Strategy

I toured a Brooklyn ‘social club’ for people of colour that has its own theatre and offers group therapy sessions. Here’s what it was like inside the trendy offices that could be the future of coworking spaces.

Ethel’s Club was created by Naj Austin on January 1, 2019. It’s a social and wellness club focused on people of colour. Austin created the space after wishing their were more spaces for people of colour to hang out and access mental health and wellness resources. Business Insider got an […]
I toured a Brooklyn ‘social club’ for people of colour that has its own theatre and offers group therapy sessions. Here’s what it was like inside the trendy offices that could be the future of coworking spaces.
Lifestyle

An executive who worked in banking for 20 years quit her job to found a female-focused members space in New York City. I spent a day there to see if I would pay $150 a month for it — here’s what it’s like.

Founded by a former bank executive, Luminary is a two-story, ultra-chic members space for women in New York City’s NoMad district complete with a beauty salon and brand new “Glass Ceiling” rooftop lounge. Since opening in November 2018, it has gained over 600individual and corporate members. Individual membership costs between […]
An executive who worked in banking for 20 years quit her job to found a female-focused members space in New York City. I spent a day there to see if I would pay $150 a month for it — here’s what it’s like.
Lifestyle

I toured an Upper East Side members club for women that costs $3,300 a year, has a strict no-kids policy, and is stocked with $45 CBD gumdrops. Here’s a look inside.

Maison is a members-only women’s club on the Upper East Side designed with mothers in mind. Founded by fashion blogger Ashley Wu, it opened in February 2019 and features a kitchen, workspaces, and a library designed to feel like your best friend’s home. Annual membership is $US3,300, plus a $US275 […]
I toured an Upper East Side members club for women that costs $3,300 a year, has a strict no-kids policy, and is stocked with $45 CBD gumdrops. Here’s a look inside.
Markets

WeWork is reportedly in talks with SoftBank about a $1 billion lifeline

WeWork is in talks with SoftBank about a $US1 billion lifeline after shelving its IPO this month, according to the Financial Times. SoftBank, which has plowed more than $US9 billion into the shared workspace group, is considering investing the extra funds on top of $US1.5 billion it has already committed. […]
WeWork is reportedly in talks with SoftBank about a $1 billion lifeline
Strategy

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

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. […]
Restaurants are so desperate to make rent that they’re turning into part-time coworking spaces — and department stores and shopping malls are next