Are you building your own home? Need somewhere to stay while your home is being built? We can help!

One key challenge when building your home is where to stay in the meantime. Few of us have the resources to stay in our existing home while our house is being built.

So where do you stay?

Do you rent a hotel room for months at a time? Do you stay in a trailer or RV? Do you stay on site?

All those things are possible, but we recommend furnished housing.

You can rent month by month, houses are fully furnished and equipped and you can stay close to your new home and watch it being built.

Housing options for self builders

Of the million details you have to address when building your own home, where to stay while it’s being built is often overlooked.

Considering how important it is, that’s a mistake!

Your options are typically:

Rent a motel or hotel

Renting a motel or hotel for anything up to a year will be expensive!

Those four walls will also begin closing in on you long before your house is built. The combination of single room living, lack of cooking space, freedom to wander and the inconvenience of living among other people will soon wear thin.

Trailer or RV

Parking a trailer or RV on site is one way to live while your house is being built.

It might not be a comfortable way though. If your plot has room while keeping you out of the way of heavy machinery, it might work.

That is as long as you don’t mind the noise, dust, swearing and bad music that’s a staple for most construction sites!

Not all self builds will have the space for a trailer or RV alongside everything the contractor needs to build your home.

Keep your current home while your new one is built

In an ideal world, you would keep living in your current home while your new house it being built.

How many of us can pay for an entire house to be built without selling our current home?

How many of us could qualify for a large enough mortgage to cover our current house and pay for a new one?

Not many of us that’s for sure!

So, what’s the alternative?

Furnished corporate housing.

Furnished rentals while your house is being built

A furnished rental is the answer. Pay by the month, rent by the month and everything is included.

You can place all your stuff safely in storage, live near your new home or work and live in comfort until your new home is built.

It’s the easiest, more comfortable way to live while you’re building a new home!

With locations across the country, in cities, rural areas, small towns and anywhere you care to live, they are as convenient as it gets.

Your rent covers everything. All utilities, cable or satellite TV, internet or WiFi and use of development amenities.

All the space, warmth, central air and privacy of home without getting in anyone’s way.

Furnished rentals are flexible too.

If your home is finished early, end your rental early. If the project runs over, stay for another month or two.

Just let us know in plenty of time and we’ll handle the rest.

You get your own account manager and have nothing to worry about. We handle the booking, liaise with the landlord, handle utilities and services.

All you need to do is turn up, collect the keys and unpack.

If you’re building your own house and need somewhere safe and warm to stay, furnished housing is the answer!

April 05, 2022 Barry Goodknight


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After Major League Baseball committed to providing housing for players this year, demand for high quality furnished housing has increased exponentially.

If you’re in the MLB, you’re going to need to work with a team you can trust to help you fulfill your commitments.

We are that team.

If you need furnished housing for spring training 2022, we can help.

The MLB housing commitment

The MLB committed to providing housing for up to 90% of all minor league baseball players for spring training and other training events.

“The owners are confident that this investment will help ensure that Minor League players have every opportunity to achieve their dreams of becoming Major Leaguers,” said Morgan Sword, MLB’s Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations.

High quality furnished housing for MLB spring training

Spring training is an essential part of the training calendar. After having been postponed due to the pandemic, it is back and ready to rock and roll.

It’s the perfect opportunity for new players to get to know their team dynamic and try out for the season roster.

It’s also a great opportunity to practice close to the level you’ll be playing throughout the season.

It’s also great for spectators to get a little early season action.

In essence, spring training is great all round.

Travelers Haven and furnished housing for MLB spring training

As a national provider of high quality furnished housing, we’re your perfect partner for securing cost-effective rented accommodation for spring training.

With thousands of properties across thousands of cities across the country, we have the scale and housing stock to ensure your entire team is well looked after.

What’s more, we have hundreds of apartments, penthouses, single family homes and other accommodation in Florida and Arizona.

Ideal for the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues!

Our properties in Florida are located in Bradenton, Clearwater, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Port Charlotte, Port St Lucie, Sarasota, Tampa and Palm Beach.

Our Arizona properties include rentals in Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise and Tempe.

All the locations the majority of the MLB will conduct spring training in!

MLB spring training housing for players and staff

Furnished housing is a low-maintenance, turnkey housing solution. Housing includes all furnishings and household items, so all you need to bring is your kit and clothes.

Everything else is taken care of for you.

No fuss and no stress, allowing you to concentrate fully on training.

MLB spring training housing for fans

Baseball isn’t a sport, it’s a way of life. We know many fans who think nothing of taking a long vacation from work to follow their team to Florida or Arizona to watch spring training.

Hotels are great, but if you’re spending longer than a week in one, the novelty soon wears off.

That’s where furnished housing comes in. A fully furnished and equipped apartment. All development amenities and all the freedom to come and go as you please.

