So it goes without saying that the March opening didn't happen. Once the work actually started it was like peeling an onion: removing one layer exposed another, and another after that. Removing flooring in the break room and bathroom exposed rot to the floor joists. Replacing the floor joists meant rearranging heat and plumbing so it wouldn't … [Read more...] about We’re Still Working, But We’re Getting Closer
Even with the snow, the steps have now been leveled and an aged, rusting metal strap that supported the massive granite landing has been replaced. Our construction guy did a wonderful job with the brickwork underneath, so I'm feeling confident we picked the right folks to work on a historic building. We're about to approach the city for … [Read more...] about The Steps Are Fixed, Now For The Inside
Teleworking or coworking is a great way to reduce your car usage. Join TransIT, MTA Maryland,Montgomery County Commuter Services, METRO and many others in ditching your car for the day. For more information and a chance to win an iPad or a Kona bicycle, visit the Metro DC event site at www.carfreemetrodc.com As for me, I'll be working from … [Read more...] about September 22 is Car Free Day
Ok, we finally have a signed contract for the sale of a house, the profits from which are going towards Cowork Frederick. We've been working the numbers and doing lots of "what if" calculations to figure out how we can open ASAP and still provide a decent offering of both facilities and services. In other news, I've added a new page here. It's … [Read more...] about Making Progress
It's amazing how time slips by. The good news is we closed on the building in late February. The bad news is we have a lot of work to do before we can open. As I said earlier, we have to replace the plumbing and get a new furnace, although hopefully we won't need heat for quite some time. One of the biggest upgrades is to bring the electrical … [Read more...] about We Have a New Space, So Now What?