If you are starting a small business or are working on your own you need an office space. Retail prices in San Francisco are at an all time high.
Finding a premium spot in the Bay Area for your small business might not be financially viable. However, San Francisco is a thriving town full of exciting new businesses and ventures. So, how do you start a business in San Francisco without devastating your leasing budget?
You can jump on board the latest business trend: coworking. Coworking involves sharing office space with others but still having your privacy. They are perfect for freelancers, small teams, and thriving businesses alike. There are many different coworking opportunities out there.
Some coworking spaces provide free coffee, fitness classes, and team building experiences. .
So whether you’re a tech entrepreneur or solo marketing consultan, there is a coworking space perfect for you.
With all of these coworking opportunities out there here are fifteen of the best coworking spaces in San Francisco
This is an upscale, high tech boutique coworking space. It is perfect for individuals and small businesses. There are different membership levels from individual membership to private offices. There is 24/7 access to the office space and an abundance of natural lighting.
There are private phone booths and a full sized kitchen available. They even offer outdoor work spaces. Avantspace has all of your office needs including high speed internet, video conferencing, mail service, and more.
They offer free Philz coffee and select business partner discounts. There is also a conference room, a board room, and a member event space.
We Work offers move in ready private offices to floors dedicated to an organization. Their private offices have a desk and chair waiting for you while their office suites include meeting rooms, executive suites, and lounges. They also offer in between offices and custom spaces.
For individuals they have hot desks and dedicated desks. WeWork challenges the conventional office space area. They want people to be creative and have the room to design what type of workspace they need, even if it means knocking down a wall or two.
They have a shared lounge and kitchen space in their San Francisco location. They also have beer on tap during happy hour for those looking for a relaxing end to their work day.
The Laundry is a unique space that fosters connection, creativity, and community. They offer a space for coworking and also an art gallery. There is a cafe on location and a conference room that holds up to fifty people.
The room includes whiteboards, AV equipment, mounted projector with large screen, and more. They have space for 3 distinct rooms for breakout sessions or conference space. The Laundry offers unique team building experiences including Team Scavenger Hunt, Team Art Experience, and Team Improv.
The Laundry has art exhibitions running year round. There are art openings during the year where you can enjoy some beer and wine while looking at the new exhibits.
Roam is housed in the historical Archbishop’s mansion. Along with a whiteboard lined event space and two libraries, they offer a fully equipped workshop including laser cutters and sewing machines. Roam offers a coffee shop and wandering tea room.
They also have a 6×2 multiscreen 4k layout workspace and conference area. They also offer standing desks. If that was not enough, they also have a kitchen space with a large dining hall and bar. Roam also offers laundry services.
The Assembly caters towards women with its light filled meeting area and fitness center. It has a room available for meetings and a group called the Assembly Entrepreneurs. You can work here and relax with their exercise classes and wellbeing classes.
The Assembly offers phone rooms for private calls and pump room where you can nurse privately. There is an arts and craft table that is fully stocked, local healthy food and snacks, and a curated gallery. The Assembly offers networking events including wine tastings, movie night, and cocktail hour.
Members also receive perks and discounts to several Bay Area businesses and beyond. There are unlimited fitness classes and outdoor showers. You can take care of yourself while you are taking care of your business.
Anchor has floating and dedicated desks along with private offices. They have no membership fee and their rates are some of the lowest in the San Francisco area. They have five conference rooms, lounges, foosball, meditation area, happy hour, business area, and kitchen services.
The Anchor offers private phone rooms and booths. They have an indoor bike rack and a try before you buy option that lets you tour the facility and spend some time there to see if it suits your needs. There is a support staff available Monday through Friday and you will have 24/7 access to your desk or office.
The Workshop Cafe offers a walk in and pay by the hour workspace. They have comfy chairs and standing desks with access to outlets and WiFi. They also have breakout spaces for meetings and other uses.
Private meeting rooms for one to ten people are also available. Spaces can also be reserved so you are sure you will have the room you will need.
The Workshop Cafe offers monitors, adapters, a friendly staff, and extensive menu. You can order your food right from your phone so there is no waiting in lines. The Workshop Cafe has a gourmet coffee bar plus wine and beer. They also offer chargers. Large whiteboards, and Apple TV. The Workshop Cafe is open late seven days a week.
Rocket Space not only offers coworking space but they also help young startups grow their business. They helped Uber and others get off the ground.
Rocket Space offers hot desks, dedicated desks, and office space with kitchen services on every floor. Their private offices include ergo desks, in suite storage, rise fall desks, whiteboard walls, adjustable heating, lighting, and cooling with double paned glass for privacy.
Rocket Space provides accelerator programs which include custom high quality coaching and networking to qualified startups. Premier members can participate in specialized workshops.
