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Autumn news 2020

September 1, 2020

2020. What a bumpy ride it’s been so far.

Remember January? If anyone had told me a virus would turn the world upside down a few months later… it already seems like an entirely different world to live in.

Beaps Summer. As travelling stopped and lockdown measures were introduced in early March we took the decision to immediately reduce costs and temporarily reduce our working days to 60 % and proud as I always am about my team, I was grateful to see all my colleagues pulling together to make sure we continued to deliver to our normal high standards. Thanks to all the effort we could keep our offices open as usual, attending our clients 24/7.

We’ve been riding a storm since March, but still we managed to get through summer hanging on to an occupancy rate of 80 %. It’s been tough, and I feel deeply with colleagues and friends who’ve taken heavy blows from the pandemic. Many friends have lost jobs and entire businesses, and I suffer with all of them.
We adjusted to all recommendations from the authorities to offer Skype-viewings, complete sanitations and rigorous hand washing coupled with all the social distancing rules, new routines for cleaning and administration. There is no end to it and everyone works hard to keep our heads above water.

It’s been a roller coaster even on a personal level. Not being able to celebrate my mother’s 70th birthday in Japan as planned, missing the visits to my father’s grave in Rome or just not being able to visit our closest next door neighbours. Friends have lost loved ones, even young, to the virus. In many ways it’s been a very sad and horrible year so far.

But you know me, you know I won’t leave you on a sad note.                             Business and life goes on, and this wouldn’t be a letter from me without some positive news.
So in the midst of all this, we decided to defy the gloomy predictions.  Started with hiring three new colleagues, welcome Anneli, Denise and Agneta to the Beaps Team.

Gothenburg                                                                         
During summer we opened a new office in Gothenburg, welcome to visit us on Drottninggatan 22. From September 1st, we’ll introduce five newly renovated apartments in the area of Johanneberg and in December there will be an addition of 27 fabulous newly constructed apartments in the heart of town, next to Scandinavium, most of them with astounding 360° views of the city.

Lund
In Lund we’re proud to present 12 new apartments. Many of them are already booked, but there’s still a few left. And an addition of 20 new apartments from beginning of 2021, all of them located in the very heart of the city.

Malmö
Malmö amazes with five new fabulous, fully furnished apartments in the heart of the city. One still available, hurry up to book!

Stockholm
And of course, Stockholm continues to grow with apartments available at almost all of our addresses.

I wish to thank all our partners who have continued to book apartments through us and a big thank you to our landlords that have helped us surviving the summer.

To all of you guests out there: you know you can always count on us to take care of your accommodation needs!

Finally, I wish to love bomb my fantastic team and my wonderful family for all the effort and support they’ve given through these troubled times. We’re a great team!

Team Beaps wishes you all a great fall season that hopefully lets us see the end of the pandemic. We are a bit scared of the second wave but I trust that we all do our best to avoid it.

A great, big, Corona-safe hug to all of you,

Manuela Zerega Westin
CEO/Partner

INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19

March 18, 2020

Dear friends and tenants,

The corona virus outbreak is creating a challenging time for all of us, but rest assured, we are all in this together. Being a Beaps guest and tenant means we always offer our full support in any way we can, before and during your stay with us.

To facilitate your everyday life and keep up with any restrictions imposed, we would like to keep you informed on some of the changes and services we have in place to keep us all safe and sound during this challenging period.

For guests having to stay in Sweden with no possibilities to return back home please remember that as an alternative to staying in hotels, we are able to offer a comfortable apartment for anyone who needs isolation from a work environment or to keep distance from the nearest family.

If you are already a tenant and wish to extend your period of contract, you are more than welcome to do so. Just let us know and we’ll handle it right away. Welcome to e-mail us at reservations@beaps.se.

