This Globe and Mail article speaks to the core assumption in my forming of the Federated Union, Fleet Réalta Cooperatives.
Fleet Réalta is intended as a vision of MakerSpace that extends the common focus beyond enthusiastic hobbyists and experimenters to encompass Makers who have entrepreneurial aspirations.
Here is an article in support of Makers Making A Better Living . . .
Makerspaces – the commercial venues where creative people gather to design and make their products – are under pressure to transform their business models or face closing shop.
A growing number of makerspaces have ceased operations or are under threat because of rising rents, building redevelopments and not enough cash flow to cover costs.