How Coworking is Impacting Local Communities

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Shareable, the award-winning hub for the sharing movement, highlighted BEAHIVE as one of six groups around the world.  Keep Reading

New Economy = New Ways of Working in the HV

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Our biggest area paper the Poughkeepsie Journal recognizes the new work paradigm in an in-depth series exploring not just the statistics and studies of this transformation in the Hudson Valley — but also the stories of those in the trenches.  Keep Reading

Freelancing is a Force — And Will Be a Majority of Workforce in 10 Years

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At its current growth rate, the majority of the US workforce will be freelancers by 2027. This startling stat comes from “Freelancing in America: 2017” (FIA), a comprehensive new study. This has major ramifications for our economy, politics, culture.  Keep Reading

Coworking: Good for Cities

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Transforming neighborhoods, connecting communities: just a couple of the reasons why, according to real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change. Our experience shows this to be true. .  Keep Reading

The Future of Work? Creativity

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Recent research from Steelcase and Microsoft basically showed that "creativity is the new 21st century job skill" and 72% of people believe their future success depends on their ability to be creative.  Keep Reading

Coworking Goes Boom!

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When we opened BEAHIVE in Beacon in 1999 there was a small handful of coworking spaces in NYC and just a couple hundred worldwide. The current forecast: 26,000 spaces and 3.8 million members worldwide by 2020.  Keep Reading

Coworking Goes Mainstream

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Worldwide there are now nearly 6,000 coworking spaces with 300,000 members. When BEAHIVE opened in early 2009 there maybe were a few hundred spaces worldwide and only a small handful in NYC. (We were the first in the Hudson Valley, maybe in the entire state outside of the city.).  Keep Reading

Save Us. Be Creative!

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Think about how many of your friends and acquaintances work for themselves — not just those with their own business, but also those who freelance or consult (whether full or part time). How many consider themselves “creative”? Chances are, you know a lot. While the positive impact of cultural institutions is pretty much conventional wisdom at this point, the larger creative economy that includes...  Keep Reading

Pacific Standard (fka Miller-McCune) Covers Coworking: Rural Coworking + Member Stories

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BEAHIVE gets covered by the media from time to time. Coworking is a hot movement —and I'm a PR guy! — after all. But I'm especially proud of a recent piece in Pacific Standard (fka Miller-McCune) magazine — for a couple reasons.  Keep Reading