Category: Shared Office Space

8 Tips to Encourage Workplace Innovation

Workplace Innovation

May 25, 2022 | Business, Shared Office Space

Most, if not all businesses, strive for innovative thinking.  True innovation challenges the status quo, invents new ways of doing business, and can quickly set you apart from your competition.

Read on for some tips on how to encourage an innovative mindset.

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Benefits of a Flex Space Model for Your Business

flex space

May 13, 2022 | Business, Shared Office Space

The past two years changed the very foundation of how and where we work.  Flex office space is an emerging solution for a hybrid work model. Let’s explore what that means and how it can be beneficial for your company.

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What Your Organization’s Office Needs in 2022

Office Needs

April 12, 2022 | Business, Shared Office Space

This year has marked a shift from fully remote to hybrid working arrangements. Each company has varying sizes, cultures, and market niches, however, there are certain key themes that organizations should keep in mind when designing their hybrid working arrangements.  This is especially critical since the workplace environment is an important factor in worker retention.

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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 Create an Agile Workplace Model

Agile Workplace

August 12, 2021 | Business, Shared Office Space

Flexibility and adaptability have been seeping into the workplace lexicon for years now. With the events of this past year, we’ve seen just how important it is for businesses of all sizes to be able to adjust and pivot on a dime – and to give their workers the same option.

As at-home working gives way to the return of office-based working and hybrid models where employees spend some, but not all, of their working hours in the office, there’s never been a better time for organizations to embrace the benefits of the agile workplace.

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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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Office Amenities That Inspire Amazing Outcomes

Office Amenities

May 19, 2021 | Private Offices, Shared Office Space

We’ve all seen the stats that show that when you’re engaged and fulfilled at work, you’re more productive, more on task, and more productive. The good news is that simply setting up shop in the right environment can help give all of those positive performance metrics a boost.

If you’re struggling to get things done at home but are dreading returning to a windowless cubicle, now’s the time to switch things up for a considered, amenitized workplace that helps you easily move through your day by anticipating your every need.

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Digital Technology is Not a Substitute for In-Person Connections

In-person Connections

May 5, 2021 | Business, Shared Office Space

This past year, businesses have scrambled to find new ways of working. In a socially distanced world where remote working has become a requirement, organizations small and large have found themselves working in environments completely mediated by digital technologies.

But while tech can bridge the gap in a pinch, it’s not a true replacement for human connection – and especially not over the long term.

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