Here’s how flexspace is transforming worn-out buildings and benefitting local businesses
Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, UK, is home to a close-knit community and a thriving independent business scene. But before Regus opened a location there in August 2018, there were very few options for professionals seeking flexible ways to hire an office space.
“Our hot-desking concept is a real niche in the Henley market as there is nothing else like it available in the area,” says Hannah Massie, Community and Sales Manager for Regus Henley-On-Thames. “We’ve got many start-ups and sole traders who used work out of coffee shops that now having access to a great co-working community instead.”
Located on Newtown Business Estate, Regus Henley-On-Thames already had a potential building it could have moved into – but it was not up to scratch. “The site hadn’t had a lot of TLC,” explains Massie, “hence Regus basically stripping it down and starting again.”
Regus transformed the original structure into a new development named the Henley Building – a sleek,…