Five Coworking Trends Shaping The Industry

When compared to the traditional office space, coworking is still a relatively young industry. The popularity of co-working spaces has recently exploded but the industry itself is still figuring out what its main components and business models will be. Here are some of the main trends that shape the industry today.

The Blueprint For Startups

Startups need flexibility to grow quickly and a co-working space can give them the option to make use of the facility that’s ready to go for a flexible monthly fee.

Highly Creative Spaces

Co-working spaces are some of the most social experiences in a workplace today. They combine professional office spaces with a clean, modern, and professional environment that is conducive to operating effectively.

Plenty Of Diversity

Working spaces are also designed for diversity. It’s rare to find co-working spaces that are built for one specific type of industry. Having many local businesses in the same space ensures there is plenty of room for collaboration.

Amenities Plus

Having a co-working space that comes with many new amenities will make sure that a coworking location can expand on its offerings. In many cases, co-working spaces start with a base business and then add amenities to sell to its coworking members. A coworking space gives employees access to a specialty café, a gym, downtown parking, computer repair and more.

Members Of Community

Forming a community in a co-working environment is just one aspect of growth. Many coworking spaces are taking their communities and sharing them in the local environment, showing up at local events, sponsoring local teams and making sure the businesses inside the space get the notoriety they deserve.

This post was written by Tara Kintz. Tara is a director at Signature Workspace, owned and operated by Cantor Fund Management, offers services and amenities such as private offices, flex space, co-working space, virtual offices, meeting/conference rooms, and more.


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