One-third of your life is spent at work, so where you work and who you work with is important. The 9-5 culture is losing popularity as more and more individuals are opting to use coworking spaces, which are shared office spaces used by groups and individuals. Statista predicted that by 2027, 50.9% of the total U.S workforce will be freelancing. Coworking allows people to find flexible, affordable office spaces that they can grow into. Individuals have reported that coworking has expanded their professional networks and made them more motivated, engaged, happy, and successful.
If you are a telecommuter, entrepreneur, freelancer, small business, a budding startup, or a remote worker looking for a shared office, here are the top five coworking spaces in Arkansas.
Built with love, Likewise is a collaborative workspace designed to engage the community in both work and play. They expertly crafted it to be an environment that fosters professional and personal growth. Likewise also has a photography studio and historic, open spaces for events. They have coworking desks for $150 per month, dedicated desks for $250 per month, private offices starting at $500 per month, and team suites starting at $1,000 per month. They also have day passes for $15.
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CAST offers savvy, serene workspaces for entrepreneurs, start-ups, creative, and established businesses. They have expertly designed their coworking spaces to foster creativity, collaboration, and productivity. They have two locations in Missouri and one in Arkansas. CAST has multiple membership options including daily drop-in plans, social tables, half desks, full desks, and private offices.
Looking for an affordable office space? Your search is over. At this diverse workspace, members come from every industry, culture, gender orientation, generation, and background. One member wrote, “I love the idea of community and collaboration. That even though I may be the sole employee of my own business, I don’t have to work alone. I look forward to the motivation that working with a group of driven, diverse people provides.” The Studio’s memberships range from $150 per month to $250. They also have day passes for $20 per day and team memberships where you can add a teammate to your membership for just $75 per month.
Located in Northwest Arkansas, GRIT STUDIOS provides high-impact entrepreneurs access to investors, subject matter experts, executive coaches, clients/customers, and coworking space. They target innovators in Global Supply Chain, Retail Technology, Data Analytics, and HealthTech sectors. They offer members world-class advising, global partnerships, collaborative ecosystem development, immersive programming, and valuable introductions.
NMA Workplaces is the ideal place for startups, suppliers, and professional to work. NMA Workplaces writes, “From professional business addresses to private offices, we bring the operational expertise needed to create an exciting, bright and conducive work environment so you can get your best work done.” Membership options include virtual offices for $49 per month, dedicated desks, and private offices.