Tag Archives: coronavirus

In The Loop: IWG Takes Over WeWork Location, Coworking Growth, And WeWork On Demand

IWG announced it will take over a former WeWork location in Williamsburg; for its part WeWork will roll out its On Demand service starting in December.

November 28, 2020

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In The Loop: Ucommune Starts Trading On Nasdaq, Industry Optimism, And More

This week’s top stories include: Ucommune has officially begun trading on the Nasdaq and flex space operators remain optimistic about the industry’s future.

November 21, 2020

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As Workforce Priorities Change, The Workplace Will Have To Become More Human-Centric Than Ever

In a rapidly changing world of work, JLL’s global survey reveals that the workplace of the future will be versatile and hybrid, focusing on employee-centric solutions.

November 20, 2020

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Ten Spot Survey Reveals 60% Of The Most Productive & Engaged Workers Are Frequently Offered Virtual Social Work Events During COVID-19

A recent survey from Ten Spot provides insights into the productivity and engagement levels of those who have been working from home since the pandemic started.

November 18, 2020

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Flex Office Providers’ Optimism Returns In October, Though Short-Term Concerns Remain

Workthere’s fourth Global Flexible Office Provider Sentiment Survey results show increased confidence in the sector among North American providers over the next twelve months.

November 16, 2020

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In The Loop: Knotel To Slash Portfolio By 60%, IWG, And WeWork’s Cash Burn

Knotel may slash its global portfolio by 60%, WeWork burnt through $500m in the last quarter, and IWG has partnered with EY.

November 14, 2020

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Strong Future For UK Flex Office Sector, Despite New Lockdown Measures

Despite new lockdown measures in the UK, flexible workspace providers in the UK remain optimistic and believe demand for flex space will remain.

November 9, 2020

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Office Evolution Opens First Washington State Location

As demand continues to rise, coworking franchise, Office Evolution, opens its newest location in suburban Seattle.

November 5, 2020

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Work From Home: Who Should Pay For Home Office Costs?

One remote work challenge that’s currently in the spotlight is, who should cover the cost of working from home? The employer or the employee?

November 3, 2020

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In The Loop: Possible WeWork Default, Flexible Space Role In Recovery, And More

Fitch Ratings Downgrades WeWork Bloomberg reported this week that “Fitch Ratings downgraded troubled coworking company WeWork and warned that the…

October 24, 2020

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6 Things To Maintain In Your Office Building Going Forward

In every office building, there are a number of specific areas to maintain during the ongoing pandemic. In particular, common areas such as conference rooms, breakout spaces and supply rooms need regular attention.

October 20, 2020

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Workit Spaces Plans New Coworking Location With Covid-Safe Design

Workit Spaces is set to launch their third coworking location in November with specific health and safety measures, which includes wider corridors of 2.5 metres and an air conditioning system that kills pathogens with UV light.

October 15, 2020

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High Vacancy Rates And Lower Rents Offset By Longer-Term Opportunities, Reveals C&W

New research from Cushman & Wakefield suggests that office vacancies will rise and rental values will drop until at least 2022. However, the long-term view is that the office will “continue to serve a critical role in the way firms operate,” which poses new opportunities for CRE and flexible offices.

October 5, 2020

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Regus’ Insolvency Threat, Hygge Cancels Expansion Plans, And More

IWG to set Regus into insolvency, Hygge reverses expansion plans due to COVID-19, and the UK’s new WFH advice poses a big threat to flexible space operators.

October 3, 2020

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“Devastating Blow” For Flexible Offices As UK Faces WFH For Another 6 Months

The UK’s reversal of the back to work campaign dealt a devastating blow to the flexible workspace industry as people look to WFH for the next 6 months.

October 1, 2020

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