Stamford CT Corporate Housing and Furnished Apartments
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Being the home of multinational companies, Stamford commands above average real estate prices and rental values for office space. It's proximity to New York City and its access to the New England markets allow Stamford do facilitate corporate headquarter functions. Its ease of access to Boston, New Haven, New York and Newark are determining factors in the success and continued growth of the city.
Almost Home offers a wide variety of Stamford, CT 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.
Stamford Corporate Housing – First Time in the Area
We wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Stamford 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 Stamford, CT for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. Stamford derives its economy from a corporate environment that sees numerous multi-national companies located here. A large number of Fortune 500 companies call Stamford their home. From Gen Re, Tasty Bite, and Starwood Hotels to Charter Communications, WWE, Pitney Bowes, Frontier Communications, and Resorts Worldwide, are headquartered here, and this has given the Stamford area a word class impetus for development of infrastructure, and formed the basis of a competitive and fast rising economy. There has been some attrition in real estate related reasons in moving out of the city. The cost of property in downtown Stamford has skyrocketed.
Knowing what clothing to bring with you to your Stamford, CT furnished apartment is somewhat dependent on the local climate. Stamford enjoys a mild subtropical climate influenced by its proximity to the coast, resulting in mild temperature variations between spring, that hovers between 50°F in March to 73° in May, and Summers get up to 85° in July. Fall temperatures average 41° in October and then continue to cool to lows of 19° in January. Winter stretches from November to early February. So, be sure to dress right and then venture out of your Stamford, CT corporate apartment to enjoy the wide variety of outdoor activities that this area offers.
Being a temporary resident in Stamford, CT corporate housing need not relegate you to feeling like a complete outsider. Acquaint yourself with Stamford’s history by reading our brief historical summary provided below.
Native Americans were the first settlers in the area that they called Rippowam. The ensuing town was eventually incorporated as Stamford, named after a town in England. European settlement was marked by the signing of the Deed to Stanford between Chief Ponus and Captain Turner of the New Haven Colony.
Being close to New York, and accessible by water, contributed to the popularity and economic growth of the town in the early days of its founding. Urbanization took hold in the city in the later 20th century giving rise to tall buildings and office towers, like the ones planned and built by F.D. Rich. Co. a renewal developer.
F.D. Rich. Co. constructed many of the notable structures in the city, one of which is the tallest, One Landmark Square, at 21 floors high, which eventually was beaten by a newer 35-story Trump Parc condominium tower and later outgrew by Ritz Carlton Hotel and Residences a project of Rich company with Cappelli Enterprises.
Places to Eat Near Stamford Corporate Housing
All of Almost Home’s Stamford, CT 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:
- Quattro Pazzi Restaurant on Bedford St: Quattro is an ethnic Italian restaurant that is affordably priced. This place is a good choice for romantic dinners. The décor is classy and charming. They accept credit cards and it is best to make a reservation during the weekends. There is street parking easily available. Try the Penne Vodka and Bruschetta.
- The Capital Grille on Tresser Blvd: The Capital is a posh restaurant where they serve traditional American cuisine and variety of steaks. They offer impeccable crafted meals in an elegant and classy ambiance. Outdoor seating is available and credit cards are accepted. They provide valet parking. Try Lobster or the Delmonico steak.
- Casa Villa on E Main St: Casa Villa is a moderate restaurant and they offer classic Mexican and Specialty food in casual ambiance. They provide full bar, private lot parking and free Wi-Fi. This place is good for dinner. Try chipotle chicken and Habanera Salsa.
- Blue Ginger on Elm St: This is an affordable place for Chinese and Japanese cuisine. This place is good for lunch and dinner and can handle small groups as well as large ones. The bar serves beer and wine only. They are open all week and provide delivery and take-out as well. Try the Seaweed Salad and Roast Duck. Private parking is available.
- Cotto Wine Bar and Pizzeria: Cotto is a reasonable restaurant where they offer an extensive list of wine, beer and cocktails. It is a good place for dinner with friends. Delivery, take-out and reservation services are available here. Happy hours here are crowded and energetic. Try Arugula Salad, Grilled Calamari and Margarita Pizza.
Things to do in Stamford, CT
Stepping out of your Stamford, CT temporary housing is bound to present you with numerous interesting activities. We have listed a few possible entertainment options that may appeal to you.
Whatever your reason for visiting Stamford, Almost Home Corporate Housing is your best choice to provide you with a furnished apartment in Stamford, CT 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.
- Museum: The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located on Scofieldtown Rd. This place has a great natural setting and they change the exhibits frequently. Since it is a nature center as well therefore they have a good display of farm animals. There are nature Trails and Kids Playscape as well. Entry tickets are available easily on reasonable price and they accept credit cards.
- Theater: The Palace – Stamford Center for the Arts is located on Atlantic St. The building has good architecture and for interior they have artistic statues and beautiful murals which is an attraction for the visitors. Tickets are pricy and parking is available easily.
- Park: The Cove Island Park is located on Cove Road. It covers 83 acres and there are several beaches that line the facility. There is a mile-long walking trail; children’s play area, cycling path and lawn areas. This place is well-kept and clean. Entry is free for local residents, though a beach pass is required; otherwise paid entry is available for non-residents. Parking is convenient.
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As you decide where to rent your furnished apartment or other corporate housing option within Stamford’s 37 square miles, here are some wonderful areas of the city you should consider:
For these reasons and many more, choosing to live in Stamford corporate housing is an easy decision—deciding which neighborhood to live in should be the most difficult part of your stay.
- North Stamford: A large hilly and wooded area of Stamford which is home to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, a 118-acre facility that works with local schools and enjoys over 10,000 students visiting each year. The Stamford Historical Society and Museum and Bartlett Arboretum are also located in North Stamford.
- Downtown Stamford: An economically thriving area of the city, it’s often referred to as “Little Manhattan” or “Little New York.” Most of Stamford's larger entertainment venues are located in Downtown Stamford including the Palace Theatre, home of the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic.
- Long Ridge Village Historic District: On the National Register of Historic Places, this area within the Long Ridge section of the city is part of Stamford’s rich history. Built circa 1750 to 1925, the contributing buildings were built in a variety of styles, primarily Colonial, Federal, and Greek Revival.
- South End: A rapidly growing neighborhood located at the southern end of the city, the South End is a peninsula bordered by Long Island Sound on the east, west, and south. The beautiful shoreline areas contain many of Stamford’s parks and beaches including Cove Island Park, which is the home of SoundWaters Coastal Education Center.
Surrounding Areas We Serve
We serve the entire Stamford area including North Stamford, Downtown Stamford, South End, Glenbrook.