12+ Communication & Productivity Tools for Remote Workers

New to remote work? Welcome! The flexibility and freedom that come with working remotely can be wonderful.  But remote work comes with challenges and distractions, as well. The good news is that working remotely is nothing new and there are a lot of great tools to help you work more productively, efficiently and effectively [...]

6 Ways to Balance Working From Home and Returning to Your Flexible Office Space

The future of work is flexible. In the wake of COVID-19, a growing number of companies around the world—including giants such as Google and Twitter—have gone remote. More people than ever are working from home, which is great, so-so great, or quite miserable, depending on your home setup, family responsibilities, and need for interaction. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

11 Virtual Entertainment Ideas to Make Social Distancing Bearable

Anyone else a little bit stir crazy?  Are you missing your coworking community? Lucky for us, we live in a time where we have instant access to cultural, historical, educational, fitness, and entertainment platforms and resources from around the world—from the comfort of our homes. Not a fan of virtual workouts? No problem, you [...]

How to Stay Productive While Working from Home: A Millennial’s Guide

written by Toni Akudinobi, Community Manager at Pacific Workplaces Millennials. The generation of 15 second trends and shortened words. My generation. Hi friends. Leading up to now, it has been on trend for millennials to work from home on occasion, although now with the COVID-19 outbreak, IG stories are showing that some of us [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Become a Digital Nomad

Author:  Kristin Wong This article we are publishing provided by the New York Times is a good read for anyone considering nomadic life, with many helpful tips including one that touches on virtual mail services. More than 4.8 million American independent workers describe themselves as digital nomads: extended travelers who work remotely with 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 [...]