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Today, x+why the B Corp certified, flexible workspace specialist opens its second Birmingham site in the city’s tallest office building 103 Colmore Row.   

x+why will be operating 31,500sqft of flexible workspace across the first, second and third floors - consisting of private offices, dedicated desks, and creative breakout areas, as well as bookable meeting rooms, mission rooms, phone booths, and amenities. All tenants of 103 Colmore Row will be able to enjoy meeting rooms which are bookable by the hour as well as beautiful events spaces of various sizes. 

As a certified B Corporation x+why has been recognised for going above and beyond when it comes to governance, environment and society. Its spaces are designed and managed to be as sustainable and ‘green’ as possible. In line with x+why’s ethos, 103 Colmore Row has green building credentials and initiatives to ensure a low impact environmental footprint including:  

·        BREEAM accreditation of Excellent 

·        EPC Rating A 

·        Wiredscore rating of Platinum - reducing on site power demand 

·        18,000+ tonnes of CO2 saved per annum 

·        Dedicated electric car charging points 

Not only will x+why members enjoy a stunning new office space with exceptional views; they will be part of an active and collaborative community of like-minded, purpose-driven businesses, and will have access to a cultural programme of purpose-related events and workshops, including x+why’s proprietary Mission Lit and WhyB Programmes. 

x+why will also be managing eighteen, a new exclusive members clubspace on the 18th floor.  This space includes a lounge, bar, meeting rooms, an impressive boardroom, and a gorgeous 3000sq ft outdoor terrace boasting views across Birmingham. Members of eighteen will enjoy an all-day food and drinks menu, breakout space for work and socialising, and regular social events. Fortunately for the local community, the space is also available to the public for private hire. With unrivalled views across the city, eighteen offers a unique venue for any special event. 

Rupert Dean, CEO and co-founder of x+why commented: “We have been wonderfully welcomed into the Birmingham business community and feel incredibly lucky to be a part of such a thriving city.  

“Colmore Row is a beacon of our continued commitment to creating engaging, sustainable and community-orientated spaces. Colmore Row offers entrepreneurs, scale-ups, corporates, and everybody in-between the opportunity to operate their business from a premium space, with the additional benefit of flexibility.   

The private offices and enterprise suites available, alongside the addition of club space, eighteen, allow employers to rebuild internal culture and collaboration, whilst making the decision to return to the workplace an easy one for employees.” 

x+why’s other locations:

People’s Mission Hall, Whitechapel

Huguenot Place, Spitalfields

The Fulwood, Holborn

Chiswick Works, West London

Foundry, Birmingham