Coworking Office Memberships: Why We Offer This Unique Option
Not every business that uses on-demand office or meeting space has the same needs. Some are just looking for a day office while they’re traveling, or need space to meet with clients. Some want to get out of the house and be around people while they work. The point is, no two businesses are alike and each has unique circumstances with unique needs.
Here at Davinci, we try to tailor our offerings to the needs of our clients. It’s a guiding principle that has resulted in some offerings that some clients and competitors may not understand. Rest assured, we do what we do deliberately, and for the benefit of our clientele.
One offering, in particular, may not make immediate sense if you don’t understand the reasoning behind it. Coworking office memberships may seem superfluous to some, but we see it as absolutely critical. To help you better understand why we offer it, let’s take a look at the needs that coworking office memberships address, and how they can benefit your business.
When we’re developing offerings, we start with the need, and we try to answer three questions: what is needed, who needs it, and why it’s needed. The “what” is first. In this case, what’s needed is a semi-permanent arrangement for office space, specifically space that’s not cut off from the world. Not everyone likes working in seclusion, and many prefer to feel like there are people around (even if they don’t really interact with them).
The “who” is small to midsize businesses who occasionally need office space on a longer-term arrangement rather than just by day, or even by week. These businesses have many reasons to need the space; here are a few examples:
- The business has outgrown a home office
- Their usual office space is being renovated
- The business is growing rapidly and can’t afford to keep changing locations
- They can’t afford (or don’t want) to pay the high prices of a normal lease
This leads us to the “why,” which is that a coworking space makes it easier for a larger team to work together. Even if collaboration isn’t always necessary, it can feel isolating working in a day office by yourself, and many businesses opt for a shared work environment to avoid cabin fever.
So to sum up: some small and mid-sized businesses need office space on a long-term basis, particularly a social space where they can work with other people. They don’t want to have to pay for a permanent lease, either because it’s cost prohibitive, or because they won’t be staying for the full term of the lease. That means they’re looking for someone to provide them with space to use on an as-needed basis, and that’s where we come in.
Now, we mentioned that long-term leases are less than desirable. Long-term leases are problematic in a number of ways. First of all, they tend to be expensive, especially if you’re looking for valuable real estate downtown.
Also, lease arrangements are restrictive and burdensome. You’re locked in for several years. You have to set up and pay all the utilities, furnish all the furniture and office equipment. You have to do all the setup, the arranging, and the decorating to get things ready. Not every small business is prepared to expend the time or the resources to handle these things.
All of these factors can be emotionally frustrating and financially draining to these growing businesses, many of whom don’t have the capital required to invest in long-term space.
Davinci offers coworking office membership to businesses that want to use our shared office spaces over a longer period. This provides a way for businesses to get the space they need without having to take on the financial burden of a long-term lease. Plus, they share the space with other like-minded professionals, which keeps them from feeling isolated.
What’s more, the spaces come completely furnished and equipped, and all utilities are covered. Clients don’t have to handle any of the details. They just show up and use the space. It’s that easy.
If you’re looking for a new home for your business, let Davinci help. It’s our goal to help your company thrive and grow, without breaking your budget. If you want to know where our on-demand office locations are in your city, or if you’d like to talk to one of our team members to learn more, contact us, and we’ll be happy to assist you.