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Shared office space company WeWork starts facilities management service

Shared office space company WeWork Cos is starting to expand with a broader real estate facilities management service, it said on Wednesday. WeWork is building on what it calls “on-site services” that began with an unnamed corporate client in Chicago that is reducing its leased space to two floors from three, said David Fano, the… Read More »

SoftBank invests $300 million in shared-office startup WeWork

SoftBank Group Corp has invested $300 million in shared-office space company WeWork, the first installment of a multi-billion-dollar bet, according to a source familiar with the matter. SoftBank, the Japanese telecommunications and internet company, has made bold and wide-ranging bets in the technology industry, including India ride-service company Ola, San Francisco-based financial services startup SoFi… Read More »

Potential SoftBank-WeWork deal highlights flexible office trend

Burgeoning interest and investment in flexible workspaces is pushing a small corner of the commercial real estate market into the corporate mainstream, and drawing one top executive from Asia to help expand his company’s U.S. operations. Media reports say Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp, with expertise in information technology and telecommunications, is close to investing more… Read More »

WeWork’s Latest Deal Brings a Lot More Co-Working Space to China

The company will open three locations next year in partnership with a Chinese real estate firm. WeWork, the office co-working space provider, is expanding its footprint in China. On Thursday, the company announced a new partnership with Sino-Ocean Group, a major real estate company based in Beijing. As part of the deal, the companies plan to… Read More »