CloudVO Announces New Workplace Services to Support Remote Work out of a Network of 900 Flexible Office Locations

Website to Support Remote Work | CloudVO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 1, 2020 (San Francisco, CA) – While people have learned to work-from-home and their corporate offices are moving fast towards extinction, many still need to access a professional workplace for concentrated work, for social reasons… and for their sanity! Just not an office that involves any long, dreaded commute.

CloudVO, the San Francisco-based online provider of Workplace-as-a-Service, unveiled today a new e-commerce site with a wide array of workplace solutions that can be perused and purchased online. This includes virtual offices, meeting room bookings, coworking passes, and also full-time private offices at any of CloudVO’s 900 affiliated locations worldwide that can be reviewed, selected, and transacted on CloudVO.com without even touring the office space.

CloudVO’s new website integrates four previous websites–CloudVirtualOffice.com, CloudMeetingRooms.com, CloudTouchdown.com, and the previous version of CloudVO.com–in one powerful, fully integrated platform where professionals can find a complete suite of workplace solutions that support mobility, work-from-home, and distributed workforces.

As a new feature, private offices can be booked online for an hour, for a month, for a year, or more, with full price transparency. Offices are furnished with a shared infrastructure that has all the tools and amenities one would expect in a modern corporate campus.

Andy Coan, CEO of Palo Alto-based company Splice Communications, who has secured full-time office space in several CloudVO affiliated locations in Northern California said, “When we needed a satellite office in Sacramento, we had very specific location requirements by Watt Avenue and HWY 50. CloudVO had a new location that fit our needs perfectly well and we did not have to see it to reserve the space, because we have established a track record of trust with the provider, the price was right, and we knew it would work. And in fact, it did!”

Michael Bower, CEO of San Jose-based Lifeguard Solutions who has purchased CloudVO virtual office plans to scale his business and reach global markets, said, “Most recently we purchased a plan in Toronto for our two-person team. It gave them a place to meet regularly outside of their home office and provide us a secured local base. Once I got the chance to visit the Canada team, a few months later, I was quite impressed by the quality of the space. CloudVO gave us an affordable way to scale our business into new regions.”

A virtual office plan gives the users access to remote workplace services connected to a physical location, such as digital mail services, business identity, access to private offices, hot desks, and meeting rooms on a part-time basis, under a subscription plan.
CloudVO uses stringent criteria for independent flexible office space and coworking operators to join its network, including:

  • On-permise staff
  • Blazing fast Internet (often 1 gig, and soon more)
  • Free Wifi
  • Furnished offices
  • Fully-equipped meeting rooms
  • Professional design with strong ergonomic considerations
  • Private offices and open coworking
  • Monitored customer reviews
  • Membership with reputable workplace associations such as GWA and GCUC
  • Robust Health & Safety Protocols

“People are becoming more comfortable purchasing workplace solutions online,” said Laurent Dhollande, CloudVO’s CEO. “The confinement has accelerated this trend out of necessity, but buyers need to feel comfortable that they are not sold a bill of goods.”

Amanda Leffew, CloudVO’s Director of Operations, added, “That’s why our selection criteria and our monitoring of the quality of service are paramount elements of our value proposition, beyond the e-commerce component of it, full price transparency, and our vetting of buyers via web notary services, such that our workplace providers can feel comfortable with their new member. In this case, ‘trust but verify’ works both ways.”
Often, a corporate workplace manager will execute the transaction to support multiple users. CloudVO’s ability to provide a trusted and efficient interface with single-point of billing and support is also critical.

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About CloudVO

CloudVO  is a provider of comprehensive on-demand workspace solutions under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO supports work-from-home and distributed workforces by providing access to professional offices, coworking space, virtual offices, and meeting rooms at 900 affiliated locations worldwide.

CloudVO City Guide: Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Flexible Office Spaces | CloudVO City Guide

In today’s CloudVO City Guide series, we are highlighting a few of our flexible office space partners in Los Angeles and Ventura. The “City of Angels” is famously known as the home of Hollywood, a major center of the world entertainment industry, as well as the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. It happens to be one of the most substantial economic powers within the United States, making it a prime location for your distinguished business address, as a headquarters, or for business expansion. LA holds a large and diversified market that is making headlines with Silicon Valley in terms of new business growth and tech startups. We are breaking down Los Angeles into a few of its most popular areas: Downtown LA, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood. We are also sharing a couple of our partner locations in Ventura, if you prefer working closer to the coast. Ventura is a coastal city that lies between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara along U.S. route 101 and is a great place to host a meeting or add as a business address in your portfolio.

