OpportunitySpace Aims To Place City-owned Real Estate Data Online

One thing cities very own is a lot of real estate, several have problems tracking their own portfolio.
OpportunitySpace, a civic technology start-up that was started one year in the past and has recently been housed within the Harvard Advancement Lab, should solve this matter.
Were enthusiastic about what is the function that information and technological innovation play inside real estate asset management regarding governments understanding that they personal so much, said Cristina Garmendia, OpportunitySpace co-founder. The answer is not significant at all -- not a lot of info and not a lot of technology.
Towns that are making use of OpportunitySpace to clean up their own data plus present it online, contain: Louisville, Ky., and four metropolitan areas in Rhode Island, which includes Central Drops, Pawtucket, Cumberland and Obole. Louisville had been part of the startups unpaid initial program.
The website shows which public attributes are for sale. That includes tax-delinquent packages.
OpportunitySpace has brought some funding from the Sunshine Foundation. The startup seemed to be named a finalist in Harvard Universitys Presidents Obstacle competition about Thursday.