Coworking Spaces In Austin

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6 Best Coworking Spaces In Austin

September 14, 2018

Coworking Spaces Austin

Photography by Stephanie Bruno Photography 

Austin has become such a hub for startups and entrepreneurs that coworking has become an increasingly popular option in the business community. These days there are so many awesome spots to choose from so here’s a list of some of our favorites.

SEE ALSO: 9 Best Restaurants For Food Delivery In Austin

This is the ultimate guide to coworking spaces in Austin by neighborhoods, amenities, and membership pricing because you’re not GSD at that coffee shop.

 

The Refinery

Photography by Stephanie Bruno Photography 

DOWNTOWN AUSTIN: THE REFINERY

The Refinery is a great coworking spot for creatives in the heart of downtown. The trendy office is equipped with a full photography studio, an event space, and even a juice shop! The Refinery goers definitely know how to work as hard as they play- making for a fun and social work environment. P.S. I work out of here!

You are a: creative (photographer, graphic designer, social media manager, etc), solo small business owner, freelancer, and/or has a small team.

Amenities:

  • Photography studio + styling props
  • Retail shop featuring local goods & Shop Koko!
  • The Squeezery juice shop
  • Private conference rooms
  • Mail & package services
  • Printer
  • Discounted event space pricing
  • Local coffee & snacks

Membership pricing: 5 days/week is $350/month and dedicated desk on 2nd floor is $450/month.

612 Brazos St, therefineryatx.com

 

WeWork Austin

NORTH, DOWNTOWN, & CENTRAL AUSTIN WEWORK

With 5 locations in almost every part of Austin, there is bound to be a WeWork that’s convenient for you. WeWork has a great reputation nation-wide and is known for their stylish offices that are the perfect combination of sleek and comfortable.

You are a: small business owner

Amenities:

  • IT Support
  • 24/7 building access
  • Private phone booths
  • Craft beer on draft
  • Bike storage

Membership pricing: Hot desk starts is $375 – $390, dedicated desk is $450 – $600, and private office is $740 – $1050.

5 locations in Austin: Downtown Austin – 221 West 6th St, West 6th – 221 West 6th Street, University Park – 3300 N Interstate Hwy 35, Barton Springs – 801 Barton Springs, & Domain – 11801 Domain Blvd, wework.com/l/austin–TX

 

East Side Collective

ALL OVER AUSTIN: DESKPASS

DeskPass virtually the ClassPass of coworking. A membership to DeskPass enables you to visit 175 different coworking spots across the country, 16 of which are in Austin alone. DeskPass is a great option for people who travel a lot or are constantly on the go, given that you can post up at any one of the Austin area locations at any time.

You are a: freelancer and/or work in the creative space.

Amenities:

  • Allows you to visit 175 boutique coworking spots in Chicago, LA, New York, San Francisco, Denver, and Austin. 16 in Austin alone.
  • First month for half price
  • Unused visits rollover
  • Cancel anytime

Membership pricing: Mini is $49 per month, part-time is $99 per month, and full-time is $199 per month.

 

Capital Factory

DOWNTOWN AUSTIN: CAPITAL FACTORY

Capital Factory is unique in the sense that it is specifically geared towards entrepreneurs and startups. Their team is extremely dedicated to pushing their clients to the next level by connecting them to investors, employees, mentors, and customers. They host frequent networking and community events in an effort to help you grow your business.

You are a: start-up founder and/or work in tech.

Amenities:

  • VR/AR Lab
  • Unlimited coffee, tea, soda, and snacks
  • Access to 150+ of Texas’ top tech mentors
  • 24/7 Access
  • Conference room

Membership pricing: Community Membership (no coworking access) is $50/month, Cowork 24/7 is $375/month, Dedicated Desk is $500-$600/month.

701 Brazos St, Austin, capitalfactory.com

 

Link Coworking

LINK COWORKING

One of Austin’s original coworking spots, Link Coworking has shared space and private offices. Upscale environment, Google Fiber, plenty of parking, and walking distance to restaurants and coffee shops. Run by Liz Elam, one of coworking’s innovators. Clean, comfortable, caffeinated.

You are a: small business owner

Amenities:

  • FREE parking
  • Outdoor courtyard (with a koi pond!)
  • Open plan coworking (large open space, big library tables)
  • Meeting and conference rooms
  • Private phone booths
  • Walking distance from great restaurants
  • Wireless printing
  • Coffee and snacks provided all day

Membership pricing: Link Coworking is $200-$450/month, Link Too is $400-$450/month, and Link Flex is $1200-$7200/month.

2700 W Anderson Ln #205

 

Impact Hub Austin

Photo via Impact Hub

IMPACT HUB AUSTIN

Impact Hub puts a strong emphasis on community. Weekly happy hours, monthly campfire networking events, and community service projects are only a few of the ways you can get connected and build relationships with your coworking family. Not sure if Impact Hub is right for you? They offer a free trial day of coworking so you can see what it’s all about!

You are a: small business owner and/or works in the creative space

Amenities:

  • Dog-friendly
  • FREE parking
  • Tons of community events
  • Conference rooms
  • Private phone booths
  • On-site car wash
  • Yoga and meditation classes

Membership pricing: Hub Community is $35/month, General Coworking is $300/month, Fixed Desk is $500/month

2 Locations: 5540 N Lamar Blvd. & 411 W Monroe St.

 

Article research by intern, @thecarbnivore.

WRITTEN BY:

Jane Ko is the blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog. She is a social media marketer, blogger, food photographer, and the host of the largest SXSW food crawl. Lives in Austin, find her on Google+

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