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Co-working and Live-Work Spaces Are Turning Austin's Office Environment On It's Head, Industry Experts Say

The following excerpt is taken from the Community Impact:

Dozens of co-working spaces have opened throughout Central Austin since David Walker said he and his partners first brought the concept to the city in 2008.

After increases in rent forced him to close his East Austin co-working space, Conjunctured, Walker—who has since helped launch a global co-working consulting company—said he saw what Austinites were missing: alternative workspaces, or places where communities of like-minded people could gather to work and exchange ideas in productive environments.

“[The growth of alternative workspaces] is a trend,” he said. “It’s not a fad; it’s not going to go away.”

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