Small businesses make up 80% of the nation’s office market but they often have a difficult time dealing with commercial real estate brokers who consider the entire process not worth the effort.
Now a new startup – HiRise – intends to fix that with an online rental site targeting that market of small businesses, government contractors, start-ups and anyone who needs a smaller office space for a shorter lease period. In the United States alone, more than half a million tenants occupy office spaces that are less than 5,000 square feet.
The HiRise website expects to launch next month in the Washington, D.C.
For more and to view an interview with co-founder Andy O’Brien: CNBC.