So, you have heard of CO+HOOTS, right? You know, the super cool co-working space on Roosevelt Row. Well, did you hear that they are now rockin’ the Rail Life in an awesome new spot right along the line? Seriously, it’s true. Don’t take our word for it, go check ‘em out for yourself! CO+HOOTS is now located at 1027 East Washington, very close to the light rail stations at 12th Street and Washington / Jefferson. “Here, freelance creatives, entrepreneurs, start-ups and small business of all areas flock to be part of the growing vibrancy of downtown Phoenix.” – CO+HOOTS Phoenix
CO+HOOTS Rehatching Along the Line
If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to join a coworking space, or if you can’t afford a full throttle membership, then at least check out some of the fun and educational events offered that will inspire you and connect you to people you want and need to meet.
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CO+HOOTS founder Jenny Poon said CO+HOOTS interviewed eight cafe owners before deciding on the right match. In the end, Greater Than Coffee’s owners shared CO+HOOTS’ passion for the community and coworking, and a business model with longevity, Poon said.
“For the longest time, everybody has said building a coffee shop within a coworking space is hazardous,” Poon said. “The difference is we had the coworking environment established and we’re not operating the coffee shop, we’re supporting the coffee shop.”
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Poon, 29, is the creator of CO+HOOTS, a co-working space that supports local entrepreneurs as well as eeko studios, a design agency. She is also one of the lead figures in crafting the entrepreneurial corridor that is becoming Washington Row.
“People kept coming to me saying, ‘Phoenix is a ghost town. Nothing’s happening here. Everyone is leaving. There’s not talent here,’” Poon said. “Hearing that lit a fire in me.”
CO+HOOTS creator adds entrpreneural spark to washington row
Co+Hoots, the collaborative, co-working space for creative entrepreneurs in downtown Phoenix, is set to host a start-up shop of the caffeine kind right inside its walls.
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"This is just the beginning of what will be a flurry of restaurants, retail and entrepreneurship that will land on Washington Row," says Co+Hoots founder, Jenny Poon. "To continue Co+Hoots' goal in increasing our influence on Phoenix small businesses, we want to help nurture and grow companies we believe fill a need in our community."
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By now your food truck schedule should be getting pretty full, but make room for one more weekly locale to hit up. CO+HOOTS has announced they'll be hosting a pair of food trucks every week in conjunction with their weekly midweek business advisement sessions.
One of the newest Valley trucks has found a weekly home already -- and he's partnering up with a hometown favorite.
A New Weekly Food Truck Event: Washington Wednesdays at CO+HOOTS
CO+HOOTS is ready to show off its new location by inviting supporters and interested individuals to join in on a night of music, food trucks and local speakers who can attest to Phoenix’s great communal spirit.
For the past two years, CO+HOOTS has been the home of entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. It’s a coworking office that helps small businesses flourish, a sustainable trend that is growing worldwide.
CO+HOOTS Celebrates New Expanded Location
Phoenix leaders are launching Washington Row, a corridor in downtown Phoenix that they hope will turn downtown Phoenix into a national entrepreneurial leader.
“Every neighborhood in Phoenix has its niche. Roosevelt Row has the arts district. This is the Entrepreneurial Corridor,” said Jenny Poon, founder of CO+HOOTS, a co-working space in downtown Phoenix promoting entrepreneurship. “We are making Phoenix to be the best place to be an entrepreneur.”
CO+HOOTS is moving to a new location at 1027 E. Washington St. The 2-year-old business incubator is hosting a “re-hatching” event at its new location from 7 p.m. until about midnight Friday.
Phoenix's Washington Row Touted as Entrepreneurial Hub
The CO+HOOTS clan of local entrepreneurs announced it was moving out of its Seventh Street digs in July, and this month, the group is opening the doors to its new nest on Washington and 11th Street in downtown Phoenix.
