The next time your frequently traveling boss lands in another city with nowhere to hold a meeting but a hotel lobby or Starbucks, suggest a temporary office. These spots may be geared toward local start-ups, but they’re also a good fit for someone working on the road:
TechSpace (www.techspace.com): There are three locations: New York, Boston and Orange County, Calif. Perks may include an on-site gym and a full-service cafeteria. Cost: $225 for a four-day membership; $15 per hour.
YourOfficeUSA (www.youroffice.com): There are 10 locations, including Denver and Philadelphia. Perks include real-time videoconferencing on plasma screens and meeting rooms available by the hour. Cost: $25 per hour for an office; $50 per hour for a conference room; full-day rates vary.
Intelligent Office (www.intelligentoffice.com): There are 34 locations, including Miami, Dallas and Washington, D.C. Perks may include videoconferencing equipment and catering services. Cost: $18 per hour for an office; $25 per hour for a conference room; membership fee of $50 per day or $110 per month also required. Call ahead to reserve.