Large, small, rural or urban: Co-working office space in Connaught place abound across India. But exactly, how do you define a co-working space? A co-working space does not just offer a shared workplace. It gives its members the opportunity to join a community of coworkers to create partnerships, to create synergies, to sprout new ideas, to stimulate your activity and much more.
Do you want to embark on the adventure by creating your co-working? Here are some tips to get you started and create a great co-working space!
1. A particular place
With the exponential growth in the number of office space in sector 44 Gurgaon, it is essential to choose the place that will set you apart from the competition. For that, everything is allowed: from the artist’s studio to the industrial loft, passing by the church or the barn, the motto is originality.
In addition to the architecture of your space, you will also need to think carefully about the location. It is especially important to take into account the accessibility criteria as well as the types of activities identified in the neighborhood (Is it a district of artists, digital actors, business?).
2. A dynamic community
Creating your coworker’s community is the key to the success of your space! The world attracts the world. The more your network of coworkers is developed, the more you will attract other members who will see in your space an opportunity to find new customers, partners, and funding. To organize your community more easily, you have the chance to give a theme to your space (publishing, digital, art, cooking, etc.).
Obviously, nothing forces you to target a sector of activity; some spaces attract precisely by the mix of their coworkers who are then certain not to compete with each other and benefit from their complementarities.
3. Additional services
Give your members a full range of services: internet access, printers, cafeteria, mail reception, domiciliation, meeting rooms, nap rooms, sports classes, etc. Even access to 3D printers! Your coworkers must not miss anything. Some spaces go as far as offering them support and advice on the development of their activities.
4. Regular animation
Animate your space to encourage exchanges between your coworkers and strengthen the community spirit. Creating a co-working space means thinking about its animation upstream: social networks, newsletters, and blogs will be your allies in this process! But that’s not all, plan physical meetings by organizing breakfasts or entrepreneurial meetings.
5. Current management to anticipate
Creating and managing your co-working space cannot be improvised overnight! You will have to manage the contracts and the invoices, take care of the day-to-day management, the supply, and organize the access to the meeting rooms, to the Internet or the printers. So that everything is done at best and that the rules are known to all post a regulation of life in space.
You know (almost) everything! We gave you our essential tips to get you started on the adventure of co-working spaces. And if you ever needed inspiration, do not hesitate to go and see what others are doing!