Coworking spaces are essentially shared office spaces. Unlike traditional workspaces, coworking spaces offer affordability and flexibility to remote workers looking for a place to work. Most notably known for their amenities, coworking spaces offer office-like amenities for a fraction of the cost. Members enjoy things like hot desks, conference rooms, kitchens, free coffee, printing, scanning, and more.
Coworking is an affordable option for those looking for a workspace and networking opportunities. The coworking environment provides a sense of community and members really get to know each other by working close to one another on a regular basis. Individuals receive numerous benefits with their coworking memberships such as conference room hours, flexible leases, and 24/7 access.
At coworking spaces, you can choose between a few different shared workspace membership options. You can choose between a hot desk in a shared work area or a dedicated desk in a more private setting. Hot desks are desks that aren’t dedicated to any particular individual. Through this type of membership, you’re allowed access to the shared workspace and can choose between any of the desks available that day. Most coworking spaces also have closed off office options for start-ups and small businesses.
In brief, there’s something for everyone at coworking spaces.
Who is a coworking space for?
Members of coworking spaces are typically freelancers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and others who have the luxury of working remotely. Some small businesses also choose to work out of coworking spaces to save money on office expenses. You’ll find anyone and everyone here from an artist and a writer, to a tech start-up and financial firm.
Coworking spaces are great for meeting alike individuals and networking. You never know who you’re going to need throughout your career, so it never hurts to meet a diverse group of business owners and entrepreneurs in your workspace.
Modern coworking spaces are changing the game
“Flexible work-space designed for the modern professional.”
Atlas Workbase is just one of the many co-working spaces around the world spreading this message and providing remote workers with incredible coworking opportunities. Atlas Workbase gives members the freedom to work when they want without being tied down to a long-term lease. With start-of-the-art modern amenities and facilities, this coworking space is ranked one of the top places to work in Seattle, Washington.
The Flamingo House in Boca Raton, Florida is another notable coworking space on a mission to change the way society views working. Founded by two former 9-to-5 corporate workers in 2016, they’ve truly created a unique space to grow your business and brand. The Flamingo House is a collaborate work space for creatives all over south Florida.
Shared workspaces are here to stay
Each coworking space offers something special to its niche. For example, The Flamingo House serves a creative community full of photographers, videographers, graphic designers, and artists. They regularly host art walk events and vendors in the community sign up to participate. Palm Beach Tech in Palm Beach, Florida focuses on serving the tech community and regularly hosts tech workshops for its members. In short, every coworking space is different and unique in its own way. However, there’s one thing nearly all coworking spaces have in common: they are shared work spaces that are changing the way people work and live.
Coworking allows remote workers to be productive without breaking the budget. It gives them a place to thrive, network, and grow professionally. What once was just a shared workspace in a common area, is now a powerful business tool that people are taking advantage of.
By Kim Burmester
and I’m the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the ATLAS Workbase, a coworking and shared office space in Seattle. I have over 10 years of experience working in business development, and have been writing on topics such as business, coworking, and productivity for some time now.