9 Ways to Stay Productive (and Happy) During the Coworking Summer Slump

One of the great perks of coworking is flexibility. Most coworking spaces offer monthly membership plans that can be customized, modified or paused based on your schedule and needs. What this means for some spaces is a summer slump, where people turn their attention and energy to vacations, kids and family, and time away [...]

Pacific Workplaces Claims – We Make Work Better, but How So?

In 2014, Pacific Workplaces re-branded, and shortly thereafter our members quickly started to affectionately refer to the company as “PAC."  When our new brand launched, we started to rally around one single tagline: We Make Work Better. So, what does that mean? We collected the opinions of a few of our long-time members, and [...]

2019-04-24T09:22:10-07:002019|Office Space|

How to Negotiate the Best Deal for a Virtual Office

Do you even need a full-time office anymore? Maybe not. A growing number of startup founders, independent professionals, remote workers and freelancers work from wherever they can set up a laptop, including coworking spaces and shared workplaces. If you fall into one of these categories, however, you may need occasional access to meeting rooms, conference [...]

2019-02-06T12:58:45-07:002019|Coworking, Office Space|

7 Smart Reasons to Move Your Private Office Into a Shared Workspace

Traditional office rental is old news. As a business owner, you’re busy running your company. There is no reason for you to also have to manage wifi, coffee, reception, furniture, leases and meeting room schedules. You have bigger things to worry about. Here’s the good news: shared workspaces take care of all these things [...]

2019-01-31T07:59:16-07:002019|Office Space|

Coworking Memberships Deconstructed – Which Workspace Option is Right for You?

So you’re thinking of joining a coworking space. Great! Chances are good that you’ll see an uptick in productivity, income and both your professional and personal connections. But what type of coworking membership is right for you? Do you want the occasional day pass? Will you need 24/7 access to a space? Are you [...]

2018-08-01T09:55:44-07:002018|Coworking, Office Space|

4 Tools to Enable Collaboration in your Shared Workspace

Coworking spaces should inspire collaboration. One of the biggest perks of membership in a shared workspace is the in-house community of friends and professionals who provide support, referrals, resources and know-how. Collaboration with fellow members is absolutely invaluable to coworking members, whether a new freelancer, an established independent professional, a small business owner, a [...]

2018-05-22T15:45:59-07:002018|Coworking, Office Space|

Shared Office Space in Sacramento – 9 Things to Look for in Your Next Workspace

Sacramento, California has a rich history that includes being a distribution point during the Gold Rush, being an agriculture hotbed and being an endpoint for the Pony Express, the Transcontinental Railroad and more. These days, the Golden State’s capital city is known for its diversity, thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, food scene, arts and culture, and [...]

2018-10-05T17:51:43-07:002018|Coworking, Office Space|

Transparency as a Cornerstone of Pacific Workplaces Pricing Policy

At Pacific Workplaces (Pac) transparency is a religion. We believe that everything we do can be shared, analyzed, benchmarked. There is no taboo, no forbidden domain. Nothing that can’t be explained. That principle applies to internal and external communications. It is a philosophical cornerstone of our company. A principle that helps us be thoughtful and [...]

2018-02-09T14:25:45-07:002018|Office Space|

Which Shared Workspace is Right for You?

Over the last 10 years, coworking has grown from a small movement into a global industry with an estimated 21,000 spaces worldwide. As the movement has evolved, so has the language we use to describe these shared workspaces. “Shared workspace” or “shared office space” are the umbrella terms used to describe any type [...]

Office Rental in California: How to Access 18 Locations in California and 650 locations worldwide, with One Membership

By Cat Johnson, a well-known writer, podcaster and content strategist in the coworking industry and a happy member at NextSpace Santa Cruz. Being a mobile worker in California does not mean you must settle for a table in a busy coffee shop to catch up on email, or worse, meet with clients. [...]