Coworking space is ?
Coworking Space is a shared workspace
New workspace where users work with other people from different companies/organizations in one place. Coworking space comes from English which means a space that is used to work, produce works collaboratively, both between individuals and companies with different business backgrounds.
Co-working space puts forward the concept of sharing or sharing. In one room there are various individuals, communities, and companies, especially start-ups . There is usually one open space for shared use and smaller rooms that can be rented per individual or per community or company.
Fenomena Coworking Space
The co-working space industry in Southeast Asia grew by around fifteen percent in 2017. According to industry activists, opportunities in Indonesia are still large, both in big cities and in the surrounding areas.
Mark Corbett, Co-founder of Pace Ventures at theguardian.com said that co-working spaces are emerging as an alternative to space in relatively expensive office buildings. The need for a workspace arises because there are many start-up businesses and the increasing demand for freelance jobs .
What are the Benefits of Coworking Space?
Coworking spaces have the advantages needed in doing business that are currently very important, namely networking and collaboration. With a coworking space as a place for entrepreneurs to gather, coworking space users will have more business acquaintances who can be used as business partners, clients, or discussion partners. With acquaintances and the possibility of collaborating, businesses can develop much more rapidly because of the many opportunities and also the inspiration they get from different environments.
Not only that, Coworking Space is also the answer to the problem of increasing building operational costs. Because the office has been provided by a coworking space provider, entrepreneurs no longer need to pay extra to rent a building, buy furniture such as chairs and tables, pay for internet office management (maintenance), or hire a receptionist or security. Users can get to work right away and focus on doing business.
Coworking Space Facilities
Coworking space providers usually provide essential facilities for businesses other than a place to work, such as internet connections, meeting rooms to meet clients and team discussions, as well as drinks such as mineral water, tea, and coffee. Users will also be assisted by a professional receptionist for receiving incoming letters and packages. Some Coworking Spaces also provide virtual addresses for legal purposes.
Who is suitable to use Coworking Space?
Coworking Space is offered as a solution for anyone who wants to work with greater benefits and lower costs. Coworking is often used by MSME businesses as well as professional workers such as freelancers. In addition, conventional businesses can also take advantage of the community from the coworking space for discussion purposes and also business cooperation.