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Making The Most Of Bleisure Travel “Working holiday” may seem like an oxymoron, but with the recent rise in bleisure travel trends, flying off on a business trip has become a lot less dreadful. The term bleisure has become increasingly popular over the past several years. It combines “business” and “leisure” into a term that describes the experience of building some enjoyable downtime into your business travel schedule.  Business travel allows professionals to visit a variety of exciting destinations at a much lower personal cost than typica...
Dec 11, 2019
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Living in Chicago, even temporarily, affords you some of the best entertainment and attractions in the world. Winter, in particular, in the city is a magical time to be anywhere near downtown, due to the elaborate lights and holiday decor. But besides walking around admiring the twinkling lights, there is no shortage of fun things to do in Chicago while enjoying your stay in corporate housing. Read on for a list of all our favorite winter activities to enjoy in the windy city. Ice-Skating in Downtown Chicago There's a reason why any holiday movie worth watching feat...
Nov 22, 2019
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Pinnacle Furnished Suites is making a tradition out of appearing on the Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, with their second straight appearance. With Matt Singley and Collin Walker at the helm, the team at Pinnacle Furnished Suites offers innovative technology-driven full service furnished housing expanding into multiple markets including Chicago, Nashville, and Nationwide. In 2019 Pinnacle ranked 1992th after an impressive placement at No. 159 in 2018. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companie...
Oct 14, 2019
| Author: Breanna Sparks, PFSuites
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Presented & Co-Hosted by Chicago’s Pinnacle Furnished Suites & Whiskey Jam Nashville and Benefitting Move For Hunger, ‘Nashville Meets Chicago’ Will Feature Performances by 5 Up-And-Coming Bands from Nashville & Chicago We invite ALL to attend for a fun-filled day benefitting a great charity. WHAT: Capturing the rising popularity of country music and the spirit of giving back to the local community, Nashville Meets Chicago is an all-...
Aug 08, 2019
| Author: Julie Fogel, Julie@JulieFogel.com, (240) 601-1266
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Traveling for business means you have a job to do. Whether it’s winning over a new client, overseeing a crucial project or representing your company at an event, you need to bring your “A” game. There’s already a lot riding on your performance, which is why you can’t afford to leave anything to chance. Unfortunately, the simple act of getting where you need to go can be extremely complicated. Planning a business trip means coordinating a lot of details, and that can be a job in and of itself. Unless you’re one of the lucky few who has help from a personal assistant, ch...
Apr 29, 2019
| Author: Matt Singley
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Chicago, IL – Pinnacle Furnished Suites is pleased to officially announce that they have been awarded the coveted “Company of the Year” Tower of Excellence Award during the 2019 CHPA annual conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The award ceremony was held on Wednesday, February 6th and included the following additional categories: Best Community/Philanthropic Program, Most Creative Marketing, Best Green Progress, Volunteer of the Year, Associate Partner of the Year, and Individual of the Year. In attendance to receive the award were Matt Singley, Managing D...
Apr 20, 2019
| Author: Matt Singley
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Chicago, IL – Matt Singley of Pinnacle Furnished Suites was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Singley, a recognized leader in corporate housing and the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other small-business advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, D.C.  His initial involvement will be on the Economic Development...
Jan 14, 2019
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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How we put company culture first In support of our focus on company culture, PFSuites has invested heavily in providing an office and a typical work day that promotes team engagement, discussion, feedback, and fun.  The office layout and design functionally promote constructive conversation and teamwork.  We have various games (shuffleboard, darts, foosball) for blowing off steam and a lounge area with a couch, chairs, and a TV for decompressing and comfortably talking.  Once a month one of our team members (who owns a catering company) brings in food for the team and we have...
Jan 09, 2019
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Chicago, IL – Chicago based corporate housing company, Pinnacle Furnished Suites, is excited and humbled to announce that is has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Pinnacle Furnished Suites was founded in 2014 by Matthew Singley and Collin Walker with a goal towards providing clients with a more streamlined and tech-forward approach to finding and renting fully furnished apartments. With a national presence and core inventory in Chicago, IL and Nashville, TN the company continues its growth with an eye on e...
