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OWL Wins Tower of Excellence 2024 for Company of the Year (Provider/Agency) from CHPA

San Diego, February 12th, 2024-- OWL, a collaborative global marketplace for the sourcing and procurement of temporary housing, is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded the Tower of Excellence 2024 for Company of the Year (Provider/Agency) from the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA).

"We are incredibly grateful for this honor of being named Company of the Year," says Alex Shahabe, President of OWL. "Thank you for trusting us and being part of creating a global marketplace to bring efficiency to our industry. The collaboration between sourcing, supplier companies, and OWL has been unique and impactful for all users."

The "Company of the Year" category from the CHPA Tower of Excellence Awards 2024 recognizes CHPA members that have proven activity exceeding provider/client expectations in their business, achieving sound financial results, and have contributed locally, nationally, and internationally to the corporate housing industry.

Since its founding in 2020, OWL has provided a global marketplace for providers to source and be sourced for long and short-term temporary housing. The company has experienced incredible growth and has incorporated innovations that have revolutionized collaboration within the global temporary housing industry.

Highlights of OWL's achievements include:

  • Connecting over 700 organizations globally in 83 countries, offering 650,000+ temporary homes for seamless bookings.
  • Embraced and adopted by over 40 leading RMCs and DSPs in 10 countries, acknowledging its revolutionary influence on industry dynamics.
  • Achieving near 100% performance and stability, guaranteeing a rock-solid technology foundation.
  • Incorporating improved capabilities such as automated supplier & city matching, an interactive map for property selections and Private Label options.
  • Providing major user experience enhancements, making the platform even more user-friendly and efficient.
  • Offering efficient features that allow buyers and suppliers to review, edit, and finalize bookings with just a few clicks.
  • Providing 99% quote accuracy, ensuring customized information and algorithm-based matching.

"We are committed to bringing the most robust and efficient technology to change the way the temporary industry sources and procures temporary housing globally," added Alex Shahabe. "Our main objective is to bring trusted technology that provides efficiency while optimizing labor costs and reducing layering costs."

The OWL team is honored to receive this award and would like to thank the CHPA team for this renowned recognition and for organizing this relevant annual event and awards that recognize the best of the temporary industry.

For more information or a demo of the OWL technology, email [email protected] or visit

About OWL Founded in 2020 by Alex Shahabe, San Diego-headquartered OWL provides a global marketplace for providers to source and be sourced for long and short-term temporary housing. OWL launched to facilitate a new level of convenience by offering all temporary housing providers complimentary access to fill vacancies and bid on housing requests that best fit their companies' inventory style.

About CHPA The Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA) is a professional trade association exclusively dedicated to supporting corporate housing providers around the world. CHPA is the only trade association dedicated to the corporate housing industry, providing networking, educational, and informational opportunities to corporate housing providers globally.