The 15 Coworking Spaces in NYC You Need to Know
Where to Cowork in NYC
WeWork might have launched the coworking revolution, but New Yorkers have a ton of options when it comes to shared office space, ranging from sleek, professional spots, to casual, converted garages. Check out 15 coworking spaces in NYC you need to know.
This one’s for folks looking for a healthy dose of community with their work. There are no offices at Bat Haus, a 2,000-square-foot quirky, open space with a backyard in Bushwick. And there’s no chance you’ll work through the night–you’re cut off from work at 7 pm at the latest when various events start, like a weekly Drink n’ Draw with live models and Brooklyn Brewery Beer. $225 a month will give you Monday through Friday access, but there’s cheaper options available, too.
This SoHo spot is designed and decorated with wood and decor salvaged from barns, and the rustic space includes a tree house hideaway, a nap room, and private phone booths. The Farm SoHo Coworking Space is also home to Blueprint Health, a health tech accelerator. Desks start at $250 per month.
For those looking for coworking with an eco bent, Green Desk offers desks and office space to 4,000 members at their 10 environmentally responsible locations throughout Brooklyn and Long Island City. Each location has bike rooms, an outdoor patio, and a cafeteria with organic coffee. A single open desk costs $299 with plenty of private offices options as well.
Coworking in NYC since 2012, Alley recently opened a sleek flagship space in Chelsea, alongside two other locations in Manhattan. The community-oriented coworking space caters to a variety of early-stage companies – membership starts at $450 per month.
Ensemble doesn’t have a cool Brooklyn location–it’s in Midtown–but some people need a semi-serious, centrally located spot to get their job(s) done. This spacious and sleek, 7,000-square-foot office offers plenty of grown up connections like partnerships with lawyers, designers, accountants, and HR pros. Don’t miss Tuesdays Treats–networking over cupcakes. A dedicated permanent office space starts at $450.
Soho House-style social club meets coworking space, Madison Square Park’s NeueHouse has created a community of fashion, media, and film types who are looking for high-design surroundings. Monthly fees for the space range from $150 to $1,500.
Combine the sophistication of Ensemble and the eco-friendly aspects of Green Desk, throw in a few yoga and meditation classes and you get Primary, a brand-new 25,000-square-foot Financial District space run by two former WeWork employees. “We believe that if you make your primary focus or priority yourself and your wellness, all else in your life–including your business–can thrive,” co-owner Lisa Skye Hain told us. Memberships vary from $150 to $7,000 per month.
New Love City
True yoga enthusiasts might want to try New Love City, which bills itself as “a combination workspace and lifespace in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, playing at the intersection of yoga studio and coworking haven.” A month of coworking and unlimited yoga goes for $300.
If you work with your head down and your headphones on, this is probably not the place for you–collaboration is key at QNS Collective located between Astoria and Long Island City. Look for lots of events, like a recent class on social branding for entrepreneurs. Communal spaces, dedicated desks, pods and offices are available starting at $255.
Artists and those who long to be artist-adjacent gravitate toward this hip converted garage in Clinton Hill that includes a photo studio, gallery and stage. Freecandy membership starts at $250 and, of course, includes free candy.
This 17,500 square foot space in Long Island City’s historic Falchi building is the first US-based outpost from Spaces, an Amsterdam company, which has locations in London and Melbourne, too. Spaces NYC prides itself on the concierge-style services offered to members who have desks and offices in this highly-designed loft space. Desk space starts at $225 a month.
This 9,000 square foot Bushwick space primarily offers private offices in its converted industrial loft. Brooklyn Desks puts an emphasis on work/life balance–there is an outdoor terrace and a relaxation room with a pool table, a foosball table, vending machines, and a couple of TVs. Membership starts at $179.
The recently-launched Bar Works combines the bonhomie of your local watering hole with all the conveniences of your favorite coffee shop. There are two locations in Manhattan now, with a large space on 7th Avenue South opening this summer. Limited membership, allowing members to use the space two days per week, starts at $250 a month.
Rapidly expanding Knotel is one of the coworking spaces in NYC that caters to early stage startups and also offers regularly scheduled events. There are currently three locations south of 20th Street, although three more outposts are opening soon in Harlem, Hell’s Kitchen, and Long Island City. Prices available upon request.
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