Oct 31, 2018
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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NASHVILLE, TN - Pinnacle Furnished Suites is excited to announce their official launch in Music City.  After years of explosive growth in Chicago, the owners and management team decided that the special brand of corporate housing developed in the Windy City could be expanded and duplicated in other markets.  Although seemingly an odd choice to outsiders, after much debate about when, how, and why, Nashville emerged as the obvious 2nd market. “Nashville has always held a special place in my heart as a city filled with proven and budding talent.  The city is growing, the peopl...
Jul 13, 2018
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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June activities not to miss while residing in your Chicago Temporary Housing Are you planning to visit Chicago this June?  Already here? This month marks the dawn of summer when Chicago residents ditch the confines of their warm homes and come out to play. The windy city has all the major offerings that are synonymous with top cities in the U.S. This includes world-famous architecture, vibrant shopping centers, and world-class museums, just to name a few. These offerings are spread out throughout Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. Here are 5 things you can do in a few of ...
Jun 18, 2018
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Spring Activities Outside your Chicago Corporate Housing Spring is here! The weather is beginning to turn, which makes it a great opportunity to explore all that Chicago has to offer. Whether you like seeing live sports, strolling through beautiful parks, or watching amazing shows at the theater, Chicago has got you covered. Check out these awesome things to do during your visit to Chicago this Spring!  Although your fully furnished apartment is great, go explore! 1. Cubs Game The 2016 World Series victory broke the long-standing curse; the Cubs are back...
Apr 18, 2018
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Where to Walk to from your Corporate Housing in River North The River North area in Chicago used to be a warehouse and manufacturing district that has now transformed into one of the most fashionable neighborhoods in the city. The beautiful, historic architecture blends in perfectly with the modern scene that is only a stone’s throw from the trendy Michigan Avenue shopping area. If you are a regular local or you’re visiting and staying in one of the many furnished apartments that PF Suites offers, you’ll want to take in some of the local landmarks. ...
Feb 17, 2018
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Pinnacle Furnished Suites and Move for Hunger Take on Chicago's 2018 Shamrock Shuffle DONATE HERE This year Pinnacle Furnished Suites decided to dust off our running shoes and put a team together to participate in the Bank of America 2018 Shamrock Shuffle! In addition to the team building and obvious health benefits of such a training program and f...
Jan 24, 2018
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Are you going to be staying in Chicago during the winter months but you're not sure what there is to do? The Windy City has a reputation for chilling temperatures, but luckily there are countless indoor activities that can be enjoyed by visitors of all interests. Whether you enjoy the arts and theater, popular restaurants, or maybe you even want to work up a sweat, you're sure to find something you love. 1. Garfield Park Conservatory When you think of Chicago in winter, you probably don't ...
Jan 30, 2017
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Winter in Chicago can be long and cold, and while you may be tempted to hole up in your comfy corporate suite, home or apartment and hibernate until spring, there are too many exciting activities to take advantage of! Here are nine can't miss winter activities in Chicago: Free Ice Skating in Millennium Park Bundle up and hit the McCormick Tribune ice rink at Millennium Park; a Chicago tradition with over 100,000 skaters visiting each year. Skating is free if you bring your own ...
Dec 22, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Statistics report that only about 10 percent of Americans travel frequently for business, but if you're among that relatively small percentage, you might also be among the travelers who would rather just stay home. A short or long-term stay in Chicago corporate housing can be as good as being at home, or better! In addition to luxurious surroundings and building amenities galore, business travelers who stay in corporate suites have the benefit of hou...
Nov 15, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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If you weren't in Chicago to partake of the Game 7 Cubs Victory that engulfed the city, you might want to go out to Wrigley Field just for nostalgia's sake. And there are lots of ways to join in the spirit of the holidays. Here are some not-to-miss activities if you find yourself in Chicago during November or December. As for getting around Chicago for all these activities, we compiled some tips for yo...
Nov 15, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Fall is the season in Chicago. More than 2.7 million Chicagoans love the foliage, the football, and the touch of frost in the air (hopefully later in the fall than earlier, however). Writer Nelson Algren described the city perfectly when he remarked, “Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.” Here are seven great things you should do this fall during your stay. Chicago Bears Football The Windy City is a...
