Reis, Inc., through its subsidiary, Reis Services, LLC, provides commercial real estate (CRE) market information and analytical tools to real estate professionals. The company maintains a proprietary database containing detailed information on commercial properties in metropolitan markets and neighborhoods throughout the U.S. The database contains information on apartment, office, retail, warehouse/distribution, flex/research and development, self storage and seniors housing properties, and is used by real estate investors, lenders and other professionals to make informed buying, selling and financing decisions. In addition, the company’s data is used by debt and equity investors to assess, quantify, and manage the risks of default and loss associated with individual mortgages, properties, portfolios and real estate backed securities. The company provides its information services to many of the nation’s lending institutions, equity investors, brokers and appraisers. Products and Services The company’s product portfolio features include Reis SE (Subscriber Edition), its primary delivery platform aimed at larger and mid-sized enterprises; ReisReports, aimed at prosumers and smaller enterprises; and Mobiuss Portfolio CRE (Mobiuss), aimed primarily at risk managers and credit administrators at banks and non-bank lending institutions. It is through these products that the company provides online access to a proprietary database of CRE information and analytical tools designed to facilitate debt and equity transactions, as well as ongoing asset and portfolio evaluations. Depending on the product or level of entitlement, users have access to market trends and forecasts at metropolitan and neighborhood levels throughout the U.S. and/or detailed building-specific information, such as rents, vacancy rates, lease terms, property sales, new construction listings, and property valuation estimates. The company’s products are designed to meet the demand for information to support the decision-making of property owners, developers, builders, banks and non-bank lenders, equity investors, and service providers. These real estate professionals require access to information on both the performance and pricing of assets, including detailed data on market transactions, supply, absorption, rents, and sale prices. This information is critical to various aspects of valuing assets and financing their acquisition, development, and construction. Reis SE Reis SE, available at www.reis.com, is the company’s primary product, designed to assist in market research, due diligence and support of CRE transactions, including loan originations, underwriting, acquisitions, risk assessment (such as loan loss reserves and impairment analyses), portfolio monitoring, asset management, and appraisal. ReisReports ReisReports is a product tailored to meet the needs of smaller enterprises and individuals, professional investors, brokers, and appraisers, available at www.ReisReports.com. The addressable subscriber market for ReisReports includes various prosumers and small enterprises. To expand the total user base of ReisReports, the company markets through various traditional and online media channels. Mobiuss Mobiuss enables clients to assess portfolio risks and opportunities by integrating client loan and property information with Reis property and submarket data and third party credit analytics. The solution is delivered in a Web-based, visually engaging interface. Mobiuss is targeted to both debt and equity capital providers active in U.S. CRE and, specifically, to banks with significant CRE loan exposure. As a loan-level analysis and surveillance platform, Mobiuss enables property valuation, credit analysis, stress testing, benchmarking, and portfolio pricing. In addition to providing credit default metrics, such as expected losses and probabilities of default at the loan and portfolio levels, outputs include forecasted collateral operating incomes, and values under multiple economic scenarios. These features allow clients to integrate internal data to create customizable scenario forecasts to meet regulatory stress testing requirements, set loan loss reserves, and monitor their collateral. The Mobiuss platform is intended for both large and small lending institutions, commercial mortgage backed security, investors and equity investors, among others. Data Redistribution / Marketing Alliances The company has data redistribution agreements with information service providers as part of a strategy designed to raise brand awareness and generate sales leads for its information and services. The company’s data redistribution agreements are typically multi-year contracts in length, do not afford access to its proprietary database and provide limited views of its market data. The company has also established marketing alliances with the Appraisal Institute, the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute and Building Owners and Managers Association International to promote ReisReports to its members through discounts, e-mail outreach, Website advertising and newsletter ads. Subscribers As of December 31, 2014, the company had approximately 1,000 enterprise subscribers under signed contracts for its core Reis SE product. Subscribers include banking institutions, property owners, brokers, lessors, builders, REITs, pension funds, insurance companies, developers, commercial banks, non-bank lenders, equity investors, appraisers, accountants, consultants, academia, and government institutions. Proprietary Rights The company has registered the trademarks for ‘Reis’, ‘Reis Reports’, the Reis logo, and ‘Your Window Onto the Real Estate Market’. Competition The company’s competitors include CoStar Group, Inc. (including its Property and Portfolio Research and LoopNet businesses); Real Capital Analytics, Inc.; Xceligent; CBRE Econometric Realty Advisors, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CB Richard Ellis; and Moody’s Analytics, Inc. History Reis, Inc. was founded in 1980.
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