A Profile on NextSpace Coworking Berkeley Community Manager: William Abriel

NextSpace is known in the coworking world as a pioneer in the art of connecting people in a way that fosters organic collaboration and innovation within a workspace community (a.k.a "The NextSpace Effect").  As a key facilitator of the NextSpace Effect, read on to learn about William Abriel, Community Manager at NextSpace Coworking Berkeley. [...]

6 Examples of the NextSpace Effect in Effect

The coworking movement is full of serendipitous connections, inspired meetings, unexpected collaborations and collaborative next-leveling of projects and businesses. At NextSpace, we’ve dubbed this the NextSpace Effect. Examples of the NextSpace Effect can be found daily in our coworking spaces, and there are countless others—profound and subtle—that have occurred at NextSpace locations over the [...]

Coworking Space for Writers – 13 Tips from a Published Author

Writers need to write. It’s a pretty simple formula. But finding the right place to work—a space that offers appropriate buzz, connections, light, chairs, desks, volume, and lack of distractions and interruptions—can be challenging. Enter coworking. As every coworking space in the world is different, chances are good that, as a writer in need [...]

Blending Community and Business: How Pacific Workplaces Saved a Coworking Brand by Asking for Help

At GCUC NYC last year, I walked out of the main room and bumped into Scott Chambers, the COO at Pacific Workplaces (PAC). Chambers and I knew of each other—PAC had recently swooped in and saved NextSpace Santa Cruz, my home coworking space, from near death—but we hadn’t had a chance to connect. As [...]

NextSpace Berkeley Celebrates 5 Years with Community, Music and Food

Five years ago this month, NextSpace Coworking Berkeley opened, becoming one of the first coworking spaces in the East Bay and the seventh NextSpace location. The only coworking space in downtown Berkeley in its early days, NextSpace Berkeley is now one of four in the neighborhood, but it remains a standout of the Bay [...]

Coworking in Berkeley: What to Look for in a Shared Workspace

By Cat Johnson, a well-known writer and speaker in the coworking industry and a happy member at Nextspace Santa Cruz. Berkeley is a hotbed of ideas and innovation. As part of the Bay Area’s rich tech and startup ecosystem, and home to the renowned University of California at Berkeley, the city is a perfect location [...]