The pandemic has modified how all of us journey. Whether or not for enterprise or pleasure, touring will not be as simple because it as soon as was. And if you wish to keep overseas for an prolonged period of time, that trouble is exacerbated. Nevertheless, Blueground is working to alter all that. Blueground is a ‘proptech firm’ providing a curated community of 1000’s of high quality, absolutely furnished residences in main cities around the globe for stays of a month or extra.
Co-founded in 2013 in Athens, Greece, by CEO Alex Chatzieleftheriou after he spent 5 years dwelling out of resorts in 12 totally different cities as a enterprise advisor, he wished to repair a serious difficulty that he personally skilled in his line of labor. Discovering a completely furnished house, for a short-term keep is troublesome as an expat. He realized that there was a necessity for versatile leases round furnished, excessive finish residences on this planet’s main cities.
In accordance with Alex Chatzieleftheriou, co-founder and CEO, Blueground, “I used to be caught staying in resorts, which by no means felt like residence to me. That is what Blueground provides guests- a trusted, high quality residence, expertly designed that they will view on-line, ebook with just a few clicks, and easily present up with their private objects and begin dwelling. Our friends have the peace of thoughts and the arrogance they should transfer round from metropolis to metropolis.” Blueground makes renting simple by their on-line search and reserving course of and supply versatile contract phrases and lengths.
How Blueground Works
Not like trying to find a long run keep by yourself, with Blueground, friends have entry to:
- An actual-time, on-line reserving platform
- 24/7 assist by their cell app
- In-app check-in and check-out
- A portfolio of service companions providing issues like airport transfers, residence cleansing and extra
- Versatile contract phrases
So principally, Blueground has made it as simple as reserving a resort for a long run keep. And in contrast to providers the place friends lease out privately owned properties, these residences are operated by Blueground so the standard, consistency and security are assured.
Blueground is presently dwell in 18 cities with over 5,500 residences. Company can ebook stays in Athens, Istanbul, Dubai, New York, Boston, DC, LA, Chicago, San Fran, Seattle, Paris, London, Vienna, Denver, Austin, Berlin, Madrid, and Zurich. And there are additionally some thrilling cities on the horizon together with Miami, Lisbon, Brussels, Luxembourg, Copenhagen, and Barcelona coming later this 12 months.
Why Are Individuals Selecting Blueground
Throughout the pandemic, enterprise relocations halted—nevertheless, with restrictions lifting, there’s presently a increase of business-related relocations occurring.
In accordance with Alex Chatzieleftheriou, co-founder and CEO, Blueground, “What we are able to see now could be a major enhance in relocations, as workplaces plan for reopening and other people’s needs to attach in individual change. This new ‘distant worker’ section has emerged, and corporations are more and more permitting for flexibility and facilitating distant working. We count on corporations to steadily introduce new initiatives the place they’ll assist distant working, successfully blurring the road of what was once the definition of a enterprise journey.” In reality, in response to Blueground, “81% of our friends select Blueground as a result of all they should do is kind of actually present up and begin dwelling.”
Blueground hosted 50% extra friends in 2021 than in 2020 – almost 20,000 individuals all year long and lots of of those friends had been staff from locations like Apple, Tesla, Amazon, Uber, Netflix, and many others. The corporate additionally exceeded $145m in income and maintained a median 94% world occupancy all through final 12 months. Enterprise journey is again—it simply seems to be just a little totally different.