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5 Technologies Transforming Employee Experience

Source: Future Offices Year: 2019

In this 10-page report, learn what the top-notch, modern offices are implementing to successfully improve employee experience as it relates to IoT, Ergonomics, Digital Infrastructure, AR/VR, Biophilia and more.

Flex and the City 2019: The data-driven guide to finding flexible office space in London.

Source: Hubble Year: 2019

The data-driven guide to finding flexible office space in London.Empowering everyone from the office manager, to the intern, to the CEO to find the perfect space for their business.

GENSLER U.S. WORKPLACE SURVEY 2019

Source: GENSLER Year: 2019

Gensler's 2019 US Workplace Survey moves past the age-old debate of open vs. private office space and instead focuses on the benefits of both.

Asia: How Flexible Workspace Demand Is Influencing CRE Change

Source: COLLIERS Year: 2019

In Asia, demand for flexible workspace is influencing new investment strategies for CRE owners. The report finds that occupiers increasingly value flexibility, efficiency of space use and ambient experience, which is driving new patterns of workplace organization and design.

The Future is Flexible: The Importance of Flexibility in the Modern Workplace

Source: WERK Year: 2019

The report outlines how the gap between the supply and demand of workplace flexibility is negatively impacting workers' health and wellness, performance and productivity, and the ability to care for others.

CONVERTING VACANT SPACE TO SHARED SPACE

Source: YARDI KUBE Year: 2019

This E-book discusses the pros and cons of Coworking versus a traditional tenant, what amenities to value in your building, and the financial options for building out a Coworking space.

European Coworking Hotspot Index

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Year: 2019

Where next for coworking in Europe? That's what Cushman & Wakefield's 2019 European Hotspot Index aims to find out. While established office markets such as London and Paris feature prominently at the top, the Index also shows that Amsterdam, Stockholm, Helsinki and Dublin score highly and have exciting future coworking prospects.

Werk Tech Industry Benchmark Report: Tech Companies and Flexibility

Source: WERK Year: 2019

The vast majority of tech companies now offer some form of flexibility. But according to Werk, 87% of companies are failing to provide consistent management support for flexibility,

THE IWG GLOBAL WORKSPACE SURVEY

Source: IWG plc Year: 2019

In this extensive research, IWG examines the impact of flexible working trends on companies worldwide. More than 50% of employees now spend half their working week outside their main headquarters and 85% of respondents confirm that productivity has increased in their business as a result of greater flexibility.

THE NEW INSURANCE WORKPLACE

Source: HOK Year: 2018

An investigation of the forces reshaping the insurance industry and how workplace design can position companies for success

APAC FLEX MARKET - THE FASTEST GROWING REGION IN THE WORLD

Source: Instant Offices Year: 2018

Supply of flexible workspace has increased more than 50% in some APAC markets over the past year and with landlords now entering the market, there’s much more growth to come.

WORKPLACE 2025: THE FUTURE OF WORK

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Year: 2018

The future workplace is about people first, real estate second. We are moving away from the physical environment and towards occupier-focused experiences that attract talent, enhance engagement and increase productivity.

SPOTLIGHT ON JAPAN'S COWORKING MARKET

Source: CBRE Year: 2018

CBRE assesses the current state of coworking in Japan, the huge growth that has occurred over the past year, and the factors likely to drive future expansion.

COWORKING & FLEXIBLE OFFICE SPACE

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Year: 2018

Coworking accounts for 1% of office inventory and is soon expected to triple in size. This report examines the sustainability of coworking and its impact on commercial real estate.

OFFICE FREEDOM (SOS): UK FLEXIBLE WORKSPACE REPORT 2018

Source: Search Office Space Year: 2018

OfficeFreedom (formerly Search Office Space) was the UK’s first serviced office brokerage. In this 2018 report they examine London’s flexible workspace market based on their own data, including average desk size requirements and prices. They also reveal the reasons why business owners are switching to flexible space, and which areas in Central London are in hot demand.

COWORKING IN CHINA

Source: China Money Network Year: 2018

The Chinese coworking market has experienced tremendous growth over the past few years. This special report examines the current value of the market and what the future holds.

UK MARKET SUMMARY - EVOLUTION OF FLEXIBLE WORKSPACE

Source: Instant Offices Year: 2018

Instant’s research into the UK flexible workspace industry finds continued growth across the country, with 10% growth in workspace centres and larger operators taking on more corporates.

MAKING SMART REAL ESTATE DECISIONS FOR YOUR COWORKING SPACE

Source: WUN Year: 2018

With the help of industry experts, this ebook explains the process behind finding the right location for a new workspace, tips for lease negotiations, and advice for buying a space.

COWORKING 2018 - THE FLEXIBLE WORKPLACE EVOLVES

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Year: 2018

This 2018 Cushman and Wakefield report on the UK coworking market finds that WeWork is now the largest occupier in London. A must read for anyone interested in the global dynamics of coworking and serviced offices. It covers business models, valuations, margins, how landlords respond and far reaching global trends.