CloudVO Partner, Premier Workspaces Los Angeles – Wells Fargo Center, is a perfect place to meet with clients or colleagues. This shared workspace offers hourly meeting rooms and is ideally located. Found just off of Interstate 110 and Route 101 on South Grand Avenue, and just minutes from Pershing Square station, this workspace allows for easy access to the entire Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. Amenities on-site include high-speed wifi, complimentary beverages, presentation equipment, and parking. In the surrounding area, you’ll find plenty of restaurants, cafes, shopping, hotels, and sights including Pershing Square and Grand Park.

Premier Workspaces Los Angeles Conference Room | CloudVO City Guide

IgnitedSpaces Hollywood, a CloudVO Partner, is a place and community for brands and artists to leverage their voice for cultural and technological advancement. Here you will find Virtual Offices in a penthouse workspace that feature stellar #views of the Hollywood Hills. Oh, and did we mention this space has convenient parking?! IgnitedSpaces Hollywood is home to a dynamic community of entrepreneurs and thriving businesses. Members thrive in this coworking space with penthouse workspaces, private offices, event and meeting spaces, and last but certainly not least, Wine Wednesdays and endless summer happy hours.

IgnitedSpaces Hollywood Conference Room | CloudVO Los Angeles City Guide
IgnitedSpaces Hollywood Boardroom | CloudVO Los Angeles City Guide

CloudVO partner, Carr Workplaces Downtown LA, is located on the 10th floor of The Bloc, a mixed-use site in Los Angeles. This shared office space offers Virtual Offices, live telephone answering, and meeting room services. This LEED certified location provides use of the business address, mail and package services, as well as hourly rentals of their three conference rooms that can seat 10-14 people. This flexible workspace provides easy and convenient access to the financial, fashion, jewelry, and theater districts, as well as the 7th Street Metro Center Station. The building is accessible from Highways 110 and 101 and is surrounded by various entertainment and dining options.

Carr Workplaces Downtown Los Angeles Venice Room | CloudVO City Guide
Carr Workplaces Downtown Los Angeles Sunset Room | CloudVO City Guide

Another CloudVO partner, dots SPACE Beverly Hills, is the ideal flexible workspace in Beverly Hills with hourly meeting rooms and Virtual Offices available. You can even access meeting rooms on a monthly basis at this facility with a CloudTouchdown Pass. Amenities include a comfortable business lounge, high-speed wifi, complimentary beverages, parking, video conferencing capabilities, and welcoming staff at the ready to assist you. This Los Angeles coworking space is easily accessible with Santa Monica Boulevard just minutes away, as well as public transit stops within walking distance. Also, there are plenty of restaurants, cafes, shopping, hotels, and local sights including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Petersen Automotive Museum.

dots SPACE Beverly Hills Small Meeting Room | CloudVO City Guide
dots SPACE Beverly Hills Coworking | CloudVO City Guide

CloudVO partner, Titan Offices, provides two locations in downtown. The first flexible office space is located at 1055 West 7th Street and offers Virtual Office solutions for those who wish to work from home, but maintain the professionalism of having a penthouse in downtown LA. West 7th Street offers workspaces in the heart of Los Angeles’ financial district. The second location has Virtual Offices available at 811 Wilshire Blvd., also located in Downtown Los Angeles’ Financial and Central Business District. Both shared workspaces are conveniently situated near the Staple Center, Convention Center, city Courthouses and more. There is also easy access to Interstate 110, Interstate 10, and Interstate 5. A few of the most popular restaurants in the area include SUGARFISH, Tender Greens, and Bottega Louie.

Titan Offices Los Angeles Coworking | CloudVO City Guide
Titan Offices Los Angeles Boardroom | CloudVO City Guide


CloudVO partner, River Park Executive Suites – Oxnard, located in prestigious River Park, offers a professional business address for Virtual Offices and meeting rooms, as well as mail services, live telephone answering, ample parking, flat screen TV, unlimited wifi, on-site notary (additional charges apply), conference rooms that seat 6-12 comfortably, and beautiful views. This shared workspace is ideally situated in beautiful Ventura County between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. In addition, this flexible office is within minutes of restaurants, banks, and retail stores. It’s also in close proximity to US 101 and CA 232 which makes for an easy commute.

River Park Executive Suites Guest Office Ventura County | CloudVO City Guide
River Park Executive Suites Boardroom Ventura County | CloudVO City Guide

Another CloudVO partner in Ventura County, OfficeLOCALE – Thousand Oaks, is ideally located just minutes from Highway 101 in beautiful Thousand Oaks. This flexible space provides Virtual Offices and meeting rooms and boasts a conference room that seats 15 and a boardroom that seats 30. Establish a local presence with affordable business solutions such as virtual office plans, live answering services, mail handling, and on-site shipping and packaging services. Conveniently located nearby are local shops, restaurants, and coffee shops.

