WeWork is a coworking office space that provides a shared workspace and community for smaller startups and businesses. Launched in New York City in 2010, the company has quickly expanded across 28 cities, and 91 locations!
#CutlineNYC has been a member of WeWork Bryant Park for a few years, and we absolutely love our beautiful office, which overlooks Bryant Park (perfect for enjoying the spring sun). We also enjoy the Blue Bottle Coffee shop on the first floor, as well as Lady M cake shop next door! As WeWork members, we get to be part of an awesome community of smart startups, freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small businesses, and enjoy many perks that WeWork provides. Below are a few reasons why I adore working in a WeWork space:
Ability to work from any WeWork location (30 in NYC alone)!
WeWork members can work from any common room in any of its 91 locations around the country, including Austin, Chicago, Miami, and San Francisco. It’s nice to know that I have the option to reserve a meeting room or work from any of the WeWork locations when I’m traveling or working remotely. Even when I’m not traveling, I can take advantage of the 30 New York City locations and work from convenient locations around Manhattan between meetings. Plus, WeWork just opened its first Queens, NY location in Astoria, which is a huge plus because it’s within walking distance from my apartment!
Beautifully decorated spaces (and no need to worry about maintenance)
Each WeWork office is nicely designed and decorated, as if they came straight out of an interior design magazine! I specifically love the second floor of the Bryant Park building, because it’s an open, airy space filled with leather couches and comfy chairs. It’s perfect for unwinding with my fellow NYC Cutliners after a long day in the office, or to take breaks in between. Also, WeWork is managed by amazing community managers who coordinate everything from solving tech issues to making sure that there’s coffee on each floor.
Insightful and fun events for members every week
We love participating in WeWork’s fun member events, such as a Vino and Vinyasa yoga session, Taco Tuesdays, “Treat Yo Self” events with cool vendors and massage chairs, and workshops hosted by fellow WeWork members. There’s always something to sign up for each week, and it’s a great way to get to know other companies and entrepreneurs in the building!
Exclusive benefits and discounts for members
WeWork partners with cool vendors like Equinox, One Medical, FlyWheel, and General Assembly, to offer discounts for members. It’s a great way to try new services that I otherwise would not normally sign up for. Personally, I’m super excited to use my member benefits to sign up for a new gym this spring!
WeWork truly embraces its #DoWhatYouLove mantra by offering members a comfortable and efficient space to get our creative juices going, and encouraging members to share ideas and network. I encourage you to check out the nearest WeWork office if you’re looking for a new office space!