MARKETING TIPS FOR COWORKING SPACES

Source: WUN Year: 2018

This article explores innovative ways to market a new coworking space, including ideas for hosting events, social media techniques, and tips on encouraging members to spread the word.

HOLIDAY HACK: MORE THAN DOUBLE YOUR HOLIDAY LEAVE IN 2018

Source: Instant Offices Year: 2018

Want to make the most of your annual leave? Who doesn’t! Enjoy longer vacations and spend more time travelling in 2018 with these nifty holiday hacks from The Instant Group.

SHARED SPACE: COWORKING'S RISING STAR

Source: WUN Year: 2018

Yardi Matrix has put together the most comprehensive study of the Coworking industry to date. Its 2018 report, ‘Shared Space: Coworking’s Rising Star’ is the first to quantify the amount of square footage of Coworking space in relation to total office space within markets.

MATCHOFFICE: GLOBAL INDUSTRY SURVEY 2018

Source: MatchOffice Year: 2018

MatchOffice’s 2018 survey covers the European flexible workspace industry and examines year-on-year data on occupancy levels, rental rates, contract lengths, and general growth prospects.

READY SET GROW: THE FINANCES BEHIND GROWING A WORKSPACE BUSINESS

Source: Essensys Year: 2018

With demand for flexible workspace and coworking on the rise, technology supplier essensys explores the financial and operational requirements of growing a workspace business.

GLOBAL WORKPLACE TRENDS 2018

Source: Sodexo Year: 2018

Sodexo explores 7 global trends influencing the workplace including the arrival of Generation Z, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the shift towards creating ‘emotionally intelligent’ workplaces.

SHARED SPACE: COWORKING'S RISING STAR

Source: Yardi Matrix Year: 2018

Yardi Matrix’s study of the US coworking industry provides statistics on the biggest markets, including Manhattan, Los Angeles and Miami, and takes a closer look at the suburban markets.

WORKSPACE MARKET FORECAST 2018

Source: Essensys Year: 2017

The 2018 Workspace Market Forecast from essensys provides insights into flexible workspace growth, design, technology, and operator challenges. Featuring Convene’s Ryan Simonetti, Liz Elam of GCUC, Richard Smith of Search Office Space, and David Kinnaird from essensys.

THE MEMBERS: HOW, WHEN & WHY DO THEY WORK IN COWORKING SPACES?

Source: Deskmag Year: 2017

In its 2017 Global Coworking Survey, Deskmag summarizes key findings on coworking members including how, when and why they are using coworking spaces.

SPOTLIGHT ON TOKYO'S COWORKING MARKET

Source: savills Year: 2017

Savills examines the reasons behind the “explosive growth” of coworking in Japan -- a nation which has long favoured lifetime employment rather than the entrepreneurial startup culture associated with coworking.

CULTURE CLASH: FLEXIBLE WORSPACE, COWORKING & THE FUTURE

Source: Knight Frank Year: 2017

Knight Frank explores the rise of coworking in Australia and the key drivers behind its phenomenal growth, its impact on the modern workplace, and why coworking is here to stay.

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: COMPARING THE WORLD'S LEADING FLEXIBLE WORKSPACE MARKETS

Source: Instant Offices Year: 2017

In its 2017 report, Instant offices found that flexible space grew by 18% across global cities in just 12 months. This report demonstrates how coworking and flexible office space continues to change perspectives on real estate and alter the way we work.

STAFFING YOUR COWORKING SPACE: THE SURVIVAL GUIDE

Source: WUN Year: 2017

Staffing Your Coworking Space: The Survival Guide. This ebook from WUN Systems (June 2017) covers the best practices for hiring and managing staff for flexible workspaces, including training, experience, budgetary considerations and brand philosophy.

INNOVATION SPACES: THE NEW DESIGN OF WORK

Source: brookings Year: 2017

Innovation spaces - such as coworking and accelerators - are designed to help people flourish and over time, they have become physical manifestations of economic, demographic and cultural forces.

UNDERSTANDING THE ONGOING EVOLUTION

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Year: 2017

In its 2017 publication, ‘Coworking: Understanding The Ongoing Evolution’, a Cushman & Wakefield shows how coworking spaces are growing across all regions and explores its long-term viability.

FLEXIBLE WORKSPACE

Source: JLL Year: 2017

JLL forecasts a dramatic shift in the office market, as tenant demand for more flexible space options forces building owners to adapt to occupier needs. Although flexible space currently accounts for less than 5 percent of current office inventory, JLL projects this figure could rise to 30 percent by 2030 due to insatiable levels of tenant demand for flexible-term spaces

COWORKING IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIOS

Source: Collective Works Year: 2017

This report by Collective Works analyzes the impact of coworking in real estate portfolios, and how the sharing economy is influencing a shift away from office buildings towards mixed-use ‘ecosystems’.

COWORKING MANUAL

Source: xindanwei Year: 2017

The founders of Xindanwei, a coworking space in China, have shared their experiences of opening a workspace to help educate others who are planning to launch their own coworking space.