Whether you are looking to make LA the headquarters of your business or you need a professional business address in Los Angeles or Ventura county, we have many options that are up to par. Virtual Office plans are available at most of the aforementioned partner locations and offer standard mail services, sophisticated meeting rooms, as well as use of the business address with options to add live phone answering services. Being that Los Angeles is a very high-profile city, it would be an ideal location to have a prestigious business address or to host your business meetings in.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO operates the CloudTouchdown network that grants preferential access to day offices and meeting rooms at nearly 1,000 locations worldwide.



Why are Virtual Offices and CloudTouchdown Passes So Popular with Corporate Users?

Virtual Office Plans for Work From Home Professionals | CloudVO

COVID-19 has changed the way people work. An increasingly large number use virtual offices to supplement work-from-home, particularly when they are not able, or unwilling, to go back to the distant and densely populated corporate office.

When the kitchen table doesn’t do it anymore, when the baby or the dog is in the way of concentrated work, they can check into a nearby flexible office space to isolate themselves in a private office that is as safe or safer than home. In that sense, the virtual office is an extension of work-from-home with a part-time use of the office infrastructure available close to home. CloudVO’s network has close to 1,000 locations widely distributed across geographies, suburban areas, and large cities across the US, Canada, and beyond.

Virtual Offices in Washington D.C. | CloudVO

What are virtual offices? You can think of them as part-time office solutions. They provide corporate users access to a wide range of part-time remote workplace services, provided by or connected with a flexible office location, on a subscription basis. 

There is a fixed monthly cost associated with it, which makes it easy for budgeting purposes. The access to a part-time office (we call them ‘day offices’) is limited to a given number of hours (or credits) to keep the price of the service low. Our local and regional CloudTouchdown passes fall in the $200 to $350/month range, a lot less than the $1,000 to $1,400 total cost of occupancy typical in a corporate campus. Sponsoring companies are sensitive to the cost savings, and users like the convenience of the extra office near home, not to mention access to conference rooms (de-densified in these COVID-19 days!) to meet other local team members, zoom rooms, and other features you would expect in a mature office environment.

CloudTouchdown Passes for Work From Home Employees | CloudVO

Who else uses virtual offices? Companies that want to establish an inexpensive business identity at one of our flexible office spaces. They can use our business address and mail services to establish a low-cost yet functional branch office. These plans typically cost less than $100/month. Digital mail (scanning and forwarding of mail) makes coming to the office unnecessary. Users can add live phone answering services with a local phone line for a stronger local presence, and use meeting rooms when they do have business to perform in the location.

As many companies are deciding to eliminate corporate spaces in densely populated cities, they are searching for inexpensive and nimble solutions to keep a local presence in those cities. This is another reason for the steep increase in inquires for virtual offices in cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Houston, or Denver.

Looking to balance working from home with a Virtual Office Plan? Get started here.

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About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO operates the CloudTouchdown network that grants preferential access to day offices and meeting rooms at nearly 1,000 locations worldwide.


Lake Tahoe Coworking: Meet the Founders of Cowork Tahoe

Cowork Tahoe Coworking Space CloudVO Partner

Written by Justine Dhollande

What does it takes to start a coworking space in a destination location? Meet Jamie and David Orr, and their partners Cristi and Bernard Creegan, founders of Cowork Tahoe. This will be the sixth year that Cowork Tahoe has been open in South Lake Tahoe, CA giving remote workers and entrepreneurs the opportunity to live amongst the mountain scenery and contribute to the local community.

Why did you choose South Lake Tahoe to start your new coworking business?

A long time ago, we (David & Jamie) asked ourselves what our ideal place to live would be.  We were living in Mountain View, CA at the time. We were constantly fighting traffic too and from work. We both have a passion for outdoor recreation, but it was so difficult to get to a point where we could enjoy the outdoors on a regular basis. After the economic collapse in 2008, we bought a second home and started spending more time in South Lake Tahoe. That led to falling in love with the area, so in the Fall of 2013, we decided to move here full time.

Upon our arrival, we began networking and talking to people from the community about things they thought were missing in the area. Coworking and business incubation was a topic that continually came up when speaking with the Tahoe Chamber, the City Manager, and other local leaders in the business community. It became clear there was a need, and having worked from a coworking space previously, we were very excited about the opportunity of running a large coworking space in South Lake Tahoe.  Bernard & Cristi Creegan believed in that vision as well and partnered with us to purchase and completely renovate one of the most iconic buildings in town, the home of the Tahoe Daily Tribune.

What was the biggest challenge you ran into during your first year of opening Cowork Tahoe? 

Awareness is the biggest challenge that faces any new business. If your customers don’t know about you, or can’t find you when they search for your services, you’re not getting their business. This can be solved with a great marketing plan. The challenge with coworking is nobody wants to work in an empty space. People’s number one reason for joining a coworking space is the community. Obviously a new space is missing this critical component.

