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 California.
With three out of their seven locations in California, TechSpace has office spaces for startups, small to mid-sized businesses, and enterprise businesses. They can choose from flexible private offices, coworking desks and on demand-conference rooms. TechSpace members receive access to reliable connectivity and security technologies. They provide growing companies with a productive working environment unmatched by many other coworking spaces.
Union Cowork is open for business all day, 365 days a year. Members have access to their seven locations throughout California. Union Cowork designs each of its locations uniquely to foster and encourage progressive conversations. Their primary customer segment is private businesses, startups, entrepreneurs, students, and non-profits.
At Workshop Cafe it’s all about creativity and productivity at this shared space in San Francisco. Workshop Cafe boasts a large list of amenities in their art inspired workplace designed for achievers. Entrepreneurs, free-lancers, hackers, makers, creatives, writers, and financial professionals who work at Workshop Cafe love it for its special energy and vibe.
You can join this community of 500 dreamers, builders, and change-makers at two locations in Sacramento. The Urban Hive is Sacramento’s largest coworking community. They support their members and help them grow by offering private offices, meeting and conference rooms, regular classes, workshops, and networking, educational, and social opportunities.
Created for women-owned businesses, Hera Hub is the first international female-focused coworking space and business accelerator. Members can boost their productivity in this spa-inspired coworking space. Compared to office hours with your professor, Hera Hub has subject matter experts who donate their time to meet one-on-one with members and non-members to answer questions.