• Restaurants are so desperate to make rent that they're turning into part-time coworking spaces - and department stores and shopping malls are next

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Empty stores, restaurants, and malls are being converted into part-time coworking spaces.
    A slew of startups like Spacious and Industrious have popped up in order to establish new coworking spaces.
    Some of these coworking space operations effectively provide existing stores with a side-hustle, while others have taken over vacated properties.
    Telecommuters and their employers need reasonably-priced coworking spaces. Store and restaurant proprietors in expensive urban areas need to make rent. Mall owners need to find a way to contend with the retail apocalypse.
    A host of startups like...
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