The leadership of OneKey® MLS, a regional multiple listings service for New York City, joined thousands of real estate colleagues on May 19 for The Real Deal’s New York City Showcase and Forum at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.
The one-day event attracted some 2,500 participants from commercial and residential real estate, development, brokerage, financial services and investment, and professional services. The forum featured over 50 exhibitors, networking opportunities and panel discussions on industry trends such as climate change, Covid and workplace uncertainty, and technology transforming real estate.
One of the guest speakers was New York City Mayor Eric Adams, who spoke about the “repositioning” of New York City and cited the significant financial impact of the real estate industry on the city. “What oil is to Texas, real estate is to New York,” Adams said.
The event also offered the opportunity to network and close deals, and the OneKey® MLS team demonstrated the benefits of the New York Regional Multiple Listings service.
“The real estate market is highly competitive and agents need every advantage possible to succeed in this market,” said Jim Speer, CEO of OneKey® MLS, which is owned by the Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR). and the Hudson Gateway Association. REAL ESTATE AGENTS® (HGAR). “By joining OneKey® MLS, you gain access to a wealth of business tools – Realtors Property Resource, Listrack, RatePlug, Market Reports and more – that will help you do business better.”
Richard Haggerty, President and Chief Strategic Growth Officer of OneKey® MLS and CEO of HGAR, emphasized the importance of working together to improve the industry for agents and consumers.
“We are delighted to join so many of our colleagues here at The Real Deal forum and share market insights and key industry trends.“, said Haggerty. “Manhattan is the epicenter of New York and New York is the epicenter of the greater New York suburbs, which is the most powerful geography in the world. OneKey® MLS harnesses the power of this geography to enhance our members’ ability to serve consumers. So we think it’s a win-win for everyone to be here.
OneKey®MLS currently has more than 25,000 active listings – from Montauk in New York to Sullivan County – and nearly 12,000 of those listings are in New York. OneKey’s user-friendly website, OneKey®MLS, attracts 367,000 visitors per month and recorded some 4.4 million visitors in 2021.
For more information, visit www.onekeymlsny.com.