All rents are fully inclusive and is one less thing you need to worry about while you watch your team improve its form.

If you need furnished housing for spring training, contact the experts today. We’re the team you can depend on!

Mar 15, 2022 Barry Goodknight

Corporate housing is big business. It’s one of the few industries that managed to maintain growth throughout the pandemic and is still showing impressive growth now, in spite of the economic slowdown.

But who are the top movers and shakers? If you’re looking for corporate housing, who should you do business with?

We cannot answer that last question for you but we can outline the top 15 corporate housing companies in 2023 so you can make an informed decision yourself.


Blueground is a global corporate housing provider with locations across the world. With offices and staff all over the globe, this is a company with a wider world view than most.

It provides corporate housing across north America, Middle East and the European Union. Blueground has some of the cheapest prices in their markets.

If you need to find furnished rentals further afield than the US, this is a company to try.


Blu Corporate Housing (yes, that’s us!)

Blu Corporate Housing is a national leader in corporate housing. We have fully furnished housing options in nearly every single U.S. city, both big and small. Don’t believe us? Head over to our housing locations page and browse our listings to see for yourself.

Each and every rental comes completely furnished with all housewares and utilities. This includes gas, water, internet service, TV (Hulu or Netflix), and electric.



National Corporate Housing     

National Corporate Housing is a large provider of temporary furnished housing with international coverage.

The company specializes in corporate travel and has been expending into the European Union over the past few years.

They are ideal for companies that need to place staff internationally as well as within the United States.


Travelers Haven     

Travelers Haven seemingly came out of nowhere to dominate corporate housing. It’s based in Denver, Colorado and has properties across the country, in every city and state.

The company covers most requirements, from corporations, insurance, government, military and anyone who needs fully furnished rentals.

The company is ideal for those who like a personal service and to have a fully managed experience.


VIP Corporate Housing     

VIP Corporate Housing are another national provider of furnished rentals in the US. The company has a more laid back approach than National Corporate Housing, yet provides a very similar service.

The company specializes in offering flexible accommodation with an a la carte menu of amenities. They are limited to what’s available at the rental but it’s a nice idea. is a specialist corporate housing provider with over 60,000 properties on its books.

Based in Colorado, the company provides flexible furnished rentals to corporations, the medical profession, government agencies, law enforcement, insurance companies and anyone who needs accommodation for 30 days or more.


FOX Corporate Housing     

FOX Corporate Housing is a no-nonsense, high quality provider of corporate housing across the US. It promotes fully inclusive rents, high quality properties and everything included in the rent.

The company is another based in Houston, Texas and boasts over 1000’s properties on its books. Those include the full range of apartments penthouses and houses across the country.


CWS Corporate Housing     

CWS Corporate Housing specializes in short term rentals across the US. The company has 9 regional offices and thousands of properties on its books.

Based in Round Rock, Texas, the company is growing rapidly and increasing the numbers of properties on its books steadily.


Corporate Apartment Specialists     

Corporate Apartment Specialists are a smaller company focused around Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland and Pennsylvania.

They have hundreds of properties within those four regions and provide turnkey services to companies and government agencies.


Synergy Housing     

Synergy Housing has a real corporate feel and concentrate on that market. They have a wide global presence with properties across the US and EU, with a few further afield.

There is an upmarket Airbnb feel about the website and the approach which will work well for some clientele.



Homelike are a European company with a US presence. They are larger in the EU than here, but still manage to capture a good portion of the domestic market.

The company works with business, government and tourists to provide longer stay accommodation in leading cities across the world.



Sirva brings us firmly back on home soil. It’s a US-based corporate provider that provides the whole package.

The company provides relocation and moving services, corporate housing, mortgages, visa and immigration services and anything to do with moving.


Murphy’s Corporate Housing Associates     

Murphy’s Corporate Housing Associates are a more focused property-based company based in Texas. The company has a good reach domestically, although doesn’t quite have the same portfolio as someone like Travelers Haven.

Nevertheless, if you’re looking for a rented apartment, they can help.



SilverDoor is a global business accommodation provider with a high end feel. It has a presence across the world, including the EU, Asia and Middle East. It also provides furnished rentals to the domestic US market.

The company also provides fully serviced apartments, which other providers tend to not offer.



SACO, The Serviced Apartment Company, doesn’t just offer serviced properties but also corporate properties.

SACO features mainly apartments but has homes too. They offer a price match scheme but we didn’t test it so don’t know how good it really is. Otherwise, the company looks to be a solid contender in the corporate housing market.


2nd Address     

2nd Address is a US-based corporate housing provider that offers around 4,300 properties across the States. It isn’t quite the scale of some of these others, but the quality is top class.

