Ownly—The Fast-Growth E-Commerce PropTech Solution for the Home Buying Process—Selects Marino as Strategic North American PR Partner
NEW YORK—February 16, 2022— Marino, a strategic communications firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, today announced that the fast-growth e-commerce PropTech solution for the home buying process, Ownly, has selected the agency as its corporate North American public relations partner effective February 1, 2022.
“Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States and Canada’s housing markets have experienced an unparalleled boom, defined by soaring home prices and record-breaking housing insecurity,” shared John Marino, President of Marino. “It has ultimately underscored the undeniable need for platforms and solutions that seamlessly expedite the home buying process for both sellers and potential buyers alike. Ownly is at the forefront of this seismic shift. We’re very much looking forward to working alongside the Ownly team to tell their story across diverse mediums.”
Founded in early 2020, Ownly is bringing e-commerce to the real estate industry, creating a frictionless as well as transparent process for the home buying experience. Often referred to as the ‘Shopify’ of real estate, the state-of-the-art Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform enables its customers to shop, finance, and buy new homes online, from any device. Ownly works in partnership with today’s leading ERP, CRM, and lot management software providers to deliver unprecedented data and analytics into customer shopping behaviors as well as shopping preferences. It is the future of new home shopping – online.
For over 25 years, Marino has been a trusted partner to some of the most iconic real estate brands in the world from One World Trade Center, Jamestown Properties, and Cushman & Wakefield to TF Cornerstone and LCOR. Over the past decade, as real estate has seen the emergence of new age tech companies that are setting the standard for the way that businesses are run in the future, brands in the property technology (“PropTech”), co-working, co-living, short-term rental, and innovation space have continually partnered with Marino as a result of the team’s unmatched knowledge of both their product offerings and target audiences. Clients past and present include VTS, Doorsey, MetaProp, Dealpath, Prescriptive Data, Pronto Housing, WiredScore, Knotel, Quarters, BetterNOI, and more.