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What Can Workspace Operators Learn from the Pack & Ship Industry? Over the past two years, the U.S. pack and ship industry has become a significant provider of virtual business addresses and virtual mailbox services, driven by new technology and a dramatic growth in demand.  However, while virtual office services are offered by roughly 90%…

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GWA members were recently asked to participate in electing a new GWA board member to join the existing board of flexible workspace professionals. We are happy to welcome our new board member, Deborah Boyer of The Swig Company! Deborah Boyer is Executive Vice President and Director of Asset Management for The Swig Company, a privately…

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I’ve read that you’re co-hosting this year’s conference with NAIOP. I have some questions! Q: What is the schedule? A: We will have optional kick-off events on Wednesday, November 8th. The conference will begin at 8 am on Thursday, November 9th and end at noon on Friday, November 10th. Q: Do I have to buy…

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  #BetterTogether We started this tagline for last years conference and we kept it. And boy, is it holding true this year. #BetterTogether means helping each other navigate our quickly evolving industry through weekly newsletters and a record year of blog content. #BetterTogether means sharing sensitive business data that helped us to create a kick-butt…

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Join us for for a candid interview with Laurent Dhollande, CEO of Pacific Workplaces and CloudVO, on Pac’s recent acquisition of Nextspace. What lead you to the Nextspace Acquisition? We have had a close and friendly relationship with the Nextspace founders and executives for almost a decade and always thought the world about what they have…

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Photo Courtesy of RISE Collaborative The population of women entrepreneurs and freelancers is increasing throughout workspaces in both veterans and new spaces. In the Deskmag 2016 Global Coworking Survey, it was noted that women make up 33% of the people working in shared workspaces. That number is expected to grow given the recent growth of…

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The GWA 2017 Flexible Office Conference, is right around the corner! Join us September 11-13 in South Beach, Miami, for a chance to meet the future of flexible office. In our industry, we rely on technology and service providers to keep our business practices and member experience top notch. We look forward to helping our attendees…

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Just recently IBM announced that it would take over all of WeWork’s 88 University Place location in New York. Not long after, the software company also announced that it was calling back to the office all of its remote workers. What flexible workspace operators can learn from this IBM’s deal with WeWork is proof that…

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Curious about what flexible office options actually look like? First, an overview of what they offer for the corporate user (for individuals to small teams – more on larger groups below). A turn-key office solution that can support an individual as well as small teams. Corporate employees can get out of the house without having…

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As a concept, coworking remains relatively new, having only truly emerged during the middle of the last decade. Nevertheless, thanks to an abundance of freelance workers and the increased popularity of telecommuting, the number of coworking spaces has almost doubled year-on-year since 2006. Indeed, coworking office spaces are an ideal option for a wide variety…

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