Delhi being the capital of one of the fastest growing economies in the world, enjoys being one of the leading states in the country in terms of being the host for various kinds of established and blooming businesses, MNCs, organisations, venturers, industries, and startups as well. With each growing year, the city witnesses new trends in almost everything, be it culture, innovative new ideas, or something as trivial as a way of working in an office space. Gone are the days when offices used to be just a place where employees used to come, log in, get started with their work, and end the day and get back home; the workplace as a work environment has witnessed some drastic changes over the course of years. One such significant change in the workplace is shared working spaces, a.k.a co-working spaces, and the demand for shared office space in Delhi has been at an all-time high ever since the pandemic was within mass control and travel restrictions were lifted.

 

So what are these shared working spaces or co-working spaces that everyone keeps talking about?

 

Well, shared working spaces, commonly called shared working spaces or shared offices, are a single unit of workspace that is occupied by more than one organisation at the same time. To simplify this further, any workplace that caters to individuals/employees of more than one organisation with shared same utilities and amenities of that space is called a co-working space or shared office space. The term or the idea is not new to the Indian market; the only reason why it is now well known to all is how the recent years have shaped our lives, especially for the employees. Co-working spaces became an instant hit or boomed more than ever as soon as the organisations were allowed to either end or partially called their employees back to the office by ending the work from the home phase. Keeping an individual comfort to travel in mind, ranging from mildly to strictly restricted zones, many organisations or businesses opted for co-working spaces as a solution for their employees. The organisations availing the facility of co-working areas get to avail of efficient workplace services at a cost-effective rate. The resources, impeccable services and furnished office space proved highly beneficial to the businesses.  

 

 

Advantages of opting for shared working spaces / co-working spaces over traditional offices:

 

It has been noted that the co-working/shared working spaces were opted for by the businesses and organisations that were employee-centric and genuinely cared about their employees' well-being over their own benefits. For employees, the greeted advantage of having to work from co-working offices was to limit their travel and work from a more comfortable location which saved not just their time, capital, and energy but worked as a boon as long-distance travelling to their actual workplace in the pandemic worsen situation was avoided up to a significant extent. Having to travel to a serviced office in Delhi could be fun on any normal day, as one gets to explore the beauty of the capital city on their journey to their workplace. However, keeping the pandemic in mind, witnessing the beauty of travelling was not as important as their safety. Hence the co-working space proved a saving grace for both employees and employers. Added advantages of working from the coworking spaces are that it provides smart infrastructure, modern interiors, and cutting-edge technology that allows the business to provide the employees with empowering experience. The company can easily carry out its functions by seeking assistance from business centers in Delhi to operate its day-to-day functioning with boosted workplace productivity.