Posted onMay 05, 2019
Words byNicola McCormack
Photographed byRon Boyd
Produced and directed byYouMe Lin
The co-founders of Open Air Homes, a high-end rental company based in Southern California, are all about attention to detail, whether it’s the interior and exterior design of their properties, the locally created artwork on the walls, or the eco-friendly touches.
Sean and Brad Greiner started out working together, managing a rental property that Brad flipped in the Hollywood Hills, but then the brothers went their separate ways for a few years, each launching his own property management company. With the birth of Sean’s son, Ziggy, they saw the perfect opportunity to merge their companies and build a family brand, with the fringe benefit of more flexibility to spend time with their families. After six years, Open Air continues to flourish, with a team of six, and a growing number of properties divided into beach, hill, and desert locations.
We met Sean and Brad at two Open Air Homes properties, Venice Oasis, in Venice Beach, and a second property currently in construction in partnership with architect David Hertz. We talked about creating memorable experiences, the importance of guest feedback, and Southern CA’s casual dress code.
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