A Day with Powerhouse: Innovative Workspaces hold the Key to Work-life Balance

As work-life balance becomes a priority for individuals worldwide, it has become increasingly important for urban spaces to offer a wide range of amenities that cater to the wellness and convenience of the people who occupy them. Powerhouse, located in Muttenz near Basel, is proud to boast a diverse range of tenants that ensure our occupants have every need met. Keep reading to get a recap of what it’s like to work at an innovative workspace like Powerhouse for a day.


9am: Say no to the Monday Blues

Powerhouse is home to The 5th Floor, an award-winning coworking space that encourages people from all walks of life to embrace flexible working arrangements. This collaborative workspace features all sorts of modern office amenities like meeting rooms, event spaces, private and communal desks. They even have a rooftop garden for a morning coffee! 


The 5th Floor aims to provide individuals and young businesses with a supportive work environment, with the goal of empowering individuals and fueling groundbreaking ventures in Switzerland. It is occupied by many entrepreneurs on the rise – several of their tenants have received awards as the most promising start-ups in Switzerland! It’s the perfect place to get yourself started for the work week ahead.


11am: Get active

After working at a desk for hours, why not work out your body too? One of Powerhouse’s flagship tenants is Update Fitness, a branch of the popular gym franchise that has a presence across Switzerland. The gym offers professional workout classes and personal training services, in addition to state of the art equipment. It’s perfect for busy working professionals who want to prioritize wellness in their daily routine. When you’re a tenant at Powerhouse, a satisfying movement session is just an elevator ride away.


1pm: Time to eat

As Powerhouse is right next to Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW), tenants can access various dining options, including the FHNW campus canteen. The canteen prioritizes seasonal and local produce, with top-notch quality at affordable prices. Don’t forget to also check out the university CUBE Restaurant & Lounge for an after-lunch coffee and amazing architectural views of their Muttenz campus!


3pm: Chemical Reactions in Action

Muttenz is the home of many enterprises looking to revolutionize biotech and chemical industries. Powerhouse is pleased to support the development of life science projects via two CO.LAB laboratory spaces. Available for rent on a monthly or annual basis, these laboratories are fully stocked with scientific equipment and safety services. If you’re a life sciences researcher, CO.LAB is the perfect place to develop innovative new products and ideas.


5pm: Time to go… Or maybe not? 

After a long day at work, it’s time to decompress. Lucky for our tenants, Powerhouse is close to several museums and performance venues. Soak up some culture at the Kunsthaus Baselland, a renowned modern art museum. Drop in at Z7 Konzertfabrik for after-work drinks and concerts. The best part? These venues are minutes away, whether you drive your own vehicle or take public transport.

Explore the full potential of Powerhouse as a workplace by booking an in-person or virtual tour with us today.


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