The largest rental housing company in the world, Oakwood dates back to 1962, when the first innovative amenities were designed for young families and corporate travelers. In the 1970s the company expanded into new areas of business, like home services and real estate fee management. The subsequent years witnessed the emergence of Oakwood properties in a number of major cities across the United States. In 1993-1995 Oakwood Corporate Housing was created, becoming thus the first national network of corporate housing. With the establishment of Oakwood Asia Pacific in 1995, the company opened the door for the development of its properties in Japan, China, the Philippines and Thailand. In the early 2000s the first properties were established in Indonesia, India, Korea and Bangladesh.
Since its establishment Oakwood Corporate Housing has provided convenient temporary housing in numerous locations of the United States. The company offers the comfort of a private apartment with the conveniences of housekeeping and maintenance services, choosing from the best apartments in a city, leasing units and adding the finest furnishings to prepare them for the customers.
Oakwood Corporate Housing operates more than 40 apartment communities, each of them ensuring the comfort and charm of a private residence with expert staff onsite to assist residents when necessary. All the apartments are equipped with nice furnishings, telephone service, cable television and house wares. Additional amenities enjoy wide popularity, including fitness centers, swimming pools, business centers and more. Guests are offered to choose from a wide range of accommodations peculiar to each location from elaborate units of Houston Corporate Housing to lodgings with mountain views in Colorado.
Through launching a new service initiative, known as World Class Service Standards, Oakwood Corporate Housing adheres to its goal of providing exceptional service, using courtesy and friendly manners. It means every customer is treated with respect by professional and attentive Oakwood employees, each of them is trained in top quality customer service and problem solution. To ensure the performance of high standard of service, Oakwood Corporate Housing employs the self-monitoring system.
Currently the company is a respected member of the Corporate Housing Providers Association, which represents interests of the housing industry. In 2002 Oakwood received the ?Provider of the Year? award from the CHPA. In addition Oakwood is one of the members of the National Business Travel Association, which unites travel management professionals and business travel service providers. NBTA helps Oakwood and its other members improve the quality of their service through research, education and advocacy.
The company is one of the founding members of the National Multi Housing Council, representing top providers of family housing. In every city and location where Oakwood maintains its presence, the customers can count on the highest standard of customer service. Around the globe the company offers a wide range of accommodations with brand names that are worth respect and trust.