Last winter, we invited Kansas City commercial real estate brokers to tour our first location before it opened. The Kansas City Business Journal published an article about the event.

“We were looking for 500 to 600 square feet with a six-month lease,” Druten said, “but every broker we talked to said that product doesn’t exist.”

Every landlord required at least a three-year lease for traditional office space, he added, and coworking venues seemed to lack adequate privacy and sufficiently large offices for more than one or two people.

With that realization, another entrepreneurial light bulb flicked on for Barton and Druten: Edison Spaces.

Read the whole article here.