What Is a Coworking Space?
Coworking spaces are essentially places in which business individuals, professionals, and teams can work in an unstructured, yet productive environment, with other like-minded business people for a fee. These spaces are open to multiple teams and professionals simultaneously, most people that share these spaces are not employed by the same organization. Coworking spaces having been gaining popularity as they are a more economical solution to leasing office space and they provide a sense of community you might not otherwise have working solely from home. These spaces are furnished, professionally managed, and maintained which enables you to focus more on your work. Coworking spaces help to build a sense of community which enables people to branch out and find more opportunities.
Who are they for?
- Work-at-home professionals
- Independent contractors
- Small businesses
- Growing businesses
- Professionals that are open to an interactive and informal yet still professional work setting
If your ideal workplace setting is quiet, structured, and formal than these spaces are probably not the best fit for you.