WeWork’s Rise: How a Sublet Start-Up Is Taking Over

Critics have derided WeWork as overvalued and vulnerable to the next downturn. But the company holds so many leases in so many cities, it might hold more power than its landlords.

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The WeWork building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The company has said it is the largest real estate tenant in New York, London and Washington. Photo: Cole Wilson for The New York Times

By Andrew Ross Sorkin

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