Greenville’s newest co-working space coming to former Plush Mill on Easley Bridge Road
The old Plush Mill in west Greenville will soon become the city’s newest co-working space.
Located at 12 Easley Bridge Road, and a short distance from downtown Greenville and the Village of West Greenville, the site has been under development since October. By this summer it will be the new home of Serendipity Labs, a flexible workplace company that caters to companies of all sizes.
Serendipity Labs has 10 co-working sites currently open in New Jersey, New York, Chicago, Florida, the Washington, D.C., area and Dallas. An additional 125 — including the one across from St. Francis Hospital in Greenville as well as another in Charleston — are in some stage of development, said John Arenas, Serendipity Labs’ chairman and CEO.
The Plush Mill site, with its bank of 24-pane glass windows, is less than half a mile from the massive mixed-use development planned for the old Judson Mill site.
More on Plush Mill: Downtown Greenville grows to take in historic mill
Nearby: Judson developers leverage rehab incentives to preserve mill
Gentrification fears: Judson’s challenge: Providing homes for ‘real people’
Once complete, it will be the first Serendipity Labs space in South Carolina, said Trey Scott, the Greenville franchise owner. Like most of the co-working company’s franchisees, Scott comes from the hospitality industry.
“Serendipity Labs isn’t your typical co-working experience,” Scott said in a statement. “Just like the Plush Mill site isn’t your typical location. We believe the renovation and rebirth of this historic structure will be one of the most talked about developments in Greenville for quite some time.”
Source, Anna B. Mitchell, Greenville’s newest co-working space coming to former Plush Mill on Easley Bridge Road Upstate Business Journal.