The coworking industry has guided today’s real estate and workforce narrative towards a more flexible, agile approach. Last year, there was over 26.9 million square feet across 20 major U.S. markets, including tech-heavy cities such as New York City and San Francisco.
Boston in particular has started becoming more of a staple in the coworking market with operators like Workbar, who is still going strong since its founding a decade ago. Workbar’s
CEO Sarah Travers said that the company’s business plan focuses around their mission to provide a member-driven community and does so by creating partnerships to boost the lives of their members. For example, the company has partnered with DCU Fintech that gives their members access to a fintech-focused startup community in downtown Boston.
“By giving this type of resources to our members, we are building a unique experience and supporting their growth,” said Travers. “The model we have created accomplishes two of our goals: to foster innovation and community and to provide a dense network of locations.”
Workbar plans to continue growing their footprint across the Greater Boston area and eventually roll out their model nationally.