Oakwood Corporate Housing Opens Offices in Honolulu, Hawaii and Nashville, Tennessee

Oakwood Continues to Expand Its Presence in Key Corporate Housing Markets

Across the Nation

Mar 17, 2005, 00:00 ET from Oakwood Worldwide

    LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakwood Worldwide, the largest
 global provider of corporate housing, announced today the opening of two new
 offices in Honolulu, Hawaii and Nashville, Tennessee, bringing Oakwood's total
 number of sales offices to 74 worldwide.  Corporate housing is defined as
 fully-furnished apartments that are leased on a month-to-month basis to
 business travelers, relocating executives and others seeking furnished
     Natalie Diehm, a Hawaii native who brings more than 12 years experience in
 the corporate housing sector, will manage the day-to-day operations for the
 Honolulu office, which is located at the Seven Waterfront Plaza between
 Waikiki and downtown.  Oakwood's Nashville office is located at 570 Church
 Street East in Brentwood.  The Nashville office will serve Oakwood customers
 throughout the state of Tennessee, including Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville,
 and Chattanooga.  Karen Cook, a seasoned veteran who brings more than 22 years
 of industry expertise and service to Oakwood will oversee the Nashville
     "We are thrilled to open new Oakwood offices in Honolulu and Nashville and
 we look forward to building Oakwood's presence in these growing markets," says
 Gavan James, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oakwood Corporate
 Housing.  He continued, "As the leader in temporary furnished apartments,
 Oakwood is committed to providing the best corporate housing for our growing
 customer base. I am confident that our highly skilled management team in these
 new offices will continue providing Oakwood customers with the same
 high-quality accommodations that they have come to expect over the past 45
     For the past decade Oakwood has had a consistent presence in the Nashville
 and Honolulu markets and due to increased demand, the company has decided to
 establish a permanent local market presence in these locations, further
 strengthening their leading position in the corporate housing and furnished
 apartment marketplace.
     With inventory in Waikiki, Downtown, and other central locations, Honolulu
 has proven to be both a unique and ideal hub for Oakwood's clients, who
 provide their employees with first class accommodations for their business
 travels on the islands vacation paradise.  The Nashville office will have a
 strong presence in Franklin and Brentwood, two primary locations in the
     For more information about Oakwood's rates and services, please contact
 www.oakwood.com, or 1-800-888-0808.  If you prefer to contact the local
 offices, the phone number for Honolulu is 808-543-1101 and the Nashville
 office phone number is 615-661-6083.
     About Oakwood Worldwide
     Founded in 1960 by Howard F. Ruby, Ed Broida, and Bob Franks, Oakwood
 Worldwide (www.oakwood.com), a privately held corporation, is the largest
 global provider of corporate housing and an innovative leader in apartment
 management with locations throughout the United States, the United Kingdom,
 and Asia.  Oakwood's award-winning properties are managed with a rich standard
 of quality, reliability and personal service.

SOURCE Oakwood Worldwide