Bill McEwan (Flickr – Blog) rolled out west a few months ago on a mission to start a groovy place to work and sure enough, he’s done it! KK took some of his usual killer photos and RainCity built him a site and all he had to do was renovate a building and make it amazing.
Workspace hosted BarCamp Vancouver and opened shop to rave reviews and has been out guerilla marketing for his endeavour. And now, the Vancouver Sun busted out a great article with a fancy snapshot to boot.
You can Read the Vancouver Sun article (with a photo and everythang), here’s a snippet to get ya started:
A converted fourth-floor Gastown loft with a stunning North Shore mountain view has become the office of the future.An open design with no walls, a cafe that offers reasonably-priced lattes, a lounge, glassed-in meeting rooms, wireless Internet access and basic office support services combine to entice self-employed, laptop-using workers away from home offices and coffee shops.
WorkSpace founder Bill MacEwen opened the Water Street facility two months ago and has already attracted 27 members, who pay from $95 to $475 a month to hang their work hats there, depending on when they want to use the space.
“It’s not just a space — it’s a movement because there’s a whole shift to this concept of co-working,” the 26-year-old entrepreneur said in an interview. “More and more people want to get out of home offices and cafes and get into something a little bit more suitable and professional without having to pay a fortune.”