How Coworking has Transformed the Contemporary Work Spaces?


The contemporary world has undergone a systematic and dramatic change in relation to the distribution of population in recent decades, and around half of the world’s population is living in the cities. Similarly, the style of living, fashion, housing and workspaces have also undergone significant changes in parallel with the change of population to the cities. Around 2015 the trend took a new mode particularly in relation to working space as co-working spaces got immense popularity and remarkable growth of co-working industry. Co-working spaces are shared workspaces with readily available working environments and amenities commonly involving open environments through some companies offer closed spaces. If you are interested in coworking spaces, get in touch with The Hive in order to avail appropriate coworking spaces with required amenities and work environment and supportive community that will ensure your productivity.

As per the website of Statista, in 2018 there were around 18700 coworking spaces functioning around the world. It is further expected that this numbers of coworking spaces will increase to 22400 by the end of 2019. As per the same finding of Statista, the region where most coworking spaces operated were 11592 in the Asia Pacific along with India, followed with Europe and the Middle East and Africa with 6850 coworking spaces. 

One of the largest and oldest coworking industry named “WeWork” which was founded in 2010 which has not only shown great interests in coworking but also in incorporating interior designing of coworking spaces and urban organisations. This interest of “WeWork” gained momentum when Bjarke Ingels the renowned architect as well as the founder of “Big Firm” was declared as the new chief architect of WeWork in 2018. Later after one month, the Mexican architect Michel Rojkind was declared as the new senior vice president.

In addition to WeWork, there are other coworking companies who emphasize on the new urban phenomenon of coworking spaces. One of the leading among them is the Regus which was initiated in the year 1989 and over the period has been operating in 900 cities across 120 countries around the world. The new urban phenomenon of coworking spaces enormously benefits the community of professionals along with the entrepreneurs, freelancers and business start-ups. They get the spaces at affordable prices and easy accessibility to networking with similar and appropriate professionals. The contemporary urban coworking spaces provide adequate and well-equipped shared spaces and resources such as chairs, desks, high-speed internet services, filing cabinets, lamps, copiers, printers, telephones, kitchen, bathrooms etc.