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- Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals among the 100 fastest-growing companies in Washington, 16 Sep. 2016
- Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals named one of the best places to work, 7 Sep. 2016
- Stay Alfred makes Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, 17 Aug. 2016
- Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals Signs Master Lease on Vacant 49-Unit Apartment Building, 22 Jun. 2016
- Stay Alfred Opens Entire New Building of 49 New Orleans Vacation Rentals, 22 Jun. 2016
- Stay Alfred Opens New Downtown San Diego Vacation Rentals, 4 May 2016
- Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals Offers New Express Check-In Option for Guests, 29 Apr. 2016
- Stay Alfred Wins 16 Booking.com Awards, 13 Apr. 2016
- Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals Experiences 252% Growth in 2015 and Forecasts over 200% in 2016, 6 Jan. 2016
- Stay Alfred Donates to Help Babies on Guests’ Behalf, 30 Apr. 2015
- Stay Alfred to Attend Vacation Rental Management Association Western Seminar, 10 Apr. 2015
- Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals Keeps Growing in Boston, Mass, 18 Mar. 2015
- Stay Alfred Will Host Bowl & Pitcher Networking Event, 10 Mar. 2015
- Stay Alfred Opens More Brand New Portland Vacation Rentals, 2 Jan. 2015
- Stay Alfred Opens Hot New Denver Vacation Rentals, 31 Dec. 2014
- Stay Alfred Opens Vacation Rentals in San Antonio, 12 Dec. 2014
- Stay Alfred Doubles New Orleans Vacation Rental Inventory, 13 Nov. 2014
- Stay Alfred Opens Vacation Rentals in Boston, 30 Sep. 2014
Stay Alfred aims to provide the consistency of a hotel and the size and space of a vacation rental in desirable downtown locations with first-class modern amenities, attractive decor, 4-star housekeeping, and all the comforts of home. The company furnishes, manages, and maintains 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments in Class A residential buildings in the downtown districts of U.S. destination cities. Though the company strives to deliver a branded lodging experience, location is the prime determining factor in property selection. Stay Alfred seeks out highly desirable locations, so that its guests can enjoy the best locations in the city. For this reason, the company offers rentals in famous neighborhoods like Seattle’s Pike Place, Portland’s Pearl District, San Diego’s Little Italy, Boston’s Back Bay, near New Orleans’ French Quarter, San Antonio’s River Walk, and near the National Mall in D.C.
Jordan P. Allen, a former United States Army captain and Ranger, is president and CEO of Stay Alfred. He started the company in 2011 with Conrad Manfred after an experience he had when traveling with his family. Allen and his brother, Brooks, were able to coordinate their two week’s leave to meet with friends and family in Denver, Colorado, for the Colorado Rockies home opener. The initial plan was to rent five hotel rooms to accommodate the group, but they ended up renting a vacation rental overlooking Coors Field with enough room for everyone to stay comfortably. Jordan felt strongly that this kind of lodging was a major improvement on the traditional hotel room, so he partnered with an old high school friend and real estate professional, Manfred, to open the first Stay Alfred vacation rental in Spokane.
The first property was admittedly poorly decorated, but its excellent downtown location made it profitable. The profit from that first property was used to fund the next one, and so on. In this manner, Stay Alfred’s growth has been entirely self-funded.
In February of 2015, co-founder Conrad Manfred left Stay Alfred to pursue other opportunities.
- Founded: June 21, 2011 in Spokane, Washington, United States
- Founder and President: Jordan Allen
- Headquarters: Spokane, Washington, United States
- Number of locations: 387 vacation rental properties
- Areas Served:
- Boston, Mass.
- Dallas, Tex.
- Denver, Colo.
- Memphis, Tenn.
- Nashville, Tenn.
- New Orleans, La.
- Philadelphia, Penn.
- Portland, Ore.
- San Antonio, Tex.
- San Diego, Calif.
- Seattle, Wash.
- Washington, D.C.
- Annual Revenue: US$13.1M (2015)
- Number of Employees: 59 (2015)
- Slogan: Stay Smart. Stay Together.