SAPOA’s 2017 Office Vacancy Report puts the national office vacancy rate at about 11% with rental growth slowing, but the demand for flexible working spaces is growing with freelancers, independent contractors and travelling staff benefitting from shared workspaces. A new app called Airbase helps people to navigate available office spaces on their phones, showing prices and proximity. Additionally, facility owners can list their facilities on the app and generate income on vacant or shared office spaces.


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