Interview with our partner Ken Brown, Vice President at Furnished Quarters

New York City is one of the most fascinating metropolises in the world. The “Big Apple” is not only a global financial center, it also offers a wide range of attractions, retail outlets, events, restaurants, bars and museums. It’s no wonder the story of Furnished Quarters, our partner in the United States started in New York. But now, after 20 years, they operate in a dozen locations, both on the West and East Coast.

Going for a long-term contract abroad – things you should know about

A different culture, a change of environment, a new job – it’s the dream of many people to earn a living in another country and start an international career! However, moving abroad does not only impact your personal but also your professional life. There are a few important facts to consider before buying your plane ticket and starting your adventure. Read our article and find out what you have to know when relocating to a new place! Working conditions while on your contract abroad Before you decide to accept an offer abroad, you must read the job description carefully. You should only sign the contract if it clearly states what is expected from you and your position. Not all countries have strict employment laws and even if they do, employers may not enforce them. Therefore, study the regulations of your destination country and your contract to avoid getting bamboozled! Go…

Interview with our partner Pabell Álvarez, Sales Director at Dominion Corporate Housing

Mexico City is a cosmopolitan city, a great, prosperous and dynamic place to start or develop your business. Mexico’s capital benefits from its conveniet location – connecting Latin American countries with the United States. Today, it is also known as one of the most important financial hubs in the Americas, as well as a center of political, economic and social life in Mexico. With this huge business powerbase, it’s bound to become one of the most important cities in the world.

How to rent an apartment in Berlin?

So, just like millions of people from all around the world, you want to live in Berlin. We are not surprised – it is, indeed, one of the most fascinating, vibrant and prospective cities in the world. However, renting an apartment in Berlin can be an extremely difficult process. Due to the increasing demand, the landlords can often pick from dozens of potential tenants, and their expectations (both in terms of rent and required documents) can make your head spin. You have to prepare for a lot of competition. If you are a newcomer, without the necessary documents, the chances of success are pretty slim. Depending on your luck, finding an apartment might take even over 3 months – and you still have to live somewhere during that time. Where to live in Berlin? Berlin is divided into 12 boroughs and 96 neighborhoods. It all depends on what you are…