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The U.S. has always been a place of open vistas, space in which to spread out. Learn more about U.S. expansion and how it developed.

Apartment Building in Manhattan, New YorkIn a tight real estate market like we have experienced for over the past two years, high demand for rentals puts extra pressure on an assignee. Even astute, resourceful folks who find several good options prior to the tour day are likely to find them already rented. By scheduling an accompanied tour, the assignee can rely on the local real estate expert to pay close attention to the availability of rentals so that their search is more efficient.

New Apartment BuildingsWe thought you might want to see some of our findings on the national rental market as the summer comes to a conclusion. To stay updated on the current market, CORT continually scours several sources for rental market intelligence and stays in contact with property managers throughout the country. We also gain great insight into markets via our ApartmentSearch.com website.

St. Louis SkylineA few words of praise about America’s older industrial cities: they sometimes receive a bad rap from the press, and unfortunately from some relocation folks. But it’s important to understand that places like Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis offer many attractive lifestyle options from downtown lofts in lively neighborhoods to leafy suburbs.

CORT visited the University of Texas at Austin job and career fair to meet and talk with students. Some students even won prizes from #cortatcollege.

College Students in an ApartmentCORT was recently recognized in a recent article from Carpool Goddess, a well-known mommy blogger located in California!

Winner of the #ShouldaCalledCORT SweepstakesWe started our #ShouldaCalledCORT sweepstakes in July, offering one lucky student and a friend of their choice a chance to win a trip to the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas.

College Student Studying at DeskIf your workspace is filled with last semester’s books, stacks of old papers or unused office supplies, you may be in need for a session on office organization! The beginning of a new semester brings the opportunity to create a refreshed, organized study space for future all-nighters or homework assignments. By following these four simple steps, you’ll be on your way to your perfect study space!

CORT Event Furnishings won Best Overall Booth Appearance at The Special Event Show in Nashville this month.

event planningSummer is in full swing in most parts of the country… well, except for San Francisco, where it’s currently 62 degrees as I type this post, and outdoor events and event planning are the norm well into September.  Over the past few years there’s been a notable increase in outdoor events held in unusual locales such as a vineyards, boats, or golf courses. 

rent furnitureWith graduation season here, many high school and college seniors are preparing for their moment on the main stage. A graduation ceremony is a significant milestone for all students, worthy of proper recognition and celebration with family and friends. Given that the majority of graduation ceremonies take place in the spring, consider hosting your party outdoors to provide a colorful, natural backdrop for your guests (and it keeps the inside of your home clean!).

Outdoor events are one of the great joys of summer. The memories created at a well-planned outdoor event can last a lifetime. With Independence Day on the horizon, we’d like to offer a few planning tips for your next outdoor event.

You can't always go to the beach, but you can make every day feel like a vacation! Maintain a beach-inspired look in your home with 4 tips from CORT.

Collaborative Office SpaceAre you in love with your current office workspace or is your office looking a little drab? Either way, there are many ways to redesign your office that will actually improve your productivity. We’ve compiled a list of tips for making some changes around your workspace that will help complete tasks more efficiently.

Close-up of lit candlesDubbed the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season is also one of the busiest. Between shopping for the perfect presents and prepping for the ultimate holiday bash, decorating can become more of a chore than a festive activity. To help bring some life to your holiday decorating, we’ve put together several simple ideas to ensure that you feel festive from the moment you walk through your door to when you sit down at your holiday table!

CORT_simone-bedAnother year is winding down and that means it is time for the CORT merchandise group to develop the direction of our products for 2015. To begin the process, the merchandise group headed to North Carolina to attend the High Point Furniture Market in October to conduct research on the newest trends in home furnishings.

Are you trying to decorate your dorm or apartment on a tight budget? Our guide is full of tips for cutting corners in the world of decoration.

Woman Playing With DogWelcoming a new pet to your household is always exciting, but it doesn’t come without intensive planning and preparation. You’ve probably already researched the best pet food, found the local dog park (unless, of course, you’re getting a cat), and maybe even purchased a custom-made collar for the newest addition to the family. However, before your four-legged friend takes its first steps in its new home, there are many factors to take into consideration in or