What Amenities Does Your Makerspace Need?

What Amenities Does Your Makerspace Need?

Makerspaces (we call them co-manufacturing spaces) are locations where companies share physical workspace as they produce and manufacture tangible goods. They aren’t your typical coworking spaces. Makerspaces need more than standard office equipment such as a desk,...
Can You Grow (Culture) in a Shared Space?

Can You Grow (Culture) in a Shared Space?

Spotify. Instagram. Uber. What do they have in common? They’re are incredibly successful multi-million dollar companies. What you may not know is that all three got their start in coworking spaces. In fact, we were fortunate to have Uber’s (and Lyft’s) Phoenix...
Growing Better Together | The Maker Culture

Growing Better Together | The Maker Culture

Makers make the world. Pinterest provides a platform for DIY discovery. Etsy allows makers to craft handmade goods from their living room and sell them to the world. Kickstarter promotes collaboration and allows virtually any idea to get funded, assuming people see...
Why Class A in Arizona May Not Be the Best Fit

Why Class A in Arizona May Not Be the Best Fit

Among other things, the rise of the distributed workforce gives me pause as someone who invests time and money in commercial real estate. Don’t get me wrong; there will always be a need for companies to have a physical base of operation. I’m not worried about the...