Preview: The New Commune

14 : 12 : 2015 Co-working : Co-living : WeWork

Global – As we reconsider the way we work, co-working start-ups are asking consumers to rethink the way we live too.

  • The age old idea of communal living has been re-imagined by Silicon Valley
  • Co-living offers convenience and community without the commitment
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In the age of New Bricolage Living, consumers are becoming increasingly itinerant and don’t want to chain themselves to year-long rental contracts – or even worse, to commit to buying a home. This is especially true for Millennials, who favour access over ownership and find the phenomenon of co-living particularly appealing.

Opening in 2016, co-working projects by WeWork, Caravanserai and The Collective will all test the notion of work-life balance. 

The Big Picture

For more on how age old communal living has transformed into co-living, read our latest microtrend, The New Commune.

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