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


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

Year of publication: 2018.

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


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

Year of publication: 2017.

The Flexible Workspace Outlook Report 2018: APAC


Colliers International.

Year of publication: 2018.

The Australian Coworking Market Report 2017-2018


Office Hub.

Year of publication: 2018.

Culture Clash: Flexible workspace, coworking & the future


Kimberley Paterson and John Preece. Knight Frank.

Year of publication: 2017.

Startup Muster

2017 Report


See pages: 10, 12, 24 and 25.

Year of publication: 2017.

2016 Report


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

Year of publication: 2017.

2015 Report


See pages: 7 and 16.

Year of publication: 2015.

The future of work and workplace


JLL Australia.

Year of publication: 2016.

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


Startup Genome.

See page: 198 (focus on Melbourne).

Year of publication: 2018.