The combining of the two firms looks definitely like a monopoly of the CRE Tech services. Both companies dominate their niche so I would think that the likely scenario would be an increase in the cost in usage fees. Loopnet is currently not powerful enough to enable a shunt of what is really a stalled industry. Transaction volume remains low and most of the Loopnet listings sit for long periods. Maybe as a combined group they will be able to figure out how to kick CRE into a higher gear.
For more, click here