HqO is a a real estate experience (REX) platform system for commercial real estate.

HqO is connecting real estate to the people with an asset-agnostic, cross-property suite of powerful applications.

HqO was founded in 2017 by Kevin McCarthy, Chase Garbarino, Greg Gomer, and Jared Stenquist. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with properties across 32 countries.


HqO's intelligent suite of products includes, The REX Assessment, a industry-leading tool for quantifying employees’ workstyles, preferences, and overall satisfaction within a physical space. The REX Score—The quantified value operators and occupiers get from a building using data from the REX Assessment to show the success of customers’ experiences at a property, which directly correlates to how likely a property is to achieve high occupancy, attract and retain tenants, and generate revenue.


The REX Index, is the industry’s first global real estate user experience indicator, benchmark, and tool for certifying and exploring properties through the lens of people’s experiences, ranking the landlords and occupiers with leading REX Scores.


HqO has empowered over 400 million square feet at over 700 properties across 32 countries. The company services real estate clients worldwide, including Related, Vornado Realty Trust, Nuveen Real Estate, Jamestown L.P., Hudson Pacific Properties, Grosvenor, Legal & General Investment Managers, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Hines, abrdn, LaSalle, Primonial, ARC and Chiswick Park.


HqO is backed by insight Partners, JLL Spark, Koch Real Estate Investments, Navitas Capital, DivcoWest, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Accomplice, Allegion Ventures, Related, and others. The company raised $50M in a Series D round on Oct 18, 2023. This brings HqO's total funding to $156.8M to date.


  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $156.8M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Boston
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
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