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. 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 asked how coworking spaces view the effects of the activities of WeWork on their own businesses.
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!
How Profitable Are Coworking Spaces Today?Can operators become rich with coworking spaces, or are their businesses just burning up money? It depends. The latter is clearly easier than the former. For most, the answer lies in the middle. Coworking spaces don’t operate independently of market principles. On average, every year things go a little better, but overall, things are still not optimal. In this article, you’ll see how things are looking.
More Than One Million People Will Work in Coworking Spaces in 2017More coworking spaces, more members… These basic forecasts for 2017 are straightforward. The interesting findings of the Global Coworking Survey, compared with previous years, are once more shown in detail. Things are looking somewhat more restrained in the new year from the perspective of freelance and entrepreneur members. Coworking spaces are planning yet more expansion. And half of the members care very little about Donald Trump being in the White House - for the other half, the dominant sentiment is dread.
The Global Coworking Survey Is Back - and Now OpenToday, the biggest worldwide study of coworking is officially underway, reflecting a better understanding of various facets behind the movement in order to support sustainable growth. In its sixth year, the Global Coworking Survey collects responses from current and former coworking space owners, operators, and members from around the world. Their responses, published into free reports, provide comprehensive results on the coworking movement. You can continue to support the movement by taking part in this year’s survey, and by becoming an official supporter.
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