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Five things we learnt at the FlexSA conference 2023


The Flexible Space Association (FlexSA) Annual Conference and Exhibition 2023: Flexible Workspace in The Spotlight: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities took place in London on May 23rd.  The panels delivered some valuable themes and takeaways, pointing to a strong future for the sector. Here are the ideas that stood out for us. 1. Establishing flex as a new asset class is …

Coworking spaces are the beating heart of local economies


To celebrate #EuropeanCoWorking Day on 10th May 2023, we hosted a London Coworking Assembly Breakfast at LentaSpace at Coppergate House in Spitalfields to explore ‘Why are coworking spaces the beating heart of your local economy?’. The panel of experts – Karen West-Whylie (CEO of Barking Enterprise Centre – BEC), Vibushan Thirukumar (Co-Founder of Oru Space) and Dale Thomson (Consultant at …

technologywithin announce expansion into mainland Europe


technologywithin, the flexible workspace technology specialist, announce expansion into mainland Europe. The incorporation of technologywithin BV in The Netherlands and new clients on the continent demonstrates a step forward in the businesses’ growth and development plans. “Next stop, Europe. There has been a shift of gear in the flexible workspace sector, formerly the domain of SME’s, larger global corporations are …

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Space race: The pitfalls of jumping into operating flexible workspace


Flexible workspace is a hot topic, and understandably so: it allows landlords to tap into growing demand for shorter leases and generally carries a higher desk rate than traditional leases. It also allows landlords to spread the risk – losing a single tenant from a multi-let flex space is easier to swallow than losing a tenant on a traditional lease. …

Getting the tech right

Starting a new flexible workspace – Getting the tech right first time


In their ‘Future of Flex’ report from late 2022, the Instant Group showed that by 2025, 36% of commercial real estate landlords plan to offer their own flexible workspace. Alongside this, the report showed that 17% of landlords are looking to lease their space to an office provider and half of all landlords surveyed expect that between 16% and 25% …

Employees need workspaces that work for them in 2023.

Employees need workspaces that work for them in 2023


In the war for talent, savvy employers will have to shift their thinking if they are to hire the right people. When we talk about flexible workspaces, we often reflect on the bricks, design, breakout spaces and, of course, the hospitality. But rarely do we talk about how they are changing workplace culture and enabling flexible working. In response to …

5 key takeaways from Women in Flex and 3 top tips for flexing in flex


For International Women’s Day, we sponsored our second Women in Flex event with the Flexible Space Association hosted by our client Clockwise in Manchester. It was a superb evening with a host of women across the flexible workplace sector, from community managers through to marketeers and lawyers. It was a celebration of the sector and the women who make it. …

technologywithin guide to MIPIM 2023

The technologywithin guide to MIPIM 2023


It’s MIPIM season and we will soon be jetting off to Cannes along with the rest of the real estate world. MIPIM is an assault on the senses. There’s so much going on, so many people to meet and some many events to attend that it can be overwhelming. So ahead of MIPIM 2023 we thought we’d take a sift …

How to survive MIPIM 2023


Heading off to Cannes next month for MIPIM 2023? If you want to survive the world’s largest property conference, then please read on. Last year MIPIM 2022 was a little quieter than in previous years, but 2023 looks like it is going to be massive. All the hotels, apartment owners, bars and restaurants will be  -apparently, the three-day international property …