Mindspace, the rapidly-growing global provider of inspiring co-working spaces, has announced that it will be opening its first co-working property in London at the contemporary Relay Building at Whitechapel, a few minutes away from the City and Shoreditch. Opening its doors in December 2017, the new location will span two floors and over 30,000 sq ft to accommodate 700 members working for global enterprises, small to medium sized businesses, technology start-ups, as well as entrepreneurs and freelancers.
Founded in 2014 by Dan Zakai and Yotam Alroy, Mindspace operates 13 co-working spaces across Europe, in locations such as Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Tel Aviv, Warsaw and now London. The company’s set-up allows members to easily tap into the vibrant start-up ecosystems in these markets, with over 50 per cent of members reporting to having built commercial relationships with other Mindspace members. Among Mindspace’s members are world-leading brands such as Barclays Bank, Samsung, SAP, Booking.com, M&C Saatchi, the TechStars Accelerator, Euronews and Cheetah Mobile.
The company prides itself in offering an upscale, professional co-working environment with boutique-style offices and meeting rooms, an unparalleled level of service from Mindspace’s community managers, fully-stocked kitchens, supporting technology and a vibrant atmosphere and community. Additionally, Mindspace provides its members with a host of valuable benefits and offers from global and local service providers such as Amazon, Microsoft, nearby restaurants, car rentals, hotels and wellness suppliers.
Mindspace’s first co-working space in London will be located at the Relay Building on Whitechapel High Street, directly above Aldgate East tube station and within an easy walking distance to the City and Shoreditch. Each Mindspace location is unique and individually designed to ensure it complements the ambiance of the local community. Mindspace London will be working with local artists and designers to reflect the local urban area within its space.
Close by members can also find Whitechapel Gallery, known for its internationally renowned art exhibitions, Old Spitalfields Market, as well as an array of restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. Mindspace offers an inspiring, productive work environment in central London.
Dan Zakai, co-founder and CEO of Mindspace, said, “We’re excited to announce the arrival of our first co-working space in London, the most advanced market for coworking in Europe. Mindspace solves for an unmet need of many London-based businesses for a cosmopolitan, high-end, and generous coworking offering. At Mindspace London, companies and community members will get everything they need to grow their business and keep their teams happy, at the highest possible quality, from a caring team of Community Managers, and without being asked to pay extra for every little thing. I expect Londoners will be pleasantly surprised with the Mindspace new standard for coworking.”
Mindspace members pay an all-inclusive membership fee to enjoy working with a beautifully designed, fully serviced office spaces. Inside members can find stunning meeting rooms and lounges, the best technology, infrastructure, and IT support to support their businesses and fully equipped kitchens with coffee, tea and snacks throughout the day. Additionally, there are a range of events on offer to members to help upskill them in areas such as business financing and dealing with the media which provide great opportunities to meet with other members. There is also the option for businesses to work in multiple Mindspace offices across the globe at no extra cost.
The Relay Building was built in 2013 and is a property of Hondo Enterprises and Angelo, Gordon & Co. Hondo Enterprises is an investment, development, and asset management company specialising in transactions in central London. Angelo, Gordon & Co. is a privately-held investment advisor managing assets worth approximately £21 billion.
BDG Sparkes Porter handled leasing for Mindspace in the Relay Building transaction. Fladgate LLP, handled legal affairs for Mindspace.
Mindspace is a rapidly-growing global provider of beautiful and inspiring coworking spaces for teams of all sizes, with locations in Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Warsaw, and soon London. Mindspace offers an upscale coworking environment with inspiring unique designs, an exceptional level of service to its members, and a vibrant real-world community. Mindspace offers hassle-free comfort and productive offices, with stunning lounges and meeting rooms, and fully-equipped kitchens.
The Mindspace global community of over 7,500 entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, investment firms, and innovation teams from leading enterprises enjoys weekly networking events, professional meetups, and happy hours in a cozy, collaborative atmosphere. Mindspace’s flexible membership options let members focus on growing their businesses, while Mindspace takes care of the rest.