The company offers corporate housing, owner-run rentals and curated homes. All should be fully furnished and equipped and provide good quality housing.

Not everyone who requires long-term hospital treatment stay in hospital. Wards and recovery rooms can be busy, hospitals are usually bustling night and day and are usually noisy spaces. Not conducive to rest and recovery!

So, what’s the alternative?

We would suggest furnished corporate housing.

Whether you’re a patient undergoing long term treatment, are in remission but need monitoring, convalescing or are in rehabilitation, we can help.

If you want to be with family undergoing treatment during these tough times and need somewhere to stay, we can help you too.

Furnished temporary housing for medical treatment and recovery

If you need to stay close to a hospital for 30 days or more, renting a furnished apartment makes perfect sense.

They are much, much cheaper than a hotel. Cheaper than many hospital-owned options and more convenient than a motel or Airbnb.

They are also fully furnished and equipped and fully managed so you don’t have to do a thing.

Many furnished temporary houses or apartments are in Downtown areas, financial districts and medical districts.

We can also source furnished rentals in rural or quieter areas if you need total rest!

Advantages of furnished housing for medical needs

We outlined some key advantages of using furnished temporary housing above, but let’s dig a little deeper.

Here are some key advantages of saying in a furnished temporary housing:

Great locations

Many furnished temporary housing options will be in business or medical districts, or Downtown. This will often be ideal for getting to the hospital or clinic for treatment, monitoring or visiting.

They will also be close to stores, amenities, transport links and anything else you might need during your stay. (take a look at our locations here)

Turnkey convenience

Furnished temporary housing comes with everything you could need during your stay.

That will include kitchenware, bedding, towels, cutlery and everything you have in your own home. All will be clean and ready to use.

You don’t need to pack anything but your clothes as everything will be in your apartment waiting for you.

Most furnished temporary housing also includes utilities, cable or satellite TV and internet, so there’s one less thing to worry about.

Value for money

If you’re staying for longer than 30 days, furnished temporary housing makes perfect sense.

It’s cheaper than hotels, around 50% cheaper in many cases. It’s also cheaper than many hospital properties or property partnerships.

Rents are fully inclusive too. The price you see is the price you pay. All bills, utilities, trash and any other service you require will be included in that price.

A place of your own

Whether you’re recovering from a procedure, being treated for something, convalescing, recovering or rehabilitating, there’s nothing like having your own space.

The same is true if you’re here to be with family or friends while they are going through something.

A private space, private entrance, your own bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and seating area. Many properties will also have a balcony or patio for a little outside space.

Hotels are great when you’re on vacation but they aren’t a way of life for longer periods.

Whether you’re a doctor or nurse, patient or family, if you need to stay away from home for an extended period, furnished temporary housing is the perfect option!

Click Here to browse our furnished housing inventory in the United States

Corporate housing is a vital part of our economy. A cost-effective alternative to hotels for people working or studying away from home for periods of 300 days or more.

But what exactly is corporate housing? Who uses corporate accommodation? Why is a corporate rental better than a hotel?

All these questions and more will be answered in this post!

What is corporate housing?

First let’s start with the big question. What exactly is corporate housing?

Corporate housing is a type of accommodation specifically designed for people working or studying away from home. They are usually fully furnished and equipped apartments, townhomes, homes or penthouses in central or residential locations.

All corporate housing will include all appliances, cutlery, crockery, bed linen, towels, cable or satellite TV, internet and everything else you need to begin living.

The idea is to provide a high quality space that’s safe, easy to get to and that requires zero effort on your part.

All you need to do is bring your suitcase. Everything else should be here waiting for you.

Locations will typically be apartment developments or gated developments that offer all the benefits you expect including pools, parking, fitness centers, business centers, social spaces and other features.

Who uses corporate accommodation?

Corporate rentals were originally designed for business travelers, hence the name. But more recently, we see nurses, doctors, executives, oil and gas workers, government contractors, construction crews, military and students staying in corporate housing.

For example, if your employer wants you to work away from home for any length of time, they would rent you a corporate apartment. If you were thinking of moving to a different office in a new city, you could use a corporate rental until you find your own.

Similarly, nurses and doctors on secondment or training, oil and gas workers needing temporary accommodation or government contractors fulfilling a temporary contract would also benefit from the convenience of turnkey accommodation.

We also provide corporate rentals for those who serve. Whether that’s secondment to a different base, extended training at another facility or extended temporary duty anywhere within the United States, a corporate rental can help.

While not exhaustive by any means, corporate accommodation is used by:

You get the idea. Anyone can use corporate accommodation if they have to stay away from home for any length of time.

We work with many insurance companies to provide cost-effective temporary accommodation to families and individuals who need a place to stay due to fire, construction work or natural disaster.

