One thing the pandemic hasn’t done is slow the growth of COhatch.
The coworking and lifestyle brand has announced plans to expand its Polaris location to 1554 Polaris Pkwy.
The original location opened in May 2019 with 8,500 square feet of space that included 10 private offices, a limited number of dedicated offices, 50 plus open seating for coworking, seven meeting rooms, and one space. indoor and outdoor events, as well as a bar.
By more than doubling their footprint with an additional 13,000 square feet, the expansion will introduce several new types of spaces for COhatch, such as corporate suites and an event venue that can accommodate up to 200 guests.
The enterprise suites will address the hybrid work models that many employers have turned to in response to the pandemic. Offering a hub and spoke approach, COhatch Polaris will be a central hub for businesses, with employees also having access to the network of coworking space locations.
âWe are seeing a growing demand from employers and employees for more flexibility in their approach to work after the pandemic,â said Matt Davis, co-founder and CEO of COhatch. âEmployees of companies with a corporate suite will have access to all the benefits of COhatch, from coworking seating and luxury meeting spaces to access to our locations in other cities when traveling. “
COhatch has long provided meeting and social space, but Polaris will now include a larger-scale event location suitable for offsite meetings, corporate events, conferences, weddings, and more. In addition, COhatch will offer a concierge service for event and meeting planning, including everything from personalized assistance with catering, hotel accommodation and transportation, to everything else. customers may need help.
Polaris will also borrow a piece of COhatch’s Dublin location. North High Brewing will open another bar and kitchen concept in partnership with the coworking company.
âCOhatch has been a great partner as we grow with them across Columbus and into other markets,â said Gavin Meyers, co-founder of North High Brewing. âOur concept at Polaris will meet the needs of COhatch members, as well as the public, with lunch options perfect for mid-day meetings or a quick take-out between calls, and a bar featuring live music. of the best local artists, ideal for happy hours with colleagues or clients.
Finally, the expansion will include 30 additional private offices.
Expansion work is expected to be completed by early to mid-2022.
Polaris’ expansion follows the inauguration of COhatch’s Dublin site, its eighth in central Ohio. Dublin is home to North High Brewing’s first partnership, which has also grown to include co-locations in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Springfield.
COhatch is also targeting location number nine with the addition of a historic renovation project in Westerville. The 15,000 square foot building is part of a 2.3 acre site that will include indoor-outdoor workspace, concert and events hall, walkable gardens and a four-season hall, as well as ‘another North High restaurant and brewery.
For more information visit columbus.cohatch.com.
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