4 January 2017

SmartOffice and KantoorKaravaan: Winners of the Coworking Europe Awards

essensys winner of the coworking europe community action awards

For the first time ever, Coworking Europe hosted the Coworking Europe Awards in 2016. The event included two categories, one for best design and one for best community action. Spaces and operators submitted their concepts and projects to be voted on by the coworkers from around the world. The awards allowed for Coworking Europe to showcase some of…

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31 December 2016

As coworking matures, annual growth slows, a sign of fine tuning and improvement: Results of the Global Coworking Survey

deskmag global coworking survey results

2016 has earned the title of being a difficult year. Luckily, 2016 wasn’t all bad, especially when it comes to coworking. As the movement matures, we see the the annual growth rate slowing down, which is a sign of the industry now focusing on fine tuning and improvement, rather than responding to the excitement of…

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29 December 2016

Coworking-Gym : “Here, coworkers go for a set of pull-ups rather than that extra cup of coffee”

Brooklyn boulders Chicago coworking

The architecture firm is behind one the more unique coworking space networks in the United States, Arrowstreet, Brooklyn Boulders (BKB), has created a productive environment amongst the climbing walls. Utilizing reuse designs, like a converted warehouse in Sommerville, and expanding their industrial-inspired pallet, the most recent Long Island City location has made it’s home in a…

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29 December 2016

Startupmound aims to revitalize neighborhoods in Harlem with coworking

Harlem Garage, Harlem, NYC

Startupmound aims to revitalize neighborhoods in Harlem with coworking Earlier this year, the Harlem Garage, one of New York City’s vibrant coworking spaces sadly closed its doors. The Harlem Garage was seen as a beacon of creativity in the Harlem community has left an empty space in its wake, but also room for new opportunities….

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22 December 2016

“All movements needs a place for dialogue or there won’t be a movement at all”-Melissa Mesku (Newworker)

New work city deskmag

“All movements needs a place for dialogue or there won’t be a movement at all”-Melissa Mesku (Newworker) Three years ago, Melissa Mesku had a nascent business and was working from home. Fascinated by the concept of coworking, after her experience living in shared housing cooperatives in the Bay Area, one of which she started herself, Melissa…

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19 December 2016

“Education is massive and there’s innovation to be found through coworking”-Laura Billings (Edspace)

edspace hackney

“Education is massive and there is innovation to be found in an amazing variety of ways through coworking”-Laura Billings (Edspace) Edspace was started by four co­founding directors, who all worked in education in some way, but felt that changes needed to be made. The Edspace Team were inspired by the coworking movement, realizing that that could not only benefit from working in a sector specific space, but that they…

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8 December 2016

“A workplace retreat needs to be versatile, welcoming various individuals with unique needs”–Julianne Becker (Coconat)

coconat berlin workplace retreat

“A workplace retreat needs to be versatile, welcoming various individuals with unique needs”– Julianne Becker (Coconat) In 2011, Julianne Becker answered an ad for a job at Deskwanted/Deskmag. The position was for someone to research, write articles, and manage social media, regarding all things coworking. This was Julianne’s first encounter with coworking, and she’s been involved ever…

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18 November 2016

Take part in the Deskmag Global Coworking Survey

deskmag coworking survey 2017

SocialWorkplaces.com, organizer of the Coworking Europe Conference, is proud to be the supporting organization behind the Deskmag Global Coworking Survey, 2017. ANNOUNCING THE 2017 GLOBAL COWORKING SURVEY The Global Coworking Survey is back and ready for your input! Coworking space owners, operators as well as members of coworking spaces from around the world are encouraged to…

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7 November 2016

“Technology makes connecting more human-centric than ever”-Essensys

Essensys-coworking-europe

“Technology makes connecting more human-centric than ever”-Steve Eveleigh, CMO, Essensys Essensys is a leader in building software for workspace operators throughout the world. The platform aims at powering every workspace operator’s business, allowing them to grow by automating processes from lead to cash and everything in between. The Essensys software also provides an active community interface…

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17 September 2016

“We propose the off peak environment of beautiful restaurants for coworking”-Preston Pesek, Spacious NYC

Spacious Coworking NYC

“We propose the off peak environment of beautiful restaurants for coworking”-Preston Pesek, Spacious NYC Finding a place to work in a major metropolis like New York City can be a challenge, and an expensive one at that. At first glance, options may seem limited, but if you look a little closer, maybe the perfect place to…

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