Furnished Quarters Executives Are Now Available for Media Interviews and Informational Sessions

(New York, NY, 4/26/2012) — Furnished Quarters, an independently owned and operated provider of furnished apartment rentals, is recognized as a trusted resource in the global corporate apartment market. Established in 1998 by Manhattan real estate developers Steven and Gary Brown, Furnished Quarters is an active member of the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA). The company is also a Salesforce.com super customer, and provides community support to organizations throughout the tri-state area through FQ Cares.

Furnished Quarters has announced the extended availability of its management team to selected members of the media. CEO/Owner Steven Brown, President/Owner Gary Brown, Executive Vice-President Design Steven Saide, Vice-President Sales Craig Partin, Vice-President Marketing Eric Uzzo, and Vice-President Human Resources Jackie McMann-Oliveri are available for media interviews and informational sessions by appointment. The management team can address issues for the media including:

Leadership in the furnished housing industry: why Furnished Quarters consistently performs above market averages in sales volume and profitability.

In-house expertise in sales, design and operations:

  • We offer global knowledge with local expertise through corporate and phone sales, as well as a single point of contact. Our experienced and trustworthy sales team offers personalized apartment tours tailored to customers' needs.
  • Our apartments are all professionally designed to offer the best in form and well-appointed functionality. Our in-house team ensures each rental is fully equipped with modern amenities and luxury furnishings (both owned and rented) for a relaxing and peaceful experience.
  • Cleaning and maintenance is provided in-house in our New York City properties, and outsourced in other local areas nationally and globally. Our hard-working operations team offers a personal touch and the highest level of integrity.

Apartment mix: Furnished Quarters offers a wide variety of temporary rentals to suit every style, taste, and budget. From urban high rises in city centers, to the more residential feel of classic brownstones and historic townhouses, we pride ourselves in offering the highest quality options. Our luxury buildings offer guests the advantage of business and fitness centers, pools and playrooms, lounges and rooftop decks—and more. All of our new units are non-smoking.

Advantages over hotels: Our apartments provide significant cost savings over the average hotel—Furnished Quarters' housing choices range from 30%-50% less than standard luxury hotel accommodations. Customers will also find they have much more room to enjoy, with over 200% more living space on average than most hotels can offer. We also provide weekly activity newsletters, and a number of unbeatable FQ Perks, from car and transportation services to banking, moving, and dining specials.

Advertising mix: 95% of our advertising is now online—from search and syndication strategy and retargeting, to social media and location-based ads.

Diverse market: Customers rely on Furnished Quarters in many industries, and for many reasons both business and personal. We cater to business travelers—whether for employee relocations, short-term job assignments, consulting projects, or extended training sessions—as well as leisure travelers. We additionally serve those with a wide variety of other temporary rental needs, including insurance recovery, home renovations, litigation requirements, educational visits, and medical needs.

To discuss these or other topics with a member of Furnished Quarters' management team, or for additional information, please call Eric Uzzo, Vice-President of Marketing, at 212-367-9400, ext. 4333, or email Eric.Uzzo@furnishedquarters.com.

About Furnished Quarters
Furnished Quarters is the largest provider of temporary furnished housing in New York City. Founded in 1998, the company has since expanded and offers accommodations both nationally and internationally. The company is committed to offering the highest level of customer service, quality apartments, and exceptional resolutions to any challenges guests may encounter. Whether accommodations are needed across town, across the country, or across the globe, call Furnished Quarters and tap into expert knowledge and first-class accommodations. Furnished Quarters is also one of the 11 founding members of GO Furnished Housing Providers. For more information and to place reservations, call 800.255.8117, or visit www.furnishedquarters.com.

About GO Furnished Housing Providers
The members of GO Furnished Housing Providers are owner-operated corporate housing companies, working together to ensure superior attention to detail and stringent quality controls on a national and international level. Each member provides the highest level of personal attention and is driven by the guest experience. For more information on GO Furnished Housing Providers, visit www.GOFurnishedHousing.com, or email info@gofurnishedhousing.com.

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