Category: Coworking

Save On Commercial Construction Build-Out Costs with Coworking

Commercial Built-Out

September 14, 2021 | Coworking, Private Offices

Traditional corporate leases account for a major part of any organization’s overheads. But it’s not just the monthly cost businesses – especially growing ones – need to worry about. Getting your space set up and built out to suit your organizational needs can be a significant expense and one that can see new or small businesses quickly burning through their startup capital.

Here’s what to know about commercial construction build-out costs – and why leasing a move-in-ready coworking space can be a great way to keep that all-important cash in your pocket.

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Office Solutions for Small and Mid-sized Companies

Office Solutions

September 9, 2021 | Coworking, Private Offices, Shared Office Space

Small and mid-sized companies face unique opportunities – and unique challenges. Smaller companies are nimbler, with the ability to pivot towards growth and adapt to shifts in the market. But when it comes to managing real estate and office spaces, they’re at a disadvantage. Smaller companies leasing a traditional office space can see their profits being eaten up by overheads. They also have less leverage when it comes to securing a long-term lease or loan. All of this can have an impact on bottom lines – and future growth. 

But the agile, adaptive working environments offered at a coworking space such as District Offices in downtown D.C. can turn a challenge into an opportunity – reducing financial risk while maximizing flexibility. 

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The Central Importance of Workplace Amenities Post-COVID

August 17, 2021 | Coworking, Private Offices, Shared Office Space

For some organizations, enticing workers to return to the office after a year of working from home has been no easy feat. Employees have become accustomed to having seamless access to comforts such as fully equipped kitchens, package pick-up, and quiet or outdoor spaces that allow them to take a breather from the demands of work.

As we return to in-person or hybrid models of working, contemporary workplaces need to keep up with workers’ shifting demands and expectations of the places they spend their 9-5. Here’s what workplaces need to offer to compete with the comfort and safety of home-based working.

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How to Manage Hybrid Teams When Returning to the Workplace

Hybrid teams

July 14, 2021 | Business, Coworking, Shared Office Space, Virtual Offices

The past year has given leaders a crash course in handling remote teams. Everyone rose admirably to the challenge, pivoting to digital workspaces, virtual meetings, and cloud-based task management. But the gradual return to in-person working presents a new leadership challenge: managing hybrid teams.

We know by now that remote workers have fundamentally different work experiences from in-office workers. Managers need to work vigilantly to bridge the gap – and ensure that both camps have everything they need to work efficiently, effectively, and collaboratively. Here’s how:

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How Your Workspace Influences Your Company’s Recruitment and Retention

Recruitment and Retention

July 7, 2021 | Coworking, Shared Office Space

Workspaces have a significant effect on companies in a variety of ways. They impact employee happiness and productivity and are seen as a perk when a candidate considers where they choose to work. 

While there are many things to consider when selecting the ideal workspace, it’s important to know how much a workspace weighs on new hires and how long an employee stays. This information reinforces the value a good workspace provides and why it’s a profitable investment. Let’s explore the ways a workspace influences your company’s recruitment and retention in 2021. 

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Coworking is Ideal for People in the Legal Profession Looking for Space

Legal Professionals

June 17, 2021 | Business, Coworking, Private Offices

As the world begins to return to in-person working, solo attorneys, lawyers, paralegals, and other law professionals are rethinking how and where they work. But large law offices or chambers can be expensive, inflexible, or scarce in terms of availability. Little wonder legal professionals looking for space are turning to coworking as a viable option.

Here’s why coworking can be the ideal workplace solution for people in the legal profession.

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Price vs Service: The Difference When Looking for an Office

Price vs Service

June 7, 2021 | Coworking, Dedicated Desks, Private Offices

Looking for an office will quickly have you assessing your business’s current and future needs. It’s hard to know how to find the right office space and what price you should be paying depending on which services you are getting. What services are worth paying for? What does your business need? What price point makes sense? Keep reading for tips and insights into weighing out price and services when looking for an office.

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Getting Back into an Office Routine

Office Routine

February 10, 2021 | Coworking, Dedicated Desks, Private Offices

We’re now almost a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, something that has required us to stay at home and rethink how we spend our days. By now, most of us are thinking longingly of our carefree days in the office and even of the commute to work.

But after a year of being out of the game, you might not be quite ready to make the leap back to in-person working. We understand. Just like getting back into a workout routine after some time off, getting back to the office can seem a bit daunting. Will those “work” muscles still function the same way? How much of a transition is going to be involved?

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The Perks of an On-Demand Workspace in Washington D.C.

Workspace in DC

January 21, 2021 | Coworking, Washington DC

Business today is all about being flexible and personalized. Just like we want to access our entertainment a la carte, we want the same from our workplaces. That’s why D.C. workspaces like District Offices exist – to give you everything you need from a workplace when you want it. Here are just some of the reasons our drop-in, on-demand spaces are a winning bet.

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Agile Businesses Need Agile
Office Neighborhoods

office neighborhood

November 24, 2020 | Business, Coworking, Private Offices

When your workspace shapes how you work, it is little wonder that workplace design is on everyone’s minds. Organizations have always strived to create workplace environments that foster productivity and employee happiness. This is why we’ve seen the shift from cubicle farms to vast open-plan spaces – and now something in between. We call this flexible, something-for-everyone solution the “agile office neighborhood.”

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