CoStar hires Hamilton to cover DC

Real estate news service CoStar has hired Katherine Hamilton to cover real estate news in Washington. She previously was a reporter for the Worcester Business Journal in Massachusetts covering the real estate and health care industries. Hamilton was also a writer at RepresentUs. During her time there, she earned her master’s degree in community development and planning […]

CoStar hires Shih as data visual journalist

Real estate news service CoStar News has hired Nicole Shih to be a data visualization journalist. She will start next month and be based in Washington. Shih is currently a news reporter at the Worcester Telegram & Gazette in Massachusetts, where she has been since January 2021. She holds a bachelor’s degree from National Taipei University of […]

CoStar buys French real estate news service

CoStar Group said it has acquired France’s premier commercial real estate news service, Business Immo, for an undisclosed amount. Business Immo was founded in 2004 and covers the French commercial real estate market. It has over 300,000 unique visitors each month, including brokers, investors, developers and lenders. Business Immo has extended its product portfolio to […]

CoStar hires Peters to cover Atlanta real estate

Real estate news service CoStar has hired Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Andy Peters to cover Atlanta-area real estate. He will start April 13. He has been covering economic development and commercial real estate for the Atlanta daily. Peters previously was part of the community banking team at American Banker. He previously worked at the Atlanta Business Chronicle covering the banking, […]

CoStar hires Rohit to cover Austin real estate

Real estate news service CoStar News has hired Parimal Rohit to cover Austin real estate. He previously was a reporter at the Austin Business Journal since December 2020. Rohit has also worked as a reporter for 12 years at IndiaWest in Southern California for the Bay Area-based ethnic newspaper. He also worked at the Santa […]

CoStar seeks staff writers in six cities

Real estate news service CoStar News is seeking staff writers in Washington, Denver, Philadelphia, Miami, Phoenix and Boston. As a CoStar staff writer, you will anchor coverage of commercial real estate in your market, alerting readers to the news that is shaping the places we work, live and play. This is a time of tremendous […]

CoStar hires James to cover Seattle real estate

CoStar Group has hired Tom James to cover Seattle area real estate news. James has been a freelance reporter for the past two years, covering culture, the economy and policy. He has been published in the Seattle Times and The Atlantic, among others. He previously was a reporter for The Associated Press in Salem, Oregon, […]

Houston Chronicle hires Luck to cover real estate

CoStar News reporter Marissa Luck has been hired by the Houston Chronicle as a senior reporter covering real estate. She will start in January. In addition to working on enterprise projects and daily stories, she will also be producing for the Chronicle’s podcast about real estate called “Looped In.” “It’s bittersweet leaving CoStar News,” she said […]

Costar hires Orlando Biz Journal’s Witthaus

Dan Beyers, executive editor of real estate news service CoStar, sent out the following to the staff: We delighted to announce the arrival of Jack Witthaus to be our new staff writer in Los Angeles. Jack has done stints at the Houston Business Journal and, most recently, at the Orlando Business Journal, where he covered […]

CoStar seeks a Seattle-based staff writer

As a CoStar staff writer based in Seattle, you will be responsible for covering commercial real estate in the Pacific Northwest’s largest city and Vancouver. You will also report on the national and international aspirations of the region’s most prominent corporate denizens, technology giants such as Microsoft and Amazon and household retail names such as […]