Several years ago, coworking was even less common than it is today. Very few people knew what it was, so an additional challenge was educating the community on coworking in general, including its benefits to both those that are members of a space as well as benefits to the community as a whole.

To overcome this, we made sure that we were everywhere – Chamber of Commerce meetings, young professional networking events, service club meetings, as well as hosting events in our space to get people through our doors.

What is the current trend with coworking in mountain resort towns in your opinion?

Coworking in smaller communities, including mountain towns, is quickly growing as more people are able to take advantage of remote work options.

Cowork Tahoe Dog Friendly Coworking Space | CloudVO
Photo credit: Cowork Tahoe

In Tahoe, for example, we are seeing an influx of new residents that are leaving major metro areas like San Francisco/Silicon Valley to enjoy a better quality of life in the mountains for themselves and their families. Rather than view Tahoe as just a vacation destination, they’re taking advantage of their ability to work remote in order to live here full-time. It’s a way to trade in hours of commute traffic for hours spent enjoying the outdoors even during the middle of the work week!

Coworking in Resort Towns Lake Tahoe, Nevada | CloudVO

Mountain communities are typically tight-knit, and coworking spaces fit in very well with that mindset. They are the modern day community center and can be more than just where people work. A coworking space in a small town is often the first place someone new to town meets other people, so a vibrant space can contribute to them getting settled and integrated into the community.

Additionally, coworking spaces in mountain towns can help to diversify the economy in an otherwise tourist-dependent community. Tourist communities suffer from the volatility of weather, but having a population of workers that can work remotely means more stability for the town overall. It builds resilience year-round.

How is COVID-19 affecting your coworking space?

Like so many other coworking space providers, Cowork Tahoe has been significantly impacted by COVID-19. We were able to maintain access to the building for our member companies that were providing essential services, such as Eagle Protect, who worked diligently to provide PPE to where it was most needed. However, we were largely shut down beyond that for several months. Our reopening plan included many modifications to the space and our operations to mitigate the risk of transmission of the virus. We drastically reduced open desk space density and relocated many desks to auxiliary spaces. Face coverings are required in all common ares and in any meeting rooms during client meetings if a minimum of 6-feet of space cannot be maintained.

Cowork Tahoe Coworking Space Health and Safety | CloudVO

We have also taken actions such as spreading out kitchen amenities to eliminate crowding at the coffee pot, placed additional seating outdoors, implemented time gaps between meetings to allow for cleaning and air circulation, and have cleaning products and sanitizer available throughout the building for members to use. We have been communicating all of these changes to our community through member announcements, emails, and social media, as well as to potential members with a modified approach to tours that includes a walk through of our new health and safety protocols. We remain committed to providing a wonderful work environment for our community, even if that looks a little different right now.

Covid-19 Health and Safety Protocols at Cowork Tahoe | CloudVO

From facing the challenges of opening a new business in Lake Tahoe, to managing COVID-19, these owners know how to roll with the punches and adapt for success. Next time you are in Lake Tahoe, stop by Cowork Tahoe to network and connect…but don’t forget your mask!

Looking for a destination coworking space? Visit www.CloudVO.com  to book a meeting room, day office, or coworking pass at nearly 1,000 partner locations within our global network.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO operates the CloudTouchdown network that grants preferential access to day offices and meeting rooms at nearly 1,000 locations worldwide for mobile workers and distributed workforces under a subscription model or on a pay-per-use basis.



Co-Wagging: A Dog’s Life at a Coworking Space

Dog Friendly Coworking Spaces Lake Tahoe, NV | CloudVO

Co-authored by Justine Dhollande and Skylar the Border Collie

Disclaimer: The images in this post are ridiculously adorable. Prepare for Cute Overload.


It’s Monday morning, 7:00 a.m. hits and a loud noise starts sounding from a device next to the bed. Whenever I hear this sound, I know my human is going to ‘work.’ Some dogs may be sad about this because they get left behind all day.  I used to be that dog. I would watch my human run around the house in a frenzy, feed me quickly, let me out to potty for a brief moment, then watch her bolt out the door. No cuddles, no play time, just food, potty and goodbye. I hated those days

But then, something amazing happened. One day, she came home extremely happy, and when my human is happy, so am I. She said she got a new job. Of course, this meant nothing to me at the time, except that we got to jump around and wiggle with joy. I didn’t realize my life would change forever. 

Another Monday comes around, and something changed in her morning routine. There was no running around in a hurry. She suddenly had time for cuddles, kisses and fetch. She mentioned that with this new job, she has ‘flexibility.’ I’m not sure what this is, but if any humans out there haven’t tried this concept yet, I highly recommend it. 

She proceeded to gather my toys, blanket, treats and leash, along with her work bag. “Come on Skylar, we are going to work!” she says. I don’t really understand yet, but I don’t care. All I know is that I get to go in the car! And then we were off, and quickly arrived at the coworking place that I’ve been hearing so much about: Cowork Tahoe.

