It was with mixed emotions today that I packed up my things and left my co-working space. I’ve been there for 5 months, I love it. There’s coffee and people to talk to, and folks are always baking things to bring in and share.
But I was talking to Daniel a couple weeks ago, about finances and stuff, as married couples are supposed to do, and my office space is a big expense. Well, it’s actually only $300 a month, which is pretty great, really, as office space goes, but Daniel is also paying for an office space, and we had the thought – what if we were only paying for one of those? We’d be saving a lot of money – that’s what.
Daniel works with his sis and it turns out that a space in their building, a bigger space with a separate, second room, just opened up. It’s that second room that’s the big deciding factor. See, one of the reasons I didn’t just move into their space in the first place was that both our businesses require regular phone time, and the space they have currently echoes (hard wood floors, bare walls). Only one person can be on the phone at a time.
But with that back room, we can use it as a conference space/calling room/editing suite. The room is also much bigger than their current space. And it’s only $75 more a month than their current place.
So I’m moving into the office of Divisadero Pictures tomorrow.
I will miss the Kleverdogs, but Daniel’s office is MUCH closer to home, it’s literally two doors down from the preschool our little guy will be going to, we’ll save a big chunk of cash every month, and I’ll get to see a lot more of Daniel, which, I’m happy to say after all these years, is still a good thing.
If you happen to be in the market for office space, you should definitely check out Kleverdog. It’s just north of downtown in Chinatown. Tell Kelly an David I sent you.