10 Years After Airbnb, Real Estate Developers See the Money in Home-sharing

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Airbnb and short-term rental models have flipped the hospitality industry on its head. Since the launch of the Airbnb platform back in 2008, more than 5 million “hosts” have hopped on the bandwagon, helping the company rake in a jaw-dropping $2.7 billion to date. Now its preparing for what could … Please log in to continue reading. Not a member? Register