Category Archives: Finance

Central Working

Corporate Big Guns Blast Into the Coworking Sector

Major brands like JLL, British Land and even banks are partnering with coworking spaces.


By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

February 6, 2015

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Serviced office space

New Market Report on U.S. Serviced Office Industry

The U.S. business center market is growing. Are you ready for the challenge?


By: Sue Saldibar

January 29, 2015

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Contract negotiation

New Report Puts the Negotiation Power in the Hands of Serviced Office Space Clients

New research shows that negotiation power currently sits with the client.


By: Sue Saldibar

December 2, 2014

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Hong Kong

Banks Turn to Business Centers as Political Unrest Disrupts One of the World’s Major Cities

The political unrest in Hong Kong is pushing firms to business centers in outer-city areas.


By: Sue Saldibar

October 2, 2014

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Trophy office building - Lexington Avenue, New York

Attracting Fortune 500 Firms to Your Business Center

How to bump up your boasting rights by attracting Fortune 500 clientele to your business center.


By: Mike Sullivan

March 22, 2013

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Fiscal cliff - What does it mean for business centers?

What Does the Fiscal Cliff Mean for Your Business Center?

The fiscal cliff – which refers to economic effects and a possible rise in U.S. taxes next year – could have various impacts on the business center industry.


By: Mike Sullivan

December 17, 2012

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London's West End

Location, location, location: Are Business Centres in the World’s Most Expensive Cities Thriving?

Officing Today speaks to Avanta’s Alan Pepper and Millennium House’s Irina Semirova to understand if business centres in the world’s most expensive cities are thriving.


By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

August 16, 2012

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UK workstation prices rise

UK Workstation Costs Rise Despite Drop in Demand

Doom and gloom about the UK’s rocky economy and double-dip recession hasn’t hampered average workstation prices across the UK, although demand and sign-ups appear to have dropped.


By: Jo Meunier (née Disney)

May 19, 2012

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Size Matters Says Regus Chief Executive

Apart from the significant increase in earnings per share up from 08p 13 cents to 25p 405 cents most impressive were the increase in gross margins up 34 to 251 and in occupancy up to 87 in mature centres which for Regus means those open


By: Mike Sullivan

August 31, 2011

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Survey reveals challenges facing Londonbased businesses during the next five years

The survey of more than 500 office space clients at Avanta business centres across central and greater London asked questions on topics ranging from taxation transport and immigration to determine the greatest challenges to Londons ongoing success ov


By: Mike Sullivan

March 10, 2011

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Who Will Acquire Regus

Regus is reportedly considering a private equity offer of about 140 pence per share MampG Investments Prudentials fund management business holds a 14 percent blocking stake in the serviced office giantand has increased its stake in the company


By: Mike Sullivan

October 4, 2010

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Office Suites PLUS Partners With CDRData for its Call Accounting Services

CDRData Corporation is excited to partner with Office Suites PLUS a frontrunner in the office suite industry


By: Mike Sullivan

September 10, 2010

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UK Industry Status Update

Conditions for OBCs in the UK could be described as challenging Occupancy has remained at levels that would in normal markets ensure profitability but unfortunately rates have fallen substantially with the result that even good operators have been strug


By: Mike Sullivan

August 8, 2010

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The Serviced Office Market Might be Recovering

A recent UK report states that office rents in the City of London have increased by almost 12 per cent over the last three months


By: Mike Sullivan

July 21, 2010

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Business Centers Beware Business Bankruptcies are on the Rise

Businesses have been declaring bankruptcy at an alarming rate over the past several years

According to the American Bankruptcy Institute ABI the largest multidisciplinary nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on bankrupt


By: Mike Sullivan

July 19, 2010

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