[EMS Discuss] Potential property at Broadway and WIllamette

Piotr Esden-Tempski EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Sep 6 14:07:16 PDT 2013


Hi guys,

I am not a paying member yet. But I would like to add a thought here anyways. :)

I helped Organizing Bytewerk hackerspace in Ingolstadt Germany. We also got a storefront. It had huge advantages as well as disadvantages. We could attract way more paying members through exposure, and lost a lot of privacy when you were working on a project.

Definitely the central location of the place is a huge plus. I personally think that outweighs over time the increased cost of a place like that. You have no idea how much more people are willing to pay and be a member if the access to the space is easy using public transport. At least that was the case with Bytewerk. :)

Just my 5 cents.

Cheers Piotr

On Sep 6, 2013, at 12:53 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> The southeast corner of the Woolworth Building at Broadway and
> WIllamette has a For Lease sign in the window.  The sign says 2200 sq.
> ft.   It faces Willamette.  It is directly under CodeChops, I think.
> It is a beautiful space.  It is undoubtedly out of our price range,
> but it's possible the owner wants a nonprofit.  Some of us (Rick, Clif
> and Kevin, maybe) talked to the landlord about another space in that
> building.
> 
> A highly visible location like this would help EMS grow like nothing else, IMO.
> 
> Here is a photo of the sign.  Unfortunately, I can not follow up on
> this, but if one of you wants to, there's a phone number.  (The QR64
> just points to eebcre.com.)
> 
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