Innovative Coworking Space at Roam Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Georgia

The Oxford English Dictionary defines coworking as: The use of an office or other working environment by people who are self-employed or working for different employers, typically so as to share equipment, ideas and knowledge. While this definition is helpful, it doesn’t quite capture the essence of coworking. The Oxford English Dictionary fails to acknowledge…

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Team of people coworking in Atlanta, Georgia

Since its beginnings in 2005 in San Francisco, California, the coworking industry has experienced a tremendous evolution. Year over year, an increasing number of freelancers, entrepreneurs, and other forward-thinking professionals around the world continue to embrace the numerous benefits of shared office space. According to the 2019 Global Coworking Survey, over two million people worldwide…

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Coffee mug and silver foil balloon on coffee table

Remote professionals, freelancers and entrepreneurs face a common dilemma: Where to find a workspace ideally suited to fit their needs. Home offices and coffee shops have become popular alternatives, mostly because they’re free, but do they offer a holistic professional environment that enables the remote workforce to accomplish their best work? For a small monthly…

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Man working in Coworking Space at Roam

Eating family dinner and opening for business under the same roof poses a unique set of challenges for remote professionals. Whether your company downsized corporate office space or your small business is avoiding the expense of a pricey brick and mortar lease, an increasing number of people are working from home offices and experiencing a…

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Man typing on laptop computer

Healthy work-life balance is a concept that has changed considerably over the last decade. In previous years, creating such a harmonious existence simply meant putting in an honest day of work, and then returning home to enjoy a family dinner with post-meal time to read a book or play with the kids. However, as more…

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Woman working on Macbook in chair

Anyone who has ever explored working from home can attest to how difficult it can be to stay focused.  On any given day, an excess of distractions threaten to break your concentration and productivity. So the thought of preparing for the additional amusements of summer can feel overwhelming. When the kids aren’t in school, they’re…

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black coffee in a white mug

Before reading any further, we’d like to set the record straight: At Roam, we have nothing against coffee. In fact, we like it so much that our logo incorporates a coffee stain and each of our 5 Atlanta workplaces offers a full-service coffee bar brewing Counter Culture Coffee. But as much as we love exploring…

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On one end of the personality spectrum exists the extrovert—the type of person who thrives in social settings. In fact, they enjoy the company of others far more than being alone and tend to have an infectious zeal for the human spirit. On the other end lies the introvert, who prefers comfort to chaos. The…

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Subeau team working in coworking space at Roam

More and more startups, freelancers and corporations are realizing the many benefits of a coworking membership. They’ve cast aside the misconceptions that opposed the coworking concept and are forging ahead with this new iteration of the modern workplace. But not everyone has embraced the idea of coworking and many still struggle to understand its benefits.…

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woman typing on computer

The road to New Year’s resolutions is paved with good intentions, isn’t it? Memberships to gyms, book clubs and other healthy and worthwhile endeavors begin at a fever pitch on January 1. By the end of the month, however, our new-found zest for whatever personal or professional changes we once saw as inspiring and motivational,…

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