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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Does a corporate relocation have you feeling like you’re stuck in limbo, trying to find the perfect home in Nashville while managing all of the other details and stresses that moving brings? Is it time for you to downsize, or does your growing family require more space, but you’re struggling to find a new home in the midst of the housing inventory shortage in Tennessee’s major cities? Are you building your dream house – and is it taking forever?

Nashville’s reputation as an “It City” continues to grow.

The city’s affordable cost of living, quality of life, arts and cultural scene, and beautiful parks and lakes make it an attractive destination for relocation. With each month that passes, more companies – and their employees – are moving to town. AllianceBernstein, a New York-based global investment management firm, just recently announced that it is bringing 1,050 jobs to Nashville. Nashville expects to see an increase in population of a million people over the next five years! All of these moves to the city add to its low housing inventory.

Memphis finds itself in a similar situation.

With a shortage of houses on the market, even buyers who are prepared to act find themselves without many options. New listings typically generate multiple offers and sell quickly, and it can end up taking much longer than anticipated to find that perfect, or even close-to-perfect, home.

This high demand often leaves builders with a problem – a shortage of skilled laborers.

For every five tradesmen currently retiring, only one apprentice is in training to fill their position. Contractors often have to wait long periods of time for various brick-layers, foundation experts, and framing and flooring crews to be available. It’s estimated that the time it takes to build a home has increased by 20 to 30 percent because of this worker shortage. Having a house built can be stressful, particularly if you find yourself in a time crunch. Where do you go while you wait the extra time it takes to finish your new home?

If you find yourself in any of these situations, we’ve got the perfect solution for you.

NowLeasing is ready to help you today. We specialize in temporary luxury furnished housing in Nashville and Memphis. Whether you want easy access to nightlife, entertainment and fine dining, or a quiet, comfortable place to call home while you wait for your permanent home, we’ve got you covered. With executive suites in the nicest and trendiest apartment and condo buildings in and around Nashville and Memphis, as well as luxury suites in the more quaint parts of town, Now Leasing offers everything you need and more:

  • Experience – We’ve been serving major employers, entrepreneurs, and individuals city to city across the US since 1969. With over 150 combined years of experience in Memphis and Nashville in the corporate housing, relocation and service industry, we understand the importance of high quality, superior customer service. We offer excellent customer support 24/7 – we are there for whatever our clients need.

  • Simple and all-inclusive – relocating to a new city, building a house, or searching for a new home can be stressful, exasperating, even maddening. At NowLeasing, we allow you to breathe easy by offering a simple process and taking care of all of the details from move-in to move-out. Take that deep breath – we’ll help you with your meals, your ride, and your pet care.

  • Flexible lease terms – Sometimes you just don’t know how long it will take to get into your permanent home. Sometimes (yes, even most of the time) it takes longer than you anticipate. We offer flexible lease terms ranging from 30 days to 1 year, so you don’t need to worry.

  • Luxury and comfort – You don’t have to feel like you’re in limbo while you’re waiting for the pieces of your housing puzzle to come together. NowLeasing can offer you the peace and luxury of the most comfortable home. We provide 1, 2, and 3 bedroom residences, each with designer furnishings, housewares, home décor, utilities, cable, internet, and community activities. You can have the comfort of a home-cooked meal in our full-size chef’s kitchens. Relax by the pool, relieve stress at the gym, and take advantage of beautiful gardens and hiking trails. With amenities ranging from our classic package to our super luxury accommodations, we can give the lifestyle experience you want.

We are able to provide:

o Electronics

o Laundry services

o Accessories above and beyond your expectations – from spa robes to live plants to sleep/sound machines

o Grocery services, restaurant reservations, and even a private chef

o Pet services

o Car services

o Salon services

o Concierge and referral services

o And so much more!

