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Product to Service: How Landlords are Taking on Flex-Space

Antony Slumbers, a self-made prop-tech expert and upcoming Flex-Office Conference keynote speaker, spoke to essensys about the burgeoning flex-space market and how it’s impacting the commercial real estate value chain. Slumbers paints an optimistic picture of the relationship between property holders and coworking and flexible workspace operators, alike. Read below for a sneak peek of his…

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Webinar Recap: Pivoting in a Dynamic Workspace Market

The latest webinar from essensys focused on shared workspace market best practices and elements of both the serviced office and coworking sectors. Our industry expert panel featured longtime industry players Flip Howard of multi-site Texas-based Meridian Business Centers, Christine Andrews, operator of Toronto-based coworking space ACME Works and partner at the global coworking consulting firm…

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Webinar Recap: Flexible Workspace meets CRE – Advice from Industry Experts

flex space meets commercial real estate

essensys hosted an interactive webinar last week featuring leaders in commercial real estate for flexible workspace. Panelists included long-time workspace real estate consultant Giovanni Palavicini of Fronteras Commercial Real Estate, Colliers Internationals’ Workspace Advisory Services principal Ryan Hoopes, and veteran workspace CRE player and founder of work well win Frank Bistrian. The conversation was curated…

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5 Flexible Workspace Markets to Watch in the U.S.

Coworking Markets in the US

Undoubtedly, flexible office space is no longer a niche market. With commercial real estate companies integrating flex space in their portfolios and investors taking part in parallel, all eyes are on flexible workspace markets, and new workspaces are opening weekly. In fact, based on research by JLL, the US is now the largest flexible workspace…

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WORKTECH New York and the Future of Flexible Real Estate


Last week, WORKTECH New York brought together a mix of workspace innovators, providers, and suppliers. The speakers and synergies in the room reflected the real shift of the commercial real estate market towards the future of work. With keynotes from the leaders of Microsoft, Ogilvy, and UNWIRED, attendees were forced to think about what’s next…

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Key Takeaways from Instant Offices 2018 US Market Review

The flexible workspace market is growing and changing. Instant Offices has just released the 2018 flexible workspace review. Here are the key highlights from their report. 1. Increased Supply and Secondary Markets = Stagnant or lower desk rates The US is a big market with a diversity of cities. Each region has developed at a…

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6 Things You Missed at GCUC This Year

Essensys GCUC Recap

GCUC is the go-to global conference for everything coworking. Liz Elam, founder and Executive Producer, has been serving up this eye-catching event since 2012. Six years later, with triple the amount of coworking spaces on the market and a small army of workspace operators, influencers, and vendors, GCUC has never been more relevant. Here are…

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Coworking Market Webinar Recap: Full Speed Ahead

Coworking Market Full Speed Ahead essensys Webinar (1)

Last week, in the first of essensys’ market-focused webinar series, we spoke with industry leaders about the state of the coworking market. Based on a brief review of Deskmag’s Global Coworking Survey global results our three panelists Liz Elam of GCUC, Harsh Mehta of Work Better and Carsten Foertsch of Deskmag weighed in profitability, operational…

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