NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces

The day-to-day grind at work can drag you into a rut, so shaking things up is important to keep productivity and creativity at an all-time high. Whether you’re a salaried employee working in an office at a cubicle, part of a start-up company taking care of business in a loft or a freelancer on-the-go, there are plenty of spaces in New York to supplement your work flow. The Big Apple is filled with “cowork spaces,” a product of the Internet generation. For those of you looking to mix things up at work but stay productive, here are 5 work spaces to consider.
NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces
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29 9th Avenue

Meatpacking District, New York, NY 10014

(212) 257-2172

REV offers a great cowork destination for professionals in the West Village/Meatmarket/Chelsea area. Spacious, well lit and with plenty of outlets to keep your productivity powered throughout the day, REV is known for a crowd that gets down to business without many distractions. They offer high speed internet, printing, and a continuous flow of coffee and snacks to keep energized. Pricing plans vary from monthly ($249/month + $25 sign up fee) or by the minute ($0.15/min) and hour ($9/hour).

REV is open Monday through Friday (9a-9p) and on Saturday (11a-7p).





NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces
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Green Spaces

394 Broadway
5th Floor

Tribeca, New York, NY 10013

(646) 801-1247

Green Spaces credits itself as a place for those who incorporate values into their work; from social innovation and responsibility to environmental causes and nonprofits. Located on Broadway in Tribeca, this cowork hub is roomie and good for conference calls and meetings or suits the freelancer who is looking for a quiet space away from home or the local coffee shop to churn out some work. They offer wi-fi, a private mailbox and a kitchen with complimentary coffee and tea.

Green Space offers four different membership plans (Full Time, PREMIER EcoPreneur, EcoPreneur’s CLUB and Day Pass) with prices that range from $550/month to $35/day. They are open Monday through Friday (9a-6p) and stay open late and on the weekends for members.



NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces
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Con Artist

119 Ludlow Street

Lower East Side, New York City, NY 10002

(646) 504-2323

For the artist in New York looking for a sizable space to work creatively, Con Artist is the location to service all your needs. Whether you’re a painter, photographer or designer, you will have access to a photo studio, paper making equipment, a 4 color silk screen press, light boxes, work tables, various tools, computers, design and film software, storage for projects and supplies, and much more. And since they function as an art collective, Con Artist also holds public galleries every Wednesday.

Access to the Con Artist Collective will only set you back $50 for the year; many members pay for 24 hour access to the shared workspace, which starts at only $180 a month.





NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces
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Alley NYC

500 7th Ave.

Midtown West, New York City, NY 10036

(212) 960-8543

With over 16K square feet of office space available, Alley NYC has something for everyone. Located in Midtown West, this cowork space offers private offices, private desks, and shared desks ($300/month) for freelancers working on their own or companies working in teams. Additionally, Alley NYC also has lounges, open areas and conference rooms for meetings.





NYC’s 5 Best Cowork Spaces
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Loosecubes Headquarters

20 Jay Street

DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(347) 850-2823

A quick trip to DUMBO leads you to the most popular cowork space in the area, Loosecubes. Their headquarters welcome teams and “nomads” alike, offering a variety of work spaces. Perhaps one of the biggest perks of utilizing Loosecubes is the strain, or lack there of, it puts on your bankaccount; it is completely free. All they ask is that you offer them some feedback. The space recently became invite only, and regular office hours from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Loosecubes not only functions as one location for New Yorkers looking to get out of the office, home or away from coffee shops; they are a global office sharing network for like-minded workers looking to maximize their creativity and productivity by locating, reviewing and reserving time at the many cowork offices in not just New York, but across the country.

“Getting into a coworking space is a great way to refresh your work day and get some different energy into your work,” says Kevin Swett, one of the hosts for Loosecubes DUMBO pop-up cowork space held under the Manhattan Bridge Archway today (August 16). The event, which will be held every Thursday until the end of the month, offers free wi-fi and an array of food carts for lunch and dinner. All you need to do to take part in the pop-ups under the Archway is make a reservation through Loosecubes.