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Gainesville GA Corporate Housing and Furnished Apartments

Almost Home offers a wide variety of Gainesville, GA corporate housing options for every short or long term furnished apartment need you may have. Contact us today to receive a temporary housing quote customized just for you in your desired area of the city.

Gainesville Corporate Housing – First Time in the Area

We wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Gainesville and therefore provide the following informative summary of various aspects of this city. Take a few moments to acquire the knowledge of a long-time resident before you arrive.


Those staying in corporate housing in Gainesville, GA for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. Gainesville’s economy is based on livestock and farming, with some healthcare supporting the city’s revenue streams. By far, poultry farms are the central economic driver of the city, with over $3 billion in revenue annually coming from exporting broilers. The industry was originally developed by a feed salesman who provided chicks and feed on credit to farmers and then bought back the broilers a few months in the future. The purchase price included a profit for the farmer. That format has lasted for most of Greenville’s poultry farming, even until the present time. Poultry farms are the city’s largest employers. Top employers in the city include Koch Foods, and Fieldale Farms.
Aside from farming, healthcare is the next largest revenue center in the city. The local medical companies employ a large section of the town’s population. In addition to this, manufacturing and warehousing are also main economic drivers of the town.


Knowing what clothing to bring with you to your Gainesville, GA furnished apartment is somewhat dependent on the local climate. Gainesville faces subtropical climate, tempered with mild transition seasons and warm summers. Spring is mild with temperatures ranging from lows of 56°F in February to highs of 72° in April. Summers are warm and humid, reaching a high of 90° in July, while fall tapers off between highs of 82° in September to lows of 40° in November. Winter stretches from December to February, with the coldest of 32° occurring in January. So, be sure to dress right and then venture out of your Gainesville, GA corporate apartment to enjoy the wide variety of outdoor activities that this area offers.


Being a temporary resident in Gainesville, GA corporate housing need not relegate you to feeling like a complete outsider. Acquaint yourself with Gainesville’s history by reading our brief historical summary provided below.Originally called Mule Camp Springs in the early 19th century, the town was renamed Gainesville in 1821 in honor of General Edmund Gaines. Settlers slowly began moving to Gainesville after the Gold Rush in Lumpkin County, a few miles away. Gainesville served as the town that provided supplies to the prospectors and the settlers who came to town.Significant growth was experienced after two major developments occurred. The first was the establishment of Gainesville as a resort town, and the second was the building of the railroad. Both events caused a significant increase in population. The completion of the Georgia Southern Railroad that stopped in Gainesville increased population here five fold in thirty years. The increasing population brought prosperity to the city and its inhabitants.

Places to Eat Near Gainesville Corporate Housing

All of Almost Home’s Gainesville, GA furnished apartments have fully equipped kitchens, making cooking both easy and enjoyable. However, many of our residents still enjoy dining out from time to time. You might want to give the following restaurants a try:
  • Luna’s Restaurant on Main St SW: Elegant dining amidst a friendly crowd. This place is also frequently booked for wedding parties. The staff never misses a detail and the kitchen serves up some interesting recipes. The fillets are the crowd’s favorites here as are the margaritas from the bar.
  • 2 Dog on Spring St SE: One of the few place where Sunday brunch is served with such elegance and style. The food is a little price but the portions are large and the presentation is artsy. The staff is knowledgeable, and the overall experience is positive.
  • Mellow Mushroom on Green St: Situated in a nice estate home, the ambiance is eclectic with oversized chairs and stylish decor. The classic paintings on the wall add to the experience. The food is contemporary with items such as gluten free pizza and fancy drinks.
  • Poor Richard’s Restaurant on Park Hill Dr: The wait staff here is well trained to handle most needs, even to the point of going the extra mile and accommodating special requests. The food is well presented and the ingredients seem fresh. The portions are fair and the prices are acceptable.
  • Recess Southern Gastro-pub on Bradford St NW: The southern recipes are a hit with the locals and tourists alike. The food is perfectly prepared and the cocktails from the bar are well made. The ambiance is perfect for just two, or for the entire family. The presentation of the food is amazing, with exquisite attention to detail.

Things to do in Gainesville

Stepping out of your Gainesville, GA temporary housing is bound to present you with numerous interesting activities. We have listed a few possible entertainment options that may appeal to you.
  • Museum: The Florida Museum of Natural History on Hull Rd is a great way to get some hands on insight into science and the world around us. The fossil record of crustaceans and other sea creatures are on display here, among other amazing pieces of information and artifacts. There are also plant and reptiles as well as birsa and fossils from diverse geographic regions.
  • Theater: The Curtis Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Hull Road has various performances each year that treats guests to entertainment from different corners of the globe. From ballet performances to tributes to the Beatles and rock concerts, the schedule is always filled with worthy performances.
  • Shopping: The Oaks Mall located on Newberry Rd has all the stores you need and all the entertainment that usually comes with a mall. There are a number of eateries like the Boston Market as well as a vast good court. The mall also has Sears, Belk, JCPenney and Macy’s.
  • Golf: The Ironwood Golf Course on East University Ave. is a 18 hole par 72 championship course. The course itself is designed to flow with the natural terrain and fauna of the land. It curves around old pine trees, some more than a hundred years old, to arrive at the perfectly manicured greens.
  • Parks: Cofrin Nature Park is located on NW 8th Ave. It features a long hiking trail that meanders through natural forests and large hardwood trees. The gentle slope descends to creeks and wetlands in lush landscape filled with fauna and flora of the region.
Whatever your reason for visiting Gainesville, Almost Home Corporate Housing is your best choice to provide you with a furnished apartment in Gainesville, GA that is perfectly tailored to meet your unique housing needs. Call us today to receive a quote or fill out our simple housing request form at the top of this page.

Surrounding Areas We Serve

We serve the entire Gainesville area including Oakwood, Hall County, Atlanta Metro.

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