We also accommodate families relocating to a new part of the country. Being able to book long term with a predictable monthly cost that includes everything is a genuine benefit if you’re trying to find somewhere to live but don’t know how long it will take!

How is corporate housing better than a hotel?

There are a number of ways corporate housing is better than a hotel so we had better keep this concise!

Hotels are great and we don’t want to minimize their value but they are not designed for longer stays.

Want to go on vacation for a couple of weeks somewhere warm and sunny? A hotel is perfect.

Want to stay for longer or stay within a city but not by the airport? A hotel isn’t your best option.

A corporate apartment is.

Here are some of the many benefits of corporate accommodation compared to a hotel.


For stays of over 30 days, hotels can be very expensive. Even hotels at the budget end of the market soon become untenable when you’re looking at longer stays.

Plus, hotels nickel and dime you for everything they can, which just adds to the expense!

Fully inclusive

Corporate housing is fully inclusive. That means the price you see is the price you pay. That price will include TV, internet, bills, use of facilities and anything that’s going on within the development.

All you’ll need to buy is food and general basics for living.

Some corporate apartments can also include housekeeping, cleaning service and even grocery deliveries!

More space to call your own

This is kind of two benefits in one. A corporate apartment is exactly that, a full apartment with bedrooms, bathroom, living area, kitchen and perhaps a patio or balcony.

It will be much more spacious than your average hotel room and offer all the space you need to live.

It’s also your own space. You’ll have your own front door and your own space to live, relax, kick back and breathe a little.

Both of those things are significant advantages over a hotel room. Try staying in a hotel for something other than a vacation and see how long it is before the walls start closing in. It won’t be long if our own experience is anything to go by!

The next time you’re working or studying away from home for 30 days or more, don’t suffer an airport hotel or budget motel.

Rent a fully serviced corporate apartment in a location that suits, often for less than your hotel!

Click Here to browse our furnished housing inventory in the United States

Despite everything that’s happened in the last couple of years, construction is still a booming industry. Demand is high and supply is low so more workers than ever before are traveling the country with their work.

If you’re looking for somewhere to stay that offers more than budget motels or hotels, you should definitely consider a corporate apartment.

Despite their name, they are designed for anyone, working in any industry. If you’re a construction worker following contracts and need somewhere to stay for 30 days or more, they could be just what you’re looking for.

Finding corporate housing is easier than you might think, especially as we have done some of the hard work for you.

What follows is a list of leading corporate housing providers that have a range of accommodation suitable for traveling construction workers.

We hope it helps!

Blu Corporate Housing

Blu Corporate Housing has 65,000 corporate rentals on its books ideal for traveling construction workers. They cover most popular U.S. cities such as Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, San Diego, Palo Alto, Colorado Springs, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Redmond, Washington D. C. and many more.

Corporate accommodation includes apartments, penthouses, townhomes, estate homes and more. Each will be within a development or gated community and have access to onsite services.

Short Term Housing

Short Term Housing has over 30,000 corporate rentals in over 6,000 U.S. cities. This is a well-established company with a national presence and caters for many types of traveling worker, including those in construction.

Accommodation types include Downtown apartments, residential properties, oceanfront villas, penthouse apartments and more. All come fully furnished and equipped too.

Travelers Haven

Travelers Haven are a highly regarded corporate housing provider based in Denver, Colorado. The company has a great reputation and prides themselves on being cost-effective and having superb customer service.

The company has over 32,000 corporate properties on their books for traveling construction workers, spread over most areas of the U.S., including major cities, tourist destinations and some popular locations.


ACRS is another quality provider of corporate accommodation suitable for traveling construction workers. They have a range of fully equipped apartments, townhomes and other property types across South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and other cities in that region.

The company provides 24/7 customer support and while they don’t have national coverage, the quality of the properties they do offer makes them worth checking out.

Corporate Housing by Owner

Corporate Housing by Owner does things a little differently. Rather than being a company that provides the accommodation, it’s a website that enables owners of rental accommodation to advertise.

There’s a real mix of apartments types and locations but all offer turnkey convenience and either central or rural locations plus use of whatever amenities the property has.

InTown Suites

InTown Suites is a smaller provider of corporate apartments suitable for traveling construction workers. They provide accommodation for up to 6 guests in locations across the country, ideal for the traveling contractor.

Properties are predominantly apartments but they do offer some townhomes or villas too. Prices are fairly keen and the customer services is responsive and helpful. Overall, a good provider to try.

National Corporate Housing

National Corporate Housing has a large portfolio of corporate accommodation covering most of the mainland United States. It has thousands of urban and suburban properties covering all shapes and sizes, ideal for construction workers who want to stay on their own or with colleagues.

Properties are the usual mix of Downtown apartments, developments, gated communities and townhomes. All are fully furnished and equipped too.

