Washington D.C. is a sprawling metropolis filled with premier office space.
This premier office space comes at a price and that price is sometimes too high for freelancers and startups to pay. Instead of paying premium bucks for an office and utilities, you should consider coworking.
Coworking has spaces for everyone to work. Some coworking spaces offer help and networking opportunities for startups and small businesses.
If you are looking for a place to set down and get started you should consider one of the fifteen best coworking spaces in Washington D.C.
The Hive has two locations in Washington DC. It has three membership levels with different perks per level. The Affiliate level includes access to common areas and lab, and four hours per month in the conference room.
The Associate level includes a dedicated desk – one that is only yours – with storage, and eight hours per month in the conference room.
The Executive level includes a furnished private office and sixteen hours per month in the conference room. You can buy additional conference room hours as necessary.
Each of the above memberships includes access to small business workshops, networking and special events, affordable rates, access to office equipment, 24/7 access, meeting and event space, mail services, and wifi.
At the Hive 2.0 location there is access to the Anacostia Arts Center which has a cafe, retail, art gallery, and black box theater.
The Hive 2.0 @ 2208 is located on the second floor of Vivid Gallery. ARCH development started the Hive 2.0 in 2011.
They wanted to support small business development. The HIVE (Home of Innovators, Visionaries, and Entrepreneurs) was established to help local small businesses.
The ALX Community is located in the recently redeveloped Founder Hall. Their membership level starts with a Community Membership.
This level includes access to eleven unique spaces, access to art audio visual equipment, and access to the podcast room. The next level is Flex Unlimited which comes with 24/7 access to the shared space.
This level is good for small teams, writers, people who need to travel, and college students. The Dedicated Desk membership comes next with your own desk with an extra large space, optional lockable filing cabinet, and a premium chair.
The next level up is the Private Offices level. This level includes a furnished, light filled private office that is move-in ready. This level is best for teams of two to twenty.
The top level is the Executive level. This level comes with a spacious office that provides the privacy you need. Amenities at the ALX Community include 24/7 access, great coffee, bike parking, fast wifi, parking, lots of meeting space, happy hours, dog friendly, honors bar, phone booth, waterfront, patio, private phone booths, super comfy lounges, and exclusive partner rates and discounts.
They host different events such as member inclusive happy hours, and a TALX series. The ALX Waterfront Community location includes a small, medium and large meeting room, a small, medium, large, and extra large conference room, and an event space.
These spaces come with different perks such as whiteboards, ergonomic seating, free coffee, reception area, and wifi.
The Yard in Washington DC offers Open Coworking, Dedicated Desk, and Private Office memberships.
Amenities at The Yard include ergonomic chairs from Knoll, Art Gallery, Eleva coffee and tea, keycard access, friendly on site staff, high speed wifi, printing, meeting rooms, neighborhood discounts and perks, the Yard network, receptionist services, security, storage options, wellness program, and a rooftop lounge.
All membership levels offer 24/7 access and credits for the conference room, color printing, and black and white printing.
The Yard is in a prime location with beautiful views of the city and restaurants, prime retail, and the nation’s capital.
These are premium locations at reasonable prices. There are six primary locations of Make Offices in Washington DC. The Penn Ave location has hot desks, dedicated desks, and private offices.
Amenities include connections to members nationwide, bike storage, relaxation room with massage chairs, kitchen, game room, beautiful workspaces, unlimited craft beer on tap, 24/7 access, private phone rooms, printer/copier/scanner, fast wifi, Touchdown AV booths, monthly networking events, mailing address and mail collection, conference rooms, wellness room, premium coffee and tea, and parking.
The Glover Park location has the same membership levels and amenities as the Penn Ave location. The Wharf location has a recording studio in addition to the other amenities.
The Dupont Circle has locker storage in addition to the other amenities. The Logan Exchange location amenities are similar to the Penn Ave location.
And the K street location has a discounted gym membership, a lounge, and other amenities. Each location is made for productivity and comfort.
They all have communal kitchens, wellness rooms, call booths, relaxation rooms, and spacious offices.
The Inclusive Innovation Incubator has drop in, open desk, and private office membership levels. The Drop in level includes one day access to any available seat in our lounge and desk space on Monday through Friday from 9 am until 5 pm, wifi, conference room use, access to private phone booths, and access to printer.
The Open Desk membership includes everything the drop in included plus conference room credits, and host private events. The Private Office membership level includes everything the other levels offer plus a private office space for two to four individuals, mail handling, office hours with In3 mentors, and a permanent desk.
The services offered include bootcamps, training, and mentorship. Some amenities include lounge/reflect area, reception area, four class/conference room, convertible event space, over six private offices, four private phone booths, and over fifty open desks.
They offer a Glow and Grow series that highlights women and targets women technologists, creatives, and entrepreneurs. The Future is Written in Code has technology training for people who are looking to upskill their technical knowledge.