COWORKING MASTER GUIDE TO BUILDING A THRIVING COMMUNITY

Source: WUN Year: 2017

This ebook from WUN Systems provides detailed advice on how to build and maximize a coworking community and promote positivity in the workspace.

SHARED WORKSPACES: THE MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Source: JLL Year: 2017

JLL's coworking analysis explores the rise of coworking and flexible workspace across the U.S. from 2010 - 2017. What's on the horizon for flexible space? Come and take a look.

GWA INDUSTRY SURVEY (EXECUTIVE SUMMARY)

Source: gwa Year: 2017

GWA’s industry survey examines the latest trends in the global flexible workspace industry, including explosive growth in coworking and a surge in flexible options from landlords and private businesses.

HOW CREATIVE COMMUNITY SPACES ARE TRANSFORMING CITIES INTO INNOVATION HUBS

Source: worldbank Year: 2017

This report highlights 13 flexible workspaces that are prized for their creative entrepreneurial communities. Find out why they stand out and how they are creating a positive local economic impact.

MARKETING MASTERCLASS: HOW TO ATTRACT COSTUMERS WITH FACEBOOK

Source: Hubspot Year: 2017

This marketing guide explains how to use Facebook for business. Learn how to attract clients, produce targeted content, build your audience and maximize your lead generation through Facebook.

MARKETING MASTERCLASS: HOW TO USE INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS

Source: Hubspot Year: 2017

With hundreds of millions of users, Instagram is an essential marketing tool for business. Learn how to launch a targeted Instagram account, build your audience and maximize lead generation.

THE COWORKING REVOLUTION

Source: JLL Year: 2017

Alternative workspaces and activity-based working concepts like coworking are the result of simultaneous disruption and innovation in the workplace. JLL’s 2017 report, ‘The Coworking Revolution’, explains the “new world order of co-working”.

GKRE FLEXIBLE WORKSPACE MARKET

Source: GKRE Year: 2017

GKRE’s 2017 white paper on the UK flexible workspace industry covers the size and valuation of the UK serviced office market. It also explores income streams, opportunities for landlords, valuations and future considerations for flexible workspace.

MATCHOFFICE: CLIENT SURVEY 2017

Source: MatchOffice Year: 2017

MatchOffice surveyed over 1,000 clients in flexible workspaces across Europe. Their 2017 report reveals top-level requirements and preferences, and what occupiers want from their workspace.

SHARED WORKSPACE TRENDS REPORT

Source: workbetter Year: 2017

How to build a secure network for shared workspace, with advice on protecting your data from hacking and protocol on what to do in the event of a cyber-attack.

2017 THE YEAR OF FLEXIBLE WORKSPACE

Source: Instant Year: 2017

Flexible workspace shot from the margins of the property industry to the mainstream in 2017. This report from Instant Group explores the factors behind the rise of co-working and hybrid spaces.

SYDNEY COWORKING INSIGHT

Source: Knight Frank Year: 2016

Australia was an early adopter of coworking and it has now mushroomed across the nation. Knight Frank explores Sydney’s vibrant coworking market and how it’s shaping up for the future.

THE FUTURE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE

Source: JLL Year: 2016

JLL’s learning guide helps occupiers understand different workplace models and their pros and cons. It explores shared space, what workers want from their environment, and the future of work.

CBRE REPORT: FROM THE OCCUPIER PERSPECTIVE

Source: gwa Year: 2016

CBRE’s 2016 report summarizes their research on coworking and shared workspace fromthe perspective of corporate occupiers.

THE WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE

Source: deloitte Year: 2016

Deloitte investigates trends in the composition of the Swiss workforce and the effect they, along with digital technology and the sharing economy, will have on the future workplace.

THE RISE OF CO-WORKING

Source: knoll Year: 2016

Digging into the growth and evolution of coworking, this report provides detailed insights for CRE executives on how to incorporate flexible workspace as a practical real estate strategy.

KEY METRICS FOR WORKSPACE SUCCESS

Source: Essensys Year: 2016

essensys outlines the importance of reporting, space occupancy dynamics, and other metrics that are vital to sustain, grow and predict the future of shared workspace businesses.

A NEW ERA OF COWORKING

Source: JLL Year: 2016

Flexible space is fast becoming a critical component of CRE strategy. JLL explores the benefits and barriers to coworking and how organizations can maximize value from the coworking experience.

THE EVOLUTION OF COWORKING

Source: bayleys Year: 2016

Focusing on coworking in Auckland, this report explores a market that is still in its infancy yet is showing remarkable growth, driven by Millennial demand and changes in working attitudes.

COWORKING: A CORPORATE REAL ESTATE PERSPECTIVE

Source: HOK Year: 2016

Coworking Center: A membership-based environment where the self-employed, or people with different employers, work in a casual, community atmosphere.

SUPPORTING PLACES OF WORK: INCUBATORS, ACCELERATORS AND CO-WORKING SPACES

Source: London Enterprise Panel Year: 2014

This study explores the provision of incubators, accelerators and coworking spaces in London, their role in supporting small business growth, and their impact on the economy.