Hope Street in South Brisbane has welcomed its latest resident, The FreeRange co-working space. The office fits six desks, making it one of Brisbane’s most collaborative co-working spaces. The idea behind The FreeRange looks at keeping the office small to encourage a warm and professional environment. These spaces are designed for freelancers and independent professionals looking for a sense of community and connectivity that working from home prohibits. The co-working spaces can also be used by larger companies who need a presence in Brisbane and can act as an overflow for staff without having to commit to real estate contracts and long leases.

The FreeRange memberships offer a variety of options, with each membership providing a dedicated workspace with monitor, high speed FTTP internet, access to meeting rooms and video conferencing facilities as well as on site printing and stationary. Tea, coffee, biscuits and fresh fruit are provided weekly with happy hour taking place every Friday at 5pm. South Brisbane was selected for the FreeRange co-working space due the suburbs art, culture, events, food and good public transport options. FreeRange members are within walking distance of award-winning street art on Fish Lane as well as local cafes, bars and restaurants.

The Free Range co-working spaces were created by Jiselle Simpson and her husband, after the success of their media and creative business RedAnt Media & Creative. Their creative business is set up to connect local artists with businesses looking to add some colour into their workspaces and further improve how they present to their customers, with creative support services including graphic design, website development, branding and marketing.

The Hope Street FreeRange co-working space has several pieces from local artists on display, with one of the artists, Diz Brown, recently appearing as part of the Brisbane Street Art Festival as a featured artist.

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