31 May 2019
Our Founder Jeremy Dixon wants to promote workplace wellbeing and happiness at work. And with the launch of our new Scottish co-working space, he’s going back to his hospitality roots to build a new style of office for the modern day.
The two sectors I have the most experience in my business career are commercial property and hospitality. I’ve been involved with my family business providing fine food and drink to some of Scotland’s top hotels and restaurants, as well as forging a role in the commercial property sector as an Investment Surveyor and most recently with the landmark office building, Dundee One. When I was developing the idea for a co-working space on Dundee One’s top floor, it struck me that, in creating an office for the modern worker, the expertise I have in hospitality should be the inspiration.
Jute & Co has all the high spec, superfast tech and facilities you would expect from such a premium grade A office location. It’s the insight gleaned from delighting customers in the hospitality trade that has shaped my vision as the project has developed. People want to enjoy their working day and to inspire and motivate staff with their environment – and there’s no better place to look than great hotels, bars and restaurants for ideas to create a brilliant place to spend your day. For me, the top five areas to focus on are: