RIDGEWOOD, N.J. -- Local leaders cut the ribbon on New Jersey's first Serendipity Labs coworking location on Wednesday.
The space is at 45 North Broad St. The three-story, 8,500-square-foot premium workspace -- with vibrant, upscale lounges, ideation studios, work bars, event venue space and a café -- is located in the iconic and renovated Lincoln building.
"Independent professionals, entrepreneurs, remote and mobile workers in the Ridgewood area will now have a premium workplace and meeting venue offering a level of hospitality that rivals boutique hotels," said Brian Stolar, CEO of the Pinnacle Companies, which a leader in urban redevelopment and the exclusive Serendipity Labs area franchisee in northern New Jersey.
Serendipity Labs offers workplace memberships that include part-time and full-time coworking, as well as day passes to its network of worklounges. Corporate memberships are also available for companies that want to access multiple Serendipity Labs locations.
"We are very excited that Serendipity Labs has set up shop in Ridgewood. It's smart, innovative and aligned with many of our residents' preference to work remotely," said Ridgewood Mayor Paul Aronsohn.
Ridgewood's Serendipity Labs will also produce a full schedule of seminars and networking events designed for entrepreneurs, mobile workers and corporate members.
The Lincoln building, located across from Ridgewood's New Jersey Transit train station stop, has been upgraded with a new lobby, modern elevator, new windows and HVAC systems.
"Serendipity Labs supports the way people want to work today," said John Arenas, CEO of Serendipity Labs Coworking. "The option to reduce commute time or move out of a home office allows our members to improve work-life balance.
"Established companies are beginning to realize that the right kind of coworking environment can meet their need for remote offices and team meetings, while increasing employee satisfaction. We are thrilled the Pinnacle Companies are bringing Serendipity Labs to Ridgewood."
Part of a rapid national expansion of more than 80 locations, Serendipity Labs is the only coworking network serving the New York tri-state area, in Ridgewood, Westchester, New York, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. For more details, click here.