Weichert Corporate Housing

Weichert Corporate Housing is a prime provide of corporate housing for traveling construction workers, business travelers, military personnel and anyone who needs quality accommodation for 30 days or more.

Properties tend to be apartments within cities but there are a few more rural locations. Each will have appliances, furniture and everything you require for genuine turnkey convenience.

Published on: Sep 22, 2021 By Barry Goodknight

Click here to browse our furnished housing listings!


After working from home for so long, we have gotten very used to sharing our workspace with man’s best friend. So, it can be quite the wrench when you suddenly have to go away for work and contemplate leaving them behind.

All is not lost though, as there are corporate housing providers throughout the U.S. that actively welcome dogs and cats.

There may be local restrictions on breeds and sizes of dogs and the number of pets you can have, but that’s normal. Otherwise, you are free to bring your pet with you for however long you stay.

Pet friendly corporate housing

If you’re looking for corporate housing providers that include pets in some or all of their properties, these are the ones to try.

1.   Blu Corporate Housing

Blu Corporate Housing has nationwide coverage and provides over 65,000 furnished rentals. It covers popular cities like Houston, Dallas, San Diego, Palo Alto, Tampa, Jacksonville, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Memphis, Redmond, Washington D. C. and many more.

Many properties featured on the Blu Corporate Housing website are pet friendly. You’ll need to check with the company about specific properties, but many of those features in major cities accept pets.

1.   Short Term Housing

Short Term Housing is another corporate housing provider that features lots of pet friendly rentals. The website has over 30,000 corporate rentals in over 6,000 locations across the country. A significant portion of those are pet friendly.

Search or browse locations and properties or contact the company direct for specifics on pets, breeds, numbers and more. A good number of their furnished rentals are pet friendly so you’ll definitely find something!

2.   Travelers Haven

Travelers Haven are a well-established corporate housing and short term housing specialist with over 32,000 apartments and homes on their books. Many of which are pet friendly.

The overall quality of accommodation at Travelers Haven is very high and many welcome furry friends too. The account managers are all familiar with working with pets and owners and can usually recommend apartments for you and your furry friends.

3.   Corporate Housing by Owner

Corporate Housing by Owner is a bit like Airbnb for corporate rentals. All properties are listed by their respective owners and bookings are handled accordingly. There is a wide range of properties and property types on the website, covering most US cities.

You will have to drill down into each property listing but those that welcome pets should say so in the description, features or in the rates section. A good number of those we tried welcomed dogs, cats or both.

4.   AHI Corporate Housing

AHI Corporate Housing seems similar to Travelers Haven in terms of quality of the website and breadth of properties covered. There are thousands of corporate rentals of all shapes and sizes covering most conceivable needs.

Like these other corporate housing websites, you’ll need to check the individual property listing for the specifics but many of those we checked allowed pets.

5.   National Corporate Housing

National Corporate Housing is exactly that, a national provider of corporate housing. It has thousands of properties across the entire United States and covers corporate, military and all the other frequent users of furnished rentals.

Many properties featured within the website are pet friendly. Quite a few are cat friendly while a good portion of the others welcome dogs too. There aren’t quite as many pet friendly properties as Blu Corporate Housing for example, but enough to make them worth checking out.

6.   Corporate Housing Store

Corporate Housing Store has a relatively basic website but the quality of its properties is great. The company offers thousands of apartments and townhomes across the country, in every state. Many of which are pet friendly.

Like many of these furnished rental websites, you’ll need to check within each listing or contact a member of staff for specifics.

7. is another national provider or short term rentals, including for your pets. It has thousands of houses and apartments in every state and many welcome pets.

The website even has a pet friendly filter, which many of these others don’t, making it easier to find corporate accommodation for you and your pet. A significant portion of those we checked, welcomed pets too.

8.   Weichert Corporate Housing

Weichert Corporate Housing has many thousands of furnished rentals on their books, a large portion of which welcome pets. The range of properties includes houses, apartments, townhomes and more in most major cities.

While the website isn’t the most intuitive, speak to someone or drill down into individual apartments and you’ll soon find a mention of pets.

9.   VIP Corporate Housing

VIP Corporate Housing is our final corporate housing provider that welcomes pets. The company has thousands of properties in most major cities and many of them welcome cats and/or dogs.

You will have to find out yourself by exploring the property details of each listing but pet friendliness should be mentioned in the listing.

Pet friendly furnished accommodation

The exact nature of pet-friendliness depends entirely on the development you choose.

For some, being pet friendly merely means allowing a pet into the apartment. For others, it can mean having a dog park, pet wash, pet walking service while you’re out and other services too.

You will pay extra of course. That will usually include a damage deposit in case your pet damages the property. Some apartments also charge ‘pet rent’, which can be cheap, or not great value depending on where you’re staying.

