Google Landlord


Google are jiggling their wobbly bits at a top real estate data firm with a view to integrating data into Google Earth.

"Google approached us some number of months ago wanting to work on some initiatives with us, and we have licensed some content to Google already," Andrew Florance, chief executive officer of CoStar Group told the Mercury News. "We're building the capability of viewing our commercial real estate inventory inside of a Google Earth or inside of several different projects."

The company in question are also talking to Yahoo, natch...


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IMHO, it's not about the land as such, it's about a commercial database with a feed and/or API that can be integrated to a popular Google product.

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That would make a lot of sense, I would have thought. Could be killer as well..

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