Washington, D.C.—CoStar Group Inc., a provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced the promotion of Brad Long to president of Apartments.com, its online apartment rental marketplace. Long will be responsible for managing the sales and marketing operations of Apartments.com and will report to CoStar Group founder & chief executive officer Andrew C. Florance.
Long has been with Apartments.com since 2006, having served most recently as vice president of sales. His focus as president will be enhancing the user experience on Apartments.com, generating increased exposure to deliver more qualified leads to customers and ensuring that Apartments.com is the most well-known and preferred brand in the multifamily housing industry. He succeeds Dick Burke, who is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities.
CoStar Group acquired Apartments.com in April 2014 to complement the online marketplaces it operates for commercial real estate, including office, retail, industrial and commercial land. With the addition of Apartments.com, CoStar Group provides access to one of the largest online apartment rental marketplaces. CoStar Group maintains the industry’s largest multifamily database with over 320,000 apartment communities and 17 million units throughout the U.S.