Tag Archives: finance

WeWork Files For IPO Amid Heavy Losses And Investor Skepticism

WeWork has officially filed to raise $1 billion in an initial public offering. However, the publication of its prospectus reveals huge losses and debts, with no time frame to become profitable.

August 14, 2019

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WeWork’s IPO Structure Could Help It Avoid Certain Taxes

WeWork is using an unusual corporate structure for its IPO, which means it can legitimately avoid certain corporation taxes. The company owners can avoid the double taxation of a corporation, while retaining access to the wider market to raise capital.

August 14, 2019

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Do Coworking Spaces Positively Impact Property Value?

Although more research is needed to establish the link between coworking allocation and property value, initial findings from CBRE suggest that a building with 40% coworking or less will achieve greater than average value for office buildings in their market.

January 22, 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?

January 11, 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.

January 7, 2019

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The Highest Hidden Cost Of Operating A Coworking Space

The highest hidden cost of operating a coworking space is high staff turnover, as it costs coworking spaces a lot of time, money, and potentially members.

October 11, 2018

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Why The Franchise Model Is A Challenge For Regus

Regus has announced new plans to franchise its locations. Here’s why the franchise model can be a challenge for the flexible workspace brand.

September 28, 2018

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How To Protect Your Pricing With A MAP Policy

Aggregators and wholesalers can help workspaces attract new clients, providing operators think strategically about how and where they sell their…

June 21, 2018

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WeWork Could Double Valuation To Become Second Most Valuable US Startup

WeWork is reportedly in talks with SoftBank to raise more money The deal could send WeWork’s valuation soaring to $40…

June 14, 2018

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Without Constant Reinvention, WeWork’s Valuation Could Crumble

A closer look at what’s driving WeWork’s sky-high valuation, and why Regus’ valuation is so low in comparison While most…

June 11, 2018

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Ghost Of MWB Business Exchange Appears In UK Supreme Court

MWB Business Exchange disappeared from view after it was acquired by Regus in 2013.  However, an ongoing lawsuit involving MWB…

June 4, 2018

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How To Hit The Coworking Funding Jackpot: Tips From Industrious Founder Jamie Hodari

5 steps to a successful coworking funding round, as told by Jamie Hodari at GCUC 2018.  During an unconference session,…

April 26, 2018

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Coworking vs Accelerators vs Incubators: The Ultimate Guide for Startups

Coworking spaces, accelerators and incubators are all vying for the attention of startups. Each option offers real advantages for a…

August 4, 2017

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How The Skepticism Haunting Bar Works Could Harm The Flexible Workspace Industry

Bar Works’ current situation could potentially taint the credibility of the flexible workspace industry. Details here.

May 15, 2017

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Premier Business Centers’ Jeff Reinstein Shares Insights on How To Best Raise Capital

Finance expert and CEO of Premier Business Center, Jeff Reinstein, shares tips on how to best approach raising capital for workspace growth and expansion.

January 25, 2017

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