The photo shows the new Runway coworking space, located in the UT Martin REED Center in downtown Martin.

Grand opening for The Runway set August 25

The University of Tennessee at Martin Regional Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (REED) Center will open its new coworking space named The Runway with a grand-opening celebration from 10 a.m.-noon, Wed., Aug. 25, at 240 Lindell Street in Martin. The Runway serves as an office space for entrepreneurs, small business owners and remote workers to connect and collaborate on various projects. Attendees are welcome to tour the space, enjoy coffee and donuts, and learn about the amenities offered.

Three Runway membership levels are available. The Pilot level is $50 monthly and allows for use of the facilities from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. The Aviator level is $100 monthly and allows for 24/7 access. The Flying Ace level is $150 monthly and provides 24/7 access, as well as a designated desk with lockable storage. Runway membership for UT Martin students with a valid Skyhawk card is $25 monthly.

Runway amenities include a business address, 1GIG Wi-Fi, Sit/Stand desks, 27” Dell monitors, a copier, security cameras, multiple seating areas, scheduled use of training rooms, access to virtual conferencing technology, on-site business seminars, on-site economic development specialists and connections to subject matter experts, UT Martin faculty, staff and student interns. For non-members, access to The Runway is $20 per day, and allows for access from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

For more information or to become a member of The Runway, visit or contact Landy Fuqua, director of the REED Center, at


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