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Pipeline Workspaces chooses Coral Gables for third coworking location

Pipeline Workspaces will open its third U.S. shared workspace center at 95 Merrick Way in Coral Gables. Among other amenities, it will house a mediation center for Coral Gables’ large legal community.
Pipeline Workspaces will open its third U.S. shared workspace center at 95 Merrick Way in Coral Gables. Among other amenities, it will house a mediation center for Coral Gables’ large legal community.

Pipeline Workspaces announced Monday that its third coworking location will be in Coral Gables.

Pipeline, which opened its first shared-workspace location on Brickell two years ago and is opening a site in Philadelphia’s financial district next month, has leased the third floor — 14,000 square feet — at 95 Merrick Way, an office complex that also houses Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Pipeline was one of the pioneers in bringing the concept to Miami’s entrepreneurial community, and Pipeline sees Coral Gables as an underserved market. Coral Gables is home to Latin American headquarters, more than 20 consulates and government offices, more than 140 multinational corporations and numerous banks.

Pipeline Gables, with a planned opening this spring, will feature a mediation center that caters to the large legal community in Coral Gables, as well as entrepreneurial shared spaces starting at $200 per month, private offices starting at $600, and amenties such as conference rooms suitable for weekend corporate retreats and member access to all Pipeline locations.

Like they saw with Pipeline’s center in Brickell, which has about 250 members and caters to serial entrepreneurs and service professionals, Pipeline’s cofounders saw an opportunity to create another space that would draw a diverse group of people to connect and build a broader network.

“Pipeline is built on the theory that diversity positively impacts success. Geographic diversity draws people with different networks and expertise and being a member of Pipeline gives you one degree of separation from anybody else within the community, while serving as a catalyst to further grow the city’s business community,” said Todd Oretsky, who co-founded Pipeline with Philippe Houdard, in a news release. Members “can share perspectives, exchange ideas, create business opportunities, and develop meaningful business relationships,” he said.

Nancy Dahlberg

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