We walked inside, and I finally understood why my human was so happy. She worked in a human/dog heaven! I’m talking free treats, toys, and friends for both of us. We go to the kitchen, and she grabs something to eat, and then hands me a doggie treat from a jar on the counter. We go to her desk and she works enthusiastically while I work ruthlessly on getting the squeaker out of a new toy I found. We go to the couches for a break, and she meets a human friend who has a doggie friend for me to play tug of war with.  It was the best day ever!

Fast forward a few weeks, and life at work just keeps getting better. I now know all the dogs that come to work regularly (shout out to my paw pals Cassie, Noka and Cherokee), as well as my friends in the kitchen, who can’t resist giving me treats.

Dog Friendly Coworking Spaces Lake Tahoe, Nevada | CloudVO
Dog Friendly Coworking Spaces Cowork Tahoe | CloudVO

But even better than friends and treats is that my human has never been happier! Sometimes she takes me out to run before going to work.  Other times, we go to the park in the middle of the day for some sunshine and frisbee. Most days she even has extra energy after work for hikes, bike rides and evening yoga to unwind. 

Dog Friendly Coworking Spaces and Yoga | CloudVO

We have been working at this coworking space for over two years now, and there still is never a dull moment. It’s been really fun socializing and meeting all these new humans and dogs from different backgrounds. My human seems to be learning a lot, outside of her desk bubble. She really enjoys talking to all the other humans that work in the same building, who have all sorts of different jobs, while I enjoy wagging my tail with dogs who come from all over. Our work-play balance couldn’t be better, and I have our coworking sanctuary to thank.

Unfortunately, since this terrible thing called COVID-19 hit, we have not been back to our work sanctuary in forever it seems. I hear that most dogs are happiest when their owners are home all the time. Well, perhaps I would feel the same way if this virus came before my owner started taking me to work. But since I was welcome at the office anyways, I miss all my friends now! I get it, I get it…it is safer to be home, so I will obey because I am a good girl. I even make sure to wear my mask when I’m out to protect others. So while I practice “physical distancing” with my humans, I will patiently sit and wait until I get to cowork again.

Dog Friendly Coworking Spaces during Covid-19 | CloudVO

Check out www.CloudVO.com  to book a day pass at a dog-friendly flexible office space today.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO operates the CloudTouchdown network that grants preferential access to day offices and meeting rooms at nearly 1,000 locations worldwide for mobile workers and distributed workforces under a subscription model or on a pay-per-use basis.


Coworking in Resort Towns: Distracting or Productive?

Coworking in Resort Towns | CloudVO

Written by Justine Dhollande


It’s 2020, and the notion of coworking is not only a known and accepted concept, but also a desired space to work at and be part of, provided the space respects proper social distancing and Health & Safety protocols in this COVID-19 era. The idea of working with other professionals in different industries, gives individuals the opportunity to collaborate with people of a variety of backgrounds, talents, and knowledge. This presents an opportunity to learn from others outside of your workplace bubble. But what if your workplace is located in a resort town, such as Lake Tahoe, NV?

Do the distractions of the glorious outdoors, outweigh the ability to be effective in your work?

I asked a couple members of the local coworking space here in South Lake Tahoe, Cowork Tahoe, what they thought about balancing work vs. play in a year-round playground. 

“Cowork Tahoe has been essential to my success as a remote employee and as a member of the South Lake Tahoe community,” says Jenna. She is a product manager at Adobe, who spends 2-3 days a week at Cowork Tahoe. This allows her to get out of the house, socialize, and spend concentrated hours working on projects. “Before I began coworking,” she explains, “I found myself isolated, spending time outside on my bike or snowboard and then in my home office accompanied by my dog, slack, and whomever I may be video conferencing with. There were two things that were big challenges in this method of work: I was easily distracted around the house when I needed to do deep-focus work, and I was not getting enough social interaction.”

For Jenna, distractions came easy in her home, but when asked if she found distractions in a coworking place, she replied: “Cowork gives me the best of both worlds, but it is still up to me to be productive.” Jenna has found a good work and social balance, where she can position herself in the common area and join conversations, or take video conferences in meeting rooms for a higher level of professionalism.

Distractions are a real possibility when working in a resort town

Another Cowork Tahoe member, Stephanie, describes her experience working in a resort town. “Living in a resort town has kept me happy as an employee and prevented burnout that’s so common in the busy city,” she says. “It’s a place where I can focus and get work done, but also network with peers in the open office setting.” Similar to Jenna, Stephanie found that working solely from home became monotonous and reclusive. “You forget how to talk to people sometimes,” she points out. 

