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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Storefront Named Winner of Prestigious Real Estate Tech Award

Storefront’s innovative marketplace that connects property owners with short-term tenants celebrates astounding achievement in the Real Estate Tech Awards.

New York, NY – December 6, 2018 Storefront, the world’s largest online marketplace for renting short-term retail space, is pleased to announce that they are a Real Estate Tech Awards (#RETAS) winner in the Co-Working/Pop-Up Retail category, presented by CREtech (, the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate industry.

The #RETAS are the most prestigious award for tech startups and founders. For the past five years, CREtech has used the #RETAS to recognize the most innovative and cutting-edge companies who have played an integral role in advancing tech in the real estate industry throughout the year.

Carefully selected as a winner by the #RETAS elite panel of judges, including the leading VC’s, Angel Investors, and Corporate Investors in the commercial real estate tech industry, Storefront was awarded on stage in front of nearly 1,000 professionals at the CREtech New York Venture Conference on December 6.

“As the leading pop-up store marketplace globally, we are honored to be recognized for our contributions to providing commercial real estate owners and managers with an efficient channel to maximize their occupancy rates and returns,” sad Mohamed Haouache, CEO of Storefront. “Retail is no longer about buying products but rather it’s about providing an experience that consumers delight in. We are building the future of retail by making it more engaging, more transparent and more productive. Our vision is to make retail globally accessible.”

Storefront is redefining how companies can locate and activate temporary retail space with its global marketplace for connecting tenants and property owners in an efficient, flexible and transparent way. Brands and retailers of all sizes have embraced the short-term storefront model to deepen their relationships with customers and reach them in ways not possible through online channels. The pop-up concept enables companies to create visibility and interact with consumers by providing a tactile, human experience that strengthens their brands, drives engagement and increases sales.

About Storefront

Storefront is the world’s largest marketplace for short-term retail spaces. The platform connects brands, e-commerce businesses and artists with space owners for temporary rentals. Storefront makes commercial real estate easily accessible for anyone looking to organize events and create pop-up stores around the world.

Since its launch in 2014, Storefront has supported more than 100,000 brands across the world’s largest cities, from Paris to New York to Milan, London and Hong Kong. The platform now has the largest network of commercial spaces available for short-term rental with more than 10,000 listings. More information can be found at

About CREtech

Our mission at CREtech is to connect the commercial real estate and tech sectors, bringing a new age of innovation, investment and growth to the industry. The platform features the largest events, most important daily newsletter, largest directory of startups and industry leading research. CREtech additionally provides Advisory Services to startups and commercial real estate developers/brokers.

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