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June 24, 2015

Coworking has been one of the fastest-growing entrepreneurial trends of the last decade. In 2005, there were just a handful of coworking spaces in America. Now, there are over 2,000.  New York City alone has more than 50.   Coworking’s quick spike in popularity means a new coworking space will have less innovative impact than it might have 10 years ago. And it means coworking spaces have saturated the startup culture so completely that they’ve caught the attention of larger companies. Read More

Microsoft NY
June 24, 2015

The Alliance for Downtown New York has long been a supporter and advocate of Lower Manhattan and that is why we launched Lower Manhattan HQ (LMHQ). A first of its kind collaboration space, LMHQ is a third space between office and home where professionals can work, network, collaborate and learn about industry trends. Read More

New York Business Journal
June 24, 2015

Lofty ceilings, bright open spaces, and walls that can be decorated with markers. At first glance, the new Lower Manhattan HQ would appear to be just another co-working space, but that seems to be the only thing the 12,500 square-foot-space says it isn't. LMHQ is instead designed to be what LMHQ director Siegal calls a "third space" for the Financial District business community; It's not a place to live or work, but rather an area for collaboration, meet-ups and "creative collisions" with other industries and people. Read More