Editor’s Picks

IWG Ends Takeover Talks With Private Equity Groups

International Workplace Group ends takeover talks with private equity groups. IWG’s inability to sell for £2.8 bn begs the question on whether WeWork truly is worth US$20 bn.

By: Cecilia Amador

August 6, 2018

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WeWork Goes Meatless

A memo sent out to WeWork employees last week announced that the coworking giant will no longer pay for meat…

By: Cecilia Amador

July 16, 2018

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“Generalisation Will Get You In Trouble”: The Case For Niche Workspaces

While there is always a place for ‘general’ workspaces, operators can compete with larger spaces by specialising their offering With…

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

July 12, 2018

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The “Sleeping Giant” Of Flexible Workspace: Are Landlords A Threat Or An Opportunity?

The annual eOffice Coworking Conference took place last week in London One of the key topics addressed during the conference…

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

July 2, 2018

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Timeline: History Of The Flexible Workspace Industry

A general timeline and history of the serviced office industry, also known as business center, executive office suites, or flexible workspace industry.

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

June 22, 2018

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Flexioffices Buyout: “We’re Making Up For Lost Time”

Earlier this month, a private equity firm invested £8.2 million into UK brokerage Flexioffices as part of a management buyout…

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

June 22, 2018

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WITH Jeannine Van Der Linden

Insights And Tough Love From The “Old Hippie Of Coworking”: A Q&A With Jeannine Van Der Linden

Jeannine van der Linden refers to herself as an old hippie of coworking. A pioneer of the movement, van der…

By: Cat Johnson

June 1, 2018

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Free Calculator Tool Predicts The Profitability Of New Coworking Spaces

Craig Baute from Creative Density in Denver has developed a calculator to help new and established coworking operators calculate their costs and potential revenue

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

May 29, 2018

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Revealed: London’s Hottest Coworking Regions

Interest in coworking spaces explodes south of the river WeWork’s major acquisition has an effect on the City of London’s…

By: Gemma Church

May 24, 2018

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John Arenas

Serendipity Labs’ John Arenas Shares What It Takes For Coworking To Work For Enterprise Clients

Serendipity Labs is a coworking brand that was created and designed to cater to enterprise clients both in urban and…

By: Carolyn Cirillo

May 18, 2018

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Private Equity Groups Approach IWG With Takeover Offer

Three private equity firms have made separate offer to Regus’ holding company, International Workplace Group.

By: Cecilia Amador

May 11, 2018

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WeWork Is Banking On Enterprise Clients As It Pays A High Price For Growth

WeWork’s sale of ‘junk’ bonds raised $702 million to fuel ongoing growth.  A new metric called ‘community adjusted EBITDA’ stumped…

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

May 3, 2018

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WeWork’s Crippling Costs Are Outpacing Its Revenue

New documents provide detailed information on WeWork’s expenditure and revenue in 2016 and 2017. Revenue is growing year on year,…

By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

April 27, 2018

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GCUC 2018: 12 Key Takeaways From Day One

Over 400 people convened in New York City for the first conference day of GCUC 2018. ‘Human-centric’ workspaces and wellness…

By: Cecilia Amador

April 24, 2018

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Camp GCUC Hit The Ball Out Of The Park: Here’s What You Missed Part 1

Pro tips from Camp GCUC 2018, the boot camp for new entrants to the flexible workspace industry. From lease negotiations…

By: Cecilia Amador

April 23, 2018

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