Why you need to join a coworking space.

Why you need to join a coworking space.

Scenario #1 You love your home office.  Cozy, quiet and familiar.  After refilling your coffee for the 4th time, the clothes washer buzzes…the dog makes a mess…the couch forces you to nap…the retired neighbor pops over to shoot the breeze…the...
We are Re-opening!

We are Re-opening!

So many of you have joined in on the adventure of the last 11 years. Through the work with The Creative Space and all the other startup and entrepreneurship support events and programs, we’ve either run or been involved with, so many have been there to support, cheer...
Co-opetition

Co-opetition

This is an email response to a question from one of our fellow coworking managers, member concerns.  They were concerned about having multiple same-market companies in their space.  Ooooh competition! Co-opetition.  Embrace it. All our so-called competitive companies...
12 Dunlop St E Location News

12 Dunlop St E Location News

Hello friends of The Creative Space! We are writing to you, partners, stakeholders, coworkers and friends, who have supported us in some way over the past 10+ years. (Some of you have come to all three of our openings!) 🙂 We are super blessed to hear of the impact...

The Big Rocks of Coworking

There are a million and one things to consider when thinking about launching a coworking space. Other than focusing on the business side of things, I’ll focus this article on some of the higher level things one should consider. There’s a modern day parable...
Creative Together – by Shannon Lewitsky for the BIA

Creative Together – by Shannon Lewitsky for the BIA

Truly compassionate people with a genuinely noble cause are few and far between these days. That is why The Creative Space’s Chad Ballantyne is such an upstanding member of the Barrie community. When you first meet Chad you’re captivated with this overwhelming feeling...