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The Resiliency of Flex & Future of Office Space

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Allison Kloek
Kiln., Director
Arian Lewis
Kiln., CEO & Co-Founder

Arian Lewis is the CEO and Co-Founder of Kiln. Prior to starting Kiln, Arian led the creation of a global coworking brand for Barclays Plc. called Rise.  Rise was built exclusively for Fintech with locations in London, Manchester, NYC, Tel Aviv, Mumbai, Cape Town, and Vilnius. He holds an MBA from Oxford University and a B.A. from BYU.

Kiln is a lifestyle brand delivering flex office and coworking with locations in Utah and Colorado (Boulder!) and is under development in Idaho, Arizona, and California.  

Michael Weslosky
Industrious, Pearl Street - Senior Operations

I love helping companies have great days at work. As an operations professional, I use my skills in leading projects, optimizing processes, and supporting business growth tp connect people with their future workspace where they can grow and thrive!

I would cherish the opportunity to connect with you - Great Days Start Here. 


Coworking or flex office space currently represents less than 5% of the commercial office sector in the U.S.  but by 2030 it is expected to represent roughly 30%.  Coworking is not a new concept but comes at a time when multiple trends are driving new demand to flex office or coworking.  The modularity of business, lifestyle aspirations of millennials, and the ever-increasing need to compete for talent in tech are some of the drivers.    

Coworking can also help with speed to market.  Startups can quickly connect with fellow founders and experts to solve problems and refine their products. Coworking also increases connectivity to others overall and makes it possible to create groups and clubs where bonds and relationships can be formed.

Listen to thought-leaders in the local coworking and real estate scene discuss these dynamics and more.