Modern work life today generally means a lot of sitting which at best is tiring and at worst a downright health risk – standing desks and all. Whether you work from a coworking space or a more traditional offices there are things you can do to improve your productivity. Check out these 12 Desk Hacks…

The 99spaces team took part in Melbourne Knowledge Week on Friday and had an amazing opportunity to tour the brand new coworking space Nous House. Nous House is situated within the Nous Group management consulting offices. Because of this tenants have the opportunity to network and interact with Nous Group employees. Nous House provides a good mix…

In a move that shows further proof that corporates giants are taking to coworking, Lendlease announced that about 100 employees will be based out of The Work Project coworking space, at Downtown Gallery, OUE Downtown from June. As reported by the Urban Developer: Lendlease, like many other companies, have taken notice to the growing popularity…

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…