The Ohio capital of Columbus has a number of coworking spaces that offer cost savings, convenience and a collegiate atmosphere to help you thrive professionally.
Dotted across the city, Columbus’s coworking spaces put you in easy reach of many of the city’s main attractions, making them ideal bases for enjoying some leisure time after a long day at the desk. If you’re spending any length of time in Columbus and would like to find a coworking space for anything from a one-off visit through to regular stints over the week, we’ve looked into all the options and picked out 7 of the best.
Home to several coworking spaces across the city, COhatch pride themselves on being more than just your average place to work, with each location containing shared work spaces specifically designed with the local community in mind. Whether you’ve been looking for a coworking space for creativity, or a more permanent spot to setup shop, they’ve got you covered. Membership rates start at $109 for 10 hours of weekday access per month, including perks such as tea, coffee, wine and beer, as well as invites to workshops and select Life Events – big milestones in the life of a member that deserve to be celebrated in style. There are also day passes priced at $30 per day.
Venues across Columbus / www.cohatch.com
Providing a creative environment to grow your professional network while also having some fun, Idea Foundry offers communal and individual desks, plus private rooms. Amenities include a kitchenette, lounges, complimentary coffee and free parking. They also keep the mood light with impromptu movie and game nights, grill-outs, ping-pong, VR tournaments, and more. Coworking membership start at $125 per month if purchased in 3-month packs, which includes all standard member perks and open seating in any of the communal work spaces. Day passes are currently not available. What’s more, Idea Foundry is also one of the world’s largest makerspaces, with a range of tools available such as 3D printers, welding and virtual reality, as well as classes and workshops for budding tradesfolk.
421 West State Street #254 / www.ideafoundry.com
Regus have a big presence in Columbus with seven venues across the city. Their contemporary workspaces have hot desks, permanent desks, and private offices. Membership includes access to amenities and facilities such as printers, scanners and photocopiers, plus invites to networking and community events. Contracts are available on a monthly rolling basis, or you can ease your monthly payments by locking into a long-term contract. Prices vary by location, but in Columbus start at $119 per month for full-time access to their coworking areas. Five or ten-days a month packages are also available for cheaper rates.
Venues across Columbus / www.regus.com
Founded by two local entrepreneurs, this coworking space with a scenic lakefront view helps elevate the work experience of members, contribute to the growth of their businesses, and give back to the community. The venue offers coworking, private offices, meeting rooms and event spaces in a bright, open layout with thoughtfully designed work areas and well-appointed amenities. Other notable features include comfortable lounges, quiet private areas for team meetings and phone calls, a café, patios, and ample on-site parking. As for hot desk pricing, access to the open work space starts at $209 per month.
1201 Dublin Road / www.versa.works
A well-established industry name with coworking venues situated in cities across the world, Spaces have one fully-served Columbus location. Behind the building’s imposing 1920s façade are modern, flexible work areas flooded with light alongside state-of-the-art meeting rooms. Members can step out of the office and unwind with a trip to the gym or a bite at one of the nearby uptown restaurants. Contracts are fully flexible, with coworking membership starting at $259 per month. Rates are all-inclusive, with utilities, cleaning and everything else all included in one simple price. Members can also make use of on-demand meeting rooms of varying sizes and a busy calendar of networking events.
21 East State Street / www.regus.com
Haven Collective was created to nurture and support entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small businesses in communities that are often isolated, working solo from their homes. The Haven community thrives by bringing together people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets who are all looking to level up personally and professionally. Beyond coworking, private office, and conference room workspace, they provide growth programming to the community designed to support the collective through one-on-one business coaching, peer mastermind groups, workshops, and online resource library. Members have 24/7 access to both locations (Downtown & Upper Arlington) plus 50% discounted room rentals. Membership options start at $100 for community coworking, $150 per month for coworking, $325 for a dedicated desk and $600 per month for an office. Virtual addresses can be added to memberships for an additional fee.
2025 Riverside Drive / www.havencolumbus.com
Situated in the heart of Columbus’ downtown district with direct access to six bus Lines, this space sits on the top two floors of The Sutton building and comes complete with outdoor terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows, and lush interiors. There are no open work spaces available, but fully-furnished private offices start at $681 per month, which includes access to conference rooms, a dedicated community manager and professional cleaning. Members also benefit from on-