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 Kentucky.
Launch Louisville is a member-managed non-profit entrepreneurial community with affordable shared workspaces. They foster an environment for creativity and growth have a variety of membership options geared towards their member’s professional needs. Full community access and the use of workspace, meeting rooms, studios, and event spaces 24/7, is just $100 per month. You can get a designated spot for $200 or semi-private office space for $300. If you have unique needs, Launch Louisville will work with you to find something that suits your requirements.
Yes Working strives to create an environment that allows its members to focus on what’s important, getting their work done and meeting interesting, enthusiastic people. They have mail service, private phone booths, conference rooms, and french press coffee for caffeine lovers. Yes Working has three membership options that you can choose from: part-time membership, which gives you 6 am-9 pm access to the workspace for $70 per month, full-time membership, which provides you with 24/7 access for $110 per month and dedicated desks for $325 per month.
Located in the heart of downtown Bowling Green, Ment Cowork is a remodeled 130-year-old building with hardwood floors and exposed brick. Members receive reserved parking spaces, monthly meals, networking experiences, a private kitchenette, a private conference room, high-speed internet, and furnished offices in a social/team-building atmosphere. You can choose from a wide array of flexible membership options including, a coworking pass, coworkships, dedicated desks, private offices, and virtual offices.
Story Louisville believes that community and support are an essential part of the creative growth process. They make it easy to build your professional network and have an online member network where you can easily connect with other members of the community. Story Louisville’s coworking membership is $150 per month. You can pay $200 per month extra if you want a dedicated workstation.
Ninety-five diverse members call The Park home each month. Designers, writers, entrepreneurs, non-profit employees, healthcare professionals, and many more come here for their community and sleek design with natural lighting. Part-time membership is just $65 per month, which The Park recommends if you are using the space 25 hours a week or less. Full-time membership is $108 per month, and a day pass is $16.