March 2019 Bar Bulletin
Walking around Pioneer Square, I am struck by how many co-working spaces have opened up within the past few years. To be perfectly honest, before writing this column I was not exactly sure what the appeal of co-working spaces would be. If you are able to work remotely, then why actively choose to spend money renting a physical space that requires a commute?
A 2012 study of co-working spaces in Austin, Texas, framed the issue this way:
“[O]n the one hand, more people (nationally, but especially in Austin) can work anywhere — telecommuting, collaborating electronically, running their own businesses with...