Newark, NJ — =SPACE and Gateway Project Spaces have announced a collaboration to create premium co-working space in the heart of Newark’s Downtown Arts and Business district, at 2 Gateway Center. =SPACE Downtown will be nexus of the two collaborators yielding an environment that fuses amenitized, technology-driven workspace and a creative, nurturing environment, both affordable and accessible.
=SPACE Downtown will live on the concourse level of Gateway Project Spaces within 2 Gateway, directly connected to Newark Pennsylvania Station (NJ Transit, PATH, etc.).
Gateway Project Spaces is a 30,000 s/f creative hub that is comprised of a non-profit gallery, additional event spaces, an art supply store and 56 rentable workspaces. The 24/7 facility has carved out a 2,000 s/f space that will host membership based desk space, creative meeting space and private conference rooms with tech equipment and a design aesthetic to greet users with comfort, convenience and resources.
=SPACE Downtown will be the perfect workspace for creative professionals, freelancers, writers, techies, startups, small non-profits, commuting students and more. “The joint venture is an opportunity for = Space and Gateway Project Space to create an ecosystem of creatives of all types with the goal of growing within the city of Newark.” said Medina, Founder of = SPACE
“We’re thrilled to bring another level of participants to our space. Gateway Project Spaces is currently the home to over 50 visual and performing artists from the surrounding areas. Developing a larger, diverse group of on-site creative professionals and cultural practitioners will continue to make Newark a destination to work, network and live.” said Jasmine Wahi and Rebecca Jampol, founders of Gateway Project Spaces.
“This space, part of Newark’s growing startup scene, not only adds a new dynamic to the Gateway Project Spaces, but is a great addition to the business community within 2 Gateway,” said Kevin Collins, managing director of C&K Properties, owners of 2 Gateway. “We are excited to welcome =SPACE to the Gateway Center, and we’re confident that this blossoming concourse will provide an ideal environment for its creative minds.”In addition to the memberships and new space options, the partnering organizations plan to work together on a series of programs that cater to the community and onsite audience.