Office landlords and coworking operators in Dallas are finding common ground as doors begin to open up again and employees return to the workplace.
Now, some have merged to offer tenants both coworking and traditional workspace solutions to accommodate the varying demands of employees today.
For instance, building owner Westdale Real Estate Investment and Management announced it would be partnering with coworking firm WorkSuites to provide Westdale tenants with access to discounted subscription coworking services across 15 different WorkSuites outlets.
The Citywide Workpass program will be particularly helpful for remote employees who want access to meeting and training rooms, as well as private office rentals.
“They wanted to be able to offer an amenity to tenants,” said Flip Howard, CEO of WorkSuites. “They have a lot of people looking for traditional office spaces with them to be their corporate headquarters, but the [Westdale tenants] also have employees who want to work remotely in other locations.”
According to Angelique Hamilton, founder of HR Chique Group, said that this is the ideal solution for companies who are struggling to transition workers back into the office in a seamless manner.
“What is happening is employees are pitching that to their employer, so the employers are starting to try to bring individual employees back to the offices in a more staggered approach,” said Hamilton.