Anyway you look at it, the data shows that coworking is here and it’s here to stay.  And it is both a result of the changing nature of work and an accelerator of the changing nature of work. Writes Tim Dunlop from the Guardian So is coworking a good thing in itself or simply a…

Global coworking powerhouse WeWork revealed this week that they plan to expand the business into enterprise focused offerings. While many enterprise or corporate users are already situated in WeWork locations and the locations of many other coworking providers around the world this new expansion seems to be slightly different again.  It is understood WeWork will…

Smarter technology, especially the interconnected world of the “Internet of Things”, is rapidly changing the way we work, generally for the better.  And it should.  The amount of time we spend in the office on a daily basis – way beyond the traditional 9-5 – means that the office must adapt to meet our changing…

Thanks to technology and the cloud, knowledge workers no longer need to work from a specific location.  Knowledge workers work on their terms, on projects of their choice, and at any time.   Freelancing is the new norm. As Sourceable writes: This has led to an explosion in freelancing, also known as the “gig economy.”…

Forbes has a great article about how traditional (and non-traditional!) retail brands are shutting their storefronts and utilising coworking spaces as a way to draw in clients and customers. By leasing beautifully fitted out private offices within coworking spaces, they not only get the benefits of being surrounded by others creatives, startups, and entrepreneurs, but they…

Workbar coworking is now open in a Staples store in Boston.  As Bloomberg reports this is the latest move for the massive retailer to become the ‘it’ partner for startups and small businesses. Twenty-somethings sip gourmet coffee in comfy booths as a chill soundtrack plays. There’s funky art, as well as skylights, an artificial putting green…

From the NY Times: Changing American work habits and the growing popularity of co-working spaces like WeWork, Workhouse and the Farm continue to transform the office landscape. And residential developers have taken notice: A number of new residential projects feature shared work spaces that channel the vibe of trendy start-ups with computer bars, comfortable seating…

Bisner writes: There is an evolution of people getting out of private office, and into co-working spaces and office environments that promote collaboration and innovation. That flexible mindset is permeating all property types. “We see pilot projects for large corporations in the Dallas market where landlords reposition lobbies and common spaces to engage with pedestrians…

99spaces is a flexible workspace discovery platform and marketplace. We are an online commercial property portal focused exclusively on flexile spaces. Being entrepreneurs ourselves we know the struggles involved in finding that perfect workspace. Spaces must be functional –but cool, centrally located, affordable, flexible, inspiring, and more. Finding your perfect workspace is a major hassle…

“looking to a future where offline and online shopping aren’t two separate business models. There will just be “shopping” and it will be an integrated online and offline experience” In a recent Forbes article, Joshua Steimle writes about Zalora Hong Kong’s store at the Windsor House shopping centre. This store contains many traditional store fixtures and…

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