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23
Feb

February Featured Property in the Heart of Denver’s LODO Neighborhood

Traveling to Denver for business? Or perhaps you are relocating and want to try living in a particular neighborhood prior to settling down. Whatever your reason is for coming to beautiful Denver, let the local AvenueWest Managed Corporate Housing office find the perfect fully furnished rental for your needs.

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This month, we are featuring a very unique and beautiful all-inclusive property in the heart of downtown Denver, within walking distance to tons of restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, the Pepsi Center, Denver Performing Arts Complex, the Convention Center, Union Station, Museum of Contemporary Art and so much more!

Bike rentals are right around the corner and the Cherry Creek bike path is at the end of the street. Confluence park is 1/4 mile away.

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This 1,600 square foot 2BD/2.5BA downtown Denver town home boasts high-end functionality and features including:

  • Main floor is open concept with 11 foot ceilings and floor to ceiling windows
  • Maple floors
  • Sub Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher and oven, and stainless steal countertops
  • Master bedroom has a king bed, sitting room and office, private balcony and a large flat screen TV.
  • Bathrooms have Kohler fixtures and white stone floors and both have a tub and shower
  • Separate laundry room next to 2nd bedroom upstairs
  • 2 covered parking spaces in adjoining garage
Bird Bedroom Desk

Along with the great property features included above, all AvenueWest Denver rentals include high-speed wireless internet, expanded basic cable, domestic long distance, capped utilities (gas/electric), water, trash, linens and towels, housewares, and furnishings all for $5,500/month. There is also a one-time, non-refundable departure cleaning fee of $350. Maid Service can be added for an additional fee.

Click here to see more pictures and details of this charming town home or call us 303-825-0000 to reserve this beautiful property today! 🙂

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23
Nov

4 Tips for Planning a Successful Business Trip

The below was contributed by Gemma Vine:

Business TravelTravel is an important aspect of many successful businesses – and can be one of the most rewarding parts of your working life! However, there are plenty of things which one should think about before packing bags and departing. We’ve got you covered in regards to accommodation with our comfortable and convenient corporate housing, but temporary housing isn’t the only thing you might want to consider. Here are a few tips which might help you plan your next business trip:

Corporate Housing Business Travel

All of our fully furnished rentals are all real residential properties with fully stocked kitchens, high quality linens, full living rooms, and other amenities. Establish Your Objectives

 

Establish Objectives.   It’s really important to get clear in your mind the reasons behind your trip and what you want to gain from it. This will help you manage your time more effectively. Doing some research into your objectives will also be of great use when you reach your destination – when you know what you want, you will also have a better idea of who to seek out and meet with when you arrive. You will be able to look at anything you’re researching with a more educated eye. Knowing what you’re doing when you arrive is a great time saver and will also lend you the confidence which comes with prior knowledge.

 

Cover Your Back.   Travel is exciting and provides boundless opportunities for business growth but it can also bring certain risks with it. If you want to make sure that you and your business are prepared for all eventualities, have a look at your business insurance policies before you go. You might find, for example, that your corporate health insurance doesn’t cover you if you fall sick while traveling. Hopefully, of course, you won’t ever need to use these fail safes, but it’s best to be protected just in case. Also, if you’re coming from overseas, it’s a good idea to learn the location of your embassies in the event that you need to avail their services.

Do Your Research.   Business Travel ConnectionsOnce you’ve established your objectives, you can further streamline your time and make your trip generally more efficient by researching the people and places you want to meet and/or go. In this age of the internet, it doesn’t take long to do a bit of background research, which will ensure that you’re hitting the ground running, so to speak, when you arrive. Of course, business research is an essential component of any good business, so it’s likely that you already have the requisite skills! Seeking out some expertise from people who know the area and/or the people and places you’ll be visiting also makes for a great research opportunity. The more you know before you go, the more time-efficient your trip will be, leaving you with more time to enjoy yourself! The people you’re meeting are likely to be impressed if you’ve taken the time to learn a bit about them and what they do, which may in turn bring about a favorable result for your trip!

Enjoy Yourself!   Business trips don’t need to be all about hard work. In fact, if you’re actively enjoying yourself, you may find that the work is much more productive. Enjoy Your Business TripPeople who are relaxed, happy, and not stressed are generally better workers than people who are harried, pressured, and miserable. People who present a happy persona in meetings are also more likely to leave a good impression and come away from the table with their objectives completed. And, of course, the best way to present a happy persona is to actually be happy!

Business travel is a fantastic opportunity to see the world and have some fun, so be sure to let your hair down a little, take in the sights and experiences of the places you’re visiting, and generally have a great time! It will not only be great for you, it’ll be great for the business as well.

9
Jun

Traveling Nurses – Check Out These Useful Apps to Make Your Jobs Easier

Technology makes everyone’s jobs a bit easier but these eight apps are specifically created for medical professionals to help while at work and also while traveling.