Designer and entrepreneur Jenny Poon opened the coworking space in 2010, and the vibe has grown into that of a professional office (without a broken printer), a coffee shop (without the terrible music and ex sightings), and home office (wihtout having to pay attention to the laundry) with a mission to provide "a place where innovators of all kinds can collaborate and connect."
Read more about the move, the new space, and the pre- "rehatch" coverage.
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CO+HOOTS founder, Jenny Poon, is featured as one of this year’s Arizona Republic “35 Entrepreneurs 35 and Younger”. Poon and many of the other entrepreneurs talk about how they were able carve out a sizable niche and even to compete with much larger companies on a shoestring budget.
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In August, CO+HOOTS founder Jenny Poon moved the business from its original space in the Bayless Building at Garfield and Seventh streets to MonOrchid, an arts and small-business space located at Roosevelt and Third streets, as it prepared to move to its new location in the developing Washington Row district east of downtown.
“I had my eyes on staying in the Roosevelt Row corridor,” Poon said. “This place is supporting light rail, walkable and bike-able areas.”
Lance Meilech, the new location’s owner, is excited that CO+HOOTS is moving into the space, which used to be an auto-repair facility when he acquired it in 2007.
“Jenny’s creativity, vision and leadership is what drove me to have her as a tenant,” Meilech said.
CO+HOOTS moves to new location
CO+HOOTS, the downtown Phoenix co-working space, landed at its new home at 1027 E. Washington St. The move is part of a larger collaboration among local co-working spaces and incubators to create an entrepreneurial business corridor known as “Washington Row.”
CO+HOOTS Moves to a New Spot
When Jenny Poon, founder of CO+HOOTS, looks at an office building, she sees a potential catalyst for collaboration and mutual benefit among its occupants.
With that idea in mind, this professional graphic designer and serial entrepreneur has been working for the past three months on what she hopes will be the ultimate collaborative workspace.
Read about the growth of CO+HOOTS and the planning that went into the buildout for the new location on Washington & 10th Street.
Creating Collaborative Space
Boldly marching headlong against a century of false-starts is a cadre of crusaders working to transform Downtown Phoenix into a thriving entrepreneurial community. Jenny Poon, founder of CO+HOOTS, a co-working space designed to help entrepreneurs build businesses and foster creative connections. More than 50 regular businesses share the space with about a dozen drop-in individuals each day. Poon hopes CO+HOOTS will be a driving factor in the creation of a thriving Washington Row corridor. “Ultimately, Washington Row’s goal is for entrepreneurs to come out strong.” Poon says. “Let’s be known for something positive, something that we have going for us already. Let’s not be known for Tent City anymore, all right?”
Read the full article along with the other 5 featured Phoenician Movers & Shakers here.
Creatives searching for a coworking spot in Phoenix can check out Co+Hoots, offering possibly the most cost-effective office space in downtown Phoenix. It’s a bright, inspirational space in a historic building, offering conference rooms, a variety of different individual work spaces, and plenty of coworkers who offer collaboration and resources.
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CO+HOOTS, the co-working office space, recently announced their plans to join soon-to-open local entrepreneurial incubator, SEEDspot, in new digs on what's been dubbed "Washington Row."
CO+HOOTS to Join SEEDspot on Newly Dubbed "Washington Row"
Co+Hoots, a co-working space for creative entrepreneurs in downtown Phoenix, will relocate to a larger location to help spearhead Washington Row, a new coalition of business incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces.
The relocation and new space, dubbed Co+Hoots 2.0, will launch Oct. 1 in a renovated auto shop at 1027 E. Washington St. in Phoenix.
Co+Hoots expanding to larger Phoenix location
As featured by know99 television and channel11 for "Cool in Your Zip". A show that features things that are indeed, cool in your zipcode. Co+Hoots is a creative space where collaboration, connection, and serendipity occur, among entrepreneurs, freelancers, small businesses, and anyone who's looking to get in cohoots with other creatives.
