A new venture geared towards working professionals, entrepreneurs and the self-employed will soon be launched in Gloucester.
Cowork Gloucester will provide a space for coworking and is the first of its kind in the county.
Coworking, according to co-owners Kevin Haggerty and Courtney Buzzell, is a new and growing field that features professionals from numerous ventures and businesses operating in a common workplace. Haggerty and Buzzell described coworking as allowing for individual work within a space that is conducive to networking opportunities and collaboration.
Haggerty stated that as the owner of his own business, KR Graphix, he struggled to find a workspace that met his needs. “I worked in Starbucks for a while, then the library” before deciding to work from home, Haggerty said. After realizing working from home left him somewhat isolated and lacking in networking opportunities, Haggerty did research that led him to the concept of coworking.
The pair believes this...
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