Common Desk

Common Desk Plans 23K-SF Coworking Space in Dallas’ The Hill Shopping Center

by | Feb 27, 2023
Common Desk, a coworking space company that launched in Deep Ellum and now has nearly two dozen locations in North Texas, Austin, Houston, and North Carolina—has its eyes on The Hill. The Hill Shopping Center, that is—a trendy retail development on Walnut Hill Lane near U.S. 75.
The Last Word: Common Desk’s Nick Clark on Why Introverts Just Might Need to Be in the Office, and More
by | Sep 19, 2022
Clark was a recent guest on Keurig's "Café Culture" podcast, which explored ideas about creating café culture from the coworking category. In the podcast, Clark talks about how he founded Common Desk; how he loves it when people walk in off the street mistaking the company's locations for a bar; and how he first discovered the "magic" of having "serendipitous interactions" while coworking. But two topics jump out of the podcast: why it's important for introverts to be "prodded" into going back to the office, and why companies should look for "culture adds," not "culture fits."
Common Desk CEO Nick Clark Is Riding the Wave of ‘Cataclysmic Change’ in the Future of Office
Common Desk CEO: Flexibility and Hospitality are Keys to Riding the Wave of 'Cataclysmic Change' in the Future of Office Now under the WeWork umbrella, Common Desk aims to shape the growth of the flexible workspace industry. While offices still engage in what Clark calls "an amenity race," they're now more in competition with home offices rather than one another.
WeWork Acquires Dallas-Based Coworking and Flex Space Startup Common Desk
by | Jan 25, 2022
It's the first acquisition by WeWork as a public company since its new CEO's arrival.

Common Desk, founded in Dallas by Nick Clark in 2012, has grown its network to serve 4,000 customers at 23 locations in Texas and North Carolina. It will now operate as "Common Desk, a WeWork Company."

Common Desk Chosen as Operating Partner to Reimagine the Continental Gin Building in Deep Ellum

by | Oct 6, 2020
August Real Estate Co. selected Common Desk to reposition the historic Continental Gin Building for the future of office. Common Desk's team will touch all aspects of the building, from design to property management—Founder Nick Clark says it's going to be a "holistic offering the market has yet to see."
To Common Desk, COVID-19 Wasn’t the Death of Coworking. It Was the Start of Something New
by | Sep 2, 2020
Trey Bowles and Delanie Majors from The DEC Network hosted Founder and CEO of Common Desk Nick Clark to discuss how his company is innovating to help entrepreneurs get back into shared office spaces.
Common Desk is Expanding its Coffee Brand Outside of Dallas
by | Feb 20, 2020
Fiction Coffee has expanded from its flagship location at Ross and Hall with a branch at Four Oaks Place, one of the largest and most prestigious office campuses in Houston.
Artist Uprising Brings ‘Work Hard Shop Harder’ Mural to The Shops at Park Lane
by | Feb 19, 2020
The Dallas-headquartered art group also recently collaborated with Common Desk to fill its new downtown Dallas location with eclectic artwork.

Common Desk Enters its First Market Outside of Texas

by | Dec 10, 2019
This year, Common Desk launched its own app, raised its first round of funding, and expanded outside of Dallas-Fort Worth for the first time. Now, the coworking company is headed to Raleigh, the only out-of-state location.
Look Inside: Common Desk Moves its Headquarters to West End’s Innovation District
Common Desk announced late last year that it was opening its sixth location at Factory SixO3. Now, it's the coworking company's new headquarters, where it's moved with 49 employees.
‘ClassPass of Coworking’: Deskpass Wants to Make Shared Spaces Even More Flexible in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Sep 12, 2019
Deskpass provides users a streamlined menu of coworking and meeting spaces to choose from. The app and membership service is now available in North Texas with more than 130 locations, including Common Desk, CraftWork Coffee Co., and Worksuites.
Her.HQ is Getting its First Permanent Location With the Help of Common Desk
by | Aug 19, 2019
Common Desk has invested in Her.HQ, a Dallas-headquartered experiential workspace for women that's been operating as a pop-up in the Arts District. With the investment, Common Desk will move out of its Oak Cliff space so Her.HQ can take over.

Common Desk is Powering Coworking and Office Amenities With Its New Mobile App

by | Jul 24, 2019
Dallas-headquartered Common Desk has launched Ellum—which pays homage to Common Desk's Deep Ellum roots—to "enhance every workday" by connecting people through amenities. With IoT buttons, a web-facing platform, and back-end management technology, Ellum provides quick access to a variety of hospitality features.
Dallas is Among the Top Regions in the Nation for Flexible Space, Research Says
by | Mar 22, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth ranks No. 12 in the nation, with coworking and flexible space accounting for more than 3 million square feet of space—1.7 percent of DFW's total office space inventory.
Dallas-Fort Worth Coworking Continues Torrid Pace With Three New Expansions—and a Study
by | Nov 13, 2018
A recent report from Dallas-headquartered Regus found that flexible working creates economic, personal, and environmental benefits. Coworking companies are on pace in North Texas, ramping up new locations — most recently, Common Desk, Venture X, and new-from-Houston The Work Lodge.
Common Desk Expands to Dallas’ West End with Sixth Location
by | Oct 15, 2018
Coincidentally coinciding with its sixth anniversary, Common Desk's new location will garner over 18,000 square feet of coworking space in Factory Six03.