AUSTIN, TX (April 25, 2022) – The Guild, a national flexible living and travel platform that delivers community-based, short- and long-term living experiences with elevated design and the comforts of home, has added four new properties to its growing portfolio.
Following its recent acquisition of CREA Management LLC – which added over 5,000 units to the hospitality living platform’s pipeline – The Guild has added BH Club in Bay Harbor, FL; Bishop Arts in Dallas, TX; The Guild Austin l Lofts on 5th in Austin, TX, where the company is headquartered; and 141 North 4th Street in Philadelphia, PA, the company’s first foray into the Pennsylvania market.
“The impact of the pandemic and the way in which people have reemerged with a different approach to living taught us many things, including the importance of offering a seamless flexible living solution both short- and long-term that is laser focused on hospitality living,” said The Guild CEO and Co-founder, Brian Carrico. “With the addition of these new properties, we are not only sharing The Guild lifestyle with new
markets and guests, but expanding our footprint nationally as we continue to set the standard for the best flexible living and travel experience.”
The Guild’s modern furnished apartments, set in prime locations, feature personalized service such as on-demand grocery stocking and housekeeping, paired with access to best-in-class building amenities like rooftop terraces, outdoor pools, state-of-the-art gyms, and private members’ clubs, all made accessible to travelers and renters through a seamless tech-enabled platform. The brand has grown in demand in recent years as working, traveling, and living have become more linear, specifically among the Millennial and Gen Z generations who relish remote work, long for work-life integration, and already rely heavily on technology for rides, groceries, communication and more.
The new property specifics include:
The Guild Austin l Lofts on 5th – Austin, TX
Set in the heart of thriving Downtown Austin at 410 East 5th Street are The Guild Austin l Lofts on 5th, slated to come online in June. This property will contain 10 short-term rental units and five to seven extended stay units, all furnished. Each of the loft units offer an industrial feel including polished concrete floors. raw concrete walls and exposed venting and pipes, in addition to beautiful downtown views overlooking historic Sixth Street, Austin’s vibrant entertainment district known for its famed bars, restaurants and live music spots. The property has a gated parking lot, community pool and courtyard.
212 Melba by The Guild – Dallas, TX
Located at 212 Melba Street in the chic Bishop Arts District of Downtown Dallas, 212 Melba by The Guild is a 55-unit multifamily property with ground floor retail, slated to open in July. The project is the first ground up residential development by Mintwood Real Estate, a longtime partner of The Guild. Placing a large emphasis on flex work and nomadic life, Bishop Arts by The Guild has been strategically designed to feature two business centers and two fitness centers with state-of-the-art equipment. Units within the project range from studios to two-bedrooms, with access to the neighborhood’s diverse nightlife, chic independent fashion stores and colorful street art.
BH Club by The Guild – Bay Harbor, FL
BH Club by The Guild is a tranquil destination located in Bay Harbor Islands – a small, quaint community located off Miami mainland in South Florida. The island-inspired getaway features retro garden-style fully furnished apartments – 32 in total, once complete – ranging from studios to one-bedrooms, and a host of amenities including an outdoor pool and lounge area, lush tropical gardens and community space. Located minutes from the famed Bal Harbour shops, guests enjoy access to a myriad of shopping locations, fine dining options and some of Miami’s trendiest bars and nightlife.
141 North 4th Street – Philadelphia, PA
The Guild’s first property in Pennsylvania – yet to be named but located at 141 North 4th Street in the famed and historic town of Old City, Philadelphia – is a full-building, short-term rental property that will boast 36 modern studio-, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments available for nightly, weekly or extended stays. Its centralized location places guests minutes away from national treasures like The Betsy Ross House, The National Liberty Museum, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, all within walking distance. Guests will also have access to private lounge areas within the property. Set to open in 2023, each of The Guild’s beautifully furnished apartments offer up to 1,600 square feet of space to live, work and play, plus bespoke luxury amenities like eco-friendly Skoah bath products, luxury Parachute linens, Crosley record players and local craft coffee. Each spacious apartment is equipped with designer furniture, high-speed WiFi, fully loaded kitchens and in-unit washer and dryers, for a seamless and convenient hotel-like experience.
With these additions, The Guild is now present in eight markets throughout five states – Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Texas and Pennsylvania. To learn more about The Guild, or to book a stay, visit theguild.co/.
About The Guild
The Guild is a national flexible living and travel platform that delivers community-based, short- and long-term living experiences with elevated design and the comforts of home. The Guild’s modern furnished apartments set in prime locations feature personalized service paired with access to best-in-class building amenities through a seamless tech-enabled platform. Following its acquisition of CREA Management LLC – the property management division of Cypress Real Estate Advisors (“CREA”), an
innovative multifamily developer and investment firm with roots in sustainable design and over 25 years in the industry, The Guild has also taken on full property management operations, making it the only management platform that enables owners to flexibly scale their short-term and long-term rentals mix across an entire or a partial building. The Guild caters to short-term and extended travelers and traditional renters with 15+ lease options in select locations. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, The Guild currently operates nearly 2,000 upscale flexible living, short-term rental and long-term rental units across five states and eight markets, with plans to expand to 10,000 units in the top 25 markets by the close of 2023. To learn more, visit theguild.co.