What is a Flexible Workspace

A flexible workspace is generally another term for office space that comes with desk options.

It is also known as shared office space. Flexible workspace is fitted with basic office equipment, like desks, chairs and phone lines. This type of office space are also known for offering fully-functioning services that require only minimal setup and low setup costs.


Hot desks are a type of flexible workspace which involves multiple workers using a single work station or surface during different time periods. The “desk” in the name refers to an office desk being shared by multiple office.

Co-working space is an example of flexible office space as a for-profit model. It offers the same amenities you would find in a traditional office. A major difference is flexibility, since you don’t need to sign a long-term lease. It is also fitted with basics office equipment like WiFi, printers, some type of conference room. Other co-working space will have tea, coffee, and snacks available.

Open Space is a type of flexible workspace that takes advantage of open space rather than closing off employees in cubicles or offices. Open concept offices also have areas for recreation and entertainment, such as ping pong tables, media rooms and libraries.

Going for a flexible workspace has a lot of business benefits but it also has a lot of things to consider. If you think that a flexible workspace is suited for your company as well as your employees, consult a reliable commercial real estate broker here in the Philippines.