With the growing popularity of shared office space as a viable option for young startups and experienced corporations alike, the benefits of coworking are becoming more and more apparent. But you don’t have to take our word for it—have a look at what news organizations the world over are saying about this productive new trend.
Forbes discusses how sharing offices can lead much-needed credibility to young companies, preserving a professional image and aesthetic while keeping costs down
The New York Times outlines shared office space as a solution to increasingly expensive real estate, citing instances of young companies’ need for a central metropolitan location in spite of a lack of funds. Here, a NYT reporter puts a shared office space to the test.
Vegas Inc shows how temporary shared spaces allow companies to stay on the move, and operate effectively with employees stationed in a variety of locales while still preserving a sense of centralize operations.
BBC identifies instances of companies banning telecommuting for the lack of productivity it entails, and looks to shared office spaces as a way to keep things dynamic while still granting employees the freedom to exact an influence on their surroundings.
The Financial Post looks at the tangible benefits in credibility boasted by startups who make the transition from working at home to engaging with the community of creative professionals in a shared office environment.
An October article in the Toronto Star examines the high vacancy rate of commercial real estate in downtown Toronto.
The Guardian investigates the changing face of business real estate, using Google’s famously informal model as a marker of success. If it makes your employees happy, they say, who can argue with that?
The LA Times offers a no-nonsense look at the cost benefits of shared office space.
The Globe and Mail examines shared offices as a boon for NPOs and charities looking for affordable office space, and outlines the numerous advantages to working in close proximity with other like-minded professionals.