The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) held a broker breakfast event recently, where it focused on the rise of co-working.
The event featured a panel discussion on “The Synergies of Real Estate and Coworking Culture,” moderated by Holly Dutton, Reporter at Real Estate Weekly, and comprised of: Terri Keogh, President, Castro Properties; Grant Greenspan, Principal, Kaufman Organization; Andy Smith, Director of Marketing, Operations, and Creative, The Yard; and, Adam Hanina, Chief Executive Officer, AiCure.
Currently there are 26 coworking and incubator office spaces in and around the district, occupying more than 680,000 square feet. Since the beginning of 2014, more than 340,000 square feet of coworking space have been added to the district. WeWork is the largest tenant of shared office space in the district, with its three locations occupying a combined 226,300 square feet (a third of coworking space in and around the BID).