Sep 22, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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If you have spent any time "on the road" for business travel, you probably have a routine that you follow before you leave your hotel: Unplug your phone charger, grab your appointment calendar and your paperback book, make sure you have your flight schedule or the car rental documents, take one last look around (perhaps under the bed and in the closet) and palm the key card before making your way through the lobby. You might even stop at the desk on your way out to book your next stay. The Advantages of Corporate Housing If, however, you hav...
Sep 08, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Summer is an incredibly exciting time to stay in Chicago.  The city is jam-packed with things to see and do, both in the evening and throughout the weekend.  However, while you’re making the Windy City your home, there are dozens of sites worth driving to for fun outside the city limits.  Here are six of the best. 1. Ravinia Music Festival Music lovers won’t want to miss the Ravinia music festival in Highland Park.  It’s a simple commute from the Loop along the scenic North Shore.  You’ll find this 36-acre wooded park ...
Jul 27, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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One of the best things about the city of Chicago is that navigation is a breeze. State Street divides the city east and west; whereas, Madison Street divides it north and south. Addresses were determined using the intersection of State and Madison; therefore, the address 3400 North Clark means it sits 34 blocks north of Madison Street. 1. Walking If you are interested in discovering the unique architectural treasures and public art that defines the City of Chicago, walking around downtown is your best bet. However, keep in mind that eight of Chicago's city blocks e...
Jul 20, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Chicago is the third largest city in the United States with more than 2.5 million people and more than 7,300 restaurants to choose from, it can be a little daunting. So, if you are looking for true Chicago experience during your short-term stay, then I advise you to keep reading. Whether it be the pinnacle of meat-in- tube-form, our famous deep dish pizza, some old school Italian, or the best corned beef you’ll ever try; Chicago’s your oyster. 1. Pizzeria Uno Courtesy of Pizzeria Uno If you want a true, C...
Jul 13, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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At Pinnacle Furnished Suites, we offer furnished temporary corporate housing solutions to employers: Employee stays can last from as little as 30-days, to as long as 24-months, and any length of time in between. Reducing your stress level requires finding corporate housing that provides your employees with everything they need to live a quality life while they are away from home. The biggest challenge employers face when seekin...
Jul 05, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Chicago is one of the four greenest cities in the country. It is also the only one of these fours cities located east of the Rocky Mountains.  There are more than 8000 acres throughout Chicago that make up 570 parks, not including the 31 beaches, two famous conservatories, and at least 50 nature areas. During the 1830s, the men who made up the city’s emerging government adopted a new city motto. “Urbs in Horto,” which translates from Latin as “City in a Garden.” That slogan captured the essence of everything that the landscape architects envisioned as they laid out the ...
Jun 22, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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The prospect of a temporary, job-related stay in a new city quickly makes most pet owners wonder what to do with their furry best friends. With proper planning, the two of you should be able to enjoy the experience together. Taking a dog or a cat on corporate travel is very different from vacationing together. Vacations offer the freedom to plan more details of the travel around your pet. However, after doing your homework, both of you can be comfortable traveling to a temporary work assignment. Start with the Vet Visit your veterinarian to discuss...
Jun 15, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Summer in Chicago is hot, busy, and exhilarating. If you’re one of the nearly 40 million people who visit America’s third-largest city each year, you might find so many interesting things to explore that you have trouble choosing among them. Here are five giant events to make your visit so memorable, you'll wish you could stay longer. 1. Lollapalooza, July 28-31 If you love mus...
May 25, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Often, executives on the go leave it to an HR representative or an executive assistant to make their travel arrangements, including lodging. If you are one of the people who do this for executives or other members of the company team, you should always consider short-term furnished housing. These arrangements give your business traveler more amenities than most hotels do in a homelike atmosphere and sometimes at a fraction of the cost of a hotel. Before signing with a short-term housing company, find out the answers to the following four essential questions to ask a potential corp...
May 23, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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When your employees travel on company business for training, an extended stay at a client site or other business reasons requiring an employee to be away for 30 days or more, consider temporary corporate housing rather than a hotel. There are a number of reasons that make this the preferred short-term housing solution for Human Resources Managers and company employees: Employees have the ability to cook meals, take in, have food delivered, or meet with friends and business associates for a meal. Many hotels do not have kitchens and if they do, your employee may not relish ...
May 18, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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If you’re in the market for a short-term lease in Chicago, you’ve probably considered all the variables: commute time, your budget, the size of apartment you’ll need, the lease length, as well as countless other concerns. While you’re deciding where to stay, don’t forget to consider the real estate mantra “Location, Location, Location.” Finding a rental that is going to accommodate your needs in an area that will align with your lifestyle can be a challenge, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the area. So here is brief intro to four of the best neighborhoods in Chicago—y...
Apr 26, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Short-term furnished housing in Chicago is a far better choice than staying at a hotel. Corporate travelers and vacationers can enjoy all the amenities of hotel living without the stress. Staying in short-term furnished housing in Chicago allows you to choose a luxury apartment in one of several great Chicago neighborhoods, including: - River North - The Loop - West Loop - Streeterville Pinnacle Furnished Suites is fast becoming the ultimate solution for corporate travelers, offering ...
Apr 14, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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In 1916, Chicago’s Navy Pier opened under a different name: “Municipal Pier.” During World War I, Municipal Pier housed a jail for men who were dodging the draft. In 1927, the pier received its current name as a means to recognize Navy personnel who served in WWI. Then, in 1977, the pier was designated a Chicago Landmark by City Hall. Navy Pier is the top tourist and leisure destination in the Midwest; in fact, more than 9 million people visit Navy Pier each year, and it ranks number 26 on the top 50 tourist attractions worldwide. Although there are many a...
Apr 07, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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One thing folks living in short-term furnished housing in Chicago can improve is the personalization in their temporary apartment. Pinnacle Furnished Suites follows up with residents and has found there are many ways to personalize your short-term furnished housing in Chicago. 1. Get a Plant – Small and Sturdy Small so its care is manageable and sturdy because you don’t want it to die. Actually, small succulents and cacti fill the need, as long as you have a spot with a little light where they can "live." They are small so you can take them when you...
Apr 01, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Short-term corporate housing offers a home away from home that far surpasses the benefits provided by an extended stay hotel or regular hotel stay. Professionals who are constantly on the go can enjoy convenient, furnished and centrally located short-term corporate housing in Chicago outfitted with a wide range of amenities that the typical hotel cannot match.  These can include expansive business centers with meeting rooms, luxurious pools, hot tubs, steam rooms, saunas, movie theaters, membership style gyms, and various lounging options. Here are three of the additional luxuriously d...
Mar 18, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Your Pinnacle Furnished Suite has everything you need for an enjoyable stay—including an amazing kitchen. Anyone who travels regularly is familiar with the challenges of cooking when the ingredients and products that are considered staples may not be readily available (e.g. olive oil, cooking spray, spices, a meat thermometer, butter, etc.). Even so, there are some tips and tricks that can make preparing a home cooked meal while residing in short-term furnished housing Chic...
Mar 11, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Among the many things to see in Chicago, Chicago’s River North neighborhood has the highest concentration of art galleries outside of Manhattan, New York. River North's role as an art hub started out during the Imagist art movement that flourished there during the 1960s and 1970s. Many commercial galleries in River North that were founded back then are still in the neighborhood, but have shifted their emphasis from Imagist work to work for art collectors. Instead of devoting themselves to a particular art period, River North galleries have evolved to where they often featu...
Mar 04, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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No Ketchup Allowed! First and foremost, I am obsessed with Chicago Style Hot Dogs. As a Managing Broker in residential real estate, I very often plan visits to hot dog stands around the neighborhoods I am working in. What’s more, on my 29th birthday my lovely wife, knowing my obsession, planned an entire day where we ate at 10 different Chicago hot dog restaurants (yes, I did eat 10 full hot dogs on the same day and it was glorious). I have eaten at dozens of what many consider the best hot dog joints in this great city and have narrowed them down to five of m...
