Following the former WeWork CEO’s decision to step down, it’s clear that Adam Neumann’s mission to raise the world’s consciousness hasn’t yet reached its fairytale ending. This comes amid growing evidence that a recession is coming as soon as next year. How will this affect the supply-and-demand dynamics of the flexible office market?
September 26, 2019
Adam Neumann is stepping down as CEO of The Company following pressure from investors. He will remain as non-executive chairman.
September 24, 2019
New research shows that distracting workplaces cause stress, unhappiness, and frustration. Companies can help combat distractions by offering flexible schedules, training, and better utilization of workspace, such as creating ‘me and we’ spaces.
September 23, 2019
This week’s in the loop features stories from WeWork, International Workplace Group, Savills, and JustCo.
September 21, 2019
Gensler recently published its Design Forecast report, which argues that human-centric design will be key to create experiences that connect people.
September 20, 2019
Research from CBRE shows that flexible space currently accounts for almost 2% of total U.S. office inventory, and this could rise to 13% by 2030. However in a downturn, the fate of flexible operators will be determined by landlords, as they will choose whether or not to share the risks and rewards.
September 19, 2019
Cushman & Wakefield’s new report, ‘The UK Flexible Evolution Continues’, reveals positive growth for the UK market despite ongoing political chaos. The research predicts flexible workspace to account for 5.5% of Central London’s office market by the end of 2019.
September 18, 2019
We Co., WeWork’s parent company, has postponed the company’s initial public offering, possibly until 2020. The news comes after WeWork lowered its valuation and made some changes to its corporate governance after concerns were raised over Adam Neumann’s control of the company.
September 17, 2019
New research by Office Hub on the Australian coworking market shows some growth in niche spaces, but the segment remains largely “untapped” as operators focus on appealing to the widest possible customer base.
September 17, 2019
Sexual harassment has many forms and it has a deep negative effect on the recipient’s mental health and wellbeing. Greater awareness of sexual harassment including movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp are encouraging companies to do more to create a psychologically safe space for its workforce.
September 16, 2019
This week’s in the loop includes stories from WeWork’s upcoming IPO, rent24, Deskpass, and CBRE’s Hana
September 14, 2019
In her latest workshop, content marketing expert Cat Johnson walked us through the concept of brand storytelling and how it helps workspaces to relate with their target audiences. Learn the key elements of effective storytelling and start telling your own coworking story with one of these 4 topics.
September 12, 2019
According to a new report by Grokker, building a positive culture of wellbeing is a top incentive for employees. It helps to attract and retain employees and create a sense of purpose, belonging, and balance in the workplace. It starts with these 4 key strategies.
September 9, 2019