Michelle Patton of Aria HR moved into a single-desk office at WeWork’s new Power & Light Building location on Friday, June 1, 2018. She’s worked in all three of WeWork’s Portland locations. (Elliot Njus/Staff)
Typical of WeWork’s shared offices, the entrance includes a coffee bar for customers and space to mingle. The company often hosts events or outside businesses offering samples in the common area. There’s also open-seating space for freelancers and customers who need little more than a power outlet and internet service.
Most of the space, however, is given over to a maze of private, glass-enclosed offices. Some come with standard equipment, while others are fully built-out to meet a big-spending client’s particular needs. Conference rooms are available for members, as are custom-built booths for private phone conversations.
Shamir Karkal, who co-founded of the online bank Simple and whose new start-up, Sila, will be located in the WeWork space at the Power & Light Building, said the arrangement lets him focus on building his new financial technology business.
“You can get a cheaper office,” Karkal said, “but managing it is a fair amount of work, and that’s a distraction.”
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