My friend Alex Hillman just signed a lease a week ago and opened a coworking space in Philly, Independants Hall. They’re already getting some good coverage with the front page of the business section in the Philadelphia Enquirer.
Instead, think of co-working as an entrepreneurial version of parallel play, with owners of their own small businesses working side by side in a drop-in place that looks like a coffee cafe, minus the barista, with all the accoutrements of what’s hip: high ceilings, beer fridge, pool table and Internet access… Paying as little as $175 a month, they mostly work on their own. But they also trade ideas, help solve problems, and move in and out of loose collaborations.—A Step Up From Working In PJ’s
Btw, yes, I know, you haven’t heard from ours in weeks, I’ll post a couple of updates this week.