PRESS RELEASE: Industrious and Granite To Open Glendale Coworking Space at 500@TheBrand
Partnership Brings First Industrious Coworking Space to Glendale
Glendale, CA – November 26, 2018- Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, announced today a partnership with Industrious, the largest premium coworking solution and flexible workplace provider in the U.S., to bring its hospitality-driven flexible office space to “500@TheBrand” in Glendale. The 24,000 square foot coworking space will be on the 20th and 21st floor of 500 North Brand Boulevard. This will be Industrious’ first location in Glendale and its eighth location in California. The space is slated to open in June 2019.
“Industrious is excited to partner with Granite on building our next Los Angeles location. Granite is an ideal partner because they share our vision of building not just exceptional workspaces, but standout workplace experiences,” said Katharine Lau, senior director of real estate at Industrious. “We chose to build our next Los Angeles location in Glendale because it’s such a growing market, with high-growth startups and companies across industries converging. We are excited to add this thriving community to our national network.”
Founded in 2013, Industrious offers flexible workplace solutions to companies ranging from mid sized businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. Similarly to Granite, they take a thoughtful approach to offer upscale, service-driven and productivity-enhancing work environments with private offices for focused work and learning and large common spaces and hotel-like lobbies designed to enhance connection, collaboration and socializing. As workers transition between alternating modes of work these spaces are designed to spark creativity and foster community among members.
“We’re excited to bring best-in-class coworking to Glendale. Our partnership with Industrious allows us to offer our existing and future customers attractive and flexible workplace options as their needs change,” said Jason Purvis, Senior Managing Director, Granite Properties.
Granite’s @TheBrand community is made up of two adjacent Class A office buildings; a 431,835 square foot building on 500 North Brand Boulevard and a 307,384 square foot building on 550 North Brand Boulevard. The two buildings are connected by an innovative outdoor space. This recently updated patio offers outdoor communal desks, benches and lounge areas to inspire interaction and community among Granite’s customers through work meetings, events or social time. Within minutes from Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Burbank and Pasadena, @TheBrand community is walking distance from The Americana at Brand and surrounded by shops, new residential communities, restaurants and entertainment.
Granite owns and manages 8 Class A office buildings in Southern California totaling approximately 1.6 million square feet, including 100 Bayview in Newport Beach, Orange City Square in Orange and 2600 Olive in Burbank.
Industrious is the largest premium coworking solution and flexible workspace provider in the U.S. with more than 50 locations across 33 cities in the United States. Founded in 2013 by Jamie Hodari and Justin Stewart, Industrious provides established companies and enterprises with stunning offices, five-star service, inviting hospitality and productivity-driven design that makes people excited and proud to come to work. By transforming coworking and office space management into a welcoming, elegant and premium experience, Industrious has reshaped the concept of coworking into a scalable platform for businesses of every size and stage. For more information, visit www.industriousoffice.com.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991, with offices in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Denver and Southern California. It has completed more than $6.8 billion in real estate transactions and more than 26 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions. Granite focuses its expertise, business approach and financial resources to help their customers, communities and their people flourish through the places it creates. Granite, a NREI Top Office Owner, has been named as one of FORTUNE’s Best Workplaces for seven consecutive years. For more information, visit www.graniteprop.com