Premier League side Manchester City has signed a partnership with the American company WeWork, which would see the company become the club’s official workplace partner.
As per the agreement, WeWork will also become the official partner of the City’s sister club, New York City FC, which is also owned by the City Football Group (CFG).
With this new partnership in place, WeWork will be providing Manchester City’s employees with access to WeWork office spaces in the UK and Singapore. They will also have access to additional workspaces at WeWork locations across the world.
They would also be providing the New York City employees access to their offices in New York and globally.
Commenting on the partnership, Stephan Cieplik, CFG’s senior vice president of global partnership sales, said, “As part of an organisation operating globally, it is important we provide access to high-quality, flexible facilities for our staff to help us harness innovation, collaboration and drive success.”
Roger Solé, WeWork’s chief marketing officer, said, “As global organisations with shared values of innovation and collaboration, we’re really excited to become an official partner of Manchester City and New York City FC.”
He further added, “Our goal at WeWork is to inspire and enable teams to work together in more flexible and collaborative ways through our intentionally designed spaces in top markets around the world.
“It is great to see the two Clubs recognize how WeWork can provide the right workspace to foster their innovative culture and we look forward to seeing their teams thrive as part of the WeWork community.”
WeWork was founded in 2010 with the vision to create environments where people and companies come together and do their best work. They have their offices across New York, Singapore, UK, and some other countries as well.