One year after coworking space CommonGrounds Workspace made its debut in Carlsbad, the business said it plans to open as many as eight new sites in 2018, including one in downtown San Diego.

At a one-year anniversary party for the Carlsbad site on Feb. 1, Chief Operating Officer Jacob Bates said CommonGrounds intends to be in San Jose, Long Beach, Denver, Burbank, Salt Lake City, La Brea, downtown Los Angeles and downtown San Diego by year’s end.

Bates also said CommonGrounds plans to incorporate other elements into its new sites in addition to shared workspace, including access to freshly prepared food, site-specific amenities for downtime (such as the surfboards and bicycles to which members in Carlsbad have access) and a fleet of cars.

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