Business

In The Loop: WeWork’s Conflict Of Interest, NYC Growth, And More

Adam Neumann is leasing space to WeWork, CommonGrounds raised $100 million, and coworking in Manhattan grew by 200% last year.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 19, 2019

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What It’s Like To Build Coworking And Co-Living Space In The Arctic Circle

Attracting members to a coworking space and building a thriving community is challenging enough. When your coworking space is located on a remote island archipelago in the Arctic Circle, those challenges are somewhat amplified.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

January 18, 2019

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Exit Strategies And Virtual Offices: Office Evolution’s Mark Hemmeter Shares Advice For Small Operators

In some markets, independent operators are switching to a franchise model to compete with larger operators. Mark Hemmeter, founder of coworking franchise company Office Evolution, discusses exit strategies for small operators and why they should make virtual offices a priority.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 17, 2019

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Is IWG Looking To Sell Spaces?

IWG, the parent company of Regus, is evidently looking to sell or recapitalize its coworking arm Spaces in order to compete with WeWork.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 14, 2019

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Incubators, Accelerators And Coworking: A Q&A With Innovation Expert Carol Lauffer

Carol Lauffer, principal at Business Cluster Development, explains the differences between coworking, incubator, and accelerator; and how they can interact with each other.

By: Cat Johnson

January 14, 2019

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We Company Looking At An IPO

If We Company, the new parent company of WeWork, issues an IPO it will have to justify its lofty $40+ billion valuation. Will it float?

By: Cecilia Amador

January 11, 2019

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How To Be More Efficient At Work

Regardless of where one works from (home, company office, coworking space), it’s easy and quite common to get distracted. Here are 7 ways to be more efficient at work.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 11, 2019

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Australia’s “Big Gun” Corporates Target Coworking

Enterprise clients are playing their part in boosting coworking growth in Australia, however they are also influencing big changes in the type and style of coworking offered.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

January 10, 2019

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Community Managers: The Unsung Heroes Of Coworking

Community managers are often the unsung heroes of great coworking spaces. Digital nomad Robert Kropp reflects on the spaces he’s visited around the world and discusses the key values that community managers bring to the workspace.

By: Robert Kropp

January 9, 2019

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SoftBank Slashes WeWork Investment From $16Bn To $2Bn

SoftBank Group, WeWork’s biggest backer, has reduced its $16 billion investment to $2 billion after SoftBank’s investors expressed concerns. The news could hinder WeWork’s ability to raise funds to power future global expansion plans.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 8, 2019

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WeWork’s Bond Debt Is Trading At Sub-Par Value, Here’s Why That Matters

WeWork’s bond trading value has dropped — possibly due to the market’s lack of long-term confidence in their success and ability to repay their debt. This latest knock could affect the company’s success rate in achieving funding, along with its ability to access certain buildings.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 7, 2019

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In The Loop: 2019 Industry Trends, Co-Living, And A Coworking Space’s Closing

Check out 2019 flexible workspace trends and India’s up and coming co-living space.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 5, 2019

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Employee Benefits That Will Dominate The Future Of Work

Employee benefits can play a key role in preparing for the future of work. In addition to standard benefits like health insurance, companies should look to professional development and self-actualization programs to help their employees re-skill and adapt to the future workplace.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 4, 2019

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The 3 Biggest Benefits Coworking Offers HR Departments

Coworking spaces can help HR managers attract talent, address well-being, and create a unique employee experience.

By: Cecilia Amador

January 2, 2019

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4 Proptech Trends Set To Impact Flexible Workspace In 2019

From drones and 3D printing to smart technologies and blockchain-based tools, here are the technologies that are set to disrupt the status quo for flexible workspace in 2019.

By: Gemma Church

January 1, 2019

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