Sarasota Joins the Network of 750 Business Center Locations in 350 Cities
DALLAS, July 31 -- The Regus Group (LSE: RGU), the world's
largest provider of outsourced workplaces for companies of any size,
announced today the opening of its first business center in Sarasota,
In response to rapidly growing demand for its innovative products and
services, Regus opens its new location - known as the Courthouse Centre,
bringing Regus' network in the state of Florida to 28 centers with 17
locations in operation throughout southern Florida.
The business center, located on the 7th floor at 1990 Main Street in
downtown Sarasota, will occupy more than 20,000 square feet, and will
provide companies with the flexibility and resources they need to compete
in today's competitive marketplace.
Commenting on the opening, Regus Regional Vice President Jennifer
Gilbert said, "Rising customer demand means we can establish a strong and
immediate presence in Sarasota. By working with Regus, companies can align
their rapidly changing business needs with their property needs, which is
particularly important in this market."
The Courthouse Centre's Main Street location affords businesses the
opportunity to work from one of the city's most prestigious business
addresses. The Courthouse Centre is a 10-story Class "A" building with a
graceful courtyard and fountain, strategically located downtown.
The fully equipped, furnished and professionally staffed center
features 73 offices, 146 workstations, and three conference rooms. All
Regus clients also have high-speed Internet access and a digital telephone
service, managed by on-site IT support. Regus offers clients a wide range
of business services as well, including administrative support. Clients
have the option to utilize the center's meeting rooms, videoconferencing
studio, and business lounge.
"Florida is home to some of the country's most successful and
productive companies," said Gilbert. "Our beaches, schools, and cultural
offerings mean that people want to live and work here. Because Regus serves
businesses of all sizes in every industry, from sole proprietors to
multi-billion-dollar corporations, including more than half of the Fortune
500, the opening of the Courthouse Centre is an opportunity for us to
contribute to the success and vitality of Sarasota's business environment."
About The Regus Group
The Regus Group Plc is the world's largest provider of outsourced
workplaces. The Regus Group Network includes 750 business centers in 60
countries and features four brands: Regus Business Centers, HQ Global
Workplaces, Stratis and Business Meeting Places. Locations are
strategically situated in world capitals, premier business hubs, and
Founded in 1989 by Mark Dixon with the first location in Brussels,
Belgium, Regus is a pioneer in the commercial real estate industry,
defining new and innovative ways for businesses of any size to successfully
manage their workplace needs. By delivering cost-effective offices and
meeting rooms on flexible terms, Regus provides businesses the ability to
create a flexible workplace plan that can quickly adapt to their changing
needs. For more information, visit http://www.regus.com .
To contact the Courthouse Centre
Robin Nixon, General Manager
1990 Main Street, Suite 750
Sarasota, Florida 34236