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 Massachusetts.
With membership starting at just $39 a month, Back Bay is a great affordable shared workspace with a community of 350+ freelancers and entrepreneurs. You can get 24/7 access to this coworking space for $99 per month. One member wrote, “from the rotating artwork to the zen music and great coffee, I always feel at ease working here, even on my most stressful days.”
Are you having trouble Workbar has locations in Cambridge, Somerville, Arlington, Needham, Norwood, and Salem. They offer state-of-the-art private offices, coworking spaces, and enterprise office suites for companies of all sizes. Workbar compares their workspace to a recipe for work wellness, “you feel better, you focus better, you’re more motivated, you recharge, and you get more done.” Membership varies depending on the location.
Out Of Office is a professional shared office and event space. They partnered with local business owners to create a world-class environment for their members. Whether you are a solo worker or a growing team, Out Of Office has a membership option for you. Monthly desks are $200 per month, and private offices and suites start at $800 per month.
Framework is the perfect balance of big city business amenities, small-town friendliness, and an incredible community of passionate professionals. Framework’s community is made up of local investors and entrepreneurs who love the Berkshires and want to see it flourish. They have open desks for $185 per month, group desks for $260 per month, dedicated desks for $235, and day passes for $25.
Located in Kendall Square near the heart of Cambridge, NGIN brings together innovative minds to collaborate, inspire each other, and catalyze innovation. Members have access to community networking events, meeting rooms, printing, coffee, and snacks. They provide flexible membership options for teams of all sizes. They have shared desks starting at $325 per month and private offices starting at $1,100 per month.