Lemon Studios, the London-based shared office environment for digital professionals, has announced that occupancy in its shared office space has increased by 9%, reaching 88% in the first two months of 2007.

Located in the heart of Clerkenwell at 85 Clerkenwell Road. Lemon Studios occupies more than 4,400 square feet in a Grade II listed building and provides digital professionals with the flexibility and resources they need to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

Matthew O’Riordan, Lemon Studios Managing Director and co-founder, says, “The shared view amongst our tenants, is that the UK is experiencing a growth in digital and interactive business – this is driving a general feeling of confidence amongst both self-employed and start up digital entrepreneurs. Many digital and interactive business’ that we speak to are feeling confident enough to make that leap from working at home to taking flexible office space. The fact that we specialise in shared office space for the digital community simply makes Lemon Studios their first choice.”

Desks for hire are leased to small agencies, consultancies, smaller dotcoms, technical teams, freelance copywriters, designers, SEO consultants, advertising creatives, usability experts and so on – anyone working professionally within online marketing and e-commerce.

This blend of skills and knowledge allows tenants to accelerate business development, with a wide range of digital services available on-demand from co-tenants. Collaboration and referrals between tenants is a natural by-product of this creative, entrepreneurial environment.

This exclusive digital community helps small agencies, service providers, dotcoms and digital freelancers win business, share knowledge, and contacts. It is perfect for start-ups or contractors looking to expand their horizons and have an office base in an outstanding location.

O’Riordan continues, “Personally, I find it rewarding that many of our tenants are undertaking business directly with one another. It’s not just “social networking” on the internet – these companies are actually generating business for one another in a ready made digital network”

Lemon Studios offers digital business’ flexible rolling contracts and a fixed rental cost no matter how often tenants use Lemons available facilities.

“Lemon Studios know that it’s tough starting out or running a small business, that’s why we won’t tie businesses into long contracts and should clients need to walk away at one months notice then that’s fine. Our core product is an affordable, flexible lease that allows clients to move in quickly and to expand as their circumstances change.”

Notes to editors:

About Lemon Studios

Lemon Studios was founded by Matthew O'Riordan 2 years ago. Matthew O'Riordan’s knowledge and experience in starting and growing digital business’ (Managing Director of Lemon Digital www.lemondigital.com and co-founder of E-consultancy) has enabled Lemon Studios to bring a fresh approach to office space.

Established in January 2005, Lemon Studios is an innovative and inspiring shared office environment where businesses can interact, grow, share ideas and resource.

The fully equipped, furnished and professionally staffed centre features 68 workstations, a breakout coffee area, meeting rooms and conference rooms.

Desk rental is fixed at £455 per desk per month – all inclusive. All Lemon Studios clients have free high-speed Internet access and a digital telephone service managed by a highly trained IT support team. Clients also have 24hr access and unlimited use of meeting and conference rooms.

Lemon Studios was established on the core belief that their office space will intensify the productivity of clients by bringing a similar network of people into one physical space. Currently 50% of Lemon Studios tenants are undertaking business directly with one another.

For further information, please contact:

Matthew O’Riordan
matt@lemonstudioslondon.com

Graeme Harrison
graeme@lemonstudioslondon.com

www.lemonstudioslondon.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 2nd March 2007