Prominent 20th-century urban theorists like Jane Jacobs and the economist Robert Lucas argued that dense packs of talented workers boost local economies and innovative thinking; recent data-backed research supports the theory. In a way, coworking spaces are taking the “creative clustering” already happening in cosmopolitan centers and concentrating it even further, in a few thousand square feet of class-A office space.

Racine County is home to countless industry leaders including SC Johnson, CREE, Modine, CNH Industrial, Insinkerator, Twin Disc, Andis, BRP, Gateway Technical College, and uncountable locally-owned small businesses located Downtown Racine and throughout the County.

Providing a venue for members of these communities to interact is an untapped opportunity for innovation to occur at the intersection of different disciplines.