LOS ANGELES, January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Raise Commercial Real Estate (Raise), a technology-driven commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced that it has hired a 13-year veteran broker Josh Rand as first vice-president in the cabinet Los Angeles Office. Rand will continue to work with occupants on their rental and real estate investment needs in Los Angeles and all along Southern California.

With the addition of Rand, the company more than doubled the team throughout Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and denver since 2020. Raise has lofty growth targets for 2022 as it expands across the country, serving clients from publicly traded companies like Palantir and Twitch to high-growth startups like Notion and Envoy.

“Starting 2022 with an impactful addition to the brokerage team underscores our excitement for Los Angeles and its commitment to customer service in a time of rapid change,” said Felipe Gomez Kraus, President at Raise. “Josh’s extensive experience serving the best occupants of Los Angeles, coupled with their understanding of how our technology can impact their experience, is the perfect complement as we continue to expand across the country.”

Rand joins Raise from Cresa where he most recently served as senior vice president. fill more than $200 million in rental and sales transactions since 2008, he has worked with clients from various industries in the Greater Los Angeles region and everywhere United States including Anastasia Beverly Hills, Beyond Yoga and DRINKS.

“I am extremely excited to join the Raise team to begin delivering data-driven intelligence and a powerful platform to my clients. Los Angeles is at the epicenter of entertainment, media and technology, the market deserves a technology-enabled service that empowers customers to make better decisions and save time. At Raise, not only do we have a truly differentiated experience for our customers, but the platform also powers all of our work behind the scenes, enabling our team to go to the ends of the earth for our customers,” said Rand.

About the increase

Founded in 2016 in San Francisco with additional offices Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and denver, Raise is a technology-based brokerage firm that combines expert brokers and workplace leaders with powerful technology to provide businesses with the best service in finding and managing their workplace. In just a few years, Raise has helped hundreds of startups and high growth companies including Palantir, Envoy, Notion, Brex, Afterpay and many more. For more information, visit lift.work.

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SOURCE Increasing Commercial Real Estate