An article recently appearing in the New York Times examines Spacious, a startup that transforms unused space – especially restaurants between mealtimes – into shared workspaces. Here is a look at this trend from Steve King, partner in Emergent Research and a regular contributor to on topics related to changing work trends impacting small businesses, including the on-demand (gig) economy and the evolution of co-working space.


The company Spacious is helping businesses turn downtime into co-working space time. A co-working space/spa in Kansas City is another example of how empty space and time can be turned into revenue-generating opportunities — and even more creative ideas about what co-working space can be.

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