Business Feature: CoWorking Comes To Abbotsford

By July 29, 2013Business Features

We’re SwitchCube. A Coworking Community. We’re commuting refugees and home office workers. We’re freelancers and startups. We’re Solopreneurs and telecommuters. And we believe there is a better way to work.

Better than trudging through a 9 to 5 in a traditional corporate cubical. Better than trying to concentrate on meeting deadlines in a not so quiet coffee shop. And better than being cut off from the world in an isolated home office.

We’re talking about coworking.

Coworking is a movement that is sweeping the planet. There are over 2,400 coworking spaces around the world today, and these innovative spaces have become a haven for thousands of creative independents, social media consultants, tech folk, and various other types of business professionals. But coworking offers more than just shared offices and good coffee. These collaborative communities offer something special… something you can’t find in a cube. Connectedness.

How does coworking benefit you? Glad you asked.


CoWorkingCoworking is about community.

People at SwitchCube cowork for different reasons. Some of us are contractors, freelancers, or telecommuters. Others among us are entrepreneurs or small business owners. Sometimes we work in a group, often on our own, but always do so as part of a community. Most of us got started in the home office or at our kitchen table. The experience might have been great, but only to a point. We need something different, something better … a space that’s more social than home, more productive than a coffee shop, and more human than an office cubical. That’s what coworking is, and that’s what SwitchCube is all about.
Coworking in Abbotsford, BC.

SwitchCube is the first coworking space in the British Columbia’s Fraser Valley, located near the heart of old downtown Abbotsford. Lots of us here have done the commute to Vancouver for years. But there are also a surprising number of us who are global knowledge workers, selling our services to companies and people all over the globe from the comfort of our city in the country.

CommunitySwitchCube is about offering people a choice: working together, building relationships, and occasionally collaborating on projects, versus remaining in isolation within the walls of our own homes. But we’re not just talking to full-timers who live within walking or biking distance. Commuters could also benefit from turning off the car and switching on to coworking, even if just for a few days a week.
What’s so great about coworking?

Coworking isn’t just a cute idea. It’s a surging global movement that’s changing lives and the way people think about work. Did we mention it also puts more money into your pocket? Oh, and it’s probably healthier too. Seriously. Not sold yet? Here are some of the top benefits of coworking …

Coworking is all about people.

And the people at SwitchCube are all about coworking. We’re a community that thrives on social interaction. We might all be working on different things, but we’re doing them together. And we want everyone to have a voice, experience success and satisfaction in their work, and feel like
Membershipthey belong. The surprising thing about Abbotsford? The sheer amount of
technical, artistic, freelance, and entrepreneurial talent out there. And the
individuals and small companies listed below are only the tip of the iceberg.

Join our coworking community and start enjoying your work.

Being a member at SwitchCube is about more than just having a place to work. It’s about connections, relationships, and working on terms that work for you. Isn’t it time for you to find accelerated serendipity and greater productivity in your work environment? If you are visiting SwitchCube for the first time or just need a spot to work for the day, you can purchase a day pass for $20. No appointment necessary. Just show up and work!

And once you’ve had a chance to get a feel for how things work, you can sign up for one of the monthly memberships below.

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This feature was originally published on Abbotsford Today January 21, 2013

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