Finding a coworking space in NYC is not hard, but due to the rising costs of real estate, finding an affordable coworking space can seem daunting. With so many great options to choose from, how can you decide on what best fits your budget, but has the amenities you require to stay productive? Look no further! In this article, we are going to break down some of the cheapest coworking space options, that offer no compromise on amenities, access, and the essentials.
Coworking Memberships $200 and Under
Spacious is one of the first companies to start operating coworking spaces out of restaurants. For $200/month, members have access to the spacious network of locations during times when its restaurant partners are closed. Membership includes free coffee, wifi, and access to open space.
Serendipity Labs is one of the leaders when it comes to coworking franchises. At their Financial District location, members can access their space 5x per month on their $200/month pass. Complimentary coffee, snacks, guest reception and meetup access are all included in their limited pass.
Located in Bed-Stuy, Nowhere Studios offers a creative space where you can set up shop and work for just $195/month, you get 24/7 access under this membership and can work in any open coworking area. Other amenities offered at Nowhere Studios include blazing fast wifi, free coffee, free mail, and package reception. Checking out the rooftop is a must!
Our list would not be complete without the Farm Soho. For $179/month, your membership comes with a guaranteed desk and 4 hours of complimentary conference room hours each month. Since a majority of their space in open those hours will definitely come in handy. The workspace is outfitted with beautiful farm tables and best of all is pet friendly.
Right next to the Jefferson L stop in Bushwick, Brooklyn Desks is not only accessible, but offers over 9,000 square feet of amenities. For $179/month you receive unlimited access to their open workspaces, lounge, and cafe Monday-Friday 5am-10pm. Definitely a bargain!
If you are looking for a quiet productive workspace, you should consider Bat Haus. Their Lite $175/month membership includes, 3 days per week of access, wifi, mail and open areas to work from. As an added benefit you get bike storage and weekly happy hours to enjoy.
If you are a freelance writer, you need to check out Paragraph. For only $170/month you’ll find a comfortable desk, all the coffee, and tea you can drink. With fast wifi, free printing, and writing related events every month, you will easily be able to connect with a community of like-minded writers. Both of our locations are open 24/7 making this the perfect place to let your creativity loose.
Croissant coworking prides itself in being the Classpass of coworking. They offer a network of locations by partnering with coworking owners. Their $130/month creator membership grants you 40 hours of workspace access per month along with 5 free guest hours allowing you to stay productive on the go.
Kettlespace is a cheaper alternative to Spacious. They offer a network of coworking spaces, that operate out of restaurants. Their $100/month unlimited membership includes access to their locations (while open), coffee, teas and snacks.
DropDesk, the newest of all the platforms and has a very different proposition. DropDesk partners with a variety of different spaces (from restaurants, hotels, co-working spaces, and business centers), offering members more than just open workspace. Under their $100/month pass, users have unlimited access to local pop up work cafes which include wifi, coffee, tea, and snacks.