General & Administrative
Welcome to G&A, a newsletter produced by the people who lovingly bring you first-person accounts of entrepreneurship, investment and insights from the startup ecosystem in The Mattermark Daily. With the introduction of General & Administrative, our human curation effort continues and we’ll be digging deeper into the challenges and lessons learned in facilities, finance, and human resources.
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Seeking & Offering Space
G&A Sneak Peek! 2,430 square feet of creative office space will soon be available in SOMA. Garrett Mills of Cushman & Wakefield can tell you more about this and other off market listings in San Francisco. Reach out to Garrett at 415-773-3524 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Darren Vengroff of Meld is offering space in their open suite of approx. 1470sf. with shared outdoor deck space in The Nickerson Marina in Seattle.
“The building is in the marine industrial area on the Queen Anne side of the ship canal, making it ideal for hardware startups. Free parking and direct access to the ship canal bike trail. Meld andKorner are already in the building and we’d like to see more hardware startups join us. Contact Darren Vengroff (email@example.com).”
Tyler Martin of Turfly is looking for another startup to join their space. They currently are a team of 3 with about 800sqft of mostly-furnished space to share. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
“The space: Sansome and Market, historical Flatiron building, ideal location for commuting by transit, walking or cycling. First + Last month’s rent gets you in. $1200 base rent, plus $300 per person. If you can afford the rent and your team fits the bill, join us.”
On the Move
Ambassador (@Ambassador) moved into 6500 sq ft in Royal Oak, MI.
“We’re excited to move into one of the premium spaces in SE Michigan, and planning to grow the team (now 20) to 50 by the end of 2015. We customized the space by working with the Detroit Wallpaper Company – who supplied some amazing wall graphics.”
Shaz Sedighzadeh and the Looklist team is in a new space in Downtown Denver.
“Our new Looklist space is super unique. It’s got the feel of an old 70’s ski lodge. Bright with windows everywhere. Views of Downtown Denver. Great decorations and artwork on the walls, greenery scattered all over as well. Right in the heart of Downtown/Highlands.”
David Teten of ff Venture Capital details how they’ve designed their office to help people stay healthy and be as productive as possible in “Reinventing the Office: How to Lose Fat and Increase Productivity at Work”
Noelle McMahan of MoveLoot interviews Jenn Boyce and Laylee Asgari, the designers behind Segement’s new office space in “Gone Green: A Tour of Segment’s Lush New Office Space”
Welcome Wagon Perks!
Starting up is hard, and we’re looking for vendors who would like to offer “welcome wagon” perks to companies who announce they’ve moved into new office space in future issues of G&A. Contribute what you can — discounts, freebies, etc. are all appreciated! Go here to submit your perk to G&A.