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About Us

At View My Space, we're dedicated to offering a unique and immersive experience that allows individuals to accurately explore places without the constraints of in-person visits. Whether you are looking to advertise a property for sale, or want to create immersive virtual site surveys for property audits, we've got you covered!

VMS, owned and operated by the dynamic husband-and-wife duo, Eric and Erika, ensures flexibility and hands-on expertise to truly grasp each customer's needs. Despite our compact team, we continuously strive for improvement, enhancing our skills to deliver top-notch technology solutions.

VMS actively participates in the world's largest network of data capture professionals, empowering us to contribute to projects of any size and in any location. Leveraging the latest technology and proudly serving as an official Service Partner of Matterport, we create cutting-edge 3D Virtual showcases for your spaces. As we explore new dimensions of 3D reality capture, we invite you to discover how it can revolutionize your perspective of the world, redefining your workflow and experience!

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Virtual Tour Vendor

Meet The Team

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President / Founder

"As a homeowner and real estate investor I am passionate about providing clients the ability to truly show what their spaces have to offer, with the ability to constantly re-reference a space for their personal needs.  My technical skills and construction experience allow me to understand the best ways to represent any type of space.  I enjoy working with a variety of people from all different backgrounds and will go above and beyond to ensure your satisfaction."

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Vice President / Co-Founder

"My background in both architecture and commercial real estate directly informs the insights I bring to the table at VMS.  I love a challenge and am delighted to work with a wide variety of clients on conventional or unconventional projects.  I have experienced the benefits of this technology as a landlord, realtor, homeowner, office leasing agent, architect, car buyer, hotel occupant, restaurant patron, and more.  We use these tours EVERY DAY in our EVERYDAY lives and we think you should too!"

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Lead Digital Imaging Expert

Jay brings over a decade of photography and video experience to the table, representing luxury home products and furniture brands prior to joining the View My Space team.  Jay describes himself as a "spirited visual thinker"; his creative yet pragmatic approach affords him the innate ability to cultivate the best visual representation of your space using a variety of digital tools.

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Digital Imaging Expert - St. Louis Market Lead

Mike fearlessly leads our St. Louis office, solving unique imaging challenges without skipping a beat. His insights are directly informed by years of experience working with small businesses and hospitality clients. Special shoutout to Mike's wife Bri, a skillful landscape architect and unofficial (but essential) member of our VMS team! 

Nick - Imaging Technician


Digital Imaging Expert

Nick is a 3D imaging rockstar with millions of square feet scanned per year.  Nick's technical expertise allows him to provide high quality service in the most efficient, cost-effective manner possible for clients of all types.  Nick scans spaces of extreme size and scope with ease and utilizes his Part 107 drone license to capture multiple perspectives of interior and exterior spaces.

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PUDDING (Retired)

Canine Executive Officer (CEO)

Pudding the dachshund took his role at View My Space very seriously, showing up to our headquarters office every day with purpose and a bowtie.  He provided great morale for our team and will be missed!

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Part 107 Licensed, Fully Insured

We are Chicagoans - we have heated drone batteries and can operate in a variety of complex environmental conditions.  Since everyone asks - YES we can fly drones indoors, but in most cases we think a Matterport tour is a better option so users can explore at their own pace.  (We are able to create custom flythroughs from Matterport tours!)

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Architectural Photography

We understand it's inconvenient to schedule multiple appointments for your media, so we offer a one-stop shop for your real estate media needs including high-resolution professional photography.  No, we don't do wedding photography.  No, we don't do family portraits.  We are very good at what we do, but our expertise is buildings, not people.

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Matterport Pro 3 3D Camera

With even greater architectural accuracy than its predecessor, the Pro 3 is an excellent tool for your architectural, engineering, and construction needs!  When the extreme accuracy of the BLK360 is not necessary, the Pro 3 provides better visual data at greater speed to effectively capture data with limited site disruption.

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Matterport Pro 3 3D Camera

The Matterport Pro 3 camera, newly released in 2022, provides the same excellent image quality as the Pro 2 with the added ability to scan exterior spaces and other challenging geometries previously unable to be captured with Matterport equipment. 

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Matterport Pro 3 3D Camera

Whether for a real estate marketing effort, landscape architecture project, site survey, 200,000 SF industrial warehouse, parking lot study, or historical preservation effort, the Matterport Pro 3 is ready for the job!

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Matterport Pro 3 3D Camera

Matterport technology offers superior image quality and seamless interactivity for the end-user, creating a digital copy of your space with endless use cases.  Create a "Google Street View" type walkthrough of any interior or exterior space for marketing, architectural purposes, space planning, digital shopping experiences, and more!



For 360 panoramas, Google business tours, and other 360 tour platforms, we also offer Ricoh Theta Z1 images.  We can even shoot video in 3D!

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3D Architectural Data

Our fleet of Matterport cameras represent the best available technology to capture all types of interiors from retail stores, residential homes, rentals, hotels, warehouses, banquet halls, restaurants, and more! Newer Pro 3 cameras offer the added ability to scan outdoors and in large, repetitive spaces.

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Our small but mighty team consists of multiple full-time imaging technicians to provide the proper expertise for any type of real estate or architectural project.  We serve the greater Chicago and St. Louis metro areas,  but will travel nearly anywhere, and are part of a large national network of providers to tackle any size assignment.  We pride ourselves on prompt, reliable, convenient service at highly competitive rates.  Give us a shout to see how we can help with any imaging project, big or small!

*We are always on the lookout for helpful new technology tools to better assist our clients.  For the right size project, we will purchase any equipment - just ask if you have something in mind!

Looking to rent a piece of equipment for your next project?  Reach out for more details!

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