick Sisson
Marker

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Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

“None of us knows how long this crisis will last,” pleaded Robert Reffkin in a letter to Nancy Pelosi and her Republican…

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Patrick Sisson
Marker

A Chicago expat living in Los Angeles, Patrick Sisson writes about the intersection of cities, business, and culture.