Andersson Tours Local Business

State Representative Steve Andersson recently toured 25N, a co-working business space in the heart of Geneva’s downtown. 25N provides full concierge services and offers open work spaces, private offices, conferences rooms, and can also host events.

The space was originally a grocery store and then converted into a bank, but was vacant for over six years before 25N was built. In fact, many artifacts from the previous structures were retained, like the bank vault door, and grocery store cabinets and table tops.

CEO and founder, Mara Hauser, would like to see 25N expand throughout the state, and eventually hopes for further national expansion.

Rep. Andersson was able to see the innovative work spaces available inside 25N, who hosts businesses from 16 different cities. Andersson said, “It is fantastic for the community to have this space. It was transformed from dead space to something that is a great work space and resource for the community.” In addition to providing a comfortable work culture and innovative environment, 25N draws in foot traffic to the downtown community, which has helped increase economic development in the area.

Currently, 25N houses several individuals and small businesses, and seeks to provide a comfortable setting to encourage these businesses to grow. Rep. Andersson finds this business model to be a great addition to the city, and one that is helping small businesses grow and thrive. “As a state, we need to help support businesses like this, and do what we can to help this business grow, which would further help foster the businesses inside this business.”

For more information, please visit their website: 25ncoworking.com, or stop by their office at 25 N. Third Street.