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In the Loop: Coworking in Asia, Workplace Restrooms, and Creative Offices

This week’s In the Loop highlights the growth of coworking in Asia, the importance of your workplace restroom, and the debate of what makes a creative office.

August 27, 2016


WeWork Found Guilty of Unfair Labor Practices

Region 2 of the NLRB rules that WeWork and TriNet have violated The National Relations Labor Act.

August 25, 2016


How Corporates can Leverage Coworking to Drive Growth, Collaboration, and Innovation

Ways in which corporates can implement coworking models and practices to drive growth, collaboration, and innovation within their companies.

August 25, 2016


Workspace Design: Leasing vs Buying Furniture

Exploring the various benefits of leasing instead of buying flexible workspace furniture.

August 24, 2016

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Europe’s Rising Stars of Flexible Workspace

While the UK mulls over Brexit, the European flexible workspace market shows signs of strength and growth, particularly countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

August 22, 2016


In the Loop: Flexible Work and Sickness, Wellbeing, and Employee Engagement

This week’s in the loop covers how flexible work might increase infections, the importance of wellbeing, and the downside of highly engaged employees.

August 20, 2016

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How Third Door Hit Upon a Successful Coworking + Childcare Formula

Shazia Mustafa, Managing Director of Third Door Coworking shares the story behind the success of their coworking with childcare formula.

August 18, 2016


10 Ways to Manage Workspace Conflict

The Instant Group shares 10 tips on how workspace managers can better handle conflict in the workspace.

August 17, 2016

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Coworking Space Dedicated to Migrant Entrepreneurs to Open in London

mi-Hub is the new coworking space in London that seeks to help and support migrant entrepreneurs and their projects.

August 15, 2016

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In the Loop: Coworking Spaces, Ergonomics, and Weird Workspace Design

This week’s in the loop: London’s best coworking spaces, ergonomics are staying behind, and weird workspace design.

August 13, 2016


From Assembly Line Desks to Open Plan Offices: What Has History Taught Us?

Exploring the early days of 9-5 workplaces and how modern open-plan workspace environments are equipped to suit the diverse requirements of today’s businesses.

August 12, 2016


All Good Work: Opening Doors and Minds to a Brighter Future

Laura Kozelouzek explains the story behind Quest Cares and how it helped inspire and shape the All Good Work Foundation.

August 11, 2016


Featured Articles


VIDEO: Lessons for Workspace Operators from the Panama Papers

Richard Gill interviews Robert Duggan about offshore accounts and how the Panama Papers can be a lesson to flexible workspace operators and virtual office providers.

August 17, 2016

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How Small Businesses in APAC May Benefit from Brexit

How Brexit and the upcoming US elections will impact Asia Pacific’s flexible workspace market.

July 26, 2016


Flexible Workspace Market in London Remains Resilient, Say Operators

Signs that the London flexible workspace market is currently shrugging off Brexit uncertainties with characteristic indifference.

July 22, 2016

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Celebrating All Workspaces: A New Look, Feel, and Purpose

We have successfully undergone a full-on makeover; new website, new name and all. You know how after big life events…

July 19, 2016


UK Workspace Operators and Business Owners React to Brexit

UK flexible workspace operators and business owners share their thoughts on how Brexit will affect the industry.

June 30, 2016


A ‘Juicy’ Discussion: The Business Part of Coworking

Thought on the GCUC.ALL conference and why it’s important that it focused on the business part of coworking.

May 28, 2016


Flexible Workspaces: Glossary of Terms

A glossary of terms for the flexible workspace industry.

May 25, 2016

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Movers and Shakers: History of the Serviced Office Industry

A general timeline and history of the serviced office industry, also known as business center, executive office suites, or flexible workspace industry.

April 4, 2016

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The Biggest Player and Bringing the Industry Together

Workspace operators of all kinds need to work together to create global industry recognition without losing clients to the large companies.

March 9, 2016

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Alliance Virtual Offices Calls for Wikipedia Definition Overhaul

Mike Sullivan, Chief Marketing Officer at Alliance Virtual Offices, has started a campaign to clean up the definition of ‘virtual office’.

March 8, 2016

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Exclusive: essensys Acquires Hubcreate

The integration of essensys and Hubcreate (RJ Metis) is revolutionary for the flexible workspace industry.

February 22, 2016


David Kinnaird Departs Avanta to Lead essensys’ U.S. Expansion

David Kinnaird speaks to OT about his decision to lead essensys’ expansion in the U.S.

January 29, 2016


Marketing & Technology

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7 Things Workspace Operators Shouldn’t Be Doing With Social Media

Marketing consultant, Steve Moore, shares seven social media tips, dos, and don’ts for flexible workspace operators.

August 26, 2016

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How to Keep Getting Allwork News on Facebook

Several weeks ago, Facebook changed (yet again) the way in which it prioritizes the posts you see on your home…

August 24, 2016


5 Tools to Power Your Social Media Efforts

Five social media tools that can help you enhance your online marketing efforts by generating more engagement and saving you time.

August 23, 2016

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Turning Workspace Guests Into Members by Using Wifi Onboarding and Mailchimp

Tony Freeth from Medusa Business explains how workspace operators can turn guest into members by using wifi onboarding and Mailchimp.

August 19, 2016


INTERVIEW: SEO Basics for Flexible Workspace Operators

SEO expert, Terry van Horne, shares some insights on how flexible workspace operators can improve their overall online presence through SEO.

