Sandra Bullock takes home the Oscar; and corporate housing played a role

Few people may realize that corporate housing touches so many facets of business…. even Hollywood! While most people think furnished housing is simply for traveling executives and relocated families, it also played a role in The Blind Side – the movie that lead Sandra Bullock to win her first leading lady Oscar. Last summer we found out that the production crew with The Blind Side was looking for temporary housing in Atlanta. You see, the house they wanted to use for the movie was currently occupied. In order to use that house in the movie and for filming, the production...

Corporate Housing’s Brush with The Blind Side

With all the hype surrounding the new Sandra Bullock film, “The Blind Side,” I can’t help but get excited that CorporateHousingbyOwner.com played a small role in the film’s success. A few months ago I spoke with CHBO customer, John Berner. John owns this amazing 6,000 square foot home in Atlanta, Georgia, just a few miles from where The Blind Side was filmed. John was working on a long-term project out-of-state and offered his beautifully furnished home for temporary rent. He told me that he was contacted by The Blind Side’s production crew, who ended up renting out his house and...