Greyspace

Is Greyspace a Flexible Workspace Opportunity?

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Our Sales & Marketing Director, Richard Morris,  hosted a webinar exploring Greyspace and the Flexible Workspace opportunity last week, with flexible workspace experts Emma Swinnerton, Cushman & Wakefield, Zoe Ellis-More, Spaces to Places and Andrew Butler, Inc Spaces. Our panellists offered some really in-depth market insight and practical advice for landlords and operators rethinking their offerings, so we’ve pulled out …

A guide to leased lines for flexible workspace

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As a flexible workspace operator or landlord you’ll be familiar with the importance of a strong, reliable internet connection. Any users of your space will expect to be able to get online quickly and simply and for any issues they have with the connection to be resolved easily. However, if you have a number of users on your current broadband …

Shared Vs Dedicated Internet

Shared Vs. Dedicated internet: 5 things every flexspace operator needs to know

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What is the difference between shared Vs dedicated internet? And which is best for your flexspace? Here we explain everything that you need to know about offering shared Vs dedicated internet bandwidth services to your clients in our jargon-free style. Shared and dedicated internet explained Shared bandwidth is often offered within a flexspace contract to make it easy for companies …

Video conferencing

5 reasons why your flexspace needs a great video conferencing solution

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Even before the pandemic, meeting rooms and their value to flexspace were on the rise. The impression of a dull space, with a flip chart, projector and lukewarm coffee are now starting to be consigned to history with many operators realising that their meeting space can really serve as a differentiator to their offering. So what are clients expecting from their …

Less People, More Room: How Will the New Office Space Look?

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The face of office space is changing – but not beyond recognition. Although new design measures are being implemented to keep occupiers safe during COVID-19, they aren’t necessarily at the expense of aesthetics and functionality. In order to physically distance effectively, some employers are adopting the distributed office approach. Instead of a centralised hub, they are opting for a collection …

The value of technology in the Build to Rent space

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With the pandemic leading to falling rents across rental properties and radically changing preferences in home requirements among remote workers, more operators and investors in Build to Rent (BTR) sector are understandably looking to adapt their offering for the post-COVID era. As a result, many are turning to technology, recognising the necessity of more robust connectivity, simpler property management and …

Free internet for commercial buildings is always the bigger risk

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  Who doesn’t like a freebie, from the packet of Haribo sweets included in my Wiggle order, to free Wi-Fi at the coffee shop? An experiment In Dan Ariely’s book, “Predictably Irrational,” illustrates this brilliantly.  Participants were asked to decide between spending 26 cents on a luxury Lindt chocolate truffle or spending one cent on a lower-quality Hershey’s chocolate kiss.  Those running the …

Lease to Space-as-a-Service – How Easy is the Transition for Traditional Landlords?

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Over the past decade, the commercial real estate industry has undergone a huge paradigm shift, with space-as-a-service (SPaaS) taking centre stage. Landlords who’ve made the transition have become ‘service providers’, as opposed to traditional ‘rent collectors’. Coworking is just one example of SPaaS. Coliving is another. Landlords, who are increasingly partnering with flexible workspace operators to deliver solutions, provide occupiers …