August 16, 2016

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How to Go About Asking Members for Google My Business Reviews

Tips on how to successfully ask members to write you online reviews to improve SEO and attract potential customers.

August 9, 2016

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Marketing Questions You Should Ask Your Broker Before Listing Your Workspace

From Colliers International, 9 key questions to ask your broker before listing your flexible workspace.

August 8, 2016

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5 Black Hat SEO Techniques to Avoid

5 SEO Techniques that flexible workspace operators should avoid in order to improve their search engine rankings.

August 5, 2016

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15 Marketing Acronyms Workspace Managers Should Know

15 marketing acronyms flexible workspace managers should be familiar with.

August 3, 2016

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Leveraging the Power of Social Media to Promote Your Workspace

Tips on how to promote your flexible workpsace across different social media channels.

August 1, 2016


Drive Traffic and Improve SEO With Google My Business

An infographic on how to add your flexible workspace to Google Maps and Google My Business.

July 8, 2016


In the Loop: Burnout, SEO, and Regus Coworking

Tips on Burnout Several weeks ago, we discussed community manager burnout and why it’s an issue that flexible workspace operators…

June 25, 2016


Press Releases


VVV Suites Joins the Alliance Network

A flexible workspace operator in Kuala Lumpur joins the Alliance Network with hopes of increased user awareness and lead generation.

August 23, 2016


Office Evolution Announces 50th Franchise Agreement in Growing Coworking Market

Flexible workspace provider Office Evolution has granted its 50th franchise license since launching this expansion model in late 2012.

August 12, 2016


Jay Suites Expands Rooftop Event Space at its 34th Street Location in NYC

Jay Suites announces a rooftop event space expansion to their NYC 34th street workspace location.

August 12, 2016


Office Evolution Announced Opening of Four New Workspace Locations

Office Evolution, a workspace provider, announced today the September 2016 openings of four new workspaces in the US.

August 11, 2016


CoLab-Factory Appoints Amanda Zamurs as Community Manager

Coworking space, Co-Lab, has appointed a new community manager for their workspace.

August 10, 2016

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Bizspace Expands Portfolio with Gateshead Business Centre

Flexible business space provider Bizspace has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Design Works business centre in Gateshead.

August 8, 2016

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Bizspace: Manchester Business Centre Debuts National Branding

UK flexible workspace operator Bizspace launches new branding at one of its Manchester business centres.

August 2, 2016


OpenWork Launches ‘Corporate Coworking’ Initiative

OpenWork launches new advisory service, Corporate Coworking, which assists companies in incorporating the flow and mobility of coworking into their workplace strategy.

August 1, 2016

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Orega Announces New Centre in Canary Wharf

Flexible workspace operator, Orega, will launch a new centre at London’s Canary Wharf in October 2016.

August 1, 2016

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The Executive Centre opens flagship centre in Tokyo at Shin-Marunouchi Center Building

The Executive Centre is set to launch a new workspace centre at Level 21 of the Shin-Marunouchi Center Building, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

July 30, 2016


Newly Launched Coworkies Platform Aims to Facilitate Business Networking Opportunities for Coworkers

COWORKIES, an online platform that connects coworkers and improves the experience of coworking for space owners and members, is planning to…

July 28, 2016


Liberty Office Suites Proud to Be Among the NJ Businesses That Donate

Liberty Office Suites celebrates another year of charitable contributions, representing the NJ businesses that donate since 2009.

July 23, 2016


Who To Watch


Dutch Virtual Office Company Rolls Out European Expansion

Flexado virtual offices continues its European expansion and recognizes the challenge it must overcome to be successful across countries.

June 23, 2016


New DC Workspace Location in BOMA 360 Performance Building

Premier Business Centers adds DC location to its portfolio on BOMA certified building.

April 25, 2016


ALLGCUC: Who’s Coming – Coworking Technology Experts

WUN Systems & Happy Desk get ready for the ALLGCUC conference May 3-6 in Los Angeles.

April 18, 2016


The Alliance Network in Seoul: HJ Business Centers

The Alliance Network welcomes HJ Business Center, flexible workspace operator in Seoul, as a new member.

April 18, 2016


ALLGCUC: Who’s Coming – Tech Experts

essensys is getting ready for the first ALLGCUC Conference will take place this May 3-6 in Los Angeles.

April 8, 2016


Flexible Workspace Operator Idea Sq. Joins the Alliance Network

Flexible workspace operator, Idea Sq., joins the Alliance Network.

April 1, 2016


ABCN Announces Conference Partnership with GCUC

The Alliance Network forms a partnership with GCUC and creates the first All.GCUC coworking conference to be held in Los Angeles this May.

February 18, 2016

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Inc. Named them a Company to Watch and We Have Their Story

The story behind Industrious Coworking, named by Inc. Magazine among the top 15 companies to watch this year.

February 16, 2016


Workspace Operators to Watch: Mexico

A conversation with Federico Garcia, CEO of IZA Business Centers in Mexico. Exploring the reasons behind their success.

February 12, 2016


David Kinnaird Departs Avanta to Lead essensys’ U.S. Expansion

David Kinnaird speaks to OT about his decision to lead essensys’ expansion in the U.S.

January 29, 2016

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Business Environment: A New 6th Floor, a £2million Refurbishment and 5-Year Masterplan

Business Environment discusses ongoing expansion plans in 2016.

January 15, 2016

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Philip Grace Discusses Next Steps After i2 Office Departure

Philip Grace discusses what’s next after leaving i2 Office.

January 6, 2016