Boston is home to one of the most vibrant communities of shared workspaces, from the eco-friendly to maker spaces. Choosing the right shared workspace in Boston can be a serious challenge when all the options seem well located and offer great amenities. But spaces stand out?
Boston is home to one of the most vibrant communities of shared workspaces, from the eco-friendly to maker spaces. Choosing the right shared workspace in Boston can be a serious challenge when all the options seem well located and offer great amenities. But spaces stand out? Cove, Cambridge, $79 - $199/month. In combination with the Cove app and online portal, as well as multiple locations, this workspace combines the amenities you need with the freedom to work anywhere. The Food Loft, Boston, pricing not provided. Designed specifically for food tech companies, The Food Loft brings together newcomers to the field and established entrepreneurs in conversation over ingredient sourcing, marketing, sales, and operations. Hatch Fenway, Landmark Center, pricing not provided. Taking advantage of The Fenway event, art, and shopping space, Hatch Fenway seeks out disruptive ideas and nurtures those diverse creators behind them. Next Mile Project, North End, $250/month. Focused entirely on nonprofits and social innovation, the North Mile Project encourages interaction with their “Lunch and Learn” events. Membership includes access to the Media Lab for services including video production and marketing. Artisan’s Asylum, Somerville, $150/month. As the name suggests, this space is dedicated to fabrication and education, providing on site classes in a variety of fields. Note: testing is required before access to all the best toys. Brooklyn Boulders, Somerville, $135/month. This space offers all the typical infrastructure and perks, it just happens to be located at the top of a 40,000 sq foot climbing facility. (Stairs are also available.) Brooklyn Boulders hosted TedX in March of 2015. Greentown Labs, Somerville, $490/month. Focused exclusively on energy and cleantech startups, Greentown Labs offers members access to the machine shop, prototype space, and an electronics shop. hack/reduce, Cambridge, pricing not available. Situated in the former Kendall Boiler and Tank Company building, hack/reduce partners with MIT, Microsoft, IBM, Google, and others to position its members at the epicenter of Big Data in Boston. Other ways to increase creativity and productivity? Corporate housing allows you to work away from home without feeling displaced or out of the loop. For more ideas about how to stay at the forefront of the changing business world, visit our blog.