wheeled Where once closer to the inside yarn on spools, write today’s young entrepreneurs on business plans. In 2013, the old spinning mill in Wil SG to the Co-Working Space was the “office local”. Like a big patchwork family a Freelancer, Start-up entrepreneurs and employees from different Professions working side by side. Bruno Opprecht (45) is program Director of an American Telecom company. He can work where he likes it. In the Co-Working, he has a permanent job close to his residence: “I’m glad I don’t have to commute to Work in Zurich”, he says to VIEW.

The range of Co-Working space in Switzerland is growing. Since 2016-a number that has up to 228 tripled. Almost half is located in the major centres such as Zurich, Basel or Bern. The cost for flexible jobs in the community office, with an average of 35 Swiss francs per day.

But more and more work surfaces to go outside the major centres. The current realty shows-Monitoring Wüest partners: 51 percent of the new stores opened in 2018 instead found in smaller cities and municipalities.

So Aarau, Burgdorf, Payerne, VD, or Wil SG to the Co-Working map appear suddenly. The growing demand away from the centers, according to Robert Weinert (40) of Wüest Partner for three reasons: The mobile Work takes its place in Swiss companies. In addition, more office space in smaller cities and towns will be empty. “With new concepts such as Co-Working with the owners to find new tenants,” says real estate expert.

Swiss municipalities with a weak job growth, remember that you can create through Co-Working a location advantage. The cooperative village office support municipalities with the establishment of these work areas. This will not only restrict commuter traffic, but also to support the communities.

“at his place of residence, will shop there, instead of his money on the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich”, says Jenny Schäpper-type (46), Co-founder and member of the Board. To date, 60 sites in the village office network. Including the Juralab in Olten, SO, wonder of space in Pfäffikon SZ, Uferbau in Solothurn or the office locally in Wil SG.

Wil has rented founder Noah Menzi (20) three months ago, together with his business partner. Because the 2014 Start-up founded Webwirkung grows. “We needed a place to receive customers,” he says. “But since we are so far only three of us, it’s not worth it financially, an office to rent.” In the office locally, he pays for two solid jobs in the month, 860 francs. The decision for Wil was a pragmatic one: Menzi lives in the Toggenburg, his Partner in St. Gallen – Wil is in the middle.

In the bustling days of the 20 people in the small Co-Working. “For me the exchange is like,” says Menzi. Unlike in the home office he was not alone here. The Intern, Tanja (17): “Only if I have to make a call, I’m nervous, because I can all hear.”

Even if there are more and more Co-Working spaces away from the centres, most of the offices are to be found in the following cities: With 44 offices in Zurich swings rose to the top. A provider of Impact Hub: Around 1000 members of the community to use offices in three locations. The first so-called Space was founded in 2005 in London. Today, worldwide there are over 100 Impact Hubs around 16’000 members. The office space giant IWG is represented in Switzerland with the brands Regus and Spaces currently at 35 sites. By 2025, the company wants to operate a network of 100 offices. In Luzern, there is the first nationwide concept for Working and Living: in addition to a work area on the deer to dig the Capsule-Hotel accommodation offers in the sleep capsule for digital nomads.