“It’s an evolution from traditional development”
The story has reached a level of infamy at this point, but it bears repeating. The weekend after Thanksgiving, Byron Smith sat at a Houston restaurant with a margarita in his hand.
“I was in a strip mall, but looking out, I saw a church, a school next to it,
an ugly office building and then a strip club,” he laughs. “I just thought, ‘Well, that’s a bit on the nose, isn’t it?’” Smith and his business partner Tim Manson had been looking for a market to expand their Australian-based XSpace concept.
“Until now, you were either in an office building or a warehouse or self-storage,” says Smith. “We thought there had to be an innovative way to
reimagine how people can use and think about space.”
The result is XSpace, which blurs the lines between commercial and creative space. Success in Australia helped the partners see the gap in the market in America.
“It’s an evolution from traditional commercial development,” Smith says. Click to read more at www.rednews.com.