Category: hostels

Entrepreneurial barracks: Part 2, the furious future?

17 July, 2012 (10:08) | Apartments, Cities, dormitories, Entrepreneur, hostels, Hotels, Housing, Innovations, Rental, Rooming Houses, San Francisco, Tenure |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post introduced us, via an aren’t-they-clever little story from the New York Times, so some enterprising young Californian women who’ve started running a chain of white-collar crash pads for aspiring tech entrepreneurs who’d eschew eating and sleeping altogether if they could, and if they […]

Entrepreneurial barracks: Part 1, the blithe present

16 July, 2012 (11:41) | Apartments, Cities, dormitories, Entrepreneur, hostels, Hotels, Housing, Innovations, Rental, Rooming Houses, San Francisco, Tenure | 1 comment

By:David A. Smith   Look – over in Silicon Valley.  It’s a hotel!  It’s a rooming house!  It’s an apartment!   No, it’s … Superdorm?   Whatever this unusual living accommodation is, it’s serving a need and creating a business, as revealed in this gee-whiz article from the New York Times:   Crammed Into Cheap […]