We’ve compiled a handy summary of research, with a particular focus on reports that include coverage of the Australian coworking industry.

If you know of other useful research not listed below, please let us know!

A theory of coworking: entrepreneurial communities, immaterial commons and working futures

https://researchbank.rmit.edu.au/view/rmit:162442

Julian Maurice Waters-Lynch. School of Management, College of Business, RMIT University.

Year of publication: 2018.

Coworking and an outer-urban community: what can we learn from a grassroots community coworking hub?

http://apo.org.au/node/128486

Dr Emsie Arnoldi (RMIT University), Dr Rachelle Bosua (University of Melbourne), Associate-Professor Vanessa Cooper (RMIT University), Associate-Professor Cathy Greenfield (RMIT University) and Dr Huck-Ying Ch’ng (RMIT University).

Year of publication: 2018.

APAC Flex Market – The fastest growing region in the world

https://www.theinstantgroup.com/en-gb/insights/the-first-comprehensive-review-of-asia-pacific-flexible-workspace-market/

The Instant Group

Year of publication: 2018.

CBRE Pacific Corporate Coworking Survey – The Future is Flexible

https://www.cbre.com.au/research-reports/Australia-Major-Report—CBRE-Pacific-Corporate-Coworking-Survey—The-Future-is-Flexible-Nov-2018

CBRE.

Year of publication: 2018.

The Flexible Workspace Outlook Report 2018: APAC

http://flexiblespace.colliers.com

Colliers International.

Year of publication: 2018.

The Australian Coworking Market Report 2017-2018

https://www.office-hub.com.au/2018/09/dramatic-shift-australian-coworking-market/

Office Hub.

Year of publication: 2018.

Coworking Spaces Australia: The new places where people work, businesses grow, and corporates connect.

http://sbi.sydney.edu.au/coworking-spaces-australia/

Tim Mahlberg and Kai Riemer. University of Sydney Business School.

Year of publication: 2017.

Culture Clash: Flexible workspace, coworking & the future

http://www.knightfrank.com.au/research/culture-clash-flexible-workspace-coworking-the-future-august-2017-4905.aspx

Kimberley Paterson and John Preece. Knight Frank.

Year of publication: 2017.

Smart work hubs: The benefits, potential demand and possible models

https://www.industry.nsw.gov.au/business-and-industry-in-nsw/assistance-and-support/smart-work-hubs

Direct link to report: https://www.industry.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/146776/Smart-work-hubs-report.pdf

Associate Professor Martin Fitzgerald, Dr Ashish Malik and Dr P J Rosenberger III. The University of Newcastle.

Year of publication: 2017.

The future of work and workplace

http://www.jll.com.au/australia/en-au/research/445/the-future-of-work-and-workplace

JLL Australia.

Year of publication: 2016.

Startup Muster

2018 Report

https://www.startupmuster.com/reports(modal:report-download/2018)

See pages: 12, 18, 24, 29 and 31.

Year of publication: 2018.

2017 Report

https://www.startupmuster.com/reports(modal:report-download/2017)

See pages: 10, 12, 24 and 25.

Year of publication: 2017.

2016 Report

https://www.startupmuster.com/reports(modal:report-download/2016)

See pages: 8, 9, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 24.

Year of publication: 2017.

2015 Report

https://www.startupmuster.com/reports(modal:report-download/2015)

See pages: 7 and 16.

Year of publication: 2015.

StartupAUS Crossroads

2018 Report: Crossroads V

https://startupaus.org/document/crossroads-v/

See pages: 6 (page 4 in PDF document); 24 and 25 (13 in PDF); 44 (23 in PDF); 57 (29 in PDF); 65 (33 in PDF); 66 (34 in PDF); 70 (36 in PDF); and 76 (39 in PDF).

Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018: Succeeding in the New Era of Technology

https://startupgenome.com/report2018/

Startup Genome.

See page: 198 (focus on Melbourne).

Year of publication: 2018.