Breed restrictions

Some apartment complexes will have breed restrictions for dogs. It makes sense to check the individual development you’re planning to say in, but in general, the following breeds are often prevented from staying:

  • American Pit bull
  • Rottweiler
  • Akita
  • Cane Corso
  • Presa Canario
  • Bull Mastiff
  • Staffordshire Terrier
  • Doberman
  • German Shepherd
  • Boxer
  • Alaskan Malamute
  • Huskie
  • Dalmatian
  • Chow Chow
  • Fila Brasileiro
  • Wolf hybrids

It’s unfair that breeds are restricted in this way as all dogs are different, but those mentioned above more commonly cause trouble than others.

Your corporate apartment will come fully furnished and equipped, include all utilities, internet, heating, TV and everything you need to begin living right away.

Traveling with work doesn’t mean being away from your pet as well as your home. As long as your schedule and destination support it, there’s absolutely no reason why you cannot travel as a family!

No visit to the capital would be complete without a fascinating tour of some of the buildings that make the administration of our great country work. Fortunately, many of them offer public access to some or all areas depending on the time of day and year.

We have collected a range of the more popular government buildings in Washington D.C. so you can see just what’s on offer when you’re in the city.

Check out this D.C. video tour (covers 17 awesome locations)


These are Our must-see D.C. Buildings

Capitol Visitor Center

The Capitol Visitor Center is a great place to explore and learn about the Capitol building and how it came to be. There is a gallery, two theaters, cafeteria, gift shop and plenty of things to see and do. From here you can join a tour of the Capitol but will have to book these in advance or get there early to get them on a first come first served basis.

The White House

White House Visitor Center

The White House Visitor Center is another reception center that offers a lot for tourists. It has a lot to see and explore, a 30-minute video to watch and exhibits to see. There are also tours available if you book in advance, which are well worth doing.

The White House

The White House offers tours if you ask your member of Congress. You will need a group of 10 to be able to tour, but it’s well worth the effort if you want to see places that most people never get to see. You will need to book at least a month in advance and will need to contact your Representative or Senator’s office to arrange.

The Pentagon

The Pentagon is one of the most famous landmarks in the country. It’s also one of the largest office buildings in the world, housing over 23,000 government employees of the Department of Defense. The office will provide guided tours run by serving officers if you book well in advance.

Library of Congress

U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is somewhere everyone should visit to see justice in action. It’s open to the public October through April and is free to enter with a ticket. There is a visitors area with exhibits and history, but some of the public galleries allow you to watch the court in action if in session. If not in session, lectures are given in the courtrooms which are well worth a visit.

The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress isn’t just for rich students. Anyone can visit the world’s largest library and see what is in here. There are a range of exhibits, talks, concerts, displays, films, lectures and events that are held regularly throughout the year.


Blu Corporate Housing is a leading provider of government housing across the United States. We regularly work with local and federal agencies to deliver exceptional quality accommodation for less. Our properties and processes meet or exceed all current demands of TDY and PCS guests and meet Per Diem rates.

With our extensive experience in corporate housing and dedication to service, plus our GSA certification, we are perfectly placed to find your staff that perfect home away from home. We are an approved vendor on the GSA Web site – GSA Contract number GS-33F-0057V.

Whether you need government housing for change of station, temporary duty, relocation, overflow billeting, intern programs or for temporary staff, we can help. With access to thousands of properties in over 5000 cities in 50 states, there is nothing we cannot find. Try us and see for yourself!

We regularly provide the highest quality government housing to:

  • Federal civilian programs
  • Military branches
  • State Department
  • Law enforcement
  • Government contractors
  • Local government
  • State government
  • Federal government

The Benefits of Working with Blu Corporate Housing

As a class-leading corporate housing specialist with many years’ experience in rentals, Blu Corporate Housing is ready, willing and able to deliver exceptional rented properties for less.

All of our rentals meet our stringent quality guidelines and are safe, secure places to stay. Each will be self-contained, may have security, secure parking and other amenities. All of our corporate housing solutions are fully furnished and include everything your people need to be productive while away.

As a full-service government housing rentals agency, Blu Corporate Housing can manage the entire rental from end to end. That means less paperwork for you and a faster, more efficient process. That also means you only ever have to deal with a single entity for all your accommodation, wherever it may be.

In an age where everything comes down to cost, Blu Corporate Housing delivers. With the unique ability to balance quality and price, we can deliver the highest possible standard of government housing for less. If you currently use hotel rooms to house staff for periods of 30 days or more, we could save you over 50 percent on every single transaction!

We are one of the country’s premier government housing specialists with the ability to find high quality furnished rentals anywhere. If you’re looking for low cost government housing that offers quality, security, amenities and price, you’re in the right place.

Contact Blu Corporate Housing to see what we can find for you!

