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As co-working grows up, niche spaces catering to small businesses take center stage

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Liz Elam in Coworking, Press

By Rachel Layne, Special to USA TODAY Karen Burton’s longtime dream of a home for building industry entrepreneurs in Detroit came to fruition in June. Bolstered by a $55,000 city development grant, Burton and husband Bobby opened SpaceLab Detroit, a 5,200-square-foot co-working space in the heart of downtown just as the real estate market there gathers steam. In October, the area cracked Realtor.com’s Top 10 hottest U.S. markets, coming in eighth. “I did freelance architectural design for quite some time.… Read More »

Industry news round up!

Posted on November 7, 2017 by in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Future of Work, GCUC 2017, Press

In case you haven't had time to keep up with all of the happenings in our ever changing industry- we've created a quick little round up for you. Demand for coworking space skyrockets  Wework announces WeGrow Could partnership with a global coworking brand help How to prepare for the Nuclear bomb that will hit flexible offices China looks at global real estate WeWork poaching scandal  Coworking is getting in shape, literally.  Women only coworking spaces Future of the office in… Read More »

GCUC heads to Melbourne

Posted on June 14, 2017 by in Community, Conference, Coworking, GCUC 2017, Press, Speakers

Did you hear? GCUC is headed back to Australia this August! Sydney was so good to us in 2015 that we decided we needed to bring the juice to Melbourne this time. So far 2017 has been a success for GCUC. We kicked off the year with GCUC USA in New York and announced 2 additional GCUC Global events for 2017 (Singapore and Taiwan) as well as the first GCUC Global event for 2018 (Dubai)... i'd say we are on… Read More »

10 Guidelines to Form a Successful Coworking Alliance

One of the most notable parts of GCUC is the tight nit community.  In the coworking industry we forego the term “competitor” and instead use the word collaborator. Power is in the numbers- or something like that, right?  Haven’t you ever heard 2 heads are better than one? The coworking and shared workspace movement has all but taken over and there is more demand than we know what to do with – competition is not necessary but alliances are. Take… Read More »

Why the Future of Coworking is Uncertain

Posted on May 18, 2017 by in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Press

Shout out to our friends at The Farm Soho for this lovely little review. Its always great to hear what the attendees and community has to say. We think that this piece really hit the nail on the head. Our industry is rapidly growing and expanding- we cant wait to see where the future of work takes us! It’s fair to say that GCUC 2016 left many feeling a little disheartened as to the direction of coworking, so how did… Read More »

Coworking is the Biggest Opportunity of Our Lifetime

Posted on May 15, 2017 by in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Press

If you aren’t on the coworking train, you better hop on. Coworking and the shared workspace industry are changing the way people work- for the better.What people once thought of as a “trend” has now proven that it is here to stay. Take a look at what Allwork had to say after GCUC this year. GCUC 2017 HIGHLIGHTS: “COWORKING IS THE BIGGEST OPPORTUNITY OF OUR LIFETIME” This past weekend, May 5th – 7th, the Global Coworking Unconference Conference took place… Read More »

A Big GCUC Bite Out of the Big Apple

GCUC took New York City by storm last week. GCUC would not be possible with out the support of the community as well as our sponsors. One of GCUC top sponsors, essensys, published this shortly after the conference and we couldnt help but share it…. A Big GCUC Bite Out Of The Big Apple GCUC 2017 in NYC raised the bar for industry conferences. From Convene, the impressive venue, to the refreshing content and panels from industry experts. It’ll be… Read More »

14 Takeaways from GCUC 2017 in New York City

Posted on May 10, 2017 by in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Press

Just like that, months of planning have paid off and GCUC USA has come and gone for this year. We could not have been happier with how this year's event turned out and we are so thankful for everyone that came out. Coworking (and GCUC) would not be what it is without such an amazing and supportive community. We are the future of work and this is the human revolution. Here are a few words from the Allwork Crew, to… Read More »

The Future of Coworking: A Q&A with GCUC’s Liz Elam

Posted on April 3, 2017 by in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Press

In 2011, there were 1,130 coworking spaces with 43,000 members. Now there are an estimated 3,800 spaces around the world, with more than a million people coworking. In that time, coworking has gone from a small movement to a global industry. We spoke with Liz Elam, executive producer of the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) and founder of Link Coworking in Austin, Texas, about the current state of coworking, where the industry is headed, and the changing nature of work.… Read More »

A Juicy Q&A

Posted on March 6, 2017 by in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Press

Want to know more about GCUC? Check out this article from our friends at The Farm... The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC - pronounced “juicy”) is the world’s largest coworking conference - and it’s about to host its first event here in New York on 5-7 May 2017. Here at The Farm, we’re pretty excited to see what such a conference will bring to our city - and to our coworking space. So, we caught up with its director of operations,… Read More »