Women and coworking

Women and coworking

The spread of coworking spaces and plug and play office space could be the beginning of a major shift in the corporate climate – especially for women. Studies have found that the flexibility and autonomy associated with coworking yields greater productivity and happiness among employees. As the idea progresses, companies of all sizes are beginning to adopt the office space for entrepreneurs model in their…

What coworking does for you

What coworking does for you

Freelancing is on the rise, and something that isn’t very fun is working alone from home or fighting for space at the local coffee shop. That is currently changing thanks to plug and play office space. By now, you’ve probably heard of coworking, yet, it is a lot more than resources and a place to business. Currently, coworking is a community and the future of…

The co sharing culture

The co sharing culture

The new sharing economy is changing the way business has traditionally been done across industries. The commercial real estate industry is no exception. Just like Uber and Lyft have disrupted the hired car industry and Airbnb is upsetting the hospitality industry, the trend of co working, or shared office space, is revolutionizing commercial real estate. Cosharing is changing the face of the traditional office Cosharing…

The coworking concept

The coworking concept

The world is abuzz about coworking and the potential it may have to transform the work sphere into a kinder, smarter, more creative, more productive and simply better place. For many a struggling freelance worker trapped in coffee shops or for the corporate refugee, plug and play office space can be a revelation. Yet beyond the evangelizing what about the failures? This article is an…

Co-Working and real-estate

Co-Working and real-estate

As business methods such as co-working gain in popularity among companies of varying sizes, the need for space may dwindle significantly. According to statistics, the average amount of space per employee decreased by nearly 50 square feet between 2010 and 2012. A drop from the 2012 numbers of another 25 square feet per employee is projected by 2017. Commercial real estate could be affected because…

Millenials love Co-working

Millenials love Co-working

Millennials are major influencers of office design and will most likely factor into how companies address start up business office space in the years to come. This cohort has even altered the popular and ubiquitous open floor plan work environment because of the noise issue. An Oxford Economics survey found that 50 percent millennials who work in an open environment don’t like the noise and…

Coworking space and evolution

Coworking space and evolution

Few years ago, co-working spaces were a new concept, providing shared desks for freelancers and entrepreneurs as single “mom and pop” shops. Today, these one-off plug and play office space locations have been mostly replaced with chain companies, providing real estate developers with a new way to lease traditional office space and to make connections with potential tenants. Feeding off the tech start-up boom and…