Blog + Press Coworking Trends

Community, collaboration and of course, coworking: rounding up GCUC AU!

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

  GCUC AU was a blast! We are so thankful for everyone that came out and participated in GCUC Melbourne. In case you missed it, our friends over at Colo have written a quick over view of the take aways. The Future of work:  The day kicked off with a discussion between Liz Elam & Brad Krauskopf around the future of work, chatting about the latest developments in the wonderful world of coworking. While it was established that the need to work alongside others… Read More »

There are lots of coworking ‘Flavours’: How to find the one that will satisfy your startup

Posted on August 22, 2017 by GCUC Intern in Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

Startup founders that overlook co-working spaces that aren’t ‘geographically desirable’ might miss out on the ideal work environment, according to Liz Elam, the founder of Link Coworking in Austin, Texas.  Meanwhile, Brad Krauskopf, CEO and Founder of Hub Australia, believes regional and suburban co-working spaces will eventually become the norm. Check out the full article here! Read More »

How Local Coworking Operators Can “Beat” WeWork

Posted on July 26, 2017 by GCUC Intern in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Speakers

It seems that as the coworking world expands, so does WeWork. How can local spaces compete with corporate business? WUN Systems, a GCUC AU sponsor this year, wrote an article outlining strategies to keep your space competitive. "Coworking will never be a “one size fits all” solution for everybody. Because of this WeWork is trying to differentiate the way they design and operate their spaces to account for this.  One way to leverage your space is to cater to niche… Read More »

Coworking A Return To Our Roots

Posted on July 6, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Guest Post, Speakers

  Coworking is being touted as a brand new Social and Workplace movement, which is sweeping worldwide across the Real Estate and Services Industries. The benefits of Coworking to Small Business as well as larger organisations is clearly emerging and these workspaces have become easier to access with the advent of cloud technology as well as faster and more secure internet services. Some of the reasons behind this growth include: Growth in part time employment. Growth in the consultant industry.… Read More »

Featured Space: Hub Southern Cross

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Coworking, Coworking Trends, Featured Space, GCUC 2017

The latest addition to the Hub Australia network, Hub Southern Cross occupies two floors of the historic Mail Exchange building, right next to Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station. Hub’s beautiful location has an onsite gym which makes staying fit and healthy super convenient. In addition to that they have premium work spaces available, which serve up to 500 people on any given day. Hub provides the resources and learning opportunities that allow you to scale your business for long term success.… Read More »

Speaker Spotlight: John Preece & Kimberley Paterson

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Speakers

The word is out... We are super excited to announce that John Preece and Kimberley Paterson from Knight Frank will be presenting at GCUC Australia this year. They will be giving us the ins and outs on the coworking trends as they relate to not only Australia but the world. Check out this sneak peak below... Session: Coworking Trends In Australia And Beyond  It is great to have a space and build a community, but if you don’t have a… Read More »

10 Guidelines to Form a Successful Coworking Alliance

Posted on May 23, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Beginnings, Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017, Press

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 »

More GCUC Takeaways

Posted on May 19, 2017 by Stormy McBride in Community, Conference, Coworking, Coworking Trends, GCUC 2017

In the weeks after GCUC, one of our favorite things to do is read the surveys, comments, articles and take aways from the event. Since we have such a diverse audience and attendee base- the feedback is sometimes all over the board but it seems that this year most of our attendees are on a unified front. Much like many of you, we are also fans of the religion of crossfit analogy. Our speakers did a wonderful job of really… Read More »

Why the Future of Coworking is Uncertain

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Stormy McBride 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 Stormy McBride 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 »