Mar 03, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Short-term corporate housing is the best solution for business travelers that travel often and will be in Chicago for 30 days or more. The go-to company for short-term corporate housing in Chicago is Pinnacle Furnished Suites (PFS). Downtown hotel stays are more expensive that a luxury appointment short-term lease. What to Expect from Short-term Corporate Housing in Chicago? There are many reasons why companies located in...
Feb 19, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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In 1883, Mark Twain said, "It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them." This adage still holds true to this day, with our ever-changing skyline, Millennium Park overhaul, and the River Walk, Navy Pier and Wrigleyville renovations. The Essential Chicago Chicago is a dynamic city full of activities, places to explore, and art and architecture to see. Luckily, Chicago’s mass transit system makes it j...
Feb 10, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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If you’re in the market for a short-term apartment lease in Chicago, you’ve probably considered all the variables: commute time, your budget, apartment size, lease length, as well as countless other concerns. While you’re deciding where to stay, don’t forget to consider that real estate mantra “Location, Location, Location.” Finding the right neighborhood that aligns with your lifestyle can be a challenge, especially in an unfamiliar city. Pinnacle Furnished Suites is here to help; so here is a brief intro to the four most popular neighborhoods in Chicago...
Jan 30, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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While corporate housing and vacation rentals are normally synonymous with a shorter term stay, there are some major benefits to utilizing these avenues for those looking for a longer term apartment in Chicago, as well. Long term furnished housing at Pinnacle Furnished Suites – As outlined earlier, furnished housing is normally synonymous with short term occupancy, but there are many benefits to this type of living for the long term renter. Pinnacle Furnished Suites’ apartments are located in only the highest quality of buildings throughout downtow...
Jan 25, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Next week signals the start of Chicago’s ninth annual Restaurant Week (actually two weeks). The event lasts from January 22nd to February 4th.Restaurant Week is kicked off with its First Bites Bash at Union Station on January 21st. This event features a small selection of Restaurant Week’s 300+ participants, allowing those select few to showcase one or two or their best bites.  Many of Chicago’s local breweries and heralded wine makers will be on hand serving up various complimentary libations, wines, and top shelf spirits.  Over the course of the two...
Jan 14, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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The travel industry is big business – especially in a large city such as Chicago. Correspondingly, you are able to find various varieties of lodgings to suit your length of stay. In response to demand, Chicago's corporate housing industry has risen drastically in the past few years to keep up with growing national revenues of almost 2.5 billion dollars from 2009 to 2010 alone – according to the Corporate Housing Providers Association. How Does Corporate Housing Differ from Other Lodgings?...
Jan 09, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Expecting a new business guest can be a very stressful time for a company. You want to ensure that this individual is accommodated well, has a great experience, and leaves impressed with your company and work. One of the best ways to ensure that they have a positive experience is to make sure their living situation and accommodations are quality. Short-term corporate housing is the best solution for business travelers that travel often and will be in Chicago for 30 days or more. While some people put their guests up in fancy hotels, the fact remains that they'll have...
Jan 06, 2016
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Check out Pinnacle's first video tour at OneEleven in Chicago! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEhwSrEc4mA
Nov 29, 2015
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Pinnacle Furnished Suites recently celebrated it's 1 year anniversary!  Check out the press release below: http://freebusinesswire.com/162784/2015/09/11/Pinnacle-Furnished-Suites-Celebrates-One-Year-in-Business
Sep 15, 2015
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Pinnacle has moved into the brand new Arkadia Tower in the West Loop!  Check out the new listings below: Arkadia Tower
Mar 04, 2015
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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Pinnacle furnished our first unit at EnV Chicago this weekend!  The Merchandise Mart is just steps away from this great location. Check it out! EnV Chicago
Feb 02, 2015
| Author: Matt Singley, Pinnacle Furnished Suites
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As of 1/1/15, www.pfsuites.com is live!  This marks a historic occasion for Pinnacle Furnished Suites as we move from a smaller startup to a mainstream Corporate Furnished Housing Provider!  We’d like to thank everyone that has made it possible including but not limited to Eva Cooper, Steve Burlingame, and John Moats!  We’d also like to thank our past tenants that have helped us get to where we are today.
Dec 23, 2014
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