July 08, 2009 // Franchising.com // MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., – Weichert Corporate Housing ranked first among the top five most utilized national providers for "Overall Satisfaction" in the seventh annual Relocation Manager's Survey on temporary housing conducted by Trippel Survey and Research.
"Ranking first in overall satisfaction among the top companies in the industry is a great honor," said Frank Palestrini, president of Weichert Corporate Housing. "Our success in the Trippel survey is a testament to our commitment to providing world-class service to each and every client."
In addition to ranking above the other top firms in the survey, Weichert Corporate Housing also received above industry averages in net satisfaction percentages among corporate relocation managers in their "willingness to recommend" Weichert Corporate Housing.
"In this challenging economic environment, we are especially proud of this achieve and the opportunity this has to fuel our continued growth," added Palestrini.
The 2009 survey was based on feedback from 228 participating relocation managers who were asked to evaluate the performance of companies they utilized for temporary housing. The survey was conducted between May 21 and June 3, 2009.
Weichert Corporate Housing emerged in 2001 as a unique temporary housing solution offered to clients of Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. (WRRI) with the goal of delivering greater cost control while maintaining the Raving Fan® level of service WRRI clients are accustomed to receiving. Today, Weichert Corporate Housing services not only WRRI's growing global client base, but many other Fortune 1000 companies to coordinate their temporary housing needs far beyond traditional relocation and assignment programs for internships, training and special projects.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in approximately 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.