Unique Furnished Housing in DC

Just bring your luggage and a laptop. All properties are fully-furnished and include all utilities, internet and cable.

Another Happy Hour another Happy Experience posted by Tim


We don't get to meet our clients face-to-face enough. Even though 80% of our 275 properties are within a 2-mile radiss, our centalized locations are still spread out over many buildings and many blocks. This makes face to face meetings difficult without planning an event - like a Happy Hour. We enjoy providing personalized service to find business travelers with a temporary home that fits their needs.  The place where anyone lives should reflect their style and values when possible. We have such a variety of housing possibilities that we can pretty much match a property with a personality (in addition to location, features, and pricing). This most recent happy hour was a great reminder of how meeting with our clients face to face (and with food and drink) helps personalize the...

Remembering Harrison Pollock posted by Tim


We had the great fortune of working alongside a force of eternal optimism and endless creativity in Harrison Pollock. Harrison died on January 21st at the age of 24 from a heart attack. There are no adequate words that can express the sorrow of his loss. He worked with us for only six months, but impacted everyone at Attache, including our owners, guests contractors and support staff.   Harrison carried his huge smile with him everyday and could generate solutions on the fly. In our line of work, those tools and traits are necessary and Harrison exemplified them along with a tireless work ethic.   We went around the room to discuss what we learned from Harrison everyone referenced his optimism and his gratitude for his sis...

Inauguration Weekend posted by Andrea


The time has come again. Inauguration weekend, as it happens every four years, is here. Events and road closures will cause challenges getting around the city. Not to mention bike lane closures, metro line changes, and simply where to use the bathroom or other necessities (see tips below). While the Inauguration Day itself is January 20th, different events will be held throughout the weekend. Friends and guests of Attache, we hope the following in...

Fully-Furnished Historic Mansion.... posted by Tim


While I typically don't promote one property over another on our blog, this one - given the timing, and all the passion surrounding the potential new guest - I'll make an exception. Since we provide furnished temporary housing in Washington DC, our latest property at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW is similar the other 250 properties we manage...aside from the 4 year minumum term (with the possibility to extend one time for another 4 years).  And it comes with a staff and security detail, armored valet car service, private jet and a bowling alley.   While it violates Fair Housing Laws, you must be a US Citizen to live here.  Many have argued if it takes votes and/or money to stay here, it's ultimately up to the US people to decide.   Be sure to

Most Creative Marketing Award with a 'Larger than Trophy' Resemblance posted by Tim


        Earlier this year, Attache Corporate Housing was nominated and won the 2016 "Most Creative Marketing" Award for providers with fewer than 300 furnished properties (providers with more than 300 properties got to sit at the grown-ups table).   CHPA (Corporate Housing Provider Association) presents this award annually to companies who are chosen by a panel of their peers. As a small provider in a large industry, it's a huge honor and we feel very grateful for the award.  

Games and Pizza and Gratitude posted by Tim


We recently had another Attache Happy Hour where we had a lot of fun with our guests sharing drinks, pizza and games.  It's always fun to see everyone face to face when so much of our communication is via phone, text or email.  These events help us share our thanks for the business they provide while we share our tips and insights about navigating the best parts of DC.  Be on the lookout for the next happy hour...

airbnb alliances vs lawsuits posted by Tim


I've seen the good, bad and legal ramifications airbnb has created in DC. I feel like it's time to generate a better approach that is more inclusive and benefits all people impacted by the shared-housing industry. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-airbnb-should-create-alliances-instead-lawsuits-tim-touchette?trk=pulse_spock-articles

The top three reasons to list your property as furnished monthly rental in Washington DC posted by Tim


Property owners frequently ask if they should rent their property furnished or unfurnished. And if furnished, should they rent nightly/ weekly, or monthly. As much as I want to say that furnished monthly rental is always the best and the only way to go, the reality is that the best answer is - it depends...   So here are our top three reasons to choose furnished monthly rentals for your real estate investment strategy - the ones that impact our owners with the most benefits, most of the time.   1. Safety, security and reliability. - You always want safe, secure and reliable renters. And since the rent on our properties is paid by a company/agency/assn/etc, it adds an add...

What happens when you Google - Corporate housing and giant Jenga? posted by Tim


Even though the search results may not pop-up with Attache's smart-car or logo, we're aiming to make Attache's guests experience synomonous with fun and corporate housing and yes, once a quarter - giant Jenga.  Thanks to our friends at the BoardRoom DC, our quarterly happy hour events provide us a chance to meet and mingle with our guests. The happy hour includes several varieties of pizza from Flippin Pizza while tasing the wine, beer and colas from the Board Room mixed with challenging each other on a Jenga game made out of strategically cut 2 x 4s. This past Tuesday's evening was one of our best.  We had more than 25 people on-hand at various times representing Italy, Beirut and even California. We also give out two prize drawings for those who attend. One i...

2015 - year in review - on leap year day posted by Tim


We get an extra day this year, so I am using it to get caught up and reflect.  This posting is about what Attache has accomplished last year to help our owners and guests 'live better'. While it's important to show progress, it's equally important to never 'break your arm patting yourself on the back'.  Even though I am extremely happy with how we improved our processes in 2015, be on the look-out for the roll-out of changes and improvements slated for 2016! Here are the highlights of the changes we made with furnished monthly housing in Washington DC in 2015: - Completely digitized the rental process. No more paper and pen signatures. No more faxes. No more smoke signals, etc. - Instituted property video tours by request - Facetime, Google Hangouts, Sk...

Just bring your luggage and a laptop. All properties are fully-furnished and include all utilities, internet and cable. Your Friends at Attache Corporate Housing

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Washington, DC
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