Business Impact

Offices for the Taking

A new crop of applications is making it possible for mobile workers to rent office space on the fly.

Aug 10, 2011
Mobile workspace-finding apps such as LiquidSpace, above, make it possible for people to rent temporary office space when traveling or when they want a break from the home office.
Portions of CoCo Minneapolis, above, can be rented for temporary office work through OpenDesks.
San Francisco startup TaskRabbit opens its doors to mobile workers through an app called Loosecubes.
The mobile work trend isn’t only U.S.-based. The space above, Applicake, in Krakow, Poland, can be rented through Loosecubes.
Workers without permanent office space often need professional-looking locations to host meetings. The conference room above belongs to StudioCrossings in Waltham, Massachusetts, and can be rented through OpenDesks.
The space above, Blankspaces, is located in Los Angeles and is available through OpenDesks.