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MyDealBook is a relatively new startup focusing on the commercial real estate market. Here is the description of the service from the welcome email, "MyDealBook is a free professional directory for real estate. You can post your profile, company and projects into a marketplace and interact with your local real estate community." Check out an interview with the CEO Mark Shacknies.
You setup a typical profile and join a company. I noticed that I can add myself to any company already listed – there should be a company supervisor to keep things "safe".
I am a bit confused using the service as there are "deals" and a "marketplace" – the marketplace is a google maps mashup of the deals – why not merge the two into the marketplace – sounds better than deals. There is a file upload which works very well and allows sharing with your rolodex (i.e. friends). Other features include RSS, real estate news, community tumblr, and a job board. The site has a Web 2.0 feel to it and seems well crafted in terms of the technology build.
MyDealBook is using Ruby and Amazon for the backend and what appears to be offshore help for the labor. The service is free and is ad-supported. They appear to have a number of builders as advertisers currently. I could see this service working well inside of a larger real estate platform.