Coworking spaces have become a popular option for many professionals. Advantageous pricing and flexibility, along with plenty of other benefits, drive interest towards coworking spaces.
In recent months, the workforce has seen many changes. With the sharp rise in remote work and online meetings, many aspects of traditional coworking spaces have changed. It’s no wonder why they’ve become so popular, especially given its benefits of decreasing overhead cost, increasing efficiency, and boosting productivity.
The workplace is changing rapidly. Office space is evolving to create inviting work environments for a diverse array of professionals.
It should come as no surprise that coworking and shared office space is gaining popularity in the US. From startups to small businesses to enterprise teams, shared office space offers many advantages over traditional office space.
How’s your workspace? Is it a dream to walk into, sit down and put your hands on exactly what you need to perform your next task?
Or is it a chaotic, frustrating mess? Getting a handle on the major workspace tools of paper, electronic documents, office supplies, and an efficient use of space is the perfect place to start.
Working in a coworking environment like Gather can help in all these areas.
In late March 2020, 16 million U.S. workers began working from home, and the number has increased months later.
Among the most important factors to consider when choosing a coworking space are:
- Access to the space
- How the space is staffed
- Availability of the space you need
- Look and feel of the space
- Amenities offered
- Flexibility of the membership agreement.
US workers spend an average of 1780 hours on the job annually, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Thankfully, commercial real estate designers are answering the call for flexible work environments that bring the outdoors to the workers.
For most people who work a 9-5, the office is where you spend almost half of your waking hours. If you’re at a startup, trying to get a company off the ground, that figure could be even higher.
For many organizations, working at Gather is a far superior option to signing a lease for commercial space. Here, we'll break down the five most important reasons: