While living costs continue to climb higher in the German capital, there are still a slew of shared working spaces which offer affordable monthly spots - for as little as 50 euros a month for unlimited access in central areas. Berlin boasts over 100 co-working spaces, most which have sprung up within the last decade, and many within the last year. Often set up in former factories, industrial hubs and even an old parish house, these spaces are like large living rooms which encourage productivity with the aid of fast WiFi, lively networking events and ubiquitous coffee. We look at some of the coolest, most creative and cheapest spots to plant your laptop in Berlin, whether you’re seeking out space for your whole company, or are a freelancer looking for a more inspiring atmosphere than your flat. 1) The Factory Built into a former factory that used to divide east and west Berlin, the Factory is now one of Berlin’s hippest start-up spots. You’ll even … [Read more...] about What are Berlin’s most affordable co-working spaces?
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0 Have your say A new co-working space aimed at entrepreneurs and freelancers is to open in Leeds city centre. Avenue HQ, which already has a shared office site in Liverpool, will open on East Parade in late August.New Leeds co-working space to have a Great Gatsby-themed barIt will provide work and social space for around 200 people - with 35 offices aimed at small business tenants.A rooftop bar and restaurant, East Parade Social, is included in the development and it will be open to the general public, while there will also be a secret garden and a theatre.Shared work spaces - where individuals rent a desk and have access to office and social facilities - are already popular in London and the sector is now growing in regional cities.The £3million five-floor building will have community, meeting and event spaces to ensure tenants enjoy a work-life balance, a ground-floor cafe and several bars.Matthew Kennedy, CEO of Avenue HQ said:“Leeds is an exciting … [Read more...] about Leeds to get trendy new co-working space with its own rooftop bar and secret garden
Co-working space is growing strongly in Vietnam, according to real estate service provider CBRE Vietnam (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Co-working space in Vietnam is growing in terms of both suppliers and types of co-working spaces targeting specific renters, real estate service provider CBRE Vietnam said on May 29. As of April 2018, there were 19 co-working spaces in Hanoi and 15 in Ho Chi Minh City, and they were run by 23 operators, including two foreign operators. The two cities are expected to respectively make up 56 percent and 44 percent of a total 45 co-working spaces by the end of this year. The number of co-working spaces has increased by 55 percent over the last five years in the country. Duong Thuy Dung, Senior Director and head of Research and Consulting at CBRE Vietnam, said domestic co-working space providers like Toong, UP, Circo and Dreamplex are expanding their market shares. However, while the numbers of co-working spaces and operators are growing, small … [Read more...] about Co-working space growing strongly in Vietnam: CBRE
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tim Logan Globe Staff May 17, 2018 On the sixth floor of a Back Bay office building, past the Art Deco lounge with its bouncy background music and long bar, there’s a row of small, glass-walled offices where developers and data scientists ponder smart-home technology and sensors to make cars safer. Walk down the hall and you’ll pass a small venture capital operation. At the end is a showroom stuffed with drones, virtual reality headsets, and other tech toys.The floor, one of three in the building run by a company called WeWork, looks and feels like part of Boston’s startup world. And it is. But WeWork also is an outpost for Liberty Mutual, an insurer that started up in 1912.Three years ago, despite having ample room at its Back Bay headquarters, Liberty Mutual moved its Solaria Labs innovation center to space rented out by WeWork, first near South … [Read more...] about Once a haven for boot-strapped startups, larger companies now turn to co-working spaces
A pair of virtual reality goggles made it easy Wednesday to envision the sleek suite of new rooms Upward Hartford will soon open in a 6,500-square-foot space overlooking Downtown North.A group of investors, business owners and community members took turns “touring” the dusty construction site at an intimate unveiling of the expansion at Upward Hartford, the downtown co-working space and business-support organization. The high-tech headgear replaced dust and debris with the five, spacious rooms that will open on the 17th floor of the Stilts Building in June.But the goggles weren’t really necessary.Founder and CEO Shana Schlossberg has been successfully selling people on her vision since long before May 2017, when Upward Hartford took up residence at 20 Church St. And since then, she’s delivered on her promise to create a bustling hub of entrepreneurs and innovators, dynamic enough to convince companies from Israel and Australia, Texas and California, to put down … [Read more...] about On Its First Anniversary, Co-Working Space Upward Hartford Unveils Expansion Plan