Sharing Space – the perfect solution for market & fair operators in Australia
We are witnessing a seismic shift in acceptance of the so-called sharing economy as brands such as Uber, Airbnb and Spacer become household names. This article examines the rise of sharing marketplaces, and how you and your small business can save money as a participant in this sector.
2015 was the year that the sharing economy truly arrived in Australia. For small business owners shared resources has created the rise of “micro-entrepreneurs” and savings opportunities previously unheard of. In the past year:
Running a small business is hard and every dollar counts. When most of your sales come seasonally around trade fair and market time, managing irregular cash flow and ordering, storing and selling the right amount of stock to meet demand is a challenge all stall operators experience. We have highlighted a few opportunities you can save or make money using the sharing economy in your business:
Spacer Marketplaces (www.spacer.com.au) is a peer to peer marketplace for space. At the platform, renters can find available self-storage space to rent from local hosts both short term and long term. Launched in July 2015 in Sydney, the business has grown to over 1000 available sites today across all metropolitan cities, servicing and disrupting the $1bn self-storage industry.
Find local storage facilities at 50% the cost of traditional storage units perfect for:
No lock in contracts, just convenient local space sharing.