Bespoke Coworking is a retail tech centered coworking space. They offer 24/7 access, unlimited printing, mail services, high speed WiFi, phone booths, bike storage, shared kitchens, quiet library with sleep nooks, showers, and a bouldering wall.
Paying members can also bring their pets along to work. They also have a private mothers room, a bocce ball green, privacy E-glass, and rooftop access. Members also receive vendor and partner discounts. Bespoke Coworking also offers free Philz coffee and Tazo tea.
There are also conference rooms available for larger meetings.
Covo offers hourly coworking, open seating, dedicated desks, and private offices. Members have 24/7 access to their desks and offices.
Covo also offers members printing, meeting rooms, coffee and tea, mail services, member events AEC services, phone booths, daily cleaning and more.
Members life enhancements include a coffee shop, a tap room, breakfast and lunch, loyalty program, discounts, member portal, dry cleaning, bike room, nap room and more. Covo is pet friendly.
The Impact Hub offers membership to entrepreneurs, professionals, and activists.
With dedicated desk and private office membership options you will receive access to free WiFi, 24/7 access to your office or desk, free printing, free coffee, meeting and event spaces, and a network of change makers. Impact Hub has a work trade program that you can volunteer for.
This is a good way to make a positive impact in the community. You will also receive more perks if you become a community leader.
Eco-Systm offers virtual offices where you can have your own business mailing address, processing, and instant delivery alerts. They also have dedicated and open desks and private suites.
Dedicated desks are available for people who have larger computers or want to store things. You will be assigned a desk with your name on it. Open desks range from business like desks to bean bag seats. They are not reserved ahead of time.
Membership includes printing, scanning, faxing, 24/7 access, pop up events, local discounts, discounted in house fitness classes, lockers, bike parking, community events, Eco-Systm sponsored happy hours, preferred access to the Mirus Art Gallery and the Temple Nightclub. Private suites are available for teams of two or more.
They can be personalized and have a flexible arrangement of whiteboards and desks. They are assigned to your team only and you have the ability to choose the art that hangs on your wall.
With your private suite membership you will have access to everything dedicated desk members have and also weekly massages, and fitness classes. All members will receive discounts on conference rooms for private meetings.
The Hivery is a combination of inspirational lab and coworking space. They offer workshops, a gorgeous workspace, mixers, events, collaboration, mentorship, education, and more.
The Hivery is also an art gallery and you will be surrounded by creativity every day when you go to work. They offer flex coworking memberships which include a limited number of workdays and conference rooms a month.
You can also choose their unlimited monthly membership and an extended hours add on (only available at the Mill Valley Hivery). These memberships include free admission to the The Hivery members events. You will also receive discounts on workshops and special events.
The Hivery offers a video and podcast library online. They also offer signature programming.
The Wing is a coworking area for women. Membership to the Wing includes comfortable work spaces, woman focused lending library, WiFi, phone booths, free drip coffee, beauty rooms with your favorite products, events, seasonal in-house cafe, pump rooms, showers with robes and slippers, and more.
The Wing also offers support circles, networking, professional mentoring, friendships, and bonding. There is an art gallery and they will soon be adding a fitness room.
Canopy offers boutique, sustainable, design-forward work space. The Canopy offers to offset team members carbon footprint at no extra cost and they host reforestation community activities, and monthly climate positive event programming.
They offer six levels of membership ranging from Nomad to a private office. They also have virtual office memberships. Canopy offers personal desk space that is equipped with a Herman Miller desk and a Sayl ergonomic chair.
You also receive a shelving unit, lockable August storage, and reliable internet. Their private office membership includes Herman Miller desk systems and a sound proof glass partition. If you are not going to use the coworking space as much, Canopy offers some other options. Their Nomad membership lets you mingle with the community and access their shared office space for sixty days a year.
The Shared Table membership lets you pick as seat in the communal area with your laptop ten days a month. Their Community Table membership lets you come and go as you please 24/7 with all access to the communal workspaces. Each location has different amenities including wired and wireless internet, soda stream machine, Shinola journal and pen, ample natural lighting, private phone booths, Pique tea, full sized kitchen, cultural programming and events, heated terrace, valet parking (additional cost), a cafe, reception and concierge services, HD video conferencing, and tech support.
At Canopy they want you to work more productively and creatively. Their furniture, setting, and valued amenities are available to give you delight and inspiration while you work. Canopy offers events to help you expand your network and get to know other like minded people.
They have after hours presentations, debates, and panel for their members and invited guests. Once a month Canopy offers a different themed happy hour for its members.
Whether you are looking for a place to stop by and get some work done or a more permanent office space, coworking is a valuable opportunity for you. From designer chairs to art galleries, these different coworking spaces can help you be productive and start your own business. Take the time and check out all the amenities these spaces have to offer you.