As the Phoenix tech scene continues to expand, the city is attracting industry leaders, startups, and entrepreneurs, all looking for open workspaces which promote collaboration and innovation. Freelancers are also gravitating towards workspaces where distractions are kept to a minimum and where they can increase their business legitimacy and networking opportunities. Therefore, it’s no wonder that locally-owned coworking places like Co+Hoots and The Department or big names like Regus and Industrious are becoming increasingly popular in Phoenix. Did we pique your interest? Check out 20 of the Valley’s coworking hotspots below.
A partnership between Marketplace One and Urban Plough Arts, The Department was created to host a community of leaders and entrepreneurs who collaborate, support each other in their endeavors, and help grow Phoenix. As the name is meant to remind us, this Phoenix office space is located in the Korrick Department Store building in the city’s downtown. It offers a generous 16,000 square feet of flexible workspaces, reserved desks, private offices and conference rooms. Memberships start at $100 a month, and the perks include free donuts, coffee from Cartel Coffee Lab, soda and water. Holders of upgraded membership cards can get 24/7 access.
Located at 214 E Roosevelt St, monOrchid is a creative and innovative community, and one of the first coworking places in Phoenix. It offers individual working stations, team spaces and virtual memberships. For $250 a month, you can enjoy one of their nine private office spaces and 24/7 access to the facility. The meeting rooms are equipped with 4k television, Apple TV and HDMI connectivity, so you won’t have to worry about technological shortcomings. MonOrchid promotes environmental sustainability, which is why it offers discounts for clients who use alternative transportation methods to get to work.
As a place that aims to encourage inspiring interactions and brainstorming sessions, Elevate offers a spacious coworking floor, several meeting rooms, and a community room that can fit up to 120 people. Memberships start at $99 a month, and include discounts for the conference rooms. The workplace also promotes networking opportunities, hosting several events and social gatherings, many of which are free to the public. Conveniently located inside the Paradise Valley Mall, Elevate Coworking is just a few feet away from coffee, pretzels and covered parking.
Coworking on 15th Ave welcomes its members to a cozy establishment in the heart of Phoenix. Options start at $15 and include day passes, coworking spaces, dedicated desks and virtual office services. Depending on the package you choose, you can get free access to events hosted by the firm, promotion on their website, use of all conference rooms, storage space, and more. Be sure to take advantage of the one-week free pass and contact them today.
Promoting creativity, art and local artists, The Office Bowl features conference rooms, coworking spaces, shared and solo dedicated desks, and private offices, all complemented by inspiring wall murals meant to keep your ideas flowing. You can choose one of their membership options, starting at $30 a day, or create your own custom plan. Unlimited office supplies, free access to printing facilities, concierge services, parking, and a popcorn bar are just a few of the perks you can enjoy at this coworking hub. With two locations in Phoenix, one at 1415 N 7th Ave and one at 4517 N 12th St, and looking to expand, the Office Bowl also offers franchising opportunities.
Located at 2390 East Camelback Road, Workuity is a coworking hub where the staff’s mission is to facilitate communication between members so they can establish lasting connections. The location features individual and private team offices, coworking spaces, dedicated spaces, and four conference rooms that can fit up to 100 persons. Members can enjoy free coffee, wine and beer (during cocktail hours), printing facilities, an on-site gym, lunch and learning events, and more. If you want to impress your clients, take advantage of the 160-inch theater screen and designer conference rooms. Plans start at $50 a month and can be flexible, which is important for people who are always on the go.
A collaboration between Arizona State University and the city of Scottsdale, the SkySong Center features both office space and apartment units. Besides big commercial leases, it offers a 6,500-square-foot coworking space, called 1951@SkySong. Decorated with 1950s Americana loaned from real estate entrepreneur Michael Pollack, the workplace can accommodate up to 250 people, and has amenities such as multiple couch and desk areas, two sets of diner booths, pods for 40 people, meeting rooms, lounge spaces, laptops and projectors. 1951@SkySong is located on the ground floor of the SkySong 1 building in Scottsdale.
Designed as a place where entrepreneurs, small business owners and innovators can share ideas, hive@central is a free resource center located on the second floor of the Burton Barr Central Library. Even though the library is closed until summer 2018, hive programs will continue at other locations. The project is part of the Entrepreneurship Outreach Network and offers ASU startup expertise, library fact-finding services, one-on-one mentoring, workshops, webinars, and access to business magazines and newspapers. Meeting rooms are available for reservation, and members can also enroll in free computer classes and online business classes.
Opened in 2010, Co+Hoots is a coworking space where members work together on projects, grow ideas and even hire each other. It advocates for local businesses and promotes professional development by offering access to programs like Hoot Hours networking happy hours and Success Lab peer-to-peer mentoring. With options starting at $35 a day, amenities at Co+Hoots include collaborative spaces, dedicated desks, classrooms, conference rooms, sound-proof phone booths and free parking. Members can enjoy lunch in the kitchen or get their caffeine dose from the Greater Than Coffee on-site shop.
With 44 locations worldwide, Industrious is planning to open a coworking space in Scottsdale as well, at 4250 N Drinkwater Blvd. Starting spring 2018, you will be able to enjoy their common areas, private offices, conference rooms, members’ terrace and phone booths. Choose one of the private offices for $599 a month, or a desk in the shared space for only $360 a month. Other perks include local coffee, pastries and bagels, fresh fruit, and access to a mother’s room.