Eprocrates App for Traveling nurses provides all sorts of useful information right at your fingertips.
Eprocrates App for Traveling nurses provides all sorts of useful information right at your fingertips.

 Epocrates. Use this free app to help with identifying drug interactions, pill information, formulas, etc. There is one also available for $159.99/year that will also allow for diagnostic and lab tests as well as disease information.

  • This Merck Manual app is available for purchase and is the full manual on your smart phone or tablet to aid medical professionals while at work or on the go.
    This Merck Manual app is available for purchase and is the full manual on your smart phone or tablet to aid medical professionals while at work or on the go.

     The Merck Manual. This app can be purchased for $34.99 for Apple users and is the full manual with disease, diagnostics, and prescription information right at your fingertips.

  • This Nursing Central app is available for purchase and gives nurses information about everything they will need while traveling and also gives them access to Nursing Journals.
    This Nursing Central app is available for purchase and gives nurses information about everything they will need while traveling and also gives them access to Nursing Journals.

     Nursing Central can be purchased for $169.99/year and gives you access to nursing journals and detailed information about tests, procedures, and diseases.

  • This free Medigram app allows medical professional to communication more effectively while using HIPAA standards.
    This free Medigram app allows medical professional to communication more effectively while using HIPAA standards.

    Use Medigram while at work in the hospital or clinic setting to allow for better communication amongst all staff while adhering to HIPAA standards. This app is free.

  • This Pill Identifier app will help in all ways of pill identification.
    This Pill Identifier app will help in all ways of pill identification.

     Pill Identifier is a free app that will help identify pills that have been mislabeled/spilled as well as provides information about medications based on their identifiers.

  • Profitrakr is applicable for all traveling business professionals but also has specific expenses for traveling nurses.
    Profitrakr is applicable for all traveling business professionals but also has specific expenses for traveling nurses.

    The app, ProfiTrakr, is the perfect tool for traveling nurses. It allows you to easily record all of your travel expenses and has a specific selection for traveling nurses. It can be purchased for $1.99.

  • The Tripomatic app is like your personal travel planner. Use it to find the best attractions and must see places in your new city.
    The Tripomatic app is like your personal travel planner. Use it to find the best attractions and must see places in your new city.

     Tripomatic is a free app that will help you find the attractions at the new city you have been assigned to and will allow you to create your very own travel itinerary.

  • This fun GPS app gives you up to date information while you are driving about accidents, gas prices, etc.
    This fun GPS app gives you up to date information while you are driving about accidents, gas prices, etc.

    Use Waze, the free GPS navigation app that gives you real time data on where you need to go including accidents, traffic, speed traps, gas prices, etc.

    These eight apps have been created especially for use by medical professionals who are on the road and traveling for work. Hopefully these fine apps will make you more productive while working and will come in handy when you are on the go. Remember, if you are ever in need of a fully furnished rental in your new city, we would love to help you find the perfect home away from home! 🙂

    8
    Oct

    10 Smartphone Travel Applications to Help Plan Your Next Trip

    Whether you are planning to take a trip for business or pleasure, these ten applications are sure to make your life easier.

    1. Kayak.

      The Kayak app can be used to search through hundreds of travel sites for hotels, flights, rental cars, etc. in one easy to use place.

      The Kayak app can be used to search through hundreds of travel sites for hotels, flights, rental cars, etc. in one easy to use place.

      Search for everything travel related (flights, rental cars, hotels, etc.) all in one place! This application is available for the iPhone, Android, Windows, and Amazon’s Kindle Fire.

    2. Lonely Planet Travel Guides.

      Download your next travel guide from Lonely Planet's Travel Guide app.

      Download your next travel guide from Lonely Planet’s Travel Guide app.

      Download this free app to have access to hundreds of Guide Books right at your fingertips. You can download the app from the Apple Store and can also download ebooks as well.

    3. UNESCO World Heritage App.

      The UNESCO World Heritage app is a neat way to plan your next trip since all major world travel destinations are categorized here and there are over 650 images to check out too.

      The UNESCO World Heritage app is a neat way to plan your next trip since all major world travel destinations are categorized here and there are over 650 images to check out too.

      This app is $2.99 and available from the Apple Store for iPhone and iPad. The cost is worthwhile since you get access to location maps for all sites; over 650 photos; the ability to search by country, classification, or name; create your favorites and plot them onto Google Maps; links back to the UNESCO site for more information.

    4. mTrip.

      The mTrip app is like your very own personal, mobile tour guide while you are exploring your destination(s).

      The mTrip app is like your very own personal, mobile tour guide while you are exploring your destination(s).

      Another travel guide app that acts as your personal, mobile tour guide around most world cities. You can download this app on iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Create a unique travel itinerary with the sites that you want to see. mTrip has a nice offline map feature that allows you to view maps and navigate around the city when you don’t have an internet connection. You can even send your friends and family members virtual postcards via email or Facebook.

