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Science Park Industry Forecast

By Tom Welby | April 12, 2019

Following on from the 35th UKSPA conference, we’re taking a look at what’s ahead for the science park industry and how operators can prepare in a shifting political landscape with increasingly complex occupier needs.

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David Kinnaird is Appointed to the Global Workspace Association’s Board

By Amanda Fanoun | February 15, 2017

David Kinnaird, President, essensys N. America, has joined the Board of the Global Workspace Association (GWA). This time last year it was announced David would lead essensys’ United States operation. With a successful 2016 and now, his appointment to the GWA board, David has been well received among our friends and peers in the US Shared Workspace industry. We…

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A Short Guide in Prospect Tour Best Practice

By Amanda Fanoun | February 13, 2017

After all the work you’ve done promoting your space, from SEO to PPC, building an active community of workspace advocates, establishing relationships with brokers and shouting from the rooftops, generating and qualifying leads will bring you to a workspace operator’s number one goal: a booked prospect tour. This is your time to shine. This is the…

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The essensys Review of Deskmag’s Global Coworking Survey

By Amanda Fanoun | February 8, 2017

Deskmag’s annual Global Coworking Survey results are out – The 2017 Coworking Forecast – and as usual, it’s one of the most interesting, comprehensive and useful pieces of research available for our industry. Thanks to Carsten from Deskmag for taking on the mammoth task of collecting, sorting and analyzing all of the data. A task that we…

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5 Key Benefits of Outsourcing Flexible Workspace Technology

By Amanda Fanoun | February 7, 2017

Part 1 of How to Drive Revenue and Delight Members by Outsourcing Your Workspace Technology The growth of shared workspaces has accelerated rapidly over the last decade. This period of rapid growth meant that service, technology and software providers to the workspace industry struggled to keep up with the requirements of both experienced multi-site operators and…

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essensys and UK Department of International Trade Reverse Coworking Event

By Amanda Fanoun | February 1, 2017

essensys co-hosted the first “reverse Coworking” event in New York in collaboration with the U.K. Department for International Trade (DIT), bringing together NYC Coworking operators and U.K. startups for a networking happy hour over British pub fare and beverages. With a mission to promote British trade throughout the world, the U.K. DIT serves as a…

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6 Steps to Keep your New Year Detox on Track

By Amanda Fanoun | January 25, 2017

We’re well into the New Year and, as typically does, with it comes the New Year, New Me thought process. We resolve to self-betterment and to change our old habits and get healthy. Many approach their health resolutions with a detox. But, what exactly is a detox? We asked Allan Darvill, our very own Chief…

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2017 Predictions for the Flexible Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | January 18, 2017

WORKSPACE PREDICTIONS BY MARK FURNESS, FOUNDER & CEO, ESSENSYS   Over our ten years in the flexible workspace industry, we’ve seen year to year market fluctuations, abundant growth and new emerging sectors that have transformed the industry into what it is today. The impact of 2016 trends will reverberate into the coming year and we’ll see new…

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Lead to Cash: Growing Your Shared Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | January 3, 2017

Managing a Shared Workspace of any sort – business center, incubator, accelerator, or coworking site – is no easy task considering the multiple aspects of the business that operators must juggle. Often, resources are tight and budgets are small, forcing you to focus solely on the minimal required operational tasks. When it comes to dos-and-don’ts…

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