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Adopt Spaces Recovery Guidelines

Space Partners communicate their health and safety policies to become a part of the program

Become a Space for Recovery Partner

Spaces for Recovery Program Partners are differentiated by a seal of quality and get exposed to 100’s of clients

Welcome Workers in a Safe Manner

Spaces for Recovery Partners are easy to find on Upflex apps based on health and safety filters

Joining the Spaces for Recovery is Free!

To become a part of Spaces for Recovery, Space Partners agree to comply with CDC guidelines (for US Spaces) or World Health Organization or other applicable local governing body’s guidelines (for non-US Spaces). In addition, Space Partners should practice the following health & safety practices to keep the coworking community safe:

Social distancing

  • Implement social distancing measures and prevent unnecessary close contact to help prevent the spread of infection
  • Increase physical space between members, keeping at least 2 meters (~6 feet) between people

Cleaning & disinfecting

  • Cleaning does not kill germs, but cleaning removes and lowers the risk of spreading infection.
  • Disinfectants kill germs on clean surfaces. Review the list of approved disinfectants by the EPA.
  • Open outside windows and doors (to the extent possible) to increase air circulation
  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect all surfaces at least twice a day:
    • Doorknobs and door push plates
    • Handrails and buttons on elevators
    • Desks and chairs and all tables
    • Bathroom faucet handles, paper towel dispenser handles, toilet flush handles, and hand dryer buttons
    • Kitchen faucets, refrigerator handles, coffee pot handles and buttons, and microwave and toaster buttons Light switches
    • Handles and buttons on all equipment (e.g., printers, audiovisual equipment, telephone, monitors, etc.)

Personal hygiene

  • Provide members:
    • Paper Towels
    • Tissues
    • Alcohol-based hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol)
    • Disinfectant wipes
    • Hand soap at all sinks
  • Install additional hand sanitizing stations in high traffic areas throughout the workspace
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth wiht unwashed hands
  • Post signs educating members about proper hand-washing techniques:
    • Washing hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds is effective and should be done frequently and always upon the following:
      • Before eating;
      • After sneezing, coughing, or nose blowing;
      • After using the restroom
      • Before handling food;
      • After using shared equipment such as computer keyboards, etc.
      • Provide safety and hygiene training for all employees

Incident reporting

  • If a confirmed case of COVID-19 was present in your workspace, or individuals in your workspace have been exposed to a confirmed case, notify Upflex immediately and perform a full cleaning and disinfection of the workspace

Food & beverage

  • Offer paper cups for coffee, tea, and water
  • Provide pre-wrapped food items only (if offering any food)
Colliers International

Colliers International Partnership

Upflex has partnered with Colliers International to offer Spaces for Recovery to companies and their employees around the world. 

Colliers is a global leader in commercial real estate with more than 18,000 enterprising professionals and operations in 68 countries. Sample clients include Adobe, Procter & Gamble, Ernst & Young, Kraft, L’Oreal, Oracle, Coca-Cola and hundreds of other clients this program will be promoted to.  

Visit Colliers’ Knowledge Leader blog here for more information on COVID-19 impact to the real estate business.


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Colliers is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors.

For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership team, owning approximately 40% of our equity, has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. In 2019, corporate revenues were more than $3.0 billion ($3.5 billion including affiliates), with $33 billion of assets under management in our investment management segment. Learn more about how we accelerate success at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.

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