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At their two-year mark, this collaborative model has proven effective as CO+HOOTS now houses 15 resident companies and has over 200 members. On an average day, approximately 30 people will use the 3500 square foot space to work, hold meetings, and attend events and workshops.
Poon attributes their success to the people who make up Phoenix’s creative community, which helped CO+HOOTS become sustainable in its first two years. “We’ve been very fortunate to create it in downtown Phoenix where we have a very, very strong grassroots community.”
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The downtown community workspace CO+HOOTS will be moving in August to a new location in the “entrepreneurial corridor” on Washington Street, according to a press release.
CO+HOOTS, the only shared workspace in the downtown area that caters to small businesses, is relocating to accommodate growth, which “is a good problem to have,” manager Ross Loftin said.
CO+HOOTS to enter budding downtown entrepreneurial corridor
Over the last decade years, more and more professionals have been able to forgo the corporate office environment and work from anywhere with an Internet connection. But while working from home may sound like a dream come true, it often proves to be amotivational and, frankly… lonely
Co+Hoots Gives Phoenix Creative Professionals A Place To Call “Work”
Mayor Greg Stanton takes some time to drop by Co+Hoots and discuss the state of co working and entrepreneurship in downtown Phoenix.
Mayor Stanton visits CO+HOOTS
Co working. They’re doing it in San Francisco and New York and right here in the valley. Creative people from many different fields mix it up in one big space, feeding off each others' energy, and doing great work. It’s called Co-Hoots.
CO+HOOTS: Where Creative People Combine Forces
Co+Hoots has become so popular, it’s almost run out of space. The collaborative work space near downtown Phoenix caters to the creative class.
About 27 people who work for 12 companies are housed in 3,600 square feet of a restored warehouse at 825 N. Seventh St. A drop-in desk is available to anyone who needs a work spot on a day-to-day basis. Funky artwork punctuates the walls, and other whimsical touches are evident throughout.
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From the first day I dropped-in to work at CO+HOOTS, I was impressed by the friendliness and professionalism of the companies at the space, and that kept me coming back almost every week since they opened. I was there so much I earned a special drop-in badge!
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The life of a “creative” isn’t all coffee shop bull-sessions and Flash-animated video résumés. Creativity takes overhead, baby. That’s where CO+HOOTS proves useful.
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The space inside Phoenix's Co+Hoots (825 N. 7th Street) sounds like a typical office: the click-clack of key strokes; the steady murmur of hands-free calls to far-off clients; the hoots, hollers and applause when one sends over a batch of gourmet brownies.
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Your Projects. Your Time. Our Place. That’s the motto of CO+HOOTS. CO+HOOTS describes itself as Phoenix’s professional coworking office space.
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CO+HOOTS opened. And it was grand. Located in the National Historic accredited JB Bayless Grocery Building, downtown Phoenix's lone co-working space opened its doors on July 2.
CO+HOOTS Grand Opening
Jenny Poon says the co-working trend is starting to pay off for her.
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Have you heard about phx’s most recent most awesome idea? It’s CO+HOOTS, creative coworking for Phoenix. At their grand opening last Friday, First Friday and other visitors got a chance to meet some of the creatives who now call one of Phoenix’s original grocery stores home.
they’re all co+hoots!
Like anything in business, coworking is evolving.
So, you walk into a local coffee shop today, like you do on several other days of the week, with your laptop tucked under your arm and your brain spinning with all of the work you have to do. Your favorite table, the one right by the power outlet and the window, is taken by someone else. He has his papers sprawled across the table and doesn’t look like he’ll be leaving any time soon, so you settle for a different spot nearby.
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More and more people in the Valley are opting for jobs where their office is right in the comfort of their own homes.
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Do you like to get in cahoots with other creative professionals, but you are isolated in your home office space? CO+HOOTS , a creative coworking facility in Phoenix, aims to solve that problem for you for a few dollars a month.
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You drive by a cool building and think, "Oooh, I wanna work there!"