“I can’t describe how “lifesaving” Lisa Vandenburgh and her relocation team’s service has been to my family over the years. Our first experience was several years ago when we moved into our Washington DC dream home. THe installation week was surreal. I watched Lisa’s experts coordinate, orchestrate, plan, and execute like a magical traffic cop in the middle of the biggest mayhem I’ve ever seen. After 4 days of ant-like industriousness, not one tchotchke, book, photo, piece of art, kitchen utensil or article of clothing was out of place. The boxes were long gone and the lamps were lit. The house basically looked like had lived there, in utter style and pristine order, for 30 years. It would have been simple to have a dinner party the first night in our new home.
When we suddenly were relocated to Los Angeles in 2008, all I could think about was the same furniture, tchotchkes, art, plates, and clothing that had artfully been installed in our DC house had to fit, uniquely, into a completely different style and size of house, 3,000 miles away. The thought of moving without Lisa’s magic and loving touch was more than i could bear. We factored the price of her moving team into our larger moving budget and Lisa, Katina, and a team of others flew into LA for a week to make sure we didn’t lose out minds.
Our new LA rental became, almost overnight, a stunning home, filled with warmth and joy, and, best of all, order! Once again, Lisa’s team had restored us to peace, while totally reinventing how our “stuff” would be presented. Even my husband, one not prone to hyperbole, said it was nothing short of a miracle. Everyone who came to see us in the coming weeks said it looked like we’d lived there years. But perhaps most importantly, we had a lovely moving week, spent with caring professionals, with friends who helped us make sense of an otherwise stressful situation.
We are hoping to buy a home in Los Angeles in the near future, and i guarentee we will not move a muscle until i get on Beyond the Box’s calendar for what this time will be an ‘across the freeway’ relocation and installation, instead of across the country.
I do not exaggerate when i say that, in addition to good medical care and quality education, perhaps the best investment we have made in the last 5 years is in Lisa’s relocation and design management services.
— John & Jaye Rogovin – Warner Brothers General Counsel