“It requires a firm amount of discipline and finding ways to stay motivated that work for you,” says Stephanie. The flexibility, however, makes her schedule manageable, being a Machine Learning Engineer at General Dynamics. “Because I write software, my mind is usually thinking hard almost 100% of the time.” She explains that by working at Cowork Tahoe, she can work in 2-3 hour sessions and incorporate mental breaks, such as laundry, walking her dog, or even skiing in between these work sessions. “Last winter, I went skiing in the mornings for two hours twice a week and did my work in the afternoons/evenings. The possibilities for play are endless in the summer. I would start work at the crack of dawn and end early to take advantage of the extra afternoon sunlight,” showing the benefit of flexible working in a year round recreation town.  

Coworking in Resort Towns Lake Tahoe, Nevada | CloudVO

The perfect work-play balance

My take you ask? I totally recommend it. Being able to work in a beautiful place in the world, and ski for an hour or two prior to work, or cruise a sunset mountain bike session after 5pm in the summer, gives me the perfect work vs. play balance. I may make up for it by managing emails late into the night, but it’s all worth it. The draw is not only the convenience and accessibility of the outdoors, but also the fact that I am lucky enough to breathe fresh air daily, and take a break to watch the snow fall outside my window, or the sun shine through the massive pine trees surrounding me. All of this combined makes me happier, healthier, and overall more productive and willing to produce my best efforts at work. I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Visit www.CloudVO.com  to book a meeting room, day office, or coworking pass at close to 1,000 partner locations around the world.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO operates the CloudTouchdown network that grants preferential access to day offices and meeting rooms at nearly 1,000 locations worldwide for mobile workers and distributed workforces under a subscription model or on a pay-per-use basis.



What’s the Cost to List a Coworking Space on CloudVO?

In one word, it is Free. Watch the short video from Amanda Leffew, our Director of Operations to get a feel for how it works.

CloudVO makes money by retaining a percentage of the subscription revenue for services delivered locally by its partners. The platform will automatically calculate the discounted rates to CloudVO after the partner enters their published retail rates in the partner portal. The discounts are:

  • 10% for Full-time Office membership
  • 10% for monthly Coworking passes
  • 25% for Virtual Mail Plans
  • 25% for Meeting Room booking
  • 50% for hourly day offices and daily coworking passes

This applies to all recurring charges collected by CloudVO from its clients. Any incidental charges, such as copies or food catering, should be billed directly by the partner to CloudVO’s clients when they use these services at the partner’s premises, and are not subject to any revenue sharing with CloudVO.

The discounts are necessary to cover CloudVO’s marketing costs, corporate account infrastructure, billing, collection, and operational costs required to support clients and their corporate sponsors.

Partners are asked to enter their retail pricing, i.e. the locally published rates in their standard collateral or website. It is critical that the retail rates provided by CloudVO Partners are consistent with the pricing structure offered at the local level to direct clients.  This allows us to remain competitive and offer fairly priced service packages to clients across the board. Otherwise the location listing will be de-activated from the CloudVO site.

From a partner standpoint, CloudVO is the client and CloudVO’s client is the end-user of the services delivered locally by the partner. Keep in mind that in many cases the client will purchase a broader package that involves services delivered centrally by CloudVO, such as phone answering, concierge services, and needs a single point of contact and billing for the use of multiple locations. CloudVO leverages its technology platform to automate many of the processes involved, which keeps the channel cost low.  In the end, this pricing approach makes the relationship between CloudVO, Partner, and Client very efficient.

Partner with us today. Listing is free. Go to www.CloudVO.com to join.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO operates the CloudTouchdown network that grants preferential access to day offices and meeting rooms at nearly 1,000 locations worldwide for mobile workers and distributed workforces under a subscription model or on a pay-per-use basis.

How We Support Work From Home: A Solution for Distributed Workforces

CloudTouchdown Passes for Remote Workers | CloudVO

In shaking our world, COVID-19 has shown that work from home could be very productive in certain circumstances. CloudVO has come up with a solution that maximizes the benefits of remote work while negating many of its drawbacks. We call that solution the “CloudTouchdown Pass.”

Work From Home (WFH) was a necessity during the COVID-19 confinement period, but all indications suggest that it is here to stay for a large component of the workforce. Prior to COVID-19, most large Enterprises were not keen on pursuing aggressive WFH programs because the perceived negatives (e.g. potential disconnect from strong corporate cultures, a home environment not always conducive or appropriate for work, management control) seemed to outweigh the benefits:

  • Employee control over their work-life hours; 
  • Time saved and carbon footprint reduced with the elimination of long, tedious, and stressful commutes;
  • Reduced occupancy costs;
  • Enhanced employee satisfaction.

A recent internal employee survey at Facebook reported by the New York Times and many other media on May 21, 2020, suggests that 40% of the workforce would like to either work from home permanently or a significant portion of the time. Mark Zuckerberg said in a video to employees that he would expect half of his employees to work remotely within the next five years and that Facebook “will be the most forward-leaning company on remote work.” Forty-five percent of the employees indicated that they would relocate if they had the option to work remotely.