Our team is fully available to offer service or answer your questions, even though our office might seem empty at times. Please contact us by phone or e-mail and you will find that we are just as accessible as always. We are happy to offer all our regular services close to normal, with a few exceptions:

  • All our in-house cleaning services have temporarily been cancelled to avoid unnecessary contacts, protecting both you and our employees. Please make sure to keep your apartment as clean as possible during your stay and as you hand it over for check out.
  • With the safety of both you and our employees in mind, we would like you to refrain from seeking caretaker assistance for minor issues, in order to limit all visits to a minimum. Please contact us by email at guestservice@beaps.se or by phone at + 46 8 52800600 (office hours Mon-Fri 8 AM-5PM).
  • We hold viewings by live video calls to avoid physical contacts in order to help you meet the current gathering and travel restrictions.

 

Remember, your health and wellbeing are our number one priorities through these difficult times. Always feel free to contact us and rest assured that myself and my whole team at Beautiful Apartments are committed to keep providing our best service and keeping up the standard at its best.

Keep your hands clean and your spirit up!

Yours truly

Manuela Z Westin, CEO

We have expanded our offices to Malmö!

October 4, 2019

Due to our company growth and team expansion, we have now opened up a new office location in Malmö!
You can expect to see many more apartments in the south of Sweden in the near future!

Luxurious 1 Bedroom Apartment- Södermalm

September 17, 2019

We are proud to present our newest apartment located in the heart of Södermalm!
With its’ unique design and interior, stunning fireplace feature and spacious, equipped kitchen with all appliances, what’s not to love?
Contact our team today to receive a virtual video and offer presentation for bookings.

Moving to Stockholm?

September 3, 2019

Are you planning to relocate to Stockholm this year?
We offer companies and organizations a comfortable, temporary initial accommodation for their employees during shorter and longer periods to help you focus on your work in your new country faster and smoother!

Contact us today with your request to receive full offers with our rates, photos and property descriptions!

Bookings under 1 year- reservations@beaps.se
Bookings over 1 year- longstay@beaps.se

Latest Event: Relocate Global Awards 2019

May 23, 2019

It was a pleasure to meet up with our current clients in London last week to discuss the future of our ever-growing industry.
The networking opportunities resulted in exciting, partnerships and agreements with new clients.

To see the event highlights: https://www.relocatemagazine.com/awards-2019-home

Exclusive 3 Bedroom Apartment- Norrmalm

May 3, 2019

We have a fantastic property which will shortly become available again!
This apartment is not usually on the market for very long, due to the attractive location and stylish features, including stunning chandeliers hanging from high ceilings, beautiful parquet flooring, large balcony leading out from the lounge area, bathtub in the bathroom and much more!
Ideal property for a large group or families; accomodates up to 5 persons.
Contact us for pricing and photos at: reservations@beaps.se

Relocating With The Family

April 18, 2019

When you are moving with an infant, taking the extra efforts are inquired to make sure your move is as organized and stress-free as possible. Managing moving boxes and a crying baby at the same time isn’t going to be easy. To ensure a successful move for the whole family we may assist you with arranging the necessities for a smooth arrival to a new town and country for all family members.

Our Deluxe Deluxe Package includes a portable baby crib with mattress, a baby bathtub and a high chair. Please Note that bedlinen are not included however we encourage you to bring familiar linen as they make a huge difference to how quickly your child can settle in. Having a favorite pillow case in your luggage can be wonderful. Bringing the entire set will the ace up your sleeve

Swedish income taxes are high – granted. But a large share goes into providing a work–life balance within society. When it comes to choosing a place to start a family, the Swedish society has plenty of family-friendly arguments. To state a few; mandatory paternity leave, taxes based on each individual in a couple rather than the couple as a whole are examples of those. Sweden is at the front of the pack when it comes to gender equality. Free schooling, child allowance benefits, healthcare is nearly free and free public bus rides with prams. The list can go on but the most striking thing is how that equality plays out in everyday life.

Shortlisted for ‘Best Serviced Apartment Provider’

April 5, 2019

We are very excited to announce that our company has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Serviced Apartment Country Specialist Provider!’
Thank you to #relocateawards for the nomination and we look forward to seeing everyone at the Gala Dinner event next month!!

Easter Discount 10% Off!

March 27, 2019

This offer is valid on selected apartments only for any new booking made prior to the 25th April 2019.
A 10% discount will be applied during the dates 25/4- 1/5.

Contact our team for more details regarding the discounted period at: reservations@beaps.se