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Pacific Workplaces Alumni Make Top 10 Lists of Silicon Valley Public 150

by The Pacific Workplaces Team on April 14, 2014

The San Jose Mercury News just released its annual top 150 Public Tech Companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.  We are very happy to see that may of our clients in the list are doing well, and we are pulling for the few more we know are knocking on the door to make the list next year. They can count on us to help them get there in every small way we can!

This year we’d like to highlight two companies in the list dear to our hearts:

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Press Release | For Immediate Release

2013 A+ Best Places to Work Award

Sacramento, CA – January, 2014 Pacific Business Centers, the leading provider of Workplace-as-a-Service™ in California, was honored as one of the best employers and received the Sacramento Business Journals A+ Employers Best Places to Work award for the second year in a row.

“Duplicating the honor for a second year means so much to us. It shows that we make this a core part of our business identity. Achieving the perfect workplace is an evolving process, one which needs to be attended to and nurtured all the time.” said Tracy Wilson, Pacific Business Centers Managing Partner.

“To drive the point home, WE CARE about our customers, WE CARE about our investors, and, most of all, WE CARE about each other” is the final thought we use at every company management meeting and our Company Day annual event,” said Laurent Dhollande, Pacific Business Centers’ CEO.
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Palo Alto, CA – October 30, 2013 Palo Alto-based Pacific Business Centers has secured a 13,000 square foot lease with One East Liberty, LLC, for their recently announced expansion into Northern Nevada. Pacific Business Centers will be located at One East Liberty, on the northeast corner of Virginia Street and Liberty Street. This new expansion will be Pacific Business Centers’ 17th location, and first in Nevada.

PBC Reno Exterior“We’re extremely excited that Pacific Business Centers chose Northern Nevada, and downtown Reno specifically, for their expansion,” said Blake Smith, Managing Partner of One East Liberty, LLC. “This is just another step in the continuing revitalization of the downtown area.” Pacific Business Centers will be occupying the entire 6th floor, 13,000 square feet, of One East Liberty. The signature tenant remains U.S. Bank. Tenant improvements and space renovations on the 6th floor have been completed and the official opening for Pacific Business Centers is November 1st.

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Enerspace CoworkingSept 11th, 2013 – Palo Alto, CA - A new coworking space just opened in Palo Alto near Highway 101 and Embarcadero. This is the second location for Enerspace – its original 9,000 sq foot space is in Chicago’s West Loop. Enerspace describes itself as the modern workspace for today’s entrepreneurs and mobile professionals. The Palo Alto location at 2225 East Bayshore Road is attracting its share of the area’s high concentration of start-ups, but unlike the area’s many accelerator programs, welcomes a diverse range of professions. Its early members run the gamut of tech start-ups, designers, journalists and business development pros that need a place to keep up their energy. Enerspace is designed to support a variety of work styles with a mix of offices set up for individuals or small teams, dedicated workstations, and a large café area for drop-in seating and meeting rooms. Continue Reading

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The Value of Professional Volunteerism

by Tracy Wilson on November 13, 2012

One can never know the path volunteering may lead…

How about: caucusing with the FBI… striving to overcome fears of public speaking… traveling our great nation… winning lovely accolades…

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After quite a few years of idle, non-participation in my industry’s association, the Global Workspace Association (GWA), I decided this year to join a little-advertised task force addressing virtual office clients. I am kicking myself – where have I been? Why was I so unengaged? What wonderful opportunities have I missed for professional and personal development?

The benefits of my short-term effort on the Virtual Office Task Force did, in fact, give me the opportunity to work with the FBI. Plus, I didn’t actually ‘die’ presenting the Task Force’s findings at the annual conference. While at the conference I had the chance to enjoy Baltimore’s vibrant Inner Harbor, and I had the great honor to be granted the Global Workspace Association’s Volunteer of the year award. Continue Reading

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What Makes Pacific Business Centers Special?

by Laurent Dhollande on October 25, 2012

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Pacific Business Centers Honored as 2012 A+ Employers Best Places to Work by The Business Journal

October 17, 2012

Press Release | For Immediate Release Oct 16, 2012 – Sacramento, CA - Pacific Business Centers, the leading provider of Workplace-as-a-Service™ in California, was honored as #4 Best Place to Work last week and received the Sacramento Business Journal A+ Employers Best Places to Work award. “For a company whose core value is “WE CARE” this is an award [...]

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Professional Edge Found with Shared Office Space By Small Business Marketing Firm

February 14, 2011

With over 25 years in the high tech industry and a strong background in marketing and management, Steve Moore decided to create his own Start Up company, SPM Business Solutions, three years ago. As he began the search for office space he compared his options. “With a permanent office cost was a major factor” he [...]

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Officing Case Study: Vectis Law Group

December 16, 2010

When Patrick Costello, the principal lawyer of Vectis Law Group, opened his new practice in April 2010.he faced a difficult decision As a new firm, the bottom line was his ultimate consideration. But at the same time, he had to have the professional image and administrative support needed to run his business properly. When looking [...]

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