    5. TripAdvisor.

      Check out reviews from other travelers about tourist sites and local destinations before you go.

      Check out reviews from other travelers about tourist sites and local destinations before you go using the TripAdvisor app.

      This app is available for the iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android phones and tablets and provides you with travel guides, reviews from other users, and you can even download offline city guides which you do not need an internet connection for and they won’t charge your phone for roaming.

    6. Hotels.com.

      The Hotels.com app allows you to search and book thousands of hotels worldwide.

      The Hotels.com app allows you to search and book thousands of hotels worldwide.

      Is a free app that allows you to view and book hotels worldwide, access your reservations even when you are offline, and track and redeem points. Available for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows.

    7. Hipmunk.

      Try a new way to search for flights and hotels using the Hipmunk app.

      Try a new way to search for flights and hotels using the Hipmunk app.

      A new way to search for flights and hotels is by using the cute app Hipmunk (which appropriately features a chipmunk as it’s mascot). The search results are easy to see and easy to book. You can filter the flight searchs by “agony” which will show you flights by the least amount of fly time, layovers, and price. The hotel search results shows at a glance if the hotel provides parking, wifi, fees, etc.

    8. Skyscanner.

      The Skyscanner app is another great way to search for flights. Filter your search results to show you the cheapest dates/times to fly if your travel is flexible.

      The Skyscanner app is another great way to search for flights. Filter your search results to show you the cheapest dates/times to fly if your travel is flexible.

      This is another free app that allows you to search for flights. It is available for iPod, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone, and Windows 8. You can filter it by showing the cheapest days to fly (if your dates are flexible), it also shows you the cheapest times to fly. Filter searches by take off/landing times, prices, and airlines. It is available in over 28 languages and 68 currencies too!

    9. uPackingList.

      Keep yourself organized and on track with the uPackingList app.

      Keep yourself organized and on track with the uPackingList app.

      The name says it all – use this free app to keep yourself organized and on track when you are getting ready to pack for your next upcoming trip. Features include: unlimited list building and you can reuse past lists; a catalog of over 300 items to choose from; add any item to any category; you can enter quantities and notes for each item; and email the list to anyone when you are done, etc. Available for Apple and Android.

    10. JetLag Genie.

      Use the JetLag Genie app to help thwart JetLag before, during, and at your final destination.

      Use the JetLag Genie app to help thwart JetLag before, during, and at your final destination.

      The perfect companion for a long trip oversees to help you beat jetlag. Available for iPhone or iPod touch, this app prepares you for your upcoming trip by allowing you to create customized daily plans before, during, and after you arrive at your final destination. Input your normal sleep patterns and flight information to get customized results. There is a melatonin guide too.

    Planning any vacation or business trip can be a headache but with these top travel applications at your fingertips, your next trip is just a click away. If you are traveling with in the United States and prefer to stay in a fully furnished residential property rather than a hotel, then check out AvenueWest Managed Corporate Housing now in Boston, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Denver, Fort Collins, Phoenix, and San Francisco.

    31
    Jul

    5 FREE Travel Apps That Will Make Your Business Trip a Breeze

    If you are a frequent business traveler, then these 5 apps are a must have to make your trip go as smooth as possible!

    1. points.com

      Points.com – the site that allows you to combine all of your rewards points in one place!

       Points.com – this ingenious site allows you to combine all of your rewards points in one place! You can redeem them for travel, exchange points with other travelers, and even buy more mileage points. Consolidate all of your mileage rewards in one place and reap the benefits.

    2. Expensify

      Expensify – easily keep track of all of your business expenses and mileage.

       Expensify – this free app will allow you to import all of your expenses from your bank account or credit card and will create a PDF report. You can also scan receipts directly into the app for cash purchases. There is also a mileage log to keep you organized.

    3. CardMunch

      CardMunch allows you to easily import contact information by taking a picture of a business card.

       CardMunch – do you consistently loose business cards? Well fret no more! The CardMunch app allows you to take a picture of the business card and it will automatically create a contact for you in your phone with all of their information. The app also pulls in their LinkedIn profile information since this app was recently acquired by them.

    4. XE Currency

      XE-Currency gives you up to date exchange rates for over 180 currencies worldwide!

       XE Currency – for you frequent International business travelers, this app is the perfect tool to see real-time currency rates and conversions! There are more that 180 currencies and best of all, this app is FREE!

    5. Wi-Fi Finder

      Wi-Fi Finder will keep you connected by showing you all the free and paid wireless networks nearby.

       Wi-Fi Finder – working while traveling usually requires an internet connection. Wi-Fi Finder makes it easy to locate free and paid wireless networks near you anytime! You can also download an offline database to help you find networks when you are offline. It is available for iOS and Google Play.

    There are so many great resources out there to aid the frequent business traveler along their journey. Hopefully, these tools will help your business even more – especially while on the go!

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