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The Economics of In-Firm Coworking

As I have suggested recently, the key drivers behind the growth of corporate coworking have been for the most part real estate drivers. The economics of this simply make sense, despite the skeptics. If one looks only narrowly at the price per square foot for a workstation in a private office in a coworking space (such…

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Corporate Coworking: On Campus or 3rd...

Twenty five percent of WeWork’s members are ‘corporate coworkers,’ and the company now boasts that 22% of the Fortune 500 companies have employees who work in their spaces. At the current rate of growth, some 40-50% of coworking members will be corporate users within five to seven years. With firms such as GE, Samsung, Microsoft, Dell, HSBC, Accenture,…

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Recommended Reading – Top Artic...

In the spirit of today being Independence Day (in the USA), it felt especially fitting to honor the global discussion around company policies that encourage independence within the evolving employee workforce. At OpenWork Agency we believe that employees who are honored with choice, flexibility, autonomy, and decision-making rights are more productive, healthier, and ultimately contribute to a…

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Making the Connections: Coworking �...

In the July 13 issue of the Wall Street Journal, two articles sit side by side with no reference to one another. That they are presented as separate stories is both ironic and alarming. The first article, “WeWork’s Top Rival: Anyone and Everyone,” talks about how WeWork is and will continue to face stiff competition…

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Coworking Spaces are Going Corporate

Bloomberg BusinessWeek “Coworking Spaces are Going Corporate” By Patrick Clark, 2/19/2016 Corporate Coworking Program:

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The Incredible Shrinking HQ

Crain’s Chicago Business “The Incredible Shrinking HQ” by Claire Bushey, 1/30/2016  

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Join us @ GCUC in Los Angeles, May 3 ...

See you at @GCUCUSA in Los Angeles? May 3… We’ll be there! Use code OPENWORK for 10% off #FutureofWork #coworking https://t.co/xcnnJwftWu — OpenWork (@OpenWorkAgency) March 28, 2016

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2016: The Year of Coworking (Inc Maga...

Inc recently published an article showing why the work industry is embracing coworking. Some great insights. Inc Magazine “6 Reasons Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Co-Working” by Jeremy Goldman