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Exactly 5 years ago, in May 2015, we were ready to launch our Coworking business. Construction was almost complete on our newly renovated, 16,000 square foot office space in downtown Phoenix. We had a business model, an LLC formed, pricing, branding, some leases already in place…and now we needed to find a “friendly face at […]

May 27, 2020

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September 5th is the International Day of Charity. At The Department Coworking, we have many non-profit and for-profit organizations who are making a big impact in our community and communities all over the world. 1MISSION has been with The Department Coworking since we started, so we thought we’d sit down with Communications Director Tim Hoiland […]


September 3, 2019

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The first coworking space in Phoenix’s downtown core adds 40 more private offices, team spaces, and meeting rooms to accommodate growing businesses at affordable prices.

July 16, 2019

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Looking for a space to host your next meeting or event in downtown Phoenix? Finding a clean list of meeting spaces in downtown Phoenix was not an easy task, so we figured we’d put together our own. These are our suggestions for the best places in downtown Phoenix that will encourage creative brainstorming with your […]

Meeting room

June 19, 2019

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Jeremy Veatch is a long-time member of The Department Coworking. Check out his latest blog post celebrating Earth Day and Jeremy’s can-crushing business.

April 22, 2019

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Want to become a professional Slacker? (Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it?) We’re not talking about slacking off; we’re talking about one of the best apps for team productivity and communication–Slack. If you haven’t already, download this app to your phone and desktop and learn the ropes with these 7 tips. 1. Sync Slack with […]

April 17, 2019

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Let’s face it: we spend a lot of time at our desks, so it is important to have a clean, organized space to work in. With just a few minutes of tidying up (Marie Kondo, anyone?), you’ll be able to focus better and work more efficiently. Here are 5 tips to clean your workspace and […]

Clean desk

March 25, 2019

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In honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day, we’re inviting you to get to know the best community manager in Arizona! Find out what Marissa does around here, what she likes to do with her milk, and other fun things!

January 28, 2019

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We are joined this week by Matt Cooley and Olivia Laux from Cloth & Flame. These two run a balloon tour company (Float Balloon Tours), as well as Cloth & Flame!

March 23, 2018

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This week we are joined by two long-standing Department members. Alan Earl and Asher Spittler met in graduate school, started businesses together, and joined The Department shortly after our opening. Alan works with Local-One and Asher founded AWS Recruiting. Thank you both for being active members of our Department coworking community!

March 1, 2018