Published on Sep 22, 2021 By Barry Goodknight


Here are some of the bases we serve:

  • Camp Humphreys
  • Langley
  • Fort Lewis
  • Fort Hood
  • Camp Pendleton
  • Fort Carson
  • Fort Benning
  • Camp Lejeune
  • Fort Knox
  • Fort Wainwright
  • Camp Zama
  • Fort Jackson
  • Travis AFB

For the vast majority of military personnel who serve their country, corporate housing needs are addressed by the military and provided on base. For some, for those who are transferring, on secondment or PCS’ing, that isn’t always the case, which is where Blu comes in.

As military housing specialists, Blu Corporate Housing helps thousands of government workers and military personnel find a comfortable home near their base or duty station. We deliver exceptional quality furnished housing that can be tailored to suit your exact needs and can be within easy reach of where you work.

The government is spending millions of dollars improving military housing, including upgrading, rebuilding and renovating base housing across the country and wherever US personnel serve. That takes time, so while your lot is improving steadily, there is a real need to find alternative accommodation.

If you need high quality accommodation anywhere in the country, contact Blu today. We’re here to help!

As government-approved housing providers, we can find apartments, single family homes and any other property type you require within easy reach of most military installations. Contact us today to find out more!

Types of Military Housing

Military housing reflects the types of properties in any given area, your branch of service, rank, family status and specialization. Your housing officer can tell you more if you need to know the specifics. Blu can help find just about anything, anywhere and can deliver on a wide range of housing requests.

The average military rental will be an apartment or small family home, but can be anything you want it to be as long as you get it approved. Essentially, if a property type exists in the area you’re looking, we can secure it, it’s as simple as that.

The typical military housing rental we provide will be of a high quality, with good standards of decoration, fully equipped kitchens, fitted bathrooms, lots of living space and plenty of room to breathe. If you need anything specific, such as gated communities, underground parking or extra security, just ask!

Why Work With Blu?

Blu has many years’ experience working with government, law enforcement and the military so know well the particular needs of the people that work within those organizations. We also know the way the government works and budgets for military housing, so can manage all requests effectively.

Blu is also a full-service accommodation specialist that can handle the paperwork, arrange services, utilities and manage any special requests with ease. That’s why we are the natural choice for any personnel needing accommodation. Call us, email us or use the form and we’ll do everything we can to help.



If you’re a travel nurse looking for temporary housing in any city in the country, at any budget, for any reason, Blu can help!

Temporary housing is perfect for anyone who needs somewhere to live for a short period of time. This includes travelling nurses, doctors, and other medical staff. For stays of 30 days or more, there is nowhere cheaper than Blu. Whether you’re looking for a furnished apartment, condo, luxury estate, or single family home, we can help.

There are a number of significant benefits to using temporary lodging that are important to nurses.

  • Cost effectiveness
  • Easy management
  • Convenience
  • Flexibility

Cost Effective Temporary Housing

If you need to stay somewhere for a week or so, a hotel is the best option. You’re well looked after and have everything you need within reach. When you’re staying somewhere for a month or more, a hotel isn’t so good. They become expensive, cramped and can become boring very quickly.

Temporary housing offers the cheapest, best quality and most rewarding temporary accommodation option around. It costs less than half the average hotel room and gives you all the space of an apartment or home.

Easy Management

By working with Blu, you make living away from home easier than ever. We find your perfect furnished rental, arrange it all, handle all queries, arrange all services and take care of everything for you. We can even arrange for cleaning, ironing, cable and anything else you might need too.

We can do all that via the telephone or email, whichever works for you.


High quality rentals are everywhere. We have access to hundreds of thousands of them all over the country. Hotels aren’t always so well positioned, so if you need a downtown apartment, suburban home or somewhere near a specific business district or military base, we can help.

Convenience also works for the type of use too. We don’t just provide furnished housing for travel nurses. We also provide them for extended vacations, convalescing patients, families who are having work done on their homes, insurance clients and many more.


Temporary housing makes it possible to live anywhere for any period of time. If you need entertaining space, no problem, extra bedrooms, easy, outside space, just ask. The nature of our furnished apartment options means that if you need something, you just have to ask. If it’s possible, we’ll find it!

Blu works hard to find the most suitable temporary housing for your needs. Just tell us what you want, which hospital you will be working at, how many bedrooms and bathrooms, and leave the rest to us. If you have special requirements, check out our customized housing options page!


Blu Corporate Housing is the ideal choice for anyone looking for construction crew lodging anywhere in the country. If you need accommodation for yourself or your crews, we’re here to help.

You probably know all too well how cramped a hotel room can be after a few weeks. If you’re on a construction project for any length of time, there really is nothing like having a fully furnished apartment to stay in. You get more space, more freedom and room to breath after a hard day’s work.

