The Coop helps fill niche during COVID-19 work adjustments
Coworking space provides reprieve during uncertain times plus options for working parents as school starts back up
With two kids in school, she also wanted to stay close to them and take advantage of the chance to attend events there. That worked for a few years but it just wasn't an ideal way to run a new business, she recalled.
She sought a better option, preferably in the Summerlin area. Surprisingly, Berggren discovered that the type of office option she was looking for didn't exist there.
That established the groundwork for The Coop, an executive suite-style office space that provides small business owners and remote workers the opportunity to work more efficiently while also sharing amenities and services. It opened in March 2017 and offers a variety of flexible memberships.
"Our main goal is to establish an atmosphere of community, connectivity and collaboration,"
The Coop has seen a gradual uptick in business since COVID-19 caused many offices to close temporarily and forced people to work remotely. Berggren notes that The Coop is an ideal space for all types of businesspeople.
"We really saw things start to change around mid-March," she said. "It did take people a little while to get a handle on just what was going on in their respective company and how it affected them workwise. Traditional office people now had to work from home. That takes some adjustments, whether it's because of distractions from kids at home, a spouse, partner or roommate or pets."
The Coop offers five types of membership. They are (with included benefits and monthly cost):
Berggren expects business to pick up even more with a new academic year starting, especially with virtual learning planned for now. "I'm seeing an uptick in virtual offices, private offices and conference room rentals. The sky is the limit for us for memberships,"
For more information about The Coop, its memberships, conference rooms and day passes, call (702) 636-9101, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.thecoopcowork.com.