Spacious Coworking NYC

WeWork s under-the-radar rival?
Bars and restaurants Startups tran爱上海

sform eateries into offices during their off hours

Spacious’ Preston Pesek and Public restaurant at 210 Elizabeth Street in Nolita (Credit: Google Maps)

First, WeWork brought the bar to the office. Now, a string of startups are bringing the off上海龙凤论坛sh1f

ice to the bar.

Amid the coworking boom, a handful of entrepreneurs are teaming up with restaurants and bars to transform their locations into shared-working spaces during the off hours, Bloomberg reported.

For members, it’s less expensive than WeWork, but more organized than a Starbucks.

“Walking by a coffee shop and seeing everybody piled on top of each other, and seeing a beautiful empty restaurant next door—it just seemed to be a natural fit,” said Preston Pesek, co-founder and CEO of Spacious, which converts spaces like the dining room at Nolita’s Michelin-star restaurant Public into co-working hubs.

Subscriptions run somewhere in the range of $95 to $110, or about half the cost of a desk at WeWork. They don’t offer as many bells and whistles, but do provide quick Wi-Fi connections, printers, office supplies and cof爱上海同城


Spacious normally uses high-end restaurants, so it doesn’t have to worry about cleaning up a big mess from the night before. The business model is popping up in places like Austin, Texas and Tel Aviv.

Spacious has another location at La Sirena in Chelsea, the eatery owned by celebrity chef Mario Batali.

“You walk out of here and go to the washroom, and the orange Croc wonder is standing there doing a commercial, and you’re like, ‘Oh, yeah. Hi!’” said Spacious member Cheryl Clements.

WeWork could see its valuation pegged at over $20 billion after Japanese telecom giant SoftBank last month pledged to invest more than爱上海同城对对碰

$3 billion. [Bloomberg] – Rich Bockmann

Tags: Co-working NYC, Commercial Real Estate
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