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Co-Working Spaces Give Freelancers a Place to Share Ideas — and WiFi

Co-working spaces, like the sixth most valuable private company in the world WeWork, are office rental spaces where freelancers or entrepreneurs can go to feel part of an office community, though perhaps not as buttoned-up. Houston has lacked these spaces in the past, or at least they weren’t as flashy. But that tide seems to […]

Co-working spaces, like the sixth most valuable private company in the world WeWork, are office rental spaces where freelancers or entrepreneurs can go to feel part of an office community, though perhaps not as buttoned-up.

Houston has lacked these spaces in the past, or at least they weren’t as flashy. But that tide seems to be turning. Why now?

To find out, we talk with Joe Martin, who’s a finance, legal and technology reporter for Houston Business Journal, and Chris Root, the director of operations for Station Houston.

MORE: 
Group Eyes Downtown, Montrose for New Tech Hub (Houston Business Journal, Nov. 19 2015)
Meet the C-Suiter Who Wants to Lead Houston’s Co-Working Revolution (Houston Business Journal, June 24, 2015)
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