ThinkTank’s Patrick Roche explains coworking spaces
In an article this week in the Bangor Daily News, ThinkTank Founder Patrick Roche talks about why coworking "works" in Portland, Maine.
Says Patrick: "We started here in Portland about three years ago on Exchange Street, which was the first location. I then expanded to Congress Street and took over about a 6,000 square foot space there right on the ground floor of Congress across from the Maine College of Art. That’s kind of the flagship at this point. In the last month, I opened one in Yarmouth in the Yarmouth Village.
Co-working is essentially shared office environment for freelancing individuals, small businesses and start-ups, and it is an opportunity for people who would otherwise be working from home or from isolated offices out in the world or at coffee shops…"