Cityfeet.com Partners with New York Times Digital to Provide Commercial Real Estate Listings for NYTimes.com and Boston.com

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Cityfeet.com and New York Times Digital

    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cityfeet.com, a leading online
 commercial real estate marketplace which enables small businesses to search
 for office, retail and industrial space, announced today that it has reached
 an agreement with New York Times Digital, the Internet division of The New
 York Times Company, to provide commercial real estate listings and build
 co-branded commercial real estate sites for NYTimes.com and Boston.com. The
 partnership coincides with the closing of a $3.25 million investment round for
 Cityfeet.com that was led by Scripps Ventures and included a minority
 investment from New York Times Digital.
     Businesses that are seeking commercial space can now visit a co-branded
 site at http://www.nytimes.com/cityfeet and access a free classified database
 that incorporates both online and print listings from The New York Times as
 well as listings from Cityfeet.com. In addition, a co-branded site at
 Boston.com, which is targeted to launch in early June, will incorporate
 listings from The Boston Globe and Cityfeet.com. Brokers, owners and small
 businesses with for-sale and for-lease listings will benefit from the
 opportunity to reach the combined online audiences of Cityfeet.com,
 NYTimes.com and Boston.com.
     "By partnering with New York Times Digital, an organization with both
 local depth and national reach, we have created a powerful online local
 marketing channel for commercial real estate," said Guy Shanon, CEO of
 Cityfeet.com.
     "The Cityfeet.com partnership leverages the strength of NYTimes.com's
 reach with the power of an innovative listing site, "said Ken Green, director
 of sales for NYTimes.com. "We're pleased to be building our commercial real
 estate presence online to serve both readers and advertisers."
 
     About Cityfeet.com
     Cityfeet.com is a leading destination for local businesses searching for
 commercial space. The Web site targets the real estate needs of small
 businesses, aggregates space availabilities and offers free access to detailed
 listing data along with a wide range of useful space search features. Listers
 enter, edit and cancel listings via a fast, easy to use account at the Web
 site and also receive "hit" statistics showing the number of viewings for each
 listing.
     Cityfeet.com also offers local commercial real estate news, broker
 referral features, and access to goods and services related to the move in
 process. Filling a void created by the dominance of national real estate firms
 that deal in larger lease transactions, Cityfeet.com has carved out a niche by
 concentrating on the space needs of small businesses in each of the markets it
 serves: New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Cityfeet.com employs
 a local approach by opening an office in each of the cities where it lists
 space and staffing these offices with experienced real estate professionals
 from those local markets.
 
     About New York Times Digital
     New York Times Digital (NYTD) is a premier news and information network
 for individuals who want a unique perspective on their world. By bringing
 together the industry's most trusted editorial content, a high-quality,
 knowledge-hungry audience, and proprietary filtering technology, NYTD and its
 properties comprise one of the world's most powerful environments for news,
 information and interaction. By leveraging the vast and legendary resources of
 The New York Times Company, NYTD aims to redefine traditional notions of media
 and marketing by using digital channels to transform content into experience.
 New York Times Digital is comprised of NYTimes.com, Boston.com,
 newyorktoday.com, Golf Digest.com, WineToday, Abuzz, and a Digital Archive
 Distribution business. NYTD is a division of The New York Times Company
 (NYSE:   NYT).
 
 

SOURCE Cityfeet.com and New York Times Digital
    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cityfeet.com, a leading online
 commercial real estate marketplace which enables small businesses to search
 for office, retail and industrial space, announced today that it has reached
 an agreement with New York Times Digital, the Internet division of The New
 York Times Company, to provide commercial real estate listings and build
 co-branded commercial real estate sites for NYTimes.com and Boston.com. The
 partnership coincides with the closing of a $3.25 million investment round for
 Cityfeet.com that was led by Scripps Ventures and included a minority
 investment from New York Times Digital.
     Businesses that are seeking commercial space can now visit a co-branded
 site at http://www.nytimes.com/cityfeet and access a free classified database
 that incorporates both online and print listings from The New York Times as
 well as listings from Cityfeet.com. In addition, a co-branded site at
 Boston.com, which is targeted to launch in early June, will incorporate
 listings from The Boston Globe and Cityfeet.com. Brokers, owners and small
 businesses with for-sale and for-lease listings will benefit from the
 opportunity to reach the combined online audiences of Cityfeet.com,
 NYTimes.com and Boston.com.
     "By partnering with New York Times Digital, an organization with both
 local depth and national reach, we have created a powerful online local
 marketing channel for commercial real estate," said Guy Shanon, CEO of
 Cityfeet.com.
     "The Cityfeet.com partnership leverages the strength of NYTimes.com's
 reach with the power of an innovative listing site, "said Ken Green, director
 of sales for NYTimes.com. "We're pleased to be building our commercial real
 estate presence online to serve both readers and advertisers."
 
     About Cityfeet.com
     Cityfeet.com is a leading destination for local businesses searching for
 commercial space. The Web site targets the real estate needs of small
 businesses, aggregates space availabilities and offers free access to detailed
 listing data along with a wide range of useful space search features. Listers
 enter, edit and cancel listings via a fast, easy to use account at the Web
 site and also receive "hit" statistics showing the number of viewings for each
 listing.
     Cityfeet.com also offers local commercial real estate news, broker
 referral features, and access to goods and services related to the move in
 process. Filling a void created by the dominance of national real estate firms
 that deal in larger lease transactions, Cityfeet.com has carved out a niche by
 concentrating on the space needs of small businesses in each of the markets it
 serves: New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Cityfeet.com employs
 a local approach by opening an office in each of the cities where it lists
 space and staffing these offices with experienced real estate professionals
 from those local markets.
 
     About New York Times Digital
     New York Times Digital (NYTD) is a premier news and information network
 for individuals who want a unique perspective on their world. By bringing
 together the industry's most trusted editorial content, a high-quality,
 knowledge-hungry audience, and proprietary filtering technology, NYTD and its
 properties comprise one of the world's most powerful environments for news,
 information and interaction. By leveraging the vast and legendary resources of
 The New York Times Company, NYTD aims to redefine traditional notions of media
 and marketing by using digital channels to transform content into experience.
 New York Times Digital is comprised of NYTimes.com, Boston.com,
 newyorktoday.com, Golf Digest.com, WineToday, Abuzz, and a Digital Archive
 Distribution business. NYTD is a division of The New York Times Company
 (NYSE:   NYT).
 
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