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2018 Global Coworking Forecast: 30,432 Spaces and 5.1 Million Members by 2022

Posted on December 18, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking Trends

We recently released our 2017 coworking forecast and we are projecting continued rapid growth over the next 5 years, although at a slower rate than the industry's recent dizzying pace. The forecast was done this year with help from our friends at GCUC. These are the folks that produce a series of U.S. and international coworking conferences. This gives them a global perspective and information sources that have been invaluable in developing this forecast. Scroll down to the bottom of… Read More »

The Coworking Megatrends for 2018

Posted on December 7, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Coworking, Coworking Trends

This month we’ve been traveling around Asia bringing the juicy goodness to over 1000 of our newest friends. As we visit spaces and people all over the world, in a mission to inspire, we gather a lot of knowledge along the way. We’re often asked to make predictions for the year to come. We felt we saw some larger over arching trends so we’ve compiled four Megatrends we think we will see for the coworking industry in 2018 and beyond…… Read More »

Industry news round up!

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work, GCUC 2017, Press

In case you haven't had time to keep up with all of the happenings in our ever changing industry- we've created a quick little round up for you. Demand for coworking space skyrockets  Wework announces WeGrow Could partnership with a global coworking brand help How to prepare for the Nuclear bomb that will hit flexible offices China looks at global real estate WeWork poaching scandal  Coworking is getting in shape, literally.  Women only coworking spaces Future of the office in… Read More »

Future of Work: Singapore Edition

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking Trends, Future of Work, GCUC 2017, GCUCSingapore, Speakers

GCUC is very excited to announce that we have partnered with the British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore to bring you an expertly curated panel on the Future of Work. Speaking on the future of work will be Jonathan O"Byrne of Collective works, Paula Englert of the Opra Group, Larissa Murphy of Contrast Group, Bryan Radar of Microsoft Asia Pacific and Kevin Chee of Capitland. What does our future working environment look like? We are in the midst of one… Read More »

Coworking Tours are coming to GCUC Singapore!

Posted on October 3, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Featured Space, GCUC 2017

GCUC is super excited to be coming to Singapore for the first time ever. We have an impressive line up of local and global speakers that will be taking the stage. Aside from the conference itself, we have curated a list of local shared workspaces that will be opening their doors for tours. We really like to host tours across the globe as it give our attendees a good feel of the local culture and flare. So far the spaces… Read More »

Why coworking spaces are the cool new face of hot-desking

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

A generational shift is changing worker expectations... Gone are the trestle tables of the struggling start-up or the grey laminex of the soulless business centre. Today, co-working spaces go beyond the office partition and meeting room, and blur the lines between hospitality, university campus and home. In Melbourne, the co-working industry has grown by a staggering 960 per cent in the past three years, according to a recent report by Knight Frank real estate agents. "Everybody is in co-working," says… Read More »

There are lots of coworking ‘Flavours’: How to find the one that will satisfy your startup

Posted on August 22, 2017 by GCUC Intern in Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

Startup founders that overlook co-working spaces that aren’t ‘geographically desirable’ might miss out on the ideal work environment, according to Liz Elam, the founder of Link Coworking in Austin, Texas.  Meanwhile, Brad Krauskopf, CEO and Founder of Hub Australia, believes regional and suburban co-working spaces will eventually become the norm. Check out the full article here! Read More »

Coworking A Return To Our Roots

Posted on July 6, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Guest Post, Speakers

  Coworking is being touted as a brand new Social and Workplace movement, which is sweeping worldwide across the Real Estate and Services Industries. The benefits of Coworking to Small Business as well as larger organisations is clearly emerging and these workspaces have become easier to access with the advent of cloud technology as well as faster and more secure internet services. Some of the reasons behind this growth include: Growth in part time employment. Growth in the consultant industry.… Read More »

Featured Space: Hub Southern Cross

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Featured Space, GCUC 2017

The latest addition to the Hub Australia network, Hub Southern Cross occupies two floors of the historic Mail Exchange building, right next to Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station. Hub’s beautiful location has an onsite gym which makes staying fit and healthy super convenient. In addition to that they have premium work spaces available, which serve up to 500 people on any given day. Hub provides the resources and learning opportunities that allow you to scale your business for long term success.… Read More »