What are the benefits of coworking? How will offices be different in the near future? And how does building digitalization come into all this? We asked Šimon Opekar, who works as a manager at the office furnishing specialists Techo, and who is also the co-founder of the TechoCon international conference. This year’s TechoCon is coming up this September.
Industry enthusiasts enjoy recently completed project The Distillery: Social Reactor in Brno. The four-story building, which was part of the distillery factory in the 19th century, was transformed to a place for co-working and events by the KOGAA Architectural Studio.
A major interview with Alex Tomášková, the new director of Skanska Property Czech Republic. On how she strives to bring individual projects to perfection. On how she gets along in the mainly male world of construction and big business. And on how Skanska’s office buildings utilize today’s technologies.
Business Link is one of the largest coworking centers in Poland. It’s constantly expanding, and it currently has 16 outlets that cover all the country’s main regional cities. As Business Link is now entering the Czech market too, I’ve asked Jarosław Bator, Business Link’s COO, a few questions to unveil the secret of the company’s success.
A flexible work spot in a shared office — that is, coworking — is one of today’s biggest office trends. Last year there were already about 14,000 coworking centers worldwide. This year they will be joined by a new center in the Czech Republic — also to be the nation’s largest.
Coworking, Community, Colossal. That’s the startup WeWork, which has grown in the mere eight years since its founding into the largest global player on the office-spaces market. But it’s about more than just renting working spaces to freelancers and small enterprises. WeWork also provides consulting and complete branch management services in this area to multinationals. According to the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones VentureSource, WeWork is currently valuated at $20 billion, making it the sixth most valuable global startup, right behind Uber, Airbnb, and SpaceX.