By Hallie Busta
When Nicolas Ibarzabal isn t selling empanadas out of his newly launched food truck, he preparing his Argentine fare in a shared-used kitchen on the city West Side.
As co-owner of 5411 Empanadas, Ibarzabal joins a growing number of Chicago-area entrepreneurs setting up in shared facilities that charge less rent and offer more services than typical office buildings. The facilities run the gamut from traditional business incubators to fashion studios.
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