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Top Tips for a Future-proofed Flexible Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | August 20, 2019

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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BCA Conference 2017: Igniting growth in the workspace sector

By Amanda Fanoun | May 16, 2017

BCA Executive Director Jennifer Brooke kicked off another flagship BCA Conference with a rallying cry listing dozens of new workspaces up and down the UK and how, to sustain success, our thriving sector needs to rapidly respond to changing customer expectations. The morning sessions saw Amit Pau, MD of Ariadne Capital speaking of the disruptive forces driving…

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The West Coast Coworking Rush

By Amanda Fanoun | May 8, 2017

essensys headed out West last week for the QTLY San Diego and Los Angeles events. These are local events tailored to foster community and share best practices among local shared workspace owners and operators. Much like we see globally in the shared workspace and coworking industries, the Southern California market continues to grow. Touring the…

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#StartMeUp 2017’s big winner: Food poverty startup Foodinate

By Amanda Fanoun | May 1, 2017

Serviced office provider Orega announced last November the launch of their competition #StartMeUp and the winner has been announced! The shared workspace market is helping and driving growth of SMBs across the globe. At essensys we love the market we operate in, in fact we thrive off it, its hustle and its creativity. We all…

Value your Workspace

How to Value Your Workspace in the Market

By Amanda Fanoun | April 25, 2017

The greatest asset you have is your real estate, whether private offices, workstations, or both. Calculating how to value your workspace to get the highest return on your overall investment is key. Let’s take a look at some factors that affect the price tag you put on your space.   Wise Rent Choose your real…

Reporting Occupancy & Operators - Metrics for Success

Metrics for Workspace Success: Reporting, Occupancy & Operations

By Amanda Fanoun | April 19, 2017

Part 1 of the FREE eBook: The Key Metrics for Workspace Success Opening a shared workspace can be a smart venture in today’s market. More and more SMB and enterprise companies are embracing flexible and Coworking spaces while the number of startups, freelancers, and remote workers continue to consume space-as-a-service products. With the growing real estate…

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GCUC: The Coworking Conversation Comes to the Big Apple

By Amanda Fanoun | April 19, 2017

essensys is gearing up for what will be an exciting season of events. We’ll join the ranks of Coworking owners, operators and industry gurus at GCUC in our own back yard: New York City. In a mere 12 months, the Coworking industry has grown and evolved more than we could have anticipated this time last…

The GWA Survey & Conference

The Global Workspace Association Survey & Conference

By Amanda Fanoun | April 18, 2017

The GWA is ramping up for their annual conference, to be held this September in Miami, with a workspace operator survey. Make your voice heard on workspace products, services, and profitability. In our relatively young market where limited data is available, your input will help the larger, continuously emerging workspace community to understand the challenges and solutions…

4 Simples Ways to Improve Your Workspace

4 Quick & Easy Ways to Improve Your Shared Workspace

By Amanda Fanoun | April 18, 2017

essensys works with over a thousand shared workspace locations in 27 different countries globally. We’re kind of lucky, and it gives us a tremendous amount of insight into different markets and operating models. Whether Serviced Offices or Coworking Spaces, we see some of the common challenges that arise whether they be people, process or technology…

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