Newly appointed Domain boss Jason Pellegrino is undertaking a broad restructuring of the business that will see the property site operating under two business units.
Trade Me, the No. 1 online marketplace in New Zealand, has accepted an offer to be acquired by British private equity firm Apax Partners for $6.45 NZD a share or $2.6 billion NZD ($1.8 billion U.S.).
Vacation rentals business Rakuten Lifull Stay Inc. will provide financing facilities for developing new accommodation, in collaboration with Lifull Social Funding. The company is co-owned by Rakuten Inc. (51 percent) and Lifull Co. Ltd. (49 percent).
Tokyo-based MyNavi Corp. has announced plans to launch an employment site for people with disabilities at MyNavi Challenged 2020 next year.
HomeDirect (おうちダイレクト), a consumer-to-consumer property site co-owned by Yahoo Japan and Sony Real Estate Corp., will allow consumers to sell buildings themselves from next year
AutoDeal is the No.1 auto marketplace in the Philippines because it's able to function as a strong platform or conduit of connecting car buyers with car dealers. It is also a haven for the latest automotive news, reliable car reviews, and practical tips and guides to owning and maintaining cars.
BeauStyle, a c-to-c app connecting customers with hairdressers in Japan, has amassed more than 100,000 followers on Instagram.
PropertyGuru has been able to defend its market position thanks to a range of advanced, ongoing and sustained agent and consumer-facing product innovations.
Tokyo-based personnel introduction start-up and app developer Voice Inc. has relocated its headquarters to accommodate more staff members. The new office is still located in Japan’s capital city.
Japanese Internet firm Living Technologies Inc. has rebranded its property matching and recruitment services from SumaiStar.com to LvnMatch.com.