Office Choices

Deciding between a coworking office or a traditional lease requires some considerations.

Happy Thanksgiving!

The staff at Platform Coworking would like to wish a happy Thanksgiving to everyone, as we kick off the holiday season. We’re truly appreciative for how awesome our members are. We learn something new everyday, just interacting with y’all. Seriously we have some really talented folk within our ranks and frankly we’re honored they call […]

Finding a coworking space in Wicker Park and elsewhere in Chicago

What is coworking? How do I find a coworking office? Let’s start with the basics. My name is Jeff, I’m the founder of Platform Coworking. I started Chicago’s first coworking space back in 2007 in Ravenswood. In 2009 I moved down the street and branded it the, “Ravenswood Coworking Group.” By 2012 I grew again […]

Coworking: A Successful Mix Of Community And Privacy

When it comes to designing a coworking space, we believe in offering members a variety of workspaces. While coworking in a large, open space builds community, people and businesses have varied needs—and we try to meet all of those. “I think it’s important to offer a mix of different work environments to match the types […]

Our Coworking Philosophy: Do Business, Be Social

The concept of coworking has become a much bandied about topic in recent years. Originally deemed a phenomenon closely allied to the tech community, it has evolved into a much more well-rounded option for those who have need of an office setting. This is especially true for those without the desire to spend thousands of […]

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