WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MakeOffices, creator of coworking communities where the workplace meets the sharing economy, announced today its newest community located at K and 15th Streets (1015 15th Street NW). Opening on December 5, MakeOffices' new location is at the high-energy nexus of DC, where government entities, think tanks, lobbyists, startups and advocacy groups come together. MakeOffices K Street will allow businesses of all sizes, as well as independent consultants, to locate within this power corridor. The company's seventh DC-area location, MakeOffices K Street underscores the firm's commitment to enhancing collaboration and productivity for District organizations of all kinds and sizes.
"K Street is at the center of business in Washington DC, where powerful change is made," says Raymond Rahbar, CEO, MakeOffices. "MakeOffices' K Street coworking community will be a place where Washington insiders and disruptors alike can make their mark."
MakeOffices K Street is expected to draw the growing number of startups that serve the federal government along with major lobbying firms. The two-floor, 35,000-square-foot community is located steps from the McPherson Square Metro stop and offers convenient access to downtown, Dupont Circle, the White House, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The World Bank, and Veterans Health Administration, as well as plentiful dining and shopping options. It boasts 112 offices, eight conference rooms, eight call rooms, six booths, a relaxation room, recording room, device lab, two wellness rooms and lounge areas. The largest private office can accommodate 13 desks, while the 2,200-square-foot shared kitchen and event space can host gatherings of more than 100 people.
Nate Krill of Avison Young represents MakeOffices in its Washington, DC-area and national lease transactions. Gensler, the world's leading collaborative design firm, partners with MakeOffices to develop its locations nationwide.
MakeOffices members take advantage of a shared environment and connect through both regular networking events and shared onsite amenities. MakeOffices caters to businesses and serious entrepreneurs who want to save time and money with flexible month-to-month leases without the burden and capital commitment of a long-term lease. By providing office infrastructure and all-inclusive amenities – including fast WiFi and 24/7 access – for a low monthly rate, members can focus on growing their businesses and save money. Onsite refreshments for members include coffee, tea, fresh fruit, beer, and filtered water.
The MakeOffices model appeals to organizations seeking an alternative to traditional office leases, as well as the individuals and smaller organizations that are a critical backbone of every local entrepreneurial ecosystem.
MakeOffices provides a platform for serious work of all kinds through productive, collaborative workspaces and networking communities. We understand what it is like to be a startup with a tight budget, or a passionate entrepreneur leading a small business with no interest in committing to a multi-year lease in a traditional corporate environment. Home to amazing small businesses, entrepreneurs, and innovation-focused teams from Fortune 500s, our communities are designed for companies looking for simple workplace solutions to get serious work done. MakeOffices operates ten locations across Chicago, Philadelphia, and the Washington, DC metro area as of November 2016 with seven more under construction. For additional information, visit www.makeoffices.com.
Shana Glenzer, Chief Marketing Officer, MakeOffices