Working out of a cafe or hotel lobby is nothing new. Entrepreneurs, freelancers, salespeople, and others have been using these locations as ‘mobile offices’ for years.  With WiFi prevalent almost everywhere and work lives all up in the cloud it’s never been easier to work from anywhere.  Coworking is the logical next step. Coworking is taking…

There’s a good chance you’ve heard about coworking, maybe read about it, and perhaps even thought about it and considered whether it would work for you and your business. If you have not yet taken the plunge, what are you waiting for?!  But seriously, here are a whole bunch of reasons why you should, thanks…

Fact: the environment around you affects the way you think, behave, and work. An uninspired workplace environment makes for an uninspired day.  Psychology tells us that we have the ability to change our outlook – and therefore output and performance – by changing our environment.  Coworking is a perfect product for those seeking the ability to…

Bill Sechter, Cofounder and CEO of ATLAS Workbase, a Seattle based coworking space, has deep experience in international sales, business development, operations and entrepreneurialism over his 35 year career working for himself, other startups and Fortune 1000 companies.  Based on his experiences he provides a list of tips to keep in mind when choosing that perfect…

In their focus on Spaces and Places, Virgin, a company and brand greatly admired by entrepreneurs and the general public alike, has posted an article titled “Why Does the UK Love Coworking Spaces“. By interviewing coworking space founders as well as coworking space users the author helps us understand why so many small business owners or freelancers…

Strong signs of significant growth – potentially Australia’s fastest coworking growth area – in the Melbourne CBD coworking sector. A coworking report released earlier this month by JLL highlights the growth: “In 2016, coworking tenants accounted for 11,340 square meters of net absorption out of a total 188,600 square meters in the CBD – the highest…

This week, we had the chance to catch up with Elise, the Community Development Manager at deskworx in St Kilda to hear a little bit more about her coworking space, some of the awesome services it provides as well as general trends in the coworking industry. Let’s Get Started! How and when did desworx start?…

Sue Williams, over at Commercial Real Estate talks about how the future of work revolves around coworking spaces, specifically in Melbourne and Sydney.  While some industry analysts thought that working from home would be the long term-trend, it turns out that people actually want company, culture, and community.  All of what is provided by coworking…

According to Forbes, “by the end of 2017, nearly 1.2 million people worldwide will have worked in a coworking space”. Jamie Hodari, Industrious CEO says “this is a part of a bigger shift in the industry. “Commercial real estate overall is undergoing a massive shift right now, and traditional co-working is just the tip of the iceberg,”…

With many corporations wholeheartedly embracing coworking, by either including communal workspaces into their current corporate property setup or by placing teams in external coworking spaces, traditional offices may need to start drastically changing their offerings as well. As we at 99spaces have pointed out previously it is primarily millennials pushing this coworking trend – and the…

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