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Flex-office company Industrious snapped up shuttered rival Breather in a bid to create an Airbnb for office space

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement As the future of the workplace evolves in the aftermath of the pandemic, a rising player in the workspace business believes tenants will want even more flexibility and variety.
On Thursday, the workspace firm Industrious told Insider that it had reached a deal to acquire Canadian flexible-workspace company Breather, and would use the firm's technology and business relationships to create a new business line that would be akin to an Airbnb for temporary office spaces.
It will retain the Breather brand for the new platform, which will operate as an online marketplace...
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