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5 Things to Look for in a Flexible Office Space Post COVID-19

You’ve been working from home, you’re eager to get back to a workspace, but you have questions about what to expect and how to be as safe as possible. Sound familiar? We’re in uncharted territory and things are changing every day. But as flexible office spaces begin to open up and get back to [...]

High-Touch (yet touchless) Flexible Office Experience at PAC

Written by Tracy Wilson, Managing Partner of Pacific Workplaces Hospitality has always been an imperative component for the success of a flexible office business.  At Pacific Workplaces (PAC), we closely monitor our client testimonials and online reviews – delighting in the great experiences shared by our members and cringing at those that give us [...]

A Message to Our Members from our CEO

Dear PAC & NextSpace Members, I hope you and your family are safe. We’ve all had more than our share of hardship during this COVID-19 crisis, but there are good reasons to be hopeful. Our joint future is what I would like to address today. Some of the dreams we had, entrepreneurial, social, or [...]

Pacific Workplaces Complies with Strengthened COVID-19 Shelter In Place Orders

With three weeks into the Shelter In Place (SIP) order and lifestyle, in response to COVID-19, several new policies and guidelines for our members and team have been implemented at Pacific Workplaces. On March 31, 2020 the Bay Area counties created enhanced social distancing requirements, which you can read about in this article. This [...]

Tired of Commuting To Work? Try Suburban Coworking

This post was originally published on January 10, 2018 and updated on February 12, 2020.  Commuters spend an average of 54 hours a year stuck in traffic.  What a waste! What if, rather than spending hours in the car driving long distances between the suburbs and an urban workspace, you could walk, ride a [...]

How to Encourage Engagement in Remote Teams

It’s no secret that remote working has become a popular style of work for many members of today’s workforce. Many people enjoy the benefits of remote work, like spending more time at home, creating their own work hours, and selecting their own “office” environment, to be a major draw to certain job opportunities. In [...]

Why a “Quiet Table” is a Good Idea in a Coworking Space

Written by Julia Hoyt, Community Coordinator at NextSpace Coworking Berkeley This post is dedicated to the coworkers and coworking space operators out there who self-identify as: Extroverts seeking a productivity space that holds them accountable Ambiverts Introverts challenging themselves to spend more time with others Thriving persons with ADHD Anybody who wants the best [...]

3 Tips for Refreshing Your Coworking Space

Written by Julia Hoyt, Community Coordinator at NextSpace Coworking Berkeley If you’re a coworking space operator, you’ve probably read many blogs, books, and magazines about how interior design impacts your community.  As time goes by, you may start to notice that the eclectic design choices made in 2010 just doesn’t match the needs of [...]

What Differentiates Pacific Workplaces (PAC) from WeWork and other Coworking Operators?

Written by Laurent Dhollande, CEO 1)  PAC is profitable and has been for over 16 years Not many operators can say that they successfully weathered two recessions, while staying cash flow positive. PAC can. This is in part because many operators were founded after the last Great Recession. What will happen when the economy [...]

Should Office Building Owners & Asset Managers Increase or Decrease their Exposure to Coworking? And other questions raised after the 2019 WeWork IPO debacle.

Written by Laurent Dhollande, CEO Photo credit: Handout WeWork’s bad press since their IPO fiasco is raising new questions for commercial office asset owners & managers:  Is the WeWork story symptomatic of the Coworking industry? Should I take a pause before pursuing a coworking operator to move into my building? Is coworking [...]