23 things you may have missed This Week In Coworking (w50, 2021)

23 things you may have missed This Week In Coworking (w50, 2021) :point_down::point_down:

:point_down: Quick overview below. :point_right:Summaries and all the links here.

:clap: This weekโ€™s summary is sponsored by DeskNow whoโ€™s tech helps operators manage and promote their coworking space.

๐Ÿ—ž News & Views. ๐Ÿ‘‡

:iphone: Maps profiles now default to video verification.

:astonished: Why some companies and brokers are leaning away from flex.
via Cynthia from Leosquare

:raised_hand_with_fingers_splayed: Sam quizzes one of Europeโ€™s most influential coworking leaders, Johanna.

:raised_hand_with_fingers_splayed: Mara shares 5 trends to watch in the future of work. cc 25N Coworking

๐Ÿ’ป Technology. ๐Ÿ‘‡

:white_check_mark: Reservation-less flex bookings for all platforms via unified API
via Syncaroo

:robot: Management system Nexudus adds AI predictions to the equation.

:new_zealand: NZ shared space platform upgrades search experience.

:earth_africa: Booking platform Desana expands to almost 50 countries.

:rocket: Booking app NearU expands out of the UK, and into 53 countries.

๐Ÿค Market moves. ๐Ÿ‘‡

:movie_camera: Coworking OG BLANKSPACES Coworking returns to Hollywood space. via Jerome

:switzerland: Swiss network VillageOffice Cooperative restructures. via Jennifer

:india: WeWork India to add 1M sqft of coworking space in 2022 (and is profitable) cc Karan

:dart: PropTech co. Yardi announces yet another listing site acquisition. cc 42Floors, CommercialEdge

:game_die: Brokerage Colliers triples down on flex.

:new: Kiln. announces new location in Provo, Utah. via Brighton

๐Ÿ“ˆ Data. ๐Ÿ‘‡

:crystal_ball: 7 predictions for 2022 workspace strategies from The Instant Group

:singapore: More flex components expected in Singaporean officing next year.

๐ŸŽ™ Conversations. ๐Ÿ‘‡

Jack and I chat about the future of coworking, and how the next 5 million members may find, access and leverage flex workspaces around the world.

Kofi, Carmen, and Aiden discuss how the Black Lives Matter Movement has come so far and how has it made a difference.

Liz and Miro discuss the FlexIndex report and where the industry is headed.

Will chats with Michael King from WeWork about how enterprise orgs are integrating flex workspace into their wider strategies.

Jonathan and Ryan discuss how Convene is supporting corporate occupiers, navigating the new hybrid working future and how they partner with landlords.

๐ŸŽ‰ Celebrations. ๐Ÿ‘‡

:birthday: Spacemade turned two! Congrats Jonny, Dan and team!

This Year In Coworking 2021

Next week Iโ€™ll be summarizing 2021โ€™s emerging and upcoming trends, from the data and stories shared in the last 41 weeks of newsletter summaries. Itโ€™ll be email-first, so be sure to sign up for free for that if you want that info early.