There are many benefits to using corporate housing for your construction crews, here are just a few:

Benefits for Employers

If you run crews around the country, or even your state, you know how expensive it can be to have your team living in a hotel, even a cheap one. The effect on morale is significant as you’ll hear with the reaction you get when you tell them they are working away from home for a while!

Blu Corporate Housing’s crew housing uses the same high quality furnished housing as our corporate clients. They cost the same, enjoy the same high level of decoration, outfitting and locations. Plus, you can house several workers at once in each apartment, depending on the size.

They also offer significantly more living space than a hotel room and best of all, they cost much less. The average housing solution from Blu Corporate Housing costs up to 50 percent less than a comparable hotel room for stays of 30 days or more.

Giving your staff more space, more freedom and a higher standard of accommodation while they are away will only benefit you as an employer. You get happier, more productive staff who are more likely to stay loyal to someone who looks after them. Considering all these benefits cost less than a hotel, it’s a win win!

Benefits for Construction Crews

The crews themselves work hard, so will want to relax too. While hotels offer a lot, they are cramped, offer extremely varying levels of comfort, can be lonely and very boring. Hotels will charge you for everything, some TV channels, making calls, laundry and of course, your meals. While much of it will be covered by the company, some of it will not.

Blu’s construction crew lodging offers everything you would expect from a high class apartment, in good areas, with all the comforts of home. Depending on the size of the apartment, you could be sharing with your buddies or have it all to yourself.

The apartment is likely to have TV, maybe cable, a fully working kitchen, laundry and everything else you enjoy at home. If you were working away for a few weeks at a time, which would you rather have?

If you need construction crew housing anywhere in the country for periods of 30 days or more, contact us today. We’re here to help! You can also start your housing hunt by navigating our directory and finding your city.


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Corporate housing is one of the few real estate markets that has seen growth over the past five years. Despite falls almost everywhere else, the company rentals market has grown and shows no sign of stopping.

Furnished relocation housing is a rental provided predominantly to companies who want to house executives or traveling staff for longer than 30 days. They are generally furnished apartments or single family homes in nice areas and are of a high standard. They are designed to fill the gap between long-stay hotels and standard property rentals, and do a good job filling it.

Many corporate landlords or rentals agencies will accept non-corporate clients for longer stays, which is why we suggest they are ideal for a stress-free relocation.

List of housing companies who can help with relocation:
  • Blu Corporate Housing – Yes, we do engage in self-promotion! Contact us.
  • Travelers Haven – This is one of the top 3 corporate leasing companies in the country. Large staff and 24/7 customer service.
  • Hotel Engine – This is a little different than your typical corporate housing provider. Hotel Engine specializes in hotel stays for short, mid, and long-term rental.
  • CHBO – This is a self service provider. Think Air Bnb, only for corporate housing. Many options, including room rentals.
  • Oakwood – This may be the oldest corporate housing provider on the block. Large inventory. Pricing can sometimes be on the high side.
  • VRBO – This is technically for “vacation rentals”, but can be used for corporate relocations all the same. This is similar to the CHBO model.
  • Craigslist – If you’re looking for budget options or roomshares, this is probably your best bet. Lotsa of different options can be found here from upscale to economy.
New City, New Life

Relocating to a new city for work or to seek employment opportunity is both exciting and scary. Everything is new, you don’t know anyone, you don’t know where anything is and it takes a long time to get oriented. If you’re moving for work, it is made a little easier as you will have colleagues to offset some of it. If you’re moving to seek opportunity you may not have that.

Using corporate lodging as a base when relocating to a new city offers the perfect platform to explore your new home. Of all the things you will worry about, where to live doesn’t have to be one of them.

Finding somewhere to live in a new city is a logistical exercise that takes some sorting out. It will generally require a trip to the city in question for a visit, to check out the property and to see where it is in relation to everything else. It may require a return visit to sign the paperwork if you’re not lucky enough to do it the same day.

Corporate Housing as a Base of Operations

One of the advantages of using corporate housing is the quality. Companies who send staff around the country expect a minimum standard of living for their people. Landlords know that their property has to be a certain standard otherwise it won’t be let.

Therefore, using a corporate property assures you of a minimum standard of living. That’s something you could never guarantee with a standard rental. Anyone who spent any time in college will tell you, rented properties come in all shapes, sizes and levels of habitability!

If you’re brave, that means you won’t need an inspection visit, the arrangements can be made over the internet, post or phone, and the whole process is taken care of in one fell swoop.

Having secured somewhere to live that will be fit for habitation and won’t cost the earth is how moving to a new city using corporate housing can be stress-free. If nothing else, you have a roof over your head and somewhere to use as a base to explore your new home. There are few accommodation options that can provide that within a decent budget.