12 July 2021

Mindpark: “We move from just offering coworking to take in charge the management of whole newly constructed buildings”

Mindpark: “We move from just offering coworking to take in charge the management of whole newly constructed buildings” Sanna Ekström is one of the Co-founders of Mindpark, a coworking operator more than a decade active in the southern part of Sweden. The company, which started in 2008 as a simple café in the small city…

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7 June 2021

Investors request EDGE to offer flexibility and hospitality on top of smart iconic buildings

Investors request EDGE to offer flexibility and hospitality on top of smart iconic buildings EDGE is a Holland based developer of smart buildings. Recently, the so called EDGE Building in Amsterdam was awarded the title of greenest and most efficient building in the world. As one hears a lot about landlords developing their own coworking…

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3 February 2021

Coworking spaces in shopping malls – A love story for the coming decade?

Coworking spaces in shopping malls – A love story for the coming decade? We are seeing more and more coworking spaces in shopping malls. Shopping centre operators are more and more starting to integrate coworking spaces within their walls; they are looking for more diversification as e-commerce takes an ever greater share from the traditional…

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12 January 2021

The evolution of hospitality in flex spaces

The evolution of hospitality in flex spaces After facility management, historically focused on managing technology and infrastructure, comes hospitality management, where human beings and customer’s needs are at the centre of the business. Why CBRE enters the coworking business with its Hana brand? And why does it makes sense in a new generation of real…

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7 January 2021

The value chain of coworking: evolution of the business model

The value chain of coworking: evolution of the business model As new coworking supply increases, the operating business model adopted by owners and operators will be evolving. The business model for coworking shares similarities with the hospitality business and Andri Rabetanety, an expert in Real Estate Finance and hospitality, explains how coworking is following the…

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18 December 2020

Flexible workspace and coworking industry forecast 2021. A comparison between Asia and Europe by Colliers International

Flexible workspace and coworking industry forecast 2021 by Colliers International The workspace industry is currently facing big changes. Coworking Europe talks about the flexible workspace and coworking industry forecast for 2021 with Jonathan Wright, director of the Flexible Workspace Advisory Department of Colliers International for the region Asia-Pacific and Tom Sleigh, director of the same…

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12 November 2020

Coworking Cafés: are they heading towards the greatest future?

Coworking Cafés: are they heading towards the greatest future? We see more and more cafés offering coworking services. Some restaurants and hotels are also embracing the same model. We have recently seen Startbucks offering a “coworking on the 1st floor” in Asia, for instance. What makes them different from pure coworking players or coffee shops?…

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10 October 2020

Will hotels and restaurants bring the coworking experience into rural areas? 

Will hotels and restaurants bring the coworking experience into rural areas?  There are a lot of coworking providers in major cities and sometimes a fierce competition between them, but that’s less the case in smaller rural and remote areas. In rural areas we find hotels and what we’re seeing now is that Covid-19 could fast…

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10 March 2016

“This is the most exciting time in history to be a part of the workspace industry”-Jamie Russo, Enerspace

“This is the most exciting time in history to be a part of the workspace industry”-Jamie Russo, Enerspace 2015 was a big year for coworking expert Jamie Russo. The founder of Enerspace Coworking, was recently appointed the executive director of the Global Workspace Association, giving her the chance to bring the coworking movement into the greater…

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