|Traded as||NASDAQ: CSGP|
|Industry||Technology, Commercial Real Estate|
|Area served||United States, Canada, UK|
|Key people||Andrew Florance, President & CEO
Brian Radecki, CFO
Michael Klein, Independent Chairman of the Board
|Products||Commercial real estate information and marketing|
|Revenue||US$ 440.9 million (2013)|
CoStar Group, Inc. (CoStar) was founded in 1987 by Andrew Florance in Washington, DC. CoStar was incorporated on February 2, 1998. CoStar is a provider of information, analytics and marketing services to the commercial real estate industry in the United States and United Kingdom. The Company’s suite of online service offerings includes information about space available for lease, comparable sales information, tenant information, information about properties for sale, Internet marketing services, analytical capabilities, information for clients' Websites, information about industry professionals and their business relationships, data integration and industry news. Its service offerings span all commercial property types, including office, industrial, retail, land, mixed-use, hospitality and multifamily.
CoStar Group went public in 1998 and is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol CSGP.
In April 2014, CoStar Group Inc completed the acquisition of Apartments.com for $585 million.
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- "CoStar to Acquire Apartments.com for $585 Million". The Wall Street Journal. March 3, 2014.