Regus, the world’s largest provider of flexible workplaces, is expanding in the Bay Area with the opening of its first business center in Emeryville located at 1900 Powell Street. The new center will open on August 26.
The success and demand for additional Regus locations in the region comes as the momentum for flexible working continues to gain strength among businesses – ranging from the solo practitioner to the Fortune 500 organization. Regus’ Bay Area portfolio already includes more than 35 locations throughout Oakland, San Francisco and suburban points. Emeryville is a new market for the company, which according to Regus, presents new opportunities.
“From Pixar Animation Studios, to the thriving bio-tech industry, Emeryville offers a diverse economy along with a high quality of life making it an attractive destination for both businesses and its residents,” said Sande Golgart. “This new center allows professionals who live in Emeryville or are traveling on business to the city to have access to professional space for any amount of time they need.”
Like all Regus centers, the Emeryville center caters to the needs of the growing mobile workforce who are looking for touchdown points during their travels where they can drop-in and get work done for an hour, day or longer.
The company’s network of business centers provide entrepreneurs, small- to medium-sized businesses as well as international companies a range of scalable workplace solutions, including fully equipped offices and virtual offices as well as meeting rooms and membership to its drop-in business lounges. As members of the Regus network, customers have the flexibility to use any location for any amount of time.
Regus’ promotes a collaborative environment for its customers. Common areas, including stocked kitchen spaces, open campus spaces and client networking events helps develop a sense of community for the workers using the space.