Here’s some recent articles of FWA members advancing the industry and lifting the profile of the flexible workspace industry in the process.
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Discover what our members have been up to lately.

Flexible Office is a Powerful Part of Workplace Strategy.

A Cushman & Wakefield survey in partnership with WeWork, finds flexible offices are an important component of the workplace ecosystem.

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Cairns Coworking Hub Embraces Natural Surrounds with Realistic Timber Look Panels.

Art Work Spaces, a coworking hub located in Cairns in far north Queensland, features realistic timber look panels on its facade to immerse gracefully into the surrounding natural environment.

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Hub Australia is Set to Go Regional With Hub Newcastle.

Their newest site is slated to open in 2024, and marks the company’s first foray outside of a major city.

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Liberty Workspaces is now WA’s largest flexible workspace provider.

Liberty Flexible Workspaces has taken over the 1400sqm Co.Lab space on Murray St, making it the state’s largest flexible workspace provider.

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Flexible Workspace Industry is Hindered By a Lack of Transparency

Clive Dale from Bioom believes that a fundamental shift in the flexible workspace industry needs to happen if it’s to realise its full potential as an integral part of the commercial real estate sector.

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Flexi Group Launches Becoming the Largest Asia Pacific Flexible Operator

Following the merger of regionally recognised brands such as The Cluster, Common Ground and the Hive under the one umbrella, the Flexi Group has been launched, becoming the largest flexible workspace operator in Asia-Pacific.

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Co-working Spaces Key to Helping Entrepreneurs Expand Networks

That is according to Adrian J. Stewart and Will Chan, who founded their company Scale Messaging after meeting at co-working space WeWork in Perth’s CBD in 2020.

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CreativeCubes.Co in Great Places to Work, Best Workplaces List

FWA Member CreativeCubes.Co was included in the Micro Category Best Workplaces™️ List Australia 2022

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Fiona Mayor from The Thrive Network on the Everything Coworking Podcast

Jamie Russo interviews Fiona Mayor, co-chair of FWA and finds out about SEO Magic, driving meeting room revenue and starting an industry association.

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Spacecubed and Lottery West

This week, Innovation and ICT Minister Stephen Dawson presented a $5.9 million Lotterywest grant to Spacecubed at our 10th Anniversary celebration. This grant will allow Spacecubed to continue to provide positive change to WA’s innovation ecosystem over the next three years.

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Australian Flexible Office Space Report June 2022

Rubberdesk’s Flexible Office Space Report examines actual flex office availability and pricing as well as trends in Australia.

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The Instant Group Hires Former PwC Real Estate Leader

Transforming spaces such as hotels, airline lounges, and vacant retail storefronts, Craig Hughes will seek to expand hybrid work environments.

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Demand Driven Expansion Continues For The Executive Centre In Sydney

The Executive Centre (TEC) will open a new flagship Centre by mid-2022 in the heart of CBD Sydney with a focus on sustainable design and community.

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SALTO And Coworkies Launch A Coworking Book Together

SALTO Systems (which delivers advanced, flexible, and secure access control solutions for all types of industry applications) has teamed up with Coworkies (a networking company for coworking space members) to launch a new book.

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Hub Australia Has Achieved The WELL Health-Safety Seal For Six Locations

The WELL Health-Safety Rating helps us form protocols to keep our spaces clean, provide essential health services, and communicate our health and safety efforts to our members, guests, and staff.

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The Instant Group Merges With Coworker.Com

The Instant Group, which last month merged with IWG’s digital assets and also acquired Davinci, has merged with – a global marketplace for coworking spaces.

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A New Flexible Workspace Hub In Brookvale Is About To Open Its Doors

A new flexible workspace hub from WOTSO Workspace is about to open its doors to the hordes of Northern Beaches workers no longer keen on the commute and for whom work from home has lost its shine. The space at ‘silicon Brooky’, at 2 Ada Avenue Brookvale.

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Rooftop Bar, Infrared Sauna: Offices Go For Lifestyle To Win Back Tenants

The co-working sector is bouncing back as landlords emulate hotels with lifestyle amenities to lure tenants and employees back into the office. Embracing the new push to fill empty office floors, global real estate firm JLL has partnered with developer Goldfields in Melbourne to launch the first floor of luxurious The Loft in May.

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IWG And The Instant Group Will Merge Digital Assets

This new merger reflects a shift in the workspace industry, which sees landlords trying to recover from the pandemic, while tenants reconsider their office footprint.

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3 Obstacles To Near-To-Home Workspace Becoming A Pillar Of Hybrid Workplace

For many employers, near-to-home workspace will be a vital component of their hybrid workplace planning. Here, we examine how ready the Australian market is to support its implementation. 

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Australian Flexible Office Space Report March 2022

Rubberdesk’s Flexible Office Space Report examines actual flex office availability and pricing as well as trends in Australia. It gives prospective tenants the best snapshot of the whole market with which to start their search for offices.

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Chinachem Group Launches Flexible Workspace in Partnership with the Hive

Leading Hong Kong-based property developer, Chinachem Group, has announced a new partnership with internationally renowned workspace operator, the Hive, welcoming a new trend many global corporations are shifting their workplace strategy towards hybrid working.

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Dedicated recording studio for businesses in Melbourne’s West

Businesses wanting to create professional video and audio content, without having to invest in their own equipment or studio, can now access a professional recording studio conveniently located at Business Addicts Coworking on Old Geelong Road in Hoppers Crossing.

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Salon Lane St Leonards Launch

Salon Lane is an innovative workspace solution designed specifically for independent hair and beauty professionals. Salon Lane are opening their second space in the heart of Sydney’s lower north shore. 

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essensys Welcomes New Hires In The APAC Team

Sean Lucas as Head of Sales, ANZ, and Angie Wong as Head of Human Resources, APAC. As the key sales lead for the ANZ business, Sean will build relationships with focused clients in Australia and New Zealand, while Angie will lead and manage HR projects and operations across the APAC region for essensys.

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Insight Into Platypus Coworking:A One-To-One With Ballarat’s Coworking Space Founder

For Samantha Davies, founder of Platypus Coworking, the idea of a coworking space went beyond an open office area with “hot desks”. Sam envisioned a modern space, you can comfortably call your “business home”, providing the opportunity to connect and collaborate, network and engage with other like-minded business owners and professionals in the Ballarat area.

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