Hera Hub, the first international female-focused coworking space, has one location in Phoenix, at 2111 E Highland Ave. With full-time memberships starting at $399 a month, the spa-inspired facility includes coaching rooms, video rooms, meeting and conference rooms, and shared spaces. Seeking to build a community where members see each other as partners rather than threats and are eager to learn and collaborate, Hera Hub offers monthly member networking events and access to one-on-one sessions with subject matter experts called GURUs. Even though it was created for women, the workplace is open to men as well.
With 3,000 locations across 120 countries, Regus is the largest provider of coworking solutions around the world. Their desks can be rented by the hour, day or month, so you will never pay for more than you need. Regus operates 20 locations in Phoenix, each featuring hot desks, permanent desks with your own phoneline, meeting rooms, kitchens equipped with coffee and tea making facilities, and virtual office services for when you need a Phoenix address. Because that first impression matters, a receptionist is also there to greet your guests.
Catering to all tech enthusiasts, Galvanize offers modern campuses that have all the amenities of coworking spaces, including conference rooms, private phone booths and bike storage. Located at 515 E Grant St. in the Warehouse District, it seeks to make tech opportunities available to entrepreneurs, startups and students by hosting courses on campus and providing access to valuable resources like mentors or workshops. For $250 a month, you can get 24/7 access, free coffee and snacks, printing, and access to the conference rooms. Also, Galvanize is a pet-friendly coworking hub, so you won’t have to worry about leaving your furry friend home alone.
Opened March 26, Office Evolution Phoenix is the 44th location for this franchise. Located at 4435 E Chandler Blvd., in the heart of Ahwatukee, this workplace can accommodate between 80 and 100 people. The 6,000-square-foot space includes 24 private offices, three micro offices, two conference rooms, a business lounge that can fit up to 22 people, and a spacious coworking area. Shared workspaces start at $99 a month, members being able to enjoy complimentary beverages, Internet and phone access, a front desk receptionist to meet guests and receive deliveries, free parking, and discounts on conference rooms.
If what you are looking for is a more corporate-like environment, be sure to check one of the two Premier Business Centers locations in Phoenix, at 11201 North Tatum Blvd. and 4742 N 24th St. The Tatum Boulevard location features amazing views of the Piestewa Peak, with office suites of up to 200 square feet. The 24th Street location offers a shaded central atrium, with water fountains, a café and a fitness center. Offices here range from 95 to 275 square feet. You can choose one of Premier’s three membership plans starting at $300 a month, or rent a day office and pay by the hour, day, or week. Virtual offices with mail handling are also available.
Founded in Amsterdam and acquired by Regus in 2015, Spaces has locations all over the world, including Paris, Berlin, New York, Shanghai and Tokyo. Its Phoenix headquarters is located on the 18th and 19th floors of the One Renaissance Square tower, and features 39,700 square feet of office space, a 3,000-square-foot business club, 384 dedicated desks and 2 meeting rooms. Memberships start at $209 a month, and include access to all Spaces and Regus workplaces worldwide. Other features that can be accessed are individual locker storage, dry-cleaning and floral services. You can apply online and try a free one-day membership.
Starshine is a female-oriented community, created by co-founders Susan F. Moody and Leeanne Gardner. It seeks to offer women the support and guidance they need to reach both their personal and professional goals. With two locations in Phoenix, and others in Glendale, Peoria and Surprise, monthly memberships start at $125. Amenities include private offices, shared offices, coworking spaces, meeting rooms and free parking. For $75 a month you can become a virtual member and gain access to Starshine online peer mentoring programs and online training programs. You can also sign up online and receive a free pass to events like “Learn and Launch” seminars, “Peer Mentoring Power Circles,” and “Take Care Workshops,” where you can unwind.
Catering to everyone—small businesses, non-profits, startups, and freelancers—DeskHub offers two locations to choose from, one in Scottsdale and one in Phoenix. Memberships start at $199 and include 24/7 access, a fully stocked kitchen, company signage, secured storage options, unlimited conference room access, free covered parking, and more. Seeking to promote collaboration and learning, DeskHub hosts events that encourage networking, and which are open to both its members and the larger public. Also, if you choose to make DeskHub your workplace, keep in mind that a community liaison is available to help you through planned events and to serve as a networking concierge. Not convinced? Go to their website and get your one-week trial pass for free.
OffiCentric at Deer Valley is a coworking and executive office space that caters to all needs. Flexible plans accommodate monthly renters, as well as people looking for a weekly or daily workspace. Private offices, suites for teams of up to 30 people, coworking spaces and virtual office services—this place has it all. Daily passes start at $10, amenities including covered parking, personal lockers, and a lounge area perfect for those much-needed breaks. Access to coffee machines and InstaHealthy snacks will ensure you have enough fuel to complete your daily tasks. With an on-site manager who organizes events, workshops and parties, networking has never been easier. Hurry up and get your free one-week pass from their website.
With three locations in Phoenix, Boxer Workstyle Executive Suites provides a workplace where the privacy of individual spaces and the creativity of coworking spaces intertwine. Apart from offices that start at $299 a month, they offer lounge areas where you can share ideas, and find partners to work with and grow your business. Professionals working in complementary industries keep each other focused and motivated. Become one of their members and get access to free wi-fi, a complimentary coffee bar, meeting rooms and collaborative workplaces.