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Celebrate Summer on These Back Bay Patios

It’s finally here! In honor of the first official day of summer, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Back Bay spots for outdoor dining, drinking (or both) to help kick off the warmer days ahead. Here are our picks for some of the best neighborhood patios to kickoff the season: BISTRO DU MIDI | 272 Boylston Street | Bistro du Midi can be found just a few blocks down on our very own Boylston Street. It’s quaint outdoor patio overlooks Boston’s Public Garden, offering a view that’s tough to beat. Choose to take advantage …

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New Year, New Office! Full-Time Coworking Memberships Available for $250/month (Limited time only!)

To celebrate the start of 2016, we at Idea Space are excited to offer the New Year, New Office promotion!  Anyone who joins as a Full-Time Member between now and January 31st will receive the first 3 months for $250/month and we’ll waive the setup fee! A Full-Time Membership includes a business mailing address, complimentary coffee/snacks, wifi, monthly conference room hours and more — not to mention the company of some inspiring coworking neighbors & friends! A 3-month minimum commitment is required to take advantage of this promotion, which amounts to a total savings of …

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5 Back Bay Eateries with Lunches that are Way Better than Whatever You Packed

Need more than snacks and coffee to get you through the workday?  If so, here’s a list of 5 of our favorite lunch spots in Boston’s Back Bay (in no particular order) that are within a few blocks of Idea Space: sweetgreen. Sweetgreen is just a few blocks down Boylston Street, and offers signature salads (amazing) as well as a “make your own” option made with locally sourced, organic ingredients. If you’re looking for a quick, healthy lunch option, sweetgreen is for you. If you’re heading there around noon, consider …

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Boston Commercial Real Estate Prices are Continuing to Climb – What’s a Small Business to Do?

The return of approximately 200,000 college students to the Boston area on September 1st got us thinking about the Boston real estate market. There’s plenty of talk out there about finding reasonable student housing, but what about small businesses who area also searching for new space going into the fall? The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: Rising Commercial Real Estate Prices Boston commercial office space is at a premium.  Real estate prices and office rents continue to climb.  In Q2 2014, office rents in Boston averaged just over $50.67 per square foot (up from $49.74 …

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Where Work Feels Like Home

Now that we’ve introduced ourselves and filled you in on how Idea Space got started – the real question becomes, what makes us different? What sets us apart from other coworking spaces? We like to think of Idea Space as a place where work feels like home. We strive to offer a more intimate, boutique feel that is free of distractions and full of creative energy. To give you an even better sense of what we’re all about, check out this recent BostInno feature. Enjoy!

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Our Back Bay Coworking Space Debut

To keep the momentum going from our first post (and because pictures are always more fun than words) below are some before / after photos from the initial build out of Idea Space – the first one taken just nine months ago! November 2013 January 2014 If you’re actually more of a “words” person, we have you covered, too.  Check out this Boston Business Journal article for some insight into how our vision for a creative workspace solution came to be. And of course, if you’re someone who needs to see …

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