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WeWork could declare bankruptcy anytime, but how is it still around?

Nov 1, 2023
The company has risen and fallen on its stylish co-working spaces, larger-than-life founder and ability to rake in — and spend — investors' cash.
WeWork’s business model has always been shaky, says professor Erik Gordon at the University of Michigan.
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California writers cafe changes the business model for coworking spaces

Apr 4, 2023
A subscription-based coworking site in San Francisco functions as a private coffee shop for members and fosters collaboration.
Page Street is open 24/7, with each member granted access through an electronic key.
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Commercial real estate firms, co-working companies join forces

Aug 9, 2021
Commercial real estate company Cushman & Wakefield partners with WeWork, hoping to absorb some of that vacant office space.
Cushman & Wakefield's $150 million partnership with WeWork is the latest in a series of deals between commercial real estate firms and shared workspace companies.
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Will COVID-19 be the death of coworking spaces?

Apr 3, 2020
“The coworking model hasn’t been around to witness an economic shock,” one analyst said.
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When did upscale office bathrooms become a thing?

Apr 29, 2019
We're talking soft lighting, colorful wallpaper, even cricket sounds.
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How Erie is rewriting the Rust Belt narrative

Apr 4, 2017
Entrepreneurs are building a startup culture in the Pennsylvania city and bringing new energy to its economy.
Sean Fedorko heads up Radius CoWork, Erie’s first coworking space.
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The rise of female co-working spaces

Mar 30, 2017
Women are creating professional settings that cater to their needs, like child care.
Amber Morris, a manager for the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership,  works out of the Coterie between meetings.
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That extra chair in your home office? Rent it out

Sep 12, 2014
A startup does for home offices what Airbnb does for spare couches.

Co-working gains steam, so is the business behind it

Aug 28, 2014
We explore whether this new office business model is here to stay.

When does a start-up stop being a start-up?

Aug 15, 2014
Is it measurable by time, employees, or the number of beanbag chairs?