The Tech Enabled Business Bootcamp offers an incubator for technology support for tech-enabled businesses.
And the Inclusive Innovation Incubator Education Programs help people take a seat at the digital table as entrepreneurs, creators, and innovators.
Alley DC offers different membership levels in a modern space. The Side Hustler level is an a la carte membership.
The Shared Desk membership encourages interaction and coworking in the open desk and common area.
The Dedicated Desk membership keeps everything in one place for you. The Private Office membership for teams of two or more allows you a space of your own with customizable walls within the community.
Amenities in the Washington DC location include access to Verizon mentorship, high speed internet, ENVRMNT AR Designer Kit, conference rooms, discounts, member portal access, access to Verizon’s ThingSpace Platform, directory of members,Verizon APIs, special membership perks, mailbox, nursing room, weekly catered lunch, community manager, phone booths, business development services, printing and office supplies, cleaning service, unlimited coffee, tea, and cereal, and access to events.
This coworking space is located in downtown Washington DC that brings together a collaborative community and the thought leadership of Verizon.
Creative Colony is located in downtown Silver Spring.
They offer flexible membership plans including a Lite Member plan that includes the use of their mailing address, membership discounts on meeting room rentals, day passes, 24/7 access, and a five day pass per month.
Their Part-Time membership includes everything in the Lite Member plan plus a bump up to ten day pass per month, and four conference/huddle room hours.
The Full-Time Membership level includes everything in the Part-Time Membership plus a bump up to eight conference/huddle room hours.
A Dedicated Private Desk member has their own large desk where they can leave their monitor. This level includes the previous benefits plus a bump up to twelve conference/huddle room hours. While there is a Private Office member level, this level is currently sold out.
Amenities include community events, high speed wifi, natural light and city view, mailbox, convenient parking, desks and tables, 24/7 access, conference rooms, lockers, and a kitchen.
This is the coworking space where creative people work.
You can grow your business here independently but not alone.
This locally owned coworking space has these core values community engagement, growth, support, and pursuing passions.
Mindspace is located inside the prestigious One Franklin Square.
They offer private office memberships for up to nine plus people. Included with membership is Mindspace App, 24/7 access, car parking options, global network, soda and coffee bar, fully furnished, professional events, bike parking, mail and packaging handling, and business printers, and a rooftop lounge.
This location is close to the 14th street bars, shops, and restaurants. They also have meeting rooms which are available for all members 24/7.
The meeting rooms have coffee, tea, and water, TV screens with HDMi, LAN, and other connectivity options, high speed wifi, wireless mirroring devices, and a flip chart whiteboard and markers.
They also have an event space where you can give your guests a first-rate experience. They help with DJs, catering, and delivery services.
The Cove offers affordable, flexible memberships, beautiful workspaces, quiet and collaborative areas, call spaces, wifi, printing, coffee, and more.
One membership will let you into locations across DC and in Boston.
Amenities include fast wifi, free coffee and snacks, phone booths, unlimited printing and scanning, scan to email, meeting spaces, and private zones.
You will enjoy community events, lunches, art shows, happy hours, seminars, breakfasts, and more. At the Dupont location there are 74 seats, eight callboxes, lockers, drip coffee, and two meeting rooms.
Over on 14th street there are forty seats, lockers, five callboxes, mail service, drip coffee, and two meeting rooms. At the Chinatown location you will find 36 seats, mail service, three callboxes, lockers, drip coffee, and two meeting rooms.
And in Columbia Heights there are 30 seats, mails service, three callboxes, drip coffee, lockers, and one meeting room.
This coworking space comes to life with interaction, the buzz of productivity, and accomplishment in a unique neighborhood space.
Carr Workplaces has many different membership levels.
Its coworking levels include a Touchdown Desk which is shared space in any Carr Workplaces location.
This membership is available during business hours, able to reserve a desk up to 24 hours in any location, fully stocked community cafe including gourmet coffee, healthy snacks, and weekly fresh baked cookies, on site support services team, and high speed wireless internet.
Their Dedicated Desk plan has all the perks of the Touchdown Desk plus your own personal desk. Carr Workplaces also offers office plans.
The Part Time Offices include a professional business address and dedicated phone line with a live receptionist, on demand use of a private office, fully equipped meeting room, WorkReady Plus Membership, and all the other perks of the coworker membership level.
The Full Time Offices gives you a dedicated space where you can set up for success. All traditional business services are included including faxes and scans, phone, prints, internet, and copies.
You will receive all of the perks including fully equipped meeting rooms and customizable space. Some memberships include WorkReady Plus. This is a professional community that includes events, crowdsourcing, directory, business opportunities, promotion, reserve workspace nationwide, and discounts on business service.
