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WeWork harms 40% of all coworking spaces in its close vicinity, however…

WeWork is probably the globally most well-known brand that is associated with coworking. That is despite the fact that only a small part of the areas comply with the coworking space concept and most desks are located in private offices. With the roughly seven billion dollars they have so far collected in venture capital, WeWork has the potential to start a fierce competition with other coworking spaces. That is why in the latest Global Coworking Survey, we have asked how coworking spaces view the effects of the activities of WeWork on their own businesses.

Coworking Spaces

Corporate Coworking: Drivers, Benefits & Challenges

Corporate Coworking: Drivers, Benefits & Challenges

The utilization of coworking spaces by corporate companies is on the rise. Factors feeding the trend include increased flexibility, lower costs, greater emphasis on employee values and the global drive towards innovation. However, corporates have their own strategic position when it comes to coworking. Why do they utilize such space and what are the advantages and disadvantages of doing so? And what benefits and challenges does this trend pose for the providers of coworking spaces?

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What Will Coworking Look Like in 2018?

What Will Coworking Look Like in 2018?

Could you answer this question in one sentence? A single answer won’t even come close to reflecting the different perspectives of all the members and operators. The Global Coworking Survey solves this problem. What started seven years ago has developed into the biggest and longest-running survey on coworking worldwide. And starting today, you can cast your vote again: the next edition of the Global Coworking Survey is online!

Tips

A Beginner's Guide to SEO for Coworking Spaces

A Beginner's Guide to SEO for Coworking Spaces

The coworking movement was built on a foundation of human connection. While no coworking space manager wants to turn their attention away from their members, it’s vital that coworking spaces learn to navigate the online world if they are going to thrive. Luckily they can harness the power of search engine optimization, most often referred to as SEO, in order to grow their communities.

Coworkers

The Members: How, When & Why Do They Work in Coworking Spaces?

The Members: How, When & Why Do They Work in Coworking Spaces?

Who are the biggest competitors of coworking spaces? During which months do the highest numbers of members sign up? And what should coworking spaces provide for their members? We have already covered some questions about members in our last article on the Global Coworking Survey. In this part, we will summarize their answers on when and why they are using coworking spaces. Additionally, you will find out how members are using coworking spaces or how they would like to use them. As always, you can download a free report.

Events

The Top Coworking Events in 2018

The Top Coworking Events in 2018

Have you already planned your vacations for this year? Combine some of them with exciting coworking events, extend your trip and turn them into a coworkation! The coworking gatherings are as diverse as the cities where they take place. However, there are two things all those events have in common. They are designed to help people succeed in the coworking business and offer an entertaining way to connect with coworking space experts. Here is a brief summary of the events scheduled so far this year.

Cities

The Evolution of UK Coworking Spaces Outside of London

The Evolution of UK Coworking Spaces Outside of London

The coworking movement in the UK is migrating out from major cities as demand grows for professional work spaces in smaller towns and suburbs, removing the necessity for remote workers to commute into city centres and boosting regional economies. The factors influencing this shift include changing working situations, urbanisation and greater internet connectivity. This article focuses on the maturing local scene where remote workers are benefiting from collaborating with other likeminded businesses at inspiring venues.

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