In today's market, there are new apartments going up constantly all over the country, and rent keeps increasing all the while. We explore this issue.

Research reveals that the U.S. rental market remains strong due to families

In January 2015, the national apartment market enjoyed its strongest January post-recession.

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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!

Student Moving to CollegeThe start of another school year is right around the corner! Whether you are returning for another year or beginning your very first semester, the process of moving into college housing or off campus apartments can be stressful. Often times, it is hard to figure out where to even begin!

To help you through the process, there are a few key considerations to keep in mind.

watermelon, raspberries and blueberries on a table with a sparklerOutdoor 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.

event furnitureAs the world progresses toward more environmentally-friendly choices to help reduce energy consumption, light-emitting diodes (LED) have become a popular choice for consumers wanting to replace costly and inefficient incandescent bulbs. When it comes to lighting an event, modular LED lightings are a fantastic choice for lowering electricity bills and saving energy. Plus, its singular look will liven up any event.

event furnitureLight-emitting diodes (LED) are not just for holiday decorations anymore. LED lightings exclusively from CORT Event Furnishings, our event furniture rental service, can transform the look and feel of any corporate event, turning bland into brilliant, bright and even colorful. This fabulous new trend in lighting also helps minimize energy consumption costs and keeps the event space cool.

event furniturePlanning a spectacular corporate event or trade show is quite a bit of work. There are thousands of details, large and small, to prepare and logistical issues to work out.  At CORT, we are recognized for our rental and clearance furniture for both businesses and the home.

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.

Cort_behind the scenes-3Each year my team and I load up a truck full of CORT’s newest products and ship them to Alderman Company, a marketing services firm with a large photography facility located in the furniture capital of the world: High Point, North Carolina.