Posts by Amanda Fanoun

US Flex-Space Market Survey: Member Experience and Tech

Member Experience Market Survey Blog

In a maturing market that is increasingly mainstream, flex-space tenants are calling the shots. Member experience is more than a buzz term to keep owners and operators on their toes. From an operational perspective, it encompasses everything from range and quality of services to amenities and ease of service delivery. Which amenities are making members…

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Tech Considerations for Landlords Entering the Flex-Space Market

FLEX-TECH FOR CRE BLOG HERO

Flex is the new norm for office space. The market has grown consistently over the years and thus far shows no signs of slowing down. Commercial real estate stakeholders and landlords are inching their way into the market, be it with their own proposition or by partnering with an established operator. Regardless of their avenue,…

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Top Priorities for Flexible Workspace Operations

We’re bringing you expert insight into the top priorities for a successful flexible workspace operation. Join essensys and GCUC for an upcoming webinar with market leaders to discuss the primary considerations in today’s flex-space operation. Agility? Flexibility? Scalability? Need them all but not sure where to start? Our panel of industry leaders will address these…

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The Top Tactical and Strategic Considerations for Flex-Space Security

IT and tech security are critical in a flex-space operation. But it’s seldom addressed. More times than not, it’s an afterthought. The problem with being reactive instead of proactive about IT and network security in a flexible workspace is that once a breach occurs, it’s not an easy fix. The complexity of a multi-tenanted environment…

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Deep Dive in Cyber and Physical Security

Deep Dive in Cyber and Physical Security

Physical and cyber security are important topics that are seldom addressed in the flex-space market. Jamie Russo, the Executive Director of the Global Workspace Association and the host of the Everything Coworking podcast, spoke with James Shannon (Our CPO) about network infrastructure security. James offers up tactical advice on cyber and physical security measures that…

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Security: Everything Coworking Operators Need to Know

Tech Security

We all know that coworking no longer refers to an open plan workspace. In the same way that an open plan is no longer the obvious layout, the days of open Wi-Fi networks and one size fits all bandwidth are no longer the smart choice. As the market grows and coworking becomes the new office…

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How to Leverage Technology to Deliver an Excellent Member Experience

In the growing flex-space industry, operators are competing to secure corporate tenants and differentiate their proposition within the market. While millennial-attracting amenities such as beer on tap and foosball tables at first glance enrich the member experience, they’re not a mainstay in occupier satisfaction. Operators and occupiers alike could miss a trick by underestimating the…

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Top Tips for a Future-proofed Flexible Workspace

Running a coworking space can be rewarding and exciting. By the very nature of the agility and flexibility that the coworking model offers to occupiers, operators find themselves struggling to simplify the multiple layers of complexity added to their operation. With demand for this office type on the rise and new market players throwing their…

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What CRE needs to know about Flexible Workspace

While there’s a lot of buzz around coworking, there is still uncertainty around the validity of this asset class – especially among CRE stakeholders. Landlords, building owners, and investment managers, to reference a few, are turning their heads towards flexible space. In many cases, they are testing the waters to evaluate whether coworking is a…

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