Place in the Press

Press releases and news coverage about Place Inc.

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Ben Kinney & Chris Suarez Make RISMedia 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers List

Feb 5, 2021

Ben Kinney and Chris Suarez co-founded PLACE, Inc., a full-service real estate and technology platform that provides accounting, human resources, legal, marketing, talent acquisition and industry services…

Real Estate Almanac
Stefan Swanepoel The Power 200 Ben Kinney Real Estate

PLACE co-founder Ben Kinney was once again named to Stefan Swanepoel’s The Power 200 which ranks the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate.

Jan 27, 2021

2020 letter to partners from Ben Kinney and Chris Suarez

12/31/2020 Letter to Partners

Dec 31, 2020


It was less than a year ago that we came together as a new family, with a new vision, meeting new friends, and wearing a new logo and new name. Little did we know at the time just how important that name would become. …

Real Estate Almanac
2020 letter to partners from Ben Kinney and Chris Suarez

Ben Kinney and Chris Suarez launch PLACE Inc, across 50+ cities, 23 states and provinces

Feb 12, 2020
Ben Kinney of Ben Kinney Companies and Chris Suarez of Xperience Real Estate Network announced the launch of PLACE Inc. PLACE launches on day one with 41 of the top producing teams across the US and Canada from a variety of brokerage brands. In 2019 these teams produced a combined $41 million in revenue, $1.5+ billion in closed sales volume, and helped over 4,500 homeowners.

Ben Kinney, Chris Suarez launch new brand-agnostic platform

Feb 12, 2020
Place Inc. will handle a variety of business tasks for teams, which will be able to keep their existing branding and remain in their brokerages. Ben Kinney and Chris Suarez, who both lead growing real estate companies in the Pacific Northwest, Wednesday announced the launch of a new platform meant to help teams deal with an array of business tasks while also allowing them to keep their existing branding.