Everyone wants a place they can call home. And while you’re searching for or building your dream home, contact us for a beautiful, comfortable, luxurious temporary home – we’re here for as long as you need us.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Memphis brings to mind images of barbeque, Elvis, and the blues. And while the city boasts a multitude of great places to enjoy each of these things, it has even more to offer. Whether you’re staying for weeks or months, there is plenty to discover in Memphis that will surprise, woo, and delight you. Come with us as we explore a few Memphis classics, peek into the windows of several luxury boutiques, and sample the delicious offerings at some of the city’s best restaurants and nightclubs. It\’s our Luxury Destination Guide – Memphis Edition.

Shopping

  • 20twelve: Located in the Broad Avenue Arts District – one of the most interesting and innovative places in the city – 20twelve is an ultra-modern, well-curated boutique filled with the latest fashionable pieces. From clothing to accessories, bags to beauty products, you’ll find new designers to love at this fashion-forward destination shopping experience.

  • Mednikow Jewelry: Offering fine jewelry with a distinctly Southern appeal, this boutique provides the discerning shopper with pieces of unmatched quality and design. Their diamonds, stones, and precious metals are hand-selected and display impeccable craftsmanship and detail. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful gemstone piece, a luxury watch, a unique antique piece or a stunning diamond ring, Mednikow has the perfect item.

  • Stock & Belle: A fun and funky spot carrying multiple local and small indie brands, Stock & Belle also houses Low Fi Coffee shop inside their location in the heart of the South Main Arts District. Women’s and men’s clothing, furniture and home goods, art and curiosities, and excellent coffee? We’re sold. In town on the last Friday of the month? Check out South Main\’s Trolley Night event – a street festival with live music in the streets, extended hours at galleries and shops, and food and drink specials in the restaurants. Stock & Belle features an artist at each month’s event as well as in-store shopping specials and fun drinks.

  • T Clifton Art: Contemporary art is the primary focus at this art gallery featuring original work from more than 60 local, regional and national artists. Their expertly curated collection features art glass, ceramics, and sculpture; paintings and wall sculpture; and unique jewelry and gift ideas.

Dining

  • The Rendezvous: Memphis is known for its barbeque, and you can’t go far without stumbling across a restaurant smelling of smoke and offering up ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, and tender brisket. There are countless places to try, but we suggest starting at Charles Vergos’ Rendezvous. Operating out of a basement off an alley in downtown Memphis since 1948, Rendezvous serves their signature dry rub ribs to locals, tourists, and celebrities alike.

  • Paulette’s: Paulette’s has been a Memphis favorite for 40 years, and for good reason. Located near the river in the scenic community of Harbor Town, it’s the perfect place for business meetings, romantic dinners, and gatherings with family and friends. The food is delicious – don’t miss the hot popovers with strawberry butter – the wine menu is fabulous, and the service is unparalleled.

  • Flight Restaurant and Wine Bar: Flight offers small plates of beautifully prepared food served in flights of 3 as well as wine flights specially designed to pair perfectly with the food. Try a flight of steak (filet, elk, and bison), a flight of soup (lobster bisque, seafood gumbo, and a soup of the day) and end with a flight of dessert (too many amazing options to list). An innovative approach and a memorable experience.

  • Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen: An elegant setting with multiple rooms, a cozy bar, and open-air eating near the herb and vegetable gardens, Andrew Michael features innovative Italian cooking rooted in Southern tradition. Their housemade pastas and locally sourced meats shine, and their staff makes excellent suggestions to appease multiple palates. Try their special “no-menu” tasting dinner on the last Monday of each month for a special treat.

Entertainment/Nightlife

  • Beale Street : No guide to Memphis would be complete without mention of this iconic home of the Blues. With live music venues, famous soul food diners, and funky shops, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Finish your night at King’s Palace Cafe’s Absinthe Room for a potent, colorful drink or 2 complete with a small, flaming sugar cube.

