The Real Deal New York

WeWork intent on global domination

As the real estate company looks to expand, cultural differences could stand in its way

December 09, 2015 09:30AM
By Konrad Putzier

From left: Miguel McKelvey and Adam Neumann

From left: Miguel McKelvey and Adam Neumann

From the December issue: From WeWork is looking to become WeWorld — if not in name, in practice.

To date, the office-sharing firm has 51 locations in the U.S. — 22 of them in New York — and only 12 abroad.

But that U.S. focus is about to change.

The company — which has four locations in Israel, where co-founder Adam Neumann grew up, six in London and two in Amsterdam — is planning to open in Berlin and then Shanghai, sources told The Real Deal last month. And that is just the beginning. [more]

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