Kimberley Smith

AvenueWest Global Franchise

Kimberley Smith

Co-founder

Kimberly Smith is an accomplished entrepreneur and published author with more than 20 years experience in 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, she co-founded AvenueWest Corporate Housing which provides real estate property management of furnished residential properties offering full service corporate housing services to upscale executive travellers in need of a monthly lodging solution. Kimberley co-founded Corporate Housing by Owner, LLC in 2005, a national resource dedicated to connecting furnished rental properties with executive renters. In 2006 CorporateHousingbyOwner.com (CHBO) was launched, the first-of-its-kind online portal connecting furnished rentals and the traveling public.  In 2013 CHBO was recognised by CHPA as the Associate Company of the Year.

In 2009, she 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, St. Louis, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas and Colorado Springs.


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