42Floors is a commercial real estate and office space marketplace similar to a multiple-listing-service. The company was founded in November 2011 and the website was made available to the public on March 19, 2012.[3]

42Floors aggregates real estate listings from commercial brokers and property owners by collecting listings directly from users.[4] The company encourages brokers to use their service by offering free professional photography of listed spaces,[4] a feature adopted from Airbnb.[5] 42Floors' main competitors are commercial real estate listing sites like LoopNet and CoStar.[6]


42Floors was founded by Jason Freedman, the founder of FlightCaster (acquired by Next Jump in January 2011).[7] The company was accepted into the Y Combinator Winter 2012 batch [8] and launched on March 19, 2012 in the days leading up to the Y Combinator Demo Day.[9]


As of November 2012, 42Floors had received funding in the amount of $5.4M from Dave McClure, Bessemer Venture Partners, Thrive Capital, and others.[10]


42Floors has been favorably described in articles published in Inc Magazine[11][dead link], The Washington Post,[12] TechCrunch,[10] GigaOm,[13] and VentureBeat.[6]

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