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Six Ways to Help Members (and Prospects!) Love Your Coworking Space More than your Competitors

By Amanda Fanoun | September 26, 2017

In the growing Coworking market, operators are finding increased competition and new spaces popping up left and right. Increased market competition is motivation to distinguish your brand and services from the crowd. In a stagnant market, a status quo approach to running your Coworking space may suffice. But we all know that the Coworking market…

Downtown Works: Mastering the Marriage between Commercial Real Estate and Technology

By Amanda Fanoun | September 7, 2017

When Wolf Beilas and Downtown Works partner Michel Cohen began their journey in Coworking, San Diego was a sleepy military town. They saw an opportunity to put the Southern California city on the map by way of commercial real estate investment, technology, and community. With a software engineering background and experience in real estate, the…

Corporate Coworking and Preparing Your Flexible Workspace

By Steve Eveleigh | September 6, 2017

In light of the significant changes we’ve seen in the flexible workspace market we thought it appropriate to take a look at Corporate Coworking. From its origins to the driving forces behind the move to a coworking environment, keep reading to understand why you need to factor in corporates to your shared workspace or Coworking…


CUSTOMER SUCCESS: Image Studios 360 Brings Flexible Workspace to the Beauty Industry

By Amanda Fanoun | September 4, 2017

Traditional long-term commercial property transactions have been on the decline. The trend towards short term flexible workspace is rampant these days, and not just in the office sector, but across a wide-range of industries as well. From behemoth venture capital-backed brands and franchises to bootstrapped startups, the approach to commercial space usage is changing. But…

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Work Better: Innovation in a Competitive and Agile Market

By Amanda Fanoun | August 24, 2017

Insightive TV, an independent business research organization, sat down to speak with Work Better’s Harsh Mehta on the importance of delivering on promises in today’s competitive Coworking industry. Harsh is considered a pioneer in the workspace industry since the 2003 launch of his original workspace initiative, Office Links. Since day one, providing a higher end…

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Coworking Maturity: The Implications of Capitalizing on CRE

By Steve Eveleigh | August 22, 2017

The commercial real estate market has undergone a massive shift over the past few years. Coincidentally, the coworking market has matured after experiencing rapid growth and uptake across various sectors. According to The Instant Group’s recent Global Cities report, the amount of flexible workspace across the globe has increased by 18% in the past 12…

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Build Your Business: Pillars to Grow Your Flexible Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | August 21, 2017

Each year essensys are proud Platinum sponsors of the Global Workspace Association’s annual conference. This September’s flexible workspace event in Miami proposes a fresh take on industry content to meet the needs and answer the new questions emerging around today’s rapidly changing market. With the increasing shift towards flexible and short-term space-as-a-service models by Commercial…

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Take part in the Worldwide Workspace Survey 2017

By Nabil Beirouty | August 15, 2017

The flexible workspace industry is currently undergoing a unique and interesting phase of development. From the onset of traditional business centers in the 70s and emergence of Regus as the dominating player, to the evolution towards Coworking and its Regus equivalent WeWork. Current day shared office market temperatures have heated up with rapid brand expansions,…

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essensys Operate-Zapier Integration is now live

By Martin Coles | August 12, 2017

In today’s world, the ever expanding list of software platforms and systems that every operator uses is proliferating. There’s just no getting away from the fact that different teams have preferences for different tools. Sales may be comfortable with Salesforce.com, while marketers use tools like HubSpot or Marketo. Centre teams use essensys Operate and finance…

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Coworking: A Shifting Market Brings the New Norm

By Amanda Fanoun | July 26, 2017

The growth in the shared workspace market over the past two years has been significant. More recently there’s a new type of activity that demonstrates where Coworking currently falls in its lifecycle as a product and service. From the nearly-official adoption of the term Coworking to encompass all shared workspace to the recent announcements of…