  • Mollie Fontaine Lounge: Located in a beautiful historic home in the heart of the Victorian Village, Mollie Fontaine offers a chic, edgy lounge with a full-service bar upstairs and down as well as the option to sit on their delightful patio. Small plates are big on flavor and the music offerings are on point.

  • Memphis Grizzlies: Basketball fans can take in a game at FedExForum and cheer the Grizzlies on!

  • Earnestine and Hazel’s: Dive bar. Soul Burger. Greatest jukebox in the country. And rumored to be haunted. Need we say more?

And if this isn’t enough, you can indulge in some luxury spa treatments or enjoy the natural beauty of Shelby Farms Park.

At Now Leasing, we choose our spaces carefully, thinking about your time and your experience. Our luxurious properties are convenient to all of these fabulous destinations. Call us today to book your temporary corporate or personal housing in the perfect spot.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Are you one of the lucky US corporate executives and remote workers who can take care of business ANYWHERE? Are you tired of the same bland cities and the same dull extended stay hotels and furnished apartments?

In a recent post, we made the case that your remote work should be done from Music City USA! And in a Now Leasing fully furnished suite, of course. We shared how working from home is becoming a popular choice for professionals. Home-based workers are starting to not only look beyond their office buildings but also the cities in which they live!

Now we re asking why not work from Memphis?

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Memphis is quickly moving up on the lists of places to live. Don t believe us? Check out this Time article: The 25 Cities Where Millennials Are Moving.

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Try it out!

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So why work from Memphis?

For starters since 2009, the unemployment rate has plummeted to one if its records lows. And take a look at this graph showing the boom in population!

Memphis Residential Population Growth

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…It s Perfect for busy professionals

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Memphis is not your average boring city with stuffy offices, extended stay hotels, and downtown experiences. Instead, Memphis offers RICH history, culture, diversity, incredible music and entertainment.

Find out what Now Leasing Memphis suites are currently available.

Memphis is For Millennials

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Millennials are often tech-savvy young professionals, allowing them to work anywhere in the country. They started working from Starbucks and now occupy coworking spaces. Millenials are pioneering the remote working trend and showing us all just where it can go. There are distinct advantages for millennials who work from home in Memphis.

See our fabulous Now Leasing Memphis suites.

…A Win For Working Parents!

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A recent study found 72% of women in leadership roles were parents or caregivers. Parents can WOW their kids with trips to Graceland, the Memphis Zoo and Beale Street! With activities ranging from historical to musical, there is no shortage of things to do or memories to make with your kids.

Here are some great Memphis attractions for working parents:

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  • Children’s Museum of Memphis Kids are invited to explore and interact with a variety of exhibits. There is a splash park during the summer!
  • Memphis Zoo Over 3,500 animals housed on its 70 acres! The Zoo offers hours of entertainment and education for kids and adults alike.
  • Peabody Ducks At 11 a.m., in the Peabody Hotel, the Duckmaster leads the ducks down from Penthouse in the elevator, to a red carpet into a fountain, where they spend the day splashing away.
  • Graceland Of all the attractions in Memphis, the home of Elvis Presley is the most popular and it s the most famous house in the history of rock n roll.

Make Memphis Your Destination!

Memphis is filled with rich traditions, stunning architectural achievements, an active nightlife and some of the best food this side of the Mason-Dixon. Let Now Leasing help you find the perfect short-term residential suite for your Memphis experience.

Call today to book your suite or visit us online at www.NowLeasing.com.

Monday, January 8, 2018
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Did you know Now Leasing offers luxury short-term housing rentals in Nashville AND in Memphis? Yep, we are THE luxury housing rental experts in these 2 great Tennessee cities! Last week, we shared some the best spas in Nashville with you. This week it s all about the best luxury spa experiences in Memphis!

Memphis is becoming an ‘it’ city for so many reasons. Because of the growing Memphis economy, new businesses and corporate executives are finding it the perfect home- temporary or permanent.

