Feb. 4, 2013
, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, has expanded its Canadian operations with the opening of a
-based office and the hiring of 20-year corporate housing veteran,
, to support the company's
partners and continue to strengthen Oakwood Worldwide's footprint in
Oakwood has maintained a presence in
for the past 10 years, providing furnished, temporary housing across the country. The opening of the
office represents the company's commitment to a significant increase in demand for housing across
. Many cities throughout the
province are attracting businesses who want to explore the region's untapped natural resources. Companies involved in the industries of oil, gas, energy, mining and potash have begun sending employees and contractors to the area in greater numbers over the past two years.
is experiencing a surge that is showing no signs of slowing down," said
, general manager for the Americas region at Oakwood Worldwide. "Having our office in
and a well-connected, experienced supply chain manager like Elle on board is giving us an incredible advantage for meeting the unique demands of our clients in the region."
The company's response to mounting business in
is one of several key indicators that support Oakwood Worldwide's continued focus on global growth. In 2012, the company acquired the ExecuStay corporate housing brand from Marriott International, expanding its presence in
the United States
. Further, Oakwood Worldwide recently announced a global realignment that allows for a strategic on-the-ground presence to service clients in the
Europe, Middle East and Africa
regions, along with those in the
The Oakwood Worldwide Canada office is located at 2 Bloor Street West in
may be reached at +416.972.1432.
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, based in
Los Angeles, Calif.
, is the leading provider of corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions through its two well-known brands, Oakwood
. Both brands provide move-in-ready furnished housing designed to meet the needs of business travelers on long- and short-term assignments. Oakwood
has access to the largest selection of housing options and a presence in all 50 United States and more than 55 countries. ExecuStay is the preferred corporate housing partner of Marriott
International and is the only corporate housing brand where guests can earn Marriott Rewards
points for stays at any ExecuStay location in the U.S.
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