With the work-anywhere capability that our digital devices provide, the boundaries between work and life have become increasingly blurred, so much so that for many people, work is life.
WeWork stood for much more than cool design, hip furniture and ironic facial hair.
It offered a place for people to create human connections in physical space.
With great appeal to millennials, Xers and Boomers, a worldwide membership of more than half a million users proves that bringing people together, promoting diversity of thinking and inspiring creativity and innovation are core attributes people are so desperately seeking.
From Manhattan to Melbourne to Mumbai, environments that are flexible, social, democratic, agile and accessible are where people want to be.
People still crave community, and are finding it in niche spaces like Luminary in NoMad,, Alma, or the Inclusive Innovation Incubator at Howard University.
More than ever, New York needs more “we” and less “us and them.