Green Coworking Space in New York City

Green Coworking Space in New York City Coworking Goes Green Green Desk is co-working with the environment and the community in mind.  They offer offices for month-to-month rent, as well as virtual offices and meeting rooms in all 10 of their Brooklyn and Queens locations.  They have locations in Long Island City, Queens, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, DUMBO and Downtown Brooklyn for their 4,000 users. Green Coworking Spaces in Brooklyn and Queens Although each of these locations shares similar office features such as bright and open spaces, each has a unique feel and focus.  For example, the Williamsburg location at 240 Kent Avenue just one block from the East River, features retail tenants that are mainly “green” or health related ventures.  Much like the Chelsea Market in Manhattan, this location has ground floor tenants selling clothing, food, and vintage items.  The tenants upstairs vary very much as well.  However, there is still a communal feeling among the profusion of office uses in the building.  Fashion, technology, and health industries take up spaces on  floors containing conference rooms, lounge areas, and full open pantry, all while maintaining a collaborative feel. The four floors at 155 Water Street in Dumbo hosts tenants such as web designers, lawyers, and movie producers.  The entire space is powered by wind energy, energy efficient lighting, and recycled office furniture.  At 147 Prince Street in Downtown Brooklyn there is a fashionable and creative feel to the space.  It has a beautiful interior with large exterior windows, and floor to ceiling interior green tinted office and conference windows.  What’s most notable about this location is its convenient proximity to several subway lines into and out of other...

WeWork’s Coworking Space in SoHo West

WeWork’s Coworking Space in SoHo West WeWork WeWork, the largest coworking tenant in New York City has an amazing office at 175 Varick Street.  The space, created by designer Dror Benshetrit, is one of WeWork’s unique ventures.  WeWork partnered with Dror to design and help fill the space.  Dror created WeCross; a creative coworking space with tenants from various creative and innovative industries such as design, architecture, communications, and technology.  The large 13,000 square foot space was quickly filled by many of Dror’s contacts and connections in real estate. WeCross The space itself is mainly open with some glass-fronted offices and conference rooms, pantry, quiet work area, and breakout spaces.  The industrial feel of the space itself includes exposed ceilings, large windows, and large duct work.  The design is contemporary in nature with long modern work desks, colorful modern couches for the breakout areas, light wood flooring, and large mirrors.  Dror designed the space with transparency in mind in to foster collaboration. SoHo West | 175 Varick Street SoHo West used to be known as the Printing District, but has been transformed into digital media, publishing, and production spaces.  175 Varick is located in SoHo West, was once a typical building used for loading merchandise.  Now it’s a unique building providing modern amenities like game rooms and indoor bike storage.  The area around the building has been revived with trendy bars and restaurants; an amazing development where such eateries were unheard of in the 1980’s and 1990’s.  Tenants looking to get to this building are within a couple of blocks from 5 subway lines.  ...

Kitchen Startup Office is Cooking in SoHo

Kitchen Startup Office is Cooking in SoHo   Don’t Bother Cooking Dinner After Work Busy professionals looking for a way to save time on cooking meals can do so with food tech startup Kitchensurfing.  The model is simple:  Order a chef on demand, and they will take care of all the supplies needed to create a four course meal.  Kitchensurfing hires independent chefs to cook meals in about 30 minutes anywhere in Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn.  It’s a higher level of service than other food delivery programs that only provide ingredients. KitchenSurfing Startup Office Located at 578 Broadway, the offices at Kitchensurfing are beautifully designed with a food theme in mind.  Office designer for startups, Danielle Arps has blended kitchen and Bauhaus elements into this SoHo office space.  Sections are decorated with Arps’ signature oak wall decor, rug-designed carpeting, sliding frosted glass doors etched in kitchen utensils, and decorative office plants.  The main draw, however, is the full kitchen installation that is over the top for an office pantry area. Built for Tech Startups Built in 1895, the 350,000 square foot building was originally used as a sewing factory, but is now occupied mainly by tech startups such as FourSquare and MongoDB.  The loft office building has 12 foot ceilings which allow abundant natural light to penetrate the spaces.  Coupled with excellent access to many subway lines, this SoHo building makes for a great startup office space.          ...

866 UN Plaza | Office Condo-Dedicated Entrance

866 UN Plaza | Office Condo-Dedicated Entrance Office Condo Purchase Opportunity Consulates and Missions to the United Nations with heavier than normal foot traffic now have a great option for a new office condo.  Great for other types of organizations like IGO’s, NGO’s, non-profits, and other political organizations, 866 UN Plaza packs the convenience of this ground floor office condo with a dedicated entrance. Always Sunny in New York Who Said it Can’t be Sunny Every Day???….. & Night??? Unique to this office, there is a life-like panoramic image of the view of the East River making it difficult to decipher between that and a real view.  Who said you had to pay top dollar to get a million dollar view? The space features immediate access from the FDR Drive and steps from the United Nations. The ask for the office condo space is $28,000,000 or about $1,300 per square foot.  866 UN Plaza was converted from a lease building to condo in 2015.  This provides a good buying opportunity for government entities and other not-for-profits who can receive real estate tax exemptions.     Dedicated Entrance This 8,000-24,000 sf space offers a dedicated entrance. Great for tenants such as schools, medical uses and consulates which happen have many visitors. The building is mostly occupied by consulates and mission who appreciate the close walk to the UN.      ...

Coworking in the Heart of Flatiron District – qLabs

Coworking in the Heart of Flatiron District – qLabs qLabs Companies, particularly start-ups, looking for an open office environment to grow their businesses should consider qLabs.  With a large open floor plan, built with two full kitchens, seven phone booths, and enough lounge and conference areas to never run out of meeting places, this certainly makes for an accommodating shared workspace.  There’s even coffee, wifi, free printing, 24 hour access, and event space available. This Co-Working shop is in a competitive area of other creative start-ups and technology firms. Coworking Flatiron Located at 16 West 22nd Street just steps away from the famous Flatiron Building, qLabs offers convenient coworking space in the hot Midtown South submarket.  Average asking rents for office space in the area have jumped considerably in the past few years.  This makes more affordable coworking space all the more desirable in this high demand area, where average office vacancies of merely 5-7% is the norm.       Above photos courtesy of Claire Esparros – Homepolish...


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