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 [...]

The Suburban Office Park, an Aging Relic, Seeks a Comeback

Article below as seen on the New York Times Author:  Amanda Abrams When Research Triangle Park in North Carolina opened in 1959, its bucolic setting was considered a major selling point. With office buildings hidden behind grassy meadows and swaths of pine forest, the quiet development was viewed as a perfect spot for the [...]

2020-01-03T15:24:49-08:002020|Coworking, Office Space|

Making a Day at the Office Like a Walk in the Park

Featured article below as seen on the New York Times Author:  Jane Margolies For years, office architects and designers have been bringing nature into the workplace, incorporating materials like wood and stone and strategically deploying plants and botanical artwork. Now, companies are inviting employees to step outside for a taste of the real thing. [...]

2019-12-18T18:13:41-08:002019|Coworking, Office Space|

New Ways of Work for California Attorneys with Legal Virtual Offices
How Pacific Workplaces supports attorneys in San Francisco, Sacramento, Silicon Valley, and beyond, with virtual offices

Shared office service companies are supporting a new generation of lawyers that are embracing new ways of practicing law. In the age of the gig economy, services like Uber & Airbnb are thriving, and so is coworking. The Ubers of office workspaces are enabling even small firms to operate virtually and globally, at the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]