Time was when people regarded serviced offices as being purely occupied by one-man bands, or at the outside, those companies with a handful of people. But times change and these are busy times for serviced office operators.
We’ll be looking at “the third space” – companies taking serviced space to run along home working and the conventional office as people get used to the idea of mobile working.
There’s also the wave of start-ups triggered by the economic downturn and the subsequent redundancy programmes introduced in the public sector and large financial and professional firms - has this fuelled a mini-boom in serviced office take-up and who are the providers meeting the market’s needs?
For many reasons, some companies aren’t keen on committing to conventional leases – this piece will profile some of the serviced space up for grabs in the region’s key property markets.