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Webinar Series Recap: How to Improve Workspace Efficiency

The flexible workspace industry has become very diversified and competitive. Providers include not only traditional business and coworking centres but now traditional real estate developers and landlords are also entering the space. So how can independent flexible workspace operators compete effectively but also efficiently? We hosted a webinar series on this exact topic. Efficiency is…

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Your Flexible Workspace Business – Driven by Data

While more operators enter the market and competition heats up, what does this mean for existing operators and seasoned players? They must compete harder than ever before and keep a sharp eye on core business metrics that determine their success. The coworking industry is experiencing a growth of national and international brands expanding to their…

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Improve Workspace Efficiency with Vistor Management

With the flexible workspace industry in high growth mode, ensuring your workspace is optimally efficient can make all the difference when it comes to both attracting and retaining tenants. Adopting state-of-the-art workspace technology, such as a visitor management system, can increase operational efficiency, as well as offer a seamless experience for members. A visitor management…

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Why Virtual Office Services are Essential in Coworking

Why Virtual Offices are Essential in Coworking

As the landscape for virtual offices and meeting space becomes more competitive, workspace operators have a unique opportunity to generate additional business by introducing a virtual office product as part of their workspace offerings. According to Davinci Virtual Office Solutions, virtual office and meeting space income now comprise almost 20 percent of flexible workspace industry…

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Coworking Maturity: The Implications of Capitalizing on CRE

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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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Take part in the Worldwide Workspace Survey 2017

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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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Common Wi-Fi Pitfalls and How To Avoid Them

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David Kinnaird, essensys North American Managing Director, longtime serviced office veteran and IT expert, was recently interviewed by All Work about Workspace Wi-Fi. With security breaches and malware ransom attacks in the recent months, knowing the pitfalls and how to avoid them is a critical component of delivering quality service to your customers. Here are…

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Operators Must Differentiate to Meet Market Demands

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The general shift in workplace trends, technology advancements, and employer mindsets are driving a unique distribution of remote workers and freelancers in the workforce. With increasing adoption of flexible work options and changing approaches to corporate work styles, the result has been an increase in opportunities to provide flexible office space. While market growth and…

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Metrics for Workspace Success: Essential Financials

The Essential Financials - Metrics for Workspace

Part VI of the free eBook: The Key Metrics for Workspace Success Very often shared workspaces operate on a limited budget which means the center manager ends up wearing multiple hats and has few tools or resources at his or her disposal. When it comes to the finances, if you’re not an experienced CFO, financial controller…

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Chicago: A Vast Footprint of Shared Workspaces

A Vast Footprint of Shared Workspaces

In our continued series of events throughout the US, essensys visited Chicago, a city with a large footprint of shared workspaces. From WorkBetter in the soaring Willis Tower to 25N and LifeWorking in the suburbs, there is no shortage of workspaces to fulfill the growing market demand. essensys partook in QTLY Chicago, a workspace industry…

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