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Casual Workplaces, Design Trends, and Why The Chair Will Never Die

Blake Zalcberg, President OFM, talks about why the workplace of the future will be more casual and what is driving current workspace design trends.

September 28, 2016


Wellness Expert On Why Flexible Workspaces Need Showers, Nursing Rooms, and Bike Racks

Jen Arnold from Redesigning Wellness on how flexible workspace operators can reduce barriers so that members can easily adopt healthy habits.

September 27, 2016


WeWork to Revise Its Employee Handbook Per NLRB Recommendation

The NLRB and WeWork have reached a settlement following a complaint by Local 153, OPEIU that WeWork was violating the National Labor Relations Act.

September 26, 2016

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In the Loop: Coworking in Singapore, Design Tips, and UK Workspace of the Year

Foreign companies are flocking into Singapore coworking spaces, the British Small Business Awards announced its workspace of the year shortlist, and design tips to improve the workspace experience.

September 24, 2016

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Flexible Workspace Must: Gourmet Coffee (and lots of it!)

Gourmet coffee consumption is on the rise and offering premium coffee is one way workspace managers can attract and retain members.

September 22, 2016

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Out With Work-Life Balance, In With Work-Life Integration

Flexible workspace operators can contribute to the shift from work-life balance to work-life integration.

September 21, 2016


Research Points to “collaboration curse” in Coworking Spaces

Coworking space operators should add quiet and private workstations within their space to attract introverts as well as extroverts to their workspace.

September 20, 2016


Is Your Workspace Restroom Telling Members You Care About Them?

Flexible workspace managers should put more thought and action into the design and maintenance of their bathrooms.

September 19, 2016

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In the Loop: Industrious, Former Executives from WeWork, and Conversation Starters

WeWork former executives create new coworking concept, Industrious raises $37 million, and some conversation starters to break the ice at your next networking event.

September 17, 2016


Why Wellness Should be Key to Shaping Workplace Design

Designing workplace environments that encourage people to sit less and move more to prevent risks associated with sedentary behavior as outlined by AHA.

September 16, 2016


Highlights from 2016 MatchOffice European Serviced Office Survey

Key highlights of MatchOffice’s latest European Service Office Market research.

September 15, 2016


15 Wellness Program Ideas for Flexible Workspaces

15 wellness program ideas that flexible workspace managers can easily implement in their workspaces to cultivate a healthy environment and community.

September 14, 2016


Featured Articles


The UK Business Centre Report 2016

Video discussing key findings of the BCA and CBRE UK Business Centre 2016 Report, which found that the flexible workspace sector is rapidly growing.

September 16, 2016

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Corporate Demand Leads to 62% Revenue Rise for The Office Group

The Office Group’s latest financial results show a 62% rise in revenue.

September 6, 2016


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


Marketing & Technology


Marketing Strategy: Everything You Do Should Be DUMB.

Kirk Deis, from Treehouse51, challenges workspace operators to try the D.U.M.B approach to online marketing to give their online presence a significant boost.

September 26, 2016

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The What and The Why of SEO for Flexible Workspace Operators

Digital Marketing Agency DataDial uncovers some of the myths surrounding best SEO practices.

September 23, 2016


How Workspace Operators Can Take Advantage of Daily Hashtags

Using popular daily hashtags can help flexible workspace operators increase their brand visibility on social media.

August 29, 2016

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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


Press Releases


Citibase to Provide Boost for Scotland Economy With New Business Centres Providing Space for 500 SMEs

UK flexibe workspace operator, Citibase, has announced a significant expansion in Scotland, launching two exciting new state-of-the-art centres in both Aberdeen and North Lanarkshire.

September 29, 2016


More Options for Individuals and Businesses to Leverage the Power of Coworking

The Working Capitol’s recently launched new membership plans that are designed to help companies, organisations and entrepreneurs have a simplified access to TWC’s innovative, dynamic community.

September 27, 2016

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Alliance Business Centers Network Partners with Online Booking Specialist, Appointedd

Alliance Business Centers Network partners with Edinburgh-based online booking specialist, Appointedd.

September 26, 2016


City Architectural Gem, Holland House, Welcomes Hundreds of Open House Visitors

Landmark Plc opened the doors of its Holland House Business Centre for the first time and an immediate queue formed around the building.

September 22, 2016


Premier Business Centers Lands Another Irvine Location

Premier Business Centers announced today they added a new Irvine executive office suite location in the 4-story Airport Tower Plaza at 2082 Michelson Drive, Suite 100, Irvine, CA.

September 22, 2016

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Landmark Plc Appoints Stephen Moore as Head of Marketing

Experienced marketer Stephen Moore has been appointed to Head of Marketing for London serviced office company, Landmark Plc.

September 21, 2016


Avanta India Expands its Footprints to Nehru Place

Serviced office provider in India set to open new business centre location at Nehru Place, International Trade Tower, in South Delhi.

September 16, 2016


​​​Caravan Coming South of The River to Coworking Location Metal Box Factory

Wokrspace Group PLC announced that Caravan Restaurants, the all-day restaurant, bar and in-house coffee roaster, will be opening a new restaurant at its coworking location, Metal Box Factory.

September 14, 2016


Croissant Logs Over 2M Minutes of Coworking; Launches in San Francisco

Passport coworking membership, Croissant, expands to San Francisco after a year of operating in New York City

September 14, 2016


Senior Hire for The Instant Group in the Americas

Joe Barile has been appointed President and Managing Director of the Instant Group for the Americas.

September 14, 2016


Los Alamos Community Foundation Offers Coworking Subsidy for Nonprofits to Join projectY

Coworking space, projectY, and Los Alamos Community Foundation have partnered to offer local nonprofit organizations with a coworking subsidy at projectY.

September 13, 2016

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mi-HUB Coworking Space Founder Takes Centre Stage at Olympia’s Great British Business Show

Rafael dos Santos, founder of mi-HUB coworking space, has partnered with the Great British Business Show.

September 9, 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