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How Your Unique Coworking Community Drives Member Events & Programming

We all recognize the importance of events and member programming as key factors to building coworking community. The Global Workspace Association says that community is the sustainable competitive advantage and retention tool for every shared workspace. However, planning events can be challenging. What kind of events should you host? When you’re not sure what [...]

2019-11-05T12:20:12-08:002019|Coworking, Events|

Women in Tech (and Coworking) – A Conversation with Five Tech Professionals

Coworking spaces around the world are full of women tech professionals. Female-identified programmers, app developers, AI and robotics specialists, UI and UX pros, engineers, data managers and much more call shared workspaces home. At a recent Women in Tech event at NextSpace Santa Cruz, five women—Kathleen Tuite, software engineer and creator of Feminist Hacker [...]

Coworking Pioneer NextSpace Santa Cruz Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Back in 2008, when NextSpace launched in Santa Cruz, California, there were less than 200 coworking spaces total. Now there are upwards of 15,000 spaces around the world. NextSpace was way ahead of the curve on creating collaborative workspace, and it remains a leader in community-focused coworking. This week the NextSpace community has been [...]

What Coworking Means To Me – International Coworking Day

The Coworking Movement continues to grow and evolve. According to the 2018 Global Coworking Survey by Deskmag, 1.7 million people will work out of approximately 19,000 coworking spaces globally by the end of this year. So why do people love coworking so much? We think it's the human element of what coworking brings to [...]

2018-08-07T14:46:16-08:002018|Coworking, Events|

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 [...]

San Jose Mayor Comes Back to NextSpace San Jose

A couple of weeks ago, we were honored by the visit of the Mayor of San Jose, Sam Liccardo, at NextSpace San Jose. The purpose of his after-hours visit on a Wednesday evening was to explain his positions on a number of issues faced by the city of San Jose and to meet with [...]

Pacific Workplaces San Mateo is Community Collection Site for Auction Donations Benefiting Local Little League

Pacific Workplaces (a.k.a. “Pac) in San Mateo is the local community’s collection site to receive auction donations for the San Mateo Toyonaka Baseball Gala happening on June 17, 2017. This is to benefit the Japanese Little League Team traveling from Toyonaka Japan to play the San Mateo All-Stars Goodwill Ambassadors Team in August. This [...]

2018-03-22T16:37:55-08:002017|Events|

Pacific Business Center’s Newest location in Reno, NV Celebrates Grand Opening

  Pacific Business Center’s newest location, and first outside of the State of California, recently celebrated its grand opening with a Ribbon Cutting event. In conjunction with the Reno Chamber of Commerce, Pacific’s executive management team welcomed the Reno business community to celebrate with some good food, catered by SoDo and good cheer, from Craft [...]

2016-12-27T16:20:26-08:002014|Events|

Pacific Business Centers – Pleasant Hill, New & Improved!

  Pacific Business Centers’ Pleasant Hill location is one of the oldest in our portfolio – and it was definitely beginning to show!  In July 2013, PBC embarked on an extensive renovation journey that spanned four construction-filled months. In partnership with Interform Commercial Interiors, PBC Pleasant Hill’s reception lobby, mailroom, business lounge, and conference rooms [...]

2018-02-15T14:00:36-08:002014|Events|

The Value of Professional Volunteerism

One can never know the path volunteering may lead… How about: caucusing with the FBI… striving to overcome fears of public speaking… traveling our great nation… winning lovely accolades… After quite a few years of idle, non-participation in my industry’s association, the Global Workspace Association (GWA), I decided this year to join a little-advertised task [...]

2016-12-27T16:20:27-08:002012|Case Studies, Events|