Carr Workplace also includes personal assistant, research products, catering and beverage service, event planning, mailings/returns, expense reports, office organization, notary, travel arrangements, copy/scanning/binding, and dry cleaning.
E services that are available include toll free numbers, directory listing, public IP addresses, conference bridge, dedicated bandwidth, fax lines and efax, IVRs, phone number porting, hunt groups, music on hold, additional DIDs, call recording, enhanced call reports, and softphone app.
There are seven locations in prominent parts of Washington DC. The Capitol Hill coworking office includes HUBZone location, 24/7 concierge service, rooftop event space, on-site fitness center, and onsite parking. Amenities at the City Center location include onsite conference center, 24/7 concierge service, LEED certified building, onsite fitness center, and onsite parking.
The Dupont location includes bike parking, 24/7 building security, Energy Star building, storage lockers, and onsite parking. The Georgetown location provides outdoor event space, 247 building security, walk to shopping and dining, located in The Foundry Building, onsite parking.
The K Street location amenities include LEED certified building, 247 building security, rooftop event space, on-site fitness center, and onsite parking.
The Pennsylvania Avenue location includes HUBZone location, 24/7 concierge service, LEED certified building, onsite fitness center, and onsite parking. Finally The Willard location includes amenities such as onsite fitness center, 24/7 building security, views of Pennsylvania Avenue, and onsite valet parking.
AdvantEdge offers pro-working spaces in their Washington DC location.
They have a 24/7 Community Access level that includes access to administrative services, high speed internet access, access to all business services, and gourmet coffee, tea, and filtered water. Their Dedicated Desk membership has all the perks of a 24/7 Community Access level plus a personal desk.
They also have Private Offices which includes all the benefits of the Dedicated Desk level plus Client Service Coordinators and privacy.
Client Service Coordinators can greet your guests, answer, screen, and transfer your calls, reserve meeting rooms, create, copy, and file documents, manage your calendar, design and edit presentations, design business cards, update your company logo, and brand your collateral as part of their web design and print design assistance. AdvantEdge Private Office Suites are beautiful fully furnished private office spaces.
Private Office Suites include a self-contained environment, private entrance, building amenities, and business support services including ordering office supplies, and cleaning.
Their Chevy Chase location features three floors of shops and restaurants, a gorgeous 11- story sky-lit atrium, and an Embassy Suites Hotel. Office space amenities include VOIP telephones, 24/7 access, reception service, meeting rooms, fully furnished offices, mail services, gourmet coffee and tea, kitchens, networking events, bike storage, and 24/7 security.
There is also a Downtown DC location in the heart of the Central Business District.
This location has the same amenities as the Chevy Chase location plus a newly renovated fitness center with on demand yoga and fitness studio, state of the art equipment, 24 hour access, towel service, and modernized locker rooms.
For an additional fee you can participate in personal training sessions and fitness classes.
The Open Gov Hub is available to people who want to see more transparency in government and collaboration needed to rise to the global challenges of our time.
The Open Gov Hub is a world class workspace which includes tons of meeting rooms, event space, significant cost savings, near daily events programs, partner hubs, free 24/7 gym, wellness room, ping pong/Game lounge, treadmill and standing desks, storage access, high speed internet, onsite IT support, and two full service coffee/espresso makers, large tea selection and daily snacks.
The three membership options include full member, hot desk member, and virtual member. If you want to make a difference while coworking, the Open Gov Hub is the place for you.
The Hera Hub is a coworking site that promotes women and their needs. They promote business support at any stage including ideation, launch, and growth.
They have a flexible all inclusive membership which includes coffee, tea and snacks, printing, and internet at all locations. Members receive a discount on meeting and conference rooms.
Business tools include printing/scanning/faxing, high speed wifi, large whiteboards, and video conferencing. Membership includes access to GURUs, monthly, and weekly events.
Regus offers customized office workspace for lease by the day, week, or year. They are fully serviced with high speed internet, utilities, and office furniture.
They have coworking areas, interior offices, window offices, and office suites. There are many different office locations in Washington DC. Visit their website to find a location best suited to your needs.
Industrious has coworking office spaces in Arlington Court House. Its amenities include lounge and common areas, outdoor space, fitness center, event space, office supplies, daily breakfast and snacks, and more.
The Alexandria Carlyle Tower location amenities include outdoor space, fitness center, conference rooms, craft coffee and beverages, and more.
The Tysons location includes ultra fast wifi, outdoor space, fitness center, wellness room, mail and packaging, lounge and common areas, and more.
The Thomas Circle location includes a fitness center, outdoor workspace, event space, networking events, and more. All of the locations offer similar amenities and Community memberships and private offices.
They offer a wide array of cowork space types to meet your needs.
Coworking spaces are diverse. From location to amenities you will find many different coworking spaces in Washington DC.