Entries by Beth Stewart

Flexible working practices = increased productivity and revenues

Multiple blog posts and articles have been written about the changing ways of the workforce, from telecommuting to co-working to virtual offices, but less has been published that examines the impact of these changes. A recent study from Regus provides actual research on how these changes can be beneficial to your business – increasing productivity […]

Fun Times at the NC State Fair!

It is that time of year again – the weather is getting cooler, the kids are all back in school, the leaves are changing – and the North Carolina State Fair is in full swing! Running from October 11th – 21st, the fair has a multitude of fun activities for everyone. The usual exhibits featuring […]

How is a ‘Virtual Office’ different than telecommuting or co-working?

Access Office Business Center’s Virtual Office packages are similar to co-working or telecommuting but not the same. Although co-working, telecommuting, and virtual offices all are ways to save on the hard costs of leasing a space and hiring staff, a virtual office package with Access Office Business Center portrays your business as professional and polished […]

Benefits of Renting Office Space

Lower Overhead Costs By renting offices at a professional business center such as Access Office Business Center, you save on costs associated with hiring full-time administrative employees as well as up-front building and maintenance costs. With the services we offer, you don’t have to do everything yourself anymore yet you don’t have to hire full-time […]

SPARKcon: Igniting the creative hub of the South

SPARKcon Opening Ceremony on Eventbrite SPARKcon is an annual showcase of creativity in the Triangle region – a cultural mishmash of anything and everything creative. From art to music to film to dance to fashion to gaming to trapeze artistry to poetry readings – this year’s 4-day festival offers something for everyone and starts this […]

3 Questions to Ask When Looking for an Executive Office Solution

Have you reached the point where your home office just doesn’t fit your needs anymore? Has your business grown to where you feel that expansion into an executive office is necessary? Well then congratulations on your success! When looking for the best solution for your business, there are multiple options and Access Office Business Center […]

Last weekend of El Anatsui at the NC Museum of Art

This weekend, July 27th – 29th, is the last weekend to see the exhibition El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You about Africa at the North Carolina Museum of Art! The exhibition is a comprehensive look at the prolific career of Ghana artist El Anatsui. Using multiple different types of media – from chainsaw-carved […]

Competition Dining Series in NC

Ever watched any of the Iron Chef shows, the popular TV programs where chefs compete against a resident ‘Iron Chef’ using a themed ingredient?  Well North Carolina seems to have created a similar regional version in the Competition Dining Series that is rotating throughout the state. Held early this year was Fire-on-the-Rock, held in Blowing […]

The changing definition of Office Workspace

A recent 360° Magazine article discussed the changes happening in London for the upcoming Summer 2012 Olympics. Besides the massive infrastructure being put in place, Londoners are already considering the enormous influx of athletes, trainers, official personnel, and attendees who will be part of the Olympic activities. Already a growing trend throughout the world, many […]

Local Business Spotlight: Lonerider Brewing Company

As purveyors of “ales for outlaws,” Lonerider Brewing Company is a Raleigh-based craft beer producer with an inspirational philosophy on life.  In conjunction with their production of unique and delicious beer, Lonerider’s significant community involvement ensures that the brewery has many fans throughout the local and regional craft beer scene.  Whether through Brew it Forward, […]