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Top New York City Coworking Options

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With new coworking spaces in New York opening every day, choosing a coworking space could be challenging. We’ve followed up our article on 10 of the Top Coworking Spaces in New York to present a set of equally impressive coworking spaces in the Big Apple.

Alley

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 Alley is a pretty exclusive co-working space with locations in Chelsea, FiDi, Flatiron, Cambridge, and D.C.  Similar to a SoHo House, potential members must apply for their membership.  Alley offers 2 options: Private Office for groups of 2-12 or Shared Desks for 1-2 members.  Walking in to Alley you may come across a skateboarder in the hallway or a group of friends chatting about the weekend at the coffee machine. The environment of the office is very laid back and friendly.

Amenities:

Alley offers a nursery at its locations for new and expecting mothers to provide them support and privacy with any needs they have.  On top of that, Alley has partnered with multiple businesses around the city and offers a PerkHub with deals and services ranging from restaurants to legal advice.

Alley also has unlimited coffee, tea, and water in addition to a member’s happy hours and catered lunches each week. They also have access to local event tickets for members to use.

Alley has also partnered with Verizon to do a series of workshops on 5G networks.  These workshops and events educate on the numerous possibilities surrounding this new 5G world!

Alley Pricing:

Alley requires a 1.5 month security deposit on all desks, as well as a $150 onboarding fee in addition to your monthly payments.

Space Type Price
Shared Desk (Month to Month) $450/ month
Shared Desk (6 months commitment) $400+/ month
Shared Desk (1 year commitment) $350+/ month
Dedicated Desk $500+/ month
Private Office $600+/ month

Bond Collective

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The Bond Collective offers locations boutique locations around NYC, Brooklyn, and Philadelphia.  These modern spaces are designed with alluring décor, and a bevy of amenities.   From FiDi to Flatiron, these pet friendly spaces have everything you need as a freelancer or a team.  Book a tour for FiDi here.

Amenities:

Bond Collective seems to have all other co-working spaces beat when it comes to amenities.  They offer complimentary coffee, tea, and beer with rooftop lounges to enjoy your drink on.  Some locations also have recording and photography studios available to members and non-members, a food market and mothers’ rooms.

Bond Collective Pricing:

Space Type Pricing
Coworking $350+/ month
Dedicated Desk $450+/ month
Private Office $900+/ month
Conference Rooms $50+/ hour
Day Pass $40+/ day
10-Day Pass $250

Techspace

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With locations across the country, Techspace offers 2 ultra convenient locations in NYC: Union Square and NoMad. Techspace has actually been around since 1997, providing alternate office solutions in NYC and has been expanding ever since.

Amenities:

Techspace offers the basics when it comes to amenities.  Members have 24/7 access to the offices, unlimited coffee, tea, and infused water, as well as a full kitchen and daily popcorn! They also offer a variety of partnership perks (Hello, Pandora) and monthly member events.

Techspace Pricing

Space Type Pricing
Virtual Service $75+/ month
Flexspace $350+/ month
1 Person $550+/ month
2 People $950+/ month
3-4 People $1,500+/ month
5-7 People $5,410+/ month
8-9 People $6,910+/ month
11-20 People $7,500+/ month

Knotel

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Knotel is not technically a coworking space as much as a headquarters as a service option for companies.  This means that most of their tenants lease an entire floor with Knotel with Knotel providing all of their facilities needs such as repair, internet, cleaning, and even stocking coffees, teas, and snacks.With locations over 50 locations in New York, San Francisco, London, and Berlin, they have over 1 million square feet of office space around the globe!  Knotel will rent office space from buildings on short-term leases and then turn around to rent that space out to workers for a short time.

Amenities:

Each location offers some special based on the neighborhood.  Aside from an innovative workspace, some locations offer Apple TV services, 24/7 keycard access, prime lunch areas and coffee/ tea bars.

The website details each location so if you are looking for a loft style office, visit their W. 26th street location.  Looking for more light? The office on 31 W. 27th has a skylight.  Check out all of their locations and request a consultation on which will best serve your needs.

Knotel Pricing:

While pricing is based on company size and location, most rents start between $90-$110/ RSF. Sample pricing for a 5,000 square foot office space at Knotel compared to a traditional office lease below:

Knotel Office Lease
Rent Included $50.00/ RSF
Electricity Included $2.50/ RSF
Additional Utilities Included $0.25/ RSF
Internet Included $1.25/ RSF
Office Supplies Included $1.00/ RSF
Misc Included $3.00/ RSF
TOTAL $85.00 ($35,416/ mo) $58.00 ($24,166/ mo)

Grind

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Grind was launched in September 2011 as a space for people to work in a community rather than as a company.  They have certainly evolved with the times over the last 7 years and now offers a sanctuary in NoMad for freelancers, remote workers, and companies.

They are very female driven, with 40% of the members being female.  They offer Female Founder functions where women can discuss the work the have done and are continuing to do, as well as special amenities for expecting and recent mothers.

Amenities:

Like most of the other coworking spaces, Grind offers unlimited coffee and conference rooms.  However, they also have event spaces for rent, bagels and other snacks, and a weekly Happy Hour on Thursdays with a stocked beverage cart!

Grind Pricing:

Space Type Pricing
Monthly $450/ month
Dedicatyed $500/ month
Private Office (2 desks) $1,400/ month
Come & Go $200/ month
Conference $10/ month
Daily $40/ day
Virtual Office $50/ month
Moonlighter $250/ month

Convene

Fresh off a new round of funding, rapidly growing Convene offers both workplaces as well as event and meeting spaces in NYC, Boston, LA, Philadelphia, D.C., and Chicago. Convene differs from WeWork and most other coworking companies in that most of Convene’s  tenants are large established businesses with lots of employees and big pockets. With Convene, occupants can rent a meeting room for large presentations, or rent workspaces for their team on a regular basis.  Each location has a different feel but you can expect a modern, fun, mindful atmosphere in any office space you visit.  Convene works to keep all spaces energizing and calming for optimal work.

Amenities:

Convene steps it up in the hospitality sector and shines brightly against all other coworking spaces.  They have on site chefs who prepare farm to table meals for you and your employees every day.  On top of that, Convene has a stacked cultural and wellness program of events including massages for your team.

Convene Pricing:

Convene does not have pricing posted online but you can request info or book a tour here.

The Fueled Collective

With a prime office location in SoHo, The Fueled Collective is home to 30+ NYC startups.  They offer a unique design, affordable workspace, and incredible amenities.  Book a tour here to find out more about The Fueled Collective.

Amenities:

The Fueled Collective has a very impressive snack game.  From a fresh popcorn machine daily, to a year round ice cream cart, and all of the snacks in between, there is plenty to choose from when complimenting your nonstop coffee fix.  Need a brain break?  Check out the Ping Pong table or chill out on the couch for a little bit.  Plus, they have 8 library-inspired meeting rooms when you need to bring in guests.

The Fueled Collective Pricing:

Pricing starts at $450 / month for a communal membership.  Right now they are not accepting new members at their NYC location, clearly a sign that they are doing something right.  If this is the feel that you want, send an email and keep checking back!

Coalition

Coalition has offices in New York, Chicago, and Boston.  In NYC they are scattered between 3 spots in Chelsea, Flatiron, and Grand Central.  Unlike most of the other spaces, Coalition is more bare bones in its décor, making it the most similar to a typical office environment.

Amenities:

Coalition provides the basic amenities as far as printing, mail, and fresh coffee.  Additional amenities increase with your membership type, such as private space to store your belongings, an NYC address and optional phone lines.

Coalition Pricing:

Space Type Pricing
Day Pass $25/ day
Virtual Space $99/ month
Desk $500+/ month
Private Office $1,000+/ month

 District Cowork

District Cowork is really innovative in that they are not just a coworking space for companies utilizing digital services.  While the Commune is good for business networking, District Canteen is like a culinary incubator and market for food & restaurant vendors to test and sell their items.  District Coop is a marketplace for members to display and sell their goods.

Amenities:

Along with the basic amenities, members can access the Canteen as well as other kitchen areas stocked with goodies. They also offer rooftop yoga daily so you can begin the day on a positive note. Childcare is available when needed and members also have access to an investor network.

District Cowork Pricing:

Pricing is not available on the website but you can find the various membership plans, a well as book a tour.

Primary

Primary is a wellness – focused workspace committed to providing a healthy, mindful experience for all members. Their first location is located in the Financial District and a second location is opening Summer 2018 near Penn Station. While the office may be located amidst all of the hustle and bustle, once inside and off the city streets you will find yourself in a relaxed environment.  Primary’s main focus is on the health and wellness of its members, starting with a serene atmosphere.

Amenities:

Primary has really unique amenities.  They offer fitness classes throughout the day and all members have unlimited access to these classes.  Classes range from Pilates to lunch runs, HIIT to meditation.  After class, visit Primary’s first class locker rooms filled with all of the shower amenities you need to get back to your workday.

Primary Pricing:

Space Type Pricing
Day Pass $30/ day
Virtual Membership $75/ month
Shine Coworking (10 days) $300/ month
Glow Coworking (Unlimited) $400/ month
Private Office Schedule Appointment
 

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