Being a Memphis executive can be a fun but stressful experience. More financial opportunities often lead to more stress! In addition to day-to-day work stress, most corporate executives who stay in our suites are also frequent travelers. Just traveling alone can cause additional stress. This article from PsychCentral shows the dangerous discovery of higher levels of depression coinciding with more frequent business travel.

Relax…

Your Now Leasing luxury suite is designed to hide you away from the stress of corporate life and give you quick and easy access to the best that Memphis has to offer. Now Leasing clients will enjoy a sampling of Memphis’ finest experiences including some hidden gems only the locals know about. One of these treasured secrets is Memphis’ collection of fine spas. Nothing will relieve your stress more than venturing to one of these healing hide-aways.

Because You Deserve To Be Spoiled, We’ve Selected Some of the Best Spa Experiences in Memphis.

1. Rachel s Salon and Day Spa– Dual Exfoliation Peel

The Dual Exfoliation Peel is Aveda s latest advancement in non-invasive, skin-renewing treatments. Using innovative techniques, this treatment combines Aveda s naturally derived* mechanical and biochemical exfoliation methods into one powerful service that transforms and rejuvenates the skin through the process of dual exfoliation. The treatment delivers immediate, visible results in improved skin texture and radiance; smoothed appearance of fine, dry lines; and refined pores, revealing fresher, younger-looking skin.

2. Eden Spa– The Eden Facial

All the beauty you need under one roof! Board certified plastic surgeon on site. Offering unmatched spa treatments to their Memphis clients. Allow us to select a custom SkinCeutical facial to address problems you may have with your skin. The use of specific cleansing, toning, masque, and protective products will help to leave a healthier, firmer appearance to your skin.

3. The Spa Midtown– The Herbal Fusion Massage

A luxurious massage incorporating the highest grade therapeutic essential oils, warm stones and hot towels. No tension can defy this potent combination which promotes inner calm and peace.

now leasing recommends spa midtown memphis

4. Gould’s Salon and Spa– Gentleman’s Afternoon Escape

The spa experience for men! It begins with a one-hour facial designed for the special skincare needs of a man. A thorough cleansing, toning and herbal exfoliation are combined with a calming and nourishing mask to help relieve razor burns, skin dryness and irritation. This is an excellent introduction to healthy skin and is a part of a regular maintenance skin care program. This is followed by a one-hour relaxation massage and a Pure Fiji manicure.

now leasing recommends goulds spa memphis

5. Pavo Salon– Aveda Aroma Body Polish Treatment

Offering full salon and spa services renewing mind, body, and spirit. An exfoliating body treatment featuring customized Aveda body care products and aromas. The treatment includes an exfoliation and full-body massage, including scalp and foot reflexology techniques.

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6. Renew Wellness Spa– Infrared Salt Sauna

Exclusive only to Renew, the far-infrared radiant (FIR) sauna utilizes the light science of chromotherapy. Deep penetrating lights help heal many chronic skin conditions and regenerate skin through cellular renewal. The lights also help stimulate the natural production of Vitamin D on the skin, improving overall well being.

now leasing recommends renew spa memphis

7. Living Health Day Spa– DragonFire Cupping

Serene environment to recharge your batteries and pamper yourself the way you deserve!

A session can address the following:
*Decrease or relieve pain and inflammation from injury or chronic conditions.
*Relieve deep muscular issues and reduces muscle spasms.
*Release and soften scar tissue and loosen post-surgery adhesions.
*Lift and stretch soft tissue to separate fascia and restrictions.
*Increase range of movement and flexibility in joints.

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At Now Leasing, we know that professional travel can make you feel tired and beat down. When you come to one of our properties, we will direct to you all the things that will make you have a great time and will relax you. There is no need to settle for discomfort in your travel, just call us at 901-624-3466. Now Leasing will have you enjoying your stay with us in Tennessee so much you may not want to go back home! Visit us online at www.NowLeasing.com.