Facebook Employee Remote Work Survey (May 2020)

Facebook Employee Remote Survey May 2020

James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley, was quoted in the press in late April 2020, “With 90% of our employees working at home, we have had almost no issues.” He later added that he expects many will continue to work remotely after the crisis is over because “we learned it can be done.” Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey told employees in an email on May 21, 2020 that they would be allowed to work from home indefinitely, even after the COVID-19 shutdown. He’s leaving the decision to either work from home or at the office in the hands of his employees.

Facebook, Twitter, Morgan Stanley, and many more large Enterprises are elaborating new work and recruiting strategies away from their cores which are typically located in expensive areas, as far as office space costs but also in terms of housing costs. These strategies respond to the desire of a majority of their current and prospective workforce, but also will reduce cost, improve retention, and diversify their recruiting opportunities.

To support this COVID-induced tectonic change, CloudVO has developed a CloudTouchdown Pass that gives remote workers access to part-time offices and meeting rooms in a professional workplace, in close proximity to their home. When the kitchen table does not do it anymore, they can check in a private office nearby for concentrated work. When they need to meet locally with other members of their team, they can use the pass to access fully equipped meeting rooms, in any of our 800+ carefully selected locations in our network.

We require our locations to have Health & Safety protocols that enforce social distancing, provide extreme sanitation, and follow or exceed CDC guidelines, for suitability with Enterprise clients. They have enterprise-grade internet connection and are fully furnished, with on-premise staff. When COVID-19 is in the rearview mirror, they will also provide an opportunity to commingle with other professionals at business events organized on the premises, and thus provide social and serendipitous opportunities that workers can’t find being home full-time or through their Zoom activities. That’s after a vaccine or strong therapeutics against COVID-19 are available of course. Meanwhile our locations are required to enforce strict social distancing and sanitation guidelines inside of their space, with a goal to make them “as safe or safer than home.”

The CloudTouchdown Passes are for part-time use of the CloudVO network. They provide access to day offices or conference rooms on a subscription basis, which means that their Enterprise sponsor knows exactly how much it will impact their budget.

CloudTouchdown Passes for Work From Home Employees | CloudVO

See more details here https://cloudvo.com/cloud-touchdown.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO operates the CloudTouchdown network that grants preferential access to day offices and meeting rooms at nearly 1,000 locations worldwide for mobile workers and distributed workforces under a subscription model or on a pay-per-use basis.


CloudVO City Guide: Boca Raton, FL

In today’s CloudVO City Guide, we are taking a closer look at some of our shared workspaces in Boca Raton, Florida. Boca Raton is the southernmost city in Palm Beach County, Florida. It is known as a business center, one of the wealthiest communities in South Florida and experiences significant daytime population increases. This makes it a prime location to conduct business meetings or obtain a professional business address.

CloudVO City Guide Boca Raton Florida

CloudVO partner, Zen Offices Boca Raton, offers Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms in the prestigious Bank of America Tower on the penthouse floor. It features panoramic views of the coastline and affluent coastal neighborhoods, an impressive boardroom overlooking the gorgeous beaches in Boca, and offices with stunning views of Mizner Park and Royal Palm Place. This shared workspace is sure to awe your clients and give a lasting professional impression.

CloudVO Partner Zen Offices Boca Raton Florida

CloudVO partner, Boca Office Center, provides Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms in a Class A facility on Congress Avenue. This shared workspace offers small companies and professionals a way to have a stunning office presence at a fraction of what a traditional office would cost. With a Virtual Office, you’ll gain access to professional mail and phone services in addition to a luxury space complete with meeting rooms, a document center and more. This space is sure to meet your business needs.

CloudVO Partner Boca Office Center Boca Raton Florida

Another partner, TDL Centers West Boca Raton, has Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms that are prestigious and professional. This space is a great place to have your business meetings, or to have a virtual office to receive mail and a professional business address. Boca Raton- West Palmetto is ideally located within walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping.

CloudVO Partner TDL Centers West Boca Raton Florida

CloudVO partner, TDL Centers East Boca Raton, provides Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms that are conveniently located two minutes off of Interstate 95 and within 30 minutes of the West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Boca Executive Airports. It’s the perfect location to touch down and have a meeting. This prestigious shared workspace is the largest Class A Building in all of South Florida, so it’s sure to impress.

CloudVO Partner TDL Centers East Boca Raton Florida

Another partner, Quest Workspaces Boca Raton, offers Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms in a prominent location with exceptional service, total flexibility, and quality design making this a great place to work. This shared workspace merges modern edge with elegant and traditional Boca Raton style. Nestled in the affluent city at the intersection of Glades Road and Federal Highway, the 1200 Corporate Place building is truly South Florida’s “crown jewel” of office locations.

CloudVO Partner Quest Workspaces Boca Raton Florida

CloudVO partner, CendynSPACES- Boca Raton provides Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms ideally located east of I-95 in downtown at 980 N. Federal Highway, between Glades Road and Palmetto Park Road. It’s in a very convenient location if you have a business lunch or dinner as it’s within walking-distance to upscale shopping and dining. It’s also two blocks from Mizner Park.

CloudVO Partner Cendyn Spaces Boca Raton Florida

If you’re planning on staying in a nearby hotel, here are a few of the noteworthy places to check out in the area. The Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center is a casual hotel with a stylish café/bar and an outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness center. The Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel is a refined property offering relaxed rooms and mediterranean fine dining, plus a pool and hot tub. For a more upscale option, The Boca Raton Resort and Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, is a beachy vibe with high-end rooms and suites, plus dining, spa, golf, and pools.

CloudVO City Guide Boca Raton Florida Waldorf Astoria
Photo credit: Waldorf Astoria

The affluent city of Boca Raton is known as a great place to do business. So, whether you’re there for a business meeting or looking to add a prestigious business address to your portfolio, we have a multitude of great options. Virtual Office plans are available at all of the aforementioned partner locations and offer standard mail services, sophisticated meeting rooms, as well as use of the business address with options to add live phone answering services.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO grants preferential access to day offices, coworking space, and professional meeting rooms in 700 locations worldwide for distributed workers on a subscription or a pay-per-use basis.



CloudVO City Guide: Orlando, FL

Orlando, Florida is best known for its world-famous theme parks, shopping malls, golf courses, nightlife, and beaches. If you head away from the theme parks you’ll discover Downtown Orlando, the largest urban center in Central Florida. The metro area has experienced extraordinary growth in the past decade which makes it a great place to conduct business or add an Orlando business address to your portfolio. We are taking a closer look at some of our Virtual Office and Meeting Room spaces in Orlando. 

CloudVO City Guide Orlando Florida

CloudVO partner, Executive Office Suites of Baldwin Park- Orlando is a state-of-the-art shared workspace which offers Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms with all of the amenities you need to run your business. From a mailing address and answering service, to meeting space and video conferencing, Executive Office Suites of Baldwin Park will give you the professional image and office services you need at an ideal location near plenty of shops and restaurants.

CloudVO Partner Executive Office Suites of Baldwin Park Meeting Rooms Orlando Florida

Another CloudVO partner, Execu-Suites Downtown Orlando offers Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms and is situated in the historic Angebilt Building close to Wachovia Bank, City Hall, and State and Federal Buildings. This Orlando workspace is centrally located in downtown Orlando just minutes away from Orlando International Airport. Business professionals utilizing this space enjoy covered parking and being within walking distance to shopping and restaurants. World-renowned entertainment in the area includes Epcot, Walt Disney World, MGM Studios, and Universal Studios.

CloudVO Partner Execu-Suites Downtown Orlando Meeting Rooms

CloudVO partner, Your Office Orlando has Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms in downtown Orlando located in a state-of-the-art facility. With convenient and easy access to courthouses, City Hall, restaurants and hotels, this is the ideal location for any business. Take your business to the next level with this premier business address.

CloudVO Partner Your Office Orlando Florida

Another partner, Orlando Office Center Millenia, provides Virtual Offices and Meeting Rooms situated in a modern building with access to a multitude of shops and restaurants being that it’s located near the upscale Millenia Mall area. Minutes from the I-4 turnpike, this location is ideally situated with easy access to both Orlando and Florida as a whole. This space would be great for startups or small businesses.

CloudVO Partner Orlando Office Center Millenia Day Office

If you’re planning to stay in Orlando and need hotel accommodations, here are some of the most popular in the area. DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando is a casual hotel in a great location with easy access to freeways. Hilton Orlando offers modern rooms and suites in an upmarket hotel and features four restaurants and is close to a lot of the activities Orlando has to offer. The Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport provides upscale modern rooms.

CloudVO City Guide Orlando Florida Hyatt Regency

Whether you are in Orlando for a business meeting or looking to acquire a professional Orlando business address, we have many options that are suitable for your needs. Virtual Office plans are available at all of the aforementioned partner locations and offer standard mail services, sophisticated meeting rooms, as well as use of the business address with options to add live phone answering services.


About CloudVO

CloudVO is the umbrella brand of Cloud Officing Corp., headquartered in San Francisco, California. CloudVO’s mission is to provide comprehensive virtual office, coworking and meeting room solutions to professionals under a Workplace-as-a-Service™ model. CloudVO grants preferential access to day offices, coworking space, and professional meeting rooms in 700 locations worldwide for distributed workers on a subscription or a pay-per-use basis.