BLOG + PRESS: January 2016

Everybody Wins By Jamie Russo

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Press, Sustainability

2016 Predictions: Everybody wins   Lines blur. Everybody goes a little more “co” this year. Coworking spaces COnvert some open space to private offices, executive suites hire COmmunity managers, hotels create club level floors designed for COliving, COrporations start serving local COffee and beer.   Coworking focuses on sustainability. The entrance of bigger players with deep pockets (WeWork, MakeOffices), drives the independent players to up their game and provide more of what the market is asking for; sometimes trumping what… Read More »

GCUC South America

Posted on January 21, 2016 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking

GCUC is breaking into the South American coworking scene something fierce! This will mark the first time a coworking conference of this magnitude will take place in South America and it’s going to be juicy. The line up for GCUC South America is amazing as usual.  Marcelo Cora Co Founder and CEO of  Urban Station will be making an appearance along with Marcus Dantus. Marcus is a recognized serial entrepreneur and angel investor with almost two decades experience creating, managing,… Read More »

2016 Predictions: Coworking Design

Posted on January 3, 2016 by Liz Elam in Coworking Trends

By Jerome Chang // Founder, BLANKSPACES 2016 will be a banner year for the design of coworking spaces. Here are some of my predictions. Design styles will distinguish and even glamorize the coworking brands that want to grow. Coworking has its roots in fostering community, with some spaces that are claiming a curated experience. Curation will continue to include design as a requirement for success in scaling up, earning PR, and closing significant investment rounds. Open work environments will continue to proliferate, but… Read More »