Hello Alfred Acquires Building Management Platform
Tech startup Hello Alfred, which partners with residential developers to provide personal home managers, is widening its reach with the acquisition of building management platform Bixby for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition includes Bixby’s assets, team and customers, and will operate under the Hello Alfred brand.
Hello Alfred says the deal expands its footprint and significantly increases its volume in Class B multifamily buildings, with the potential to bring its services to a roster of different property types.
“Hello Alfred’s years of knowledge around hospitality and services have helped us become one of the most trusted brands for residents across the country,” said COO Jessica Beck, who co-founded Hello Alfred with CEO Marcela Sapone in 2014.
“With the inclusion of the Bixby team and their focused approach to property management, we’re able to provide another degree of service to all parties in the multifamily ecosystem,” she added.
Pictured, from left: Marcela Sapone and Jessica Beck
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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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