As more companies allow “work-from-home” or remote working options, and as Charlotte’s entrepreneurial scene grows, coworking spaces in Charlotte are becoming more popular. And the number of these spaces is growing. Here’s a peek at some of the more popular spots around town.
Advent Coworking – Plaza Midwood – The mission of this space is “build a community of creativity to better ourselves and the world”. Membership options range from a day pass all the way up to a dedicated desk, and member benefits include wifi, local restaurant discounts, podcast studio, free coffee, free yoga, and more!
Hygge Coworking – 3rd Ward – Pronounced “hoo-ga”, the name comes from a Danish word that means a mental state of well-being. Memberships range from a flex membership where you come and grab a spot when you need it up to a dedicated office space. All memberships include wifi (soon to be Google Fiber), Pure Intentions Coffee, meeting room access, and printer access.
C3 Lab – SouthEnd/Dilworth – The three Cs in C3 are connect, collaborate, and create. The space is a hub for designers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, artists, and other creative types. Memberships range from shared space to private office to studio/maker space. All memberships include 24/7 secured access with 24 hour surveillance cameras, high-speed wifi, free parking, professional mailing address, complementary tea/coffee/snacks, printing/copying/scanning capabilities, and more.
HQ Charlotte (formerly known as Packard Place) – 3rd Ward – Per their website, “The mission of HQ Charlotte at Packard Place is to foster inclusive communities of entrepreneurs who create lasting economic and social impact.” Membership options include part-time, co-share desk, full office, or office suites. Membership benefits include free wifi, essential furniture, mailing address, access to 6 board rooms, Not Just Coffee Café, in-house gym membership, access to a 75+ person event space, and shared printing services.
Industry – Music Factory – This is a shared office space designed for creatives, technology professionals, freelancers, small businesses, startups, remote employees, and other independent workers. The space includes private offices as well as desk space (flexible and dedicated). Benefits include wifi, printer access, free coffee, 24/7 access to the space, free parking, and meeting room access.
Level – 3rd Ward – Nestled in the heart of Uptown, this coworking spot is close to parks, restaurants, and residential development. Spaces for rent include private offices, coworking space, daily office space, meeting space and conference rooms, and event space. Membership benefits include high-speed direct fiber internet service with WiFi, provided at no additional cost, receptionist, company logo display, local beer on tap, TopBrewer espresso machine, on-site management, mail service, dedicated phone number with telephone hardware too! 24/7 secured access is a given, and rent includes all utilities and taxes.
Google Fiber – 4th Ward – Located in the former Dixie’s building across from 7th St Station, this TECHNICALLY isn’t a coworking space. However, you can bring your laptop and take advantage of the new Fiber internet access. The space is open from 10am to 7pm, Monday through Saturday, and you can grab a coffee at 7th St Public Market.
Coterie – SouthEnd – This one is the new kid on the block. It will partially open next week, and it is expected to fully open around Labor Day. This space is dedicated to women only. Their memberships are based on the hours per month you plan to spend working in the space, and per their website, memberships include unparalleled service, thoughtfully designed work spaces to meet any need, conference + event space, event design, personal + professional development services, and a resource rich environment developed to advance the life and business of each member.