The Secret Sauce of City Relay - Interview of the CEO

10.02.2019 - By The Secret Sauce Podcast

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Interview of Maxime Leufroy-Murat, the Founder & CEO of City Relay, short-let management company in London representing 1000 properties. City Relay’s unique value proposition is to provide outstanding operations & reception spaces to owners and other short-let management companies throughout London. They found that by occupying the high-street they are not only able to service guests better but also gain the trust of owners that would not think of placing their properties on Airbnb or other channels otherwise. In terms of tech they outsource everything to specialised software companies that connect to each other – and one of them, the yield manager Outswitch, they bought earlier in  2019. 
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The interview covers: 

Outsourcing technology 
Delivering operations for other management companies 
Scaling via high street reception spaces 
Helping standardise without having control 
About acquiring a yield management company 
Dictating terms with smaller channels 
The relationship with rentals united 
Big guys are no threat to a local business  

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