The Everything Coworking Podcast brings you in-depth industry insights and interviews by Jamie Russo. Today’s guest is Mike Kriel, CEO of Launch Workplaces with locations in the greater Baltimore, Washington DC area.
We talk about:
- Mike’s background.
- The story of how Mike got into coworking.
- What Mike’s business looks like today – the number of locations, business models (service agreements, management agreements).
- Mike’s ideal customer and who Launch Workplaces serves best.
- Mike’s creative deal structures with landlords – i.e., service agreements and management agreements.
- The value of Launch Workplaces as an ecosystem and the organic tenant growth Mike has seen over the years. – The advice
- Mike would give to a building owner thinking about becoming an owner AND an operator.
- The advice Mike would give to an operator looking to partner with building owners in their own market.