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About AvenueWest Managed Corporate Housing

Kimberly Smith is an accomplished entrepreneur and published author with more than 20 years experience as an entrepreneur in the areas of real estate, property management, corporate housing, website development and franchising. Her businesses and expertise have received national recognition from the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies to features in the NY Times and her book “Making Money with Rental Properties,” was internationally published and distributed by Penguin Publishing Group. In 1999, Mrs. Smith co-founded AvenueWest Corporate Housing, Inc., a multi-million dollar success story. Colorado based company AvenueWest provides real estate property management of furnished residential properties offering full service corporate housing services to upscale executive travelers in need of a monthly lodging solution. AvenueWest Corporate Housing, under the leadership and vision of Mrs. Smith, was recognized by the DMCC as the 2003 Emerging Business of the Year, was ranked for 3 consecutive years on Inc. Magazines Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Businesses list and in 2010 was recognized by the Corporate Housing Providers Association as awarded Provider Company of the Year. Inspired to help people find corporate housing and real estate solutions on a national basis, Mrs. Smith co-founded Corporate Housing by Owner, LLC in 2005 a national resource dedicated to connecting furnished rental properties with executive renters. In 2006 (CHBO) was launched, the first-of-its-kind online portal connecting furnished rentals and the traveling public. In 2013 CHBO was recognized by CHPA as the Associate Company of the Year. In 2009, Mrs. Smith co-founded a new franchise company, AvenueWest Global Franchise, LLC allowing for the national expansion of the AvenueWest Managed Corporate Housing product where she currently leads as the companies CEO. Current offices are located in Phoenix, Atlanta, Fort Collins, San Francisco, Boston, Dallas, Denver and Colorado Springs. Kimberly is a recognized leader in the corporate housing industry and served for 5 years on the Corporate Housing Providers Association Board of Directors, the primary trade organization for the corporate housing industry, and as the 2011 elected Chairman of the Board. Kimberly has been nationally recognized for her business success and her philanthropic endeavors and has been featured in media sources like the NYTimes, LA Times, Denver Post, US News & World Report,, CNBC and She was awarded the 2013 Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business award for real estate, small business finalist in 2010, and finalist in the prestigious Power Book of The Denver Business Journal, a feature in Denver Woman magazine as an outstanding business woman and mother, in 2009 she was selected to join The Denver Business Journal’s elite class of 40 under 40 and in 2010 and was recognized by CoBiz Magazine as a top 5 GenXYZ leader. In 2012 Kimberly was a finalist for the prestigious NBC 9News Leader of the Year Award.

5 Best Outdoor Activities in Cambridge, MA

If you plan on staying in Cambridge this year, whether for vacation or in corporate housing, be sure to check out all of theses exciting outdoor activities in the nearby area. From historical landmarks to gorgeous views, your stay in Cambridge should be full of adventure.

Cambridge, MA
  1. Kayaking on the Charles River

The beautiful Charles River divides Boston from Cambridge with stunning views of the city on either side. Get a firsthand view of the river by renting a kayak or a canoe. It’s a great way to spend a sunny afternoon with a partner or a group. Charles River Kayak & Canoe is located right in Kendal Square. Launch into the busiest part of the river as you travel underneath historic bridges, soak up some sun and take in a view of Boston unlike any other.

  1. Harvard Square

As one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world, Harvard has something for everyone. The university has acres of beautiful grounds and rows of historic buildings and museums including the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Harvard Art Museum . Plus, Harvard Square is a bustling intersection filled with great restaurants, shopping, and outdoor eating areas. It has everything that you need in one hip, convenient location.

  1. The Minutemen Bikeway

The Minutemen Bikeway features endless discoveries. Starting in Bedford, MA and running all the way down to Cambridge, this historic landmark takes you on a tour of where the American Revolution began. Visitors can rent a bike in multiple places along the trail using Hubway, a cheap service that rents out bikes all over the city. Spend a weekend learning about the founding out our great nation.

  1. The Freedom Trail

Running throughout downtown Boston, The Freedom Trail is a must-see. Follow the red markers throughout the city to find exciting landmarks and points of interest that tell America’s story. You’ll pass by Paul Revere’s House, Boston Common and the Bunker Hill Monument. Not to mention, the trail takes you through some of Boston’s most exciting areas such as Faneuil Hall and Government Center. Both of which feature tons of local eateries, outdoor parks and the best souvenir shopping.

  1.    Esplanade

As one of the city’s most famous parks, the Esplanade features a stunning view of the Charles River and the city as a whole. Take a ride on the Esplanade bike path or visit one of the many public playgrounds and outdoor picnic areas. The docks get you up close and personal to the river as you watch the boats sail by. Pack a lunch and you’ll have the ultimate summer afternoon.

In conclusion, there are so many great things to do here in the “City of Squares.” So if adventure is your thing, you can definitely get out for some great exercise, dine on some great local food, or casually take in the sights, this city has it all for you!

This article has been provided courtesy of CorporateStay. They offers short term or long term furnished apartments and rentals throughout the Metro Boston area, including Cambridge, Harvard Square, Davis Square, Porter Square, Kendall Square and more! If you are staying for business, school, or pleasure, CorporateStay has exactly what you need to stay comfortably.