WeWork

WeWork

WeWork, also known as We Company, is a co-working organization known to provide space for start-ups, tech companies, and more.

Headquartered in: New York, New York

Founded in: 2010

Founded by: Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey

WeWork Q&A

Where is WeWork located?
Founded in SoHo and headquartered in Mahattan, WeWork owns and leases co-working hundreds of spaces across the world. It has been recorded as managing over 40 million square feet of space.
What does WeWork do?
WeWork leases spaces to co-working spaces to companies and individuals across the world. Users can rent private offices, desks, or common area access, usually on a monthly basis. In 2019 the company changed its official title to We Company. The company has started a number of other ventures, including co-living company WeLive, private school WeGrow, and luxury gym Rise by We.
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Check out our Top Stories below for TRD's most up-to-date coverage of WeWork and We Company.

WeWork Top Stories

September 20, 2019The head of WeWork’s real estate investment fund has left the company, the latest in a string of recent high-level departures at the embattled co-working giant.
September 19, 2019WeWork CEO Adam Neumann envisions his company as bigger than co-working. But his side businesses have struggled.
September 17, 2019WeWork’s Sarah Pontius, global head of real estate partnerships, is leaving the company as it endures turmoil over its IPO.
September 16, 2019WeWork’s parent company is planning to shelve its IPO for at least a month, according to The Wall Street Journal
September 4, 2019WeWork adds Frances Frei to its board after a backlash about its all-male members
July 18, 2019Adam Neumann has cashed out more than $700 million from WeWork ahead of its IPO.

The Latest

WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani and Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (Mathrani by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images; Son by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)

WeWork sues SoftBank for scrapping $3B bailout

It’s official — WeWork is suing its biggest backer. And this probably won’t be the last time. The embattled...

WeWork sues SoftBank for scrapping $3B bailout
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)

“Tactically, I’ve made regrets. Strategically, I am unchanged:” The Masa Son interview

Following the billions it has plowed into now-beleaguered WeWork, compounded by the coronavirus crisis, SoftBank’s stock is trading well below the value of its...

“Tactically, I’ve made regrets. Strategically, I am unchanged:” The Masa Son interview
81 Prospect Street at Dumbo Heights (Credit: Google Maps)

WeWork shuts Brooklyn location after employee gets Covid-19

WeWork has closed one of its Brooklyn locations after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus, The Real Deal...

WeWork shuts Brooklyn location after employee gets Covid-19
Industrious CEO Jamie Hodari (Credit: iStock; Illustration by The Real Deal)

Industrious slashes a third of its workforce

Industrious is the latest flexible-office startup to make significant cuts to its workforce. The company laid off 90 employees,...

Industrious slashes a third of its workforce
WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani and Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (Credit: Mathrani by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images; Son by Alessandro Di Ciommo/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

WeWork asks landlords to cut rent bill as SoftBank abandons bailout

SoftBank is abandoning plans to buy $3 billion of WeWork shares from investors, a major blow to the company...

WeWork asks landlords to cut rent bill as SoftBank abandons bailout
WeWork chairman Marcelo Claure (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WeWork lays off 250 more employees, but Covid-19 isn’t reason

WeWork laid off 250 more people on Thursday, but the decision was not made because of the coronavirus. The...

WeWork lays off 250 more employees, but Covid-19 isn’t reason
WeWork is facing backlash for its decision to stay open and charge membership fees, despite government measures to stop the spread of coronavirus. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

WeWork under pressure for staying open in pandemic

WeWork is facing scrutiny for its decision to keep all its co-working spaces in New York City open as...

WeWork under pressure for staying open in pandemic
WeWork's Marcelo Claure and Sandeep Mathrani (Credit: Getty Images)

WeWork to miss 2020 targets because of coronavirus

WeWork says it won’t be hitting its targets this year because of the coronavirus. In a letter to bondholders,...

WeWork to miss 2020 targets because of coronavirus
WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani (Credit: background by Jeenah Moon/Getty Images)

WeWork offers staff $100-a-day bonuses to keep showing up

WeWork is trying to keep its locations staffed by offering a $100-per-day incentive. The co-working company has left many...

WeWork offers staff $100-a-day bonuses to keep showing up
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

WeWork gears up for potential legal fight with SoftBank

SoftBank recently advised WeWork shareholders that it might renege on part of its rescue package, and a pair of...

WeWork gears up for potential legal fight with SoftBank
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