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What do you get from a Regus Virtual office?

  • a professional address at one of over 150 Regus locations in the UK and 1200 worldwide
  • mail forwarding
  • dedicated local phone number
  • receptionist services
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Regus’ millionth customer

By Mark Dixon, Regus Founder and Chief Executive

Regus hit its millionth customer when startup Innovative Database Solutions (IDS) took a flexible workplace at The Point of Inverness business centre in Denver, USA.

I’m delighted Regus has reached this key milestone in our journey to enable companies to work smarter and more productively. IDS is typical of the many small businesses that use us to achieve a speedy, cost effective start-up and to expand when they’re ready.

This historic moment shows how the flexible work revolution is fast becoming business as usual.  Today, more than one billion people globally work on the move and alternative ways of working in all kinds of business continues its inexorable rise.

Flexible working is a win/win for every business. It makes it easier for new businesses, like IDS, to start up, while established companies are going flexible to improve employee productivity and reduce overheads. Together with improved work-life balance, it’s easy to see why the flexible working phenomenon is going from strength to strength.

Regus expands in Southern California; offers more flexible workplaces in premier locations

 An affordable and modern workspace is becoming increasingly hard to find in downtown Santa Monica. That’s why here at Regus we have opened a brand new location with a large coworking facility in the Yahoo! Center @ 2500 Broadway, right in the heart of Santa Monica’s entertainment district.

“Technological advancements, the growing number of mobile workers and the tectonic shift in workplace habits have given rise to an increasing number of professionals relying on and looking for communal workspaces”

—Sande Golgart, Regus’ Regional Vice President

The new center is one of the most distinct facilities the company has created yet. It has a large campus area to meet the specific needs of the Santa Monica business community, those local business owners and professionals who are looking to reduce the commute and improver their work-life balance.

 In addition to  the new campus space, the center offers private offices, virtual offices, meeting rooms, videoconferencing and an administrative staff to ease the workload and let businesses focus on the task at hand. The global footprint and scalability associated with Regus allows companies to enter new markets and expand operations without being locked into long-term, expensive leases. The new center is located in the Yahoo! Center which is home to companies such as Apple, CBS Broadcasting, HBO, eHarmony, amongst many more. There is also a great outdoors area that includes tennis courts, fields, parks, water features and outdoor seating. And for the fitness fanatic inside of you, there is an on-site gym that you can access.

 Are you based in Santa Monica? Come and check our new center out!

For more information on Regus please click here

Regus Partnership with La Quinta

Regus announces a partnership with La Quinta Inns & Suites that will provide La Quinta business travelers access to a professional workspace while on the road.

The alliance also offers Regus clients special promotional rates when making a reservation at any La Quinta property in the U.S., Canada or Mexico.

When La Quinta Returns members sign up for Regus’ Businessworld Gold membership program they will have immediate access to Regus’ 1,200 professional business lounges, which can be found in more than 550 cities globally. Members can also earn 25,000 La Quinta Returns points when they enter into a 12-month agreement for a fully-equipped office and 10,000 points on any Regus virtual office package. La Quinta guests are also eligible for preferred rates on private day offices and meetings rooms throughout the Regus network.

“Having access to Regus’ business centers is a great way for La Quinta Returns Members to improve their productivity during any business trip. The size of our portfolio and wide range of on-site business services is an asset for any road warrior.”

—Michael Haas, Regus Director of Partnerships

La Quinta Returns members can activate their complimentary Regus Businessworld Gold card by visiting the following links: La Quinta Returns Elite members www.regus.com/lqelite; La Quinta Returns Gold members www.regus.com/lqgold; La Quinta Returns Silver members www.regus.com/lqsilver.

”With partners like Regus, La Quinta is excited to be able to provide business travelers with the innovative services they need to make their lives easier,” “This is yet another reason why staying at La Quinta provides additional value for business travelers.”

—Julie Cary, La Quinta’s Chief Marketing Officer

About La Quinta Inns & Suites LQ Management L.L.C: is one of the largest operators of limited-service hotels in the United States. Based in Dallas, Texas, the Company operates and provides franchise services to more than 800 hotels in 46 states, Canada and Mexico under the La Quinta Inn® and La Quinta Inn & Suites® brands. For reservations or more information about La Quinta, please visit www.LQ.com or call 1-800-SLEEPLQ.

It’s Easy With a DC Virtual Office from Regus

Let’s say you work west of Bethesda but need a professional business presence in Reston or need to meet with clients in Washington. It’s easy with a Regus Virtual Office. You’ll get a professional business address to call your own, a receptionist to provide unlimited call answering, access to meeting rooms and use of a private office. With 25 DC area locations and 1100 worldwide, Regus is the New Way to Work.

Image is everything for entrepreneurs

Would you like to run your business in Johannesburg Midrand, South Africa? According to our report you do!

By measuring enquires from small businesses seeking virtual offices, we have pinpointed the world’s most sought-after work addresses in South Africa.

Addresses in Cape Town, Convention Tower and Durban, Umhlanga Ridge were beaten by addresses in Gauteng, Sandton and Johannesburg, Bryanston was more sought-after than the Durban, Old Mutual Centre and Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs.

Top Ten South African virtual office addresses:

Virtual Offices are ideal for start-ups or SMEs who need an exclusive business address or create a global presence without the associated costs of the physical property. With a Regus Virtual Office you can have an address as well as post and call handling. Additionally, virtual office ‘owners’ can have access to meeting rooms and physical offices on an ad hoc basis when a customer wants to visit or they want to get the real experience.

Where would you like to see your business in South Africa? Let us know by leaving a comment below or via @RegusBlog

Find out more information on virtual offices here

For more information about Regus in South Africa click here

 

Ready to pitch your new ideas to the media? 

Got a new business or product line coming out this fall? Looking to get some media attention to help kick-start it?

Join us tonight ( Wed 7 Sept 2011) in Sydney with Sean Grobbelaar and Buerilla at Pitch to Media for tips on how to make your pitch impossible to ignore!  The expert panel includes Tania Gomez, Deputy Editor of CLEO Magazine, Rachel Olding,Sydney Morning Herald Journalist, Tania Holten, Producer at Mix 106.5 and Ben Angel, Best Selling Author of “Sleeping Your Way to the Top in Business”.  The winning pitch will receive a 6 month Businessworld Gold membership which gives you access to 1200 locations around the world to do business!  Click here for full event details.

To celebrate Small Business September, for a limited time, Regus Australia is also offering special deals for businesses across the country. Click here for more info!

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Looking for a Virtual Office in South Africa? – Regus Radio Commercial

With a Regus Virtual Office you can run your business from virtually anywhere. You get a prestigious address a dedicated phone number, answered in your company’s name, and access to state of the art offices. In fact, with a Regus Virtual Office wherever you are…that’s your business. Nobody supports business better than Regus.

For more information on Regus Virtual Offices in South Africa click here

Virtual Offices in South Africa: Where’s Best for Your Business?

Which of these locations would you like your business to be based in? Perhaps all three? Is your firm part of the growing number of small companies and home businesses that are seeking greater support and a better image?

Picture: DurbanJohannesburg and Cape Town

In the past year there has been a 54% increase in demand for virtual office services in South Africa. This comes as home-based and small businesses look for workspace support that is low cost, low risk, and can dramatically increase their productivity.

Virtual offices allow businesses to project an impressive corporate image to customers, without the expense of leasing professional workspace, or hiring their own administrative staff.
 
Deeren Dulai, Dell Account Executive (South Africa) sees clear benefits from having a virtual office:

“Using a Regus virtual office gives me a prestigious, Durban business address, without the inconvenience of setting up an office there. I can work on the move, wherever I need to be, or take the day off, secure that someone will answer the phone and take mail deliveries.”

As the economy in South Africa recovers, small businesses are acutely aware of the need to control spending. Virtual offices offer home businesses, start-ups and companies entering the South African market the benefits of a staffed office –- e.g. a professional receptionist to answer the phone –- without the expense, risk and management time of setting up a physical presence.

Regus offers a range of virtual office services, including:

Some of our customers use their virtual office as a permanent arrangement; others use it as a staging post, before they expand to a physical presence –- often at the same Regus business address.

For more information on Regus’ Virtual Offices visit regus.com/WorkAnywhere

Where in the world would you like your business to have a professional image? Please tell us in the Comments area, below.

Picture credits:

  • Durban by Simisa via Wikipedia
  • Johannesburg from Braamfontein by austinevan via Underlying lk in Wikipedia
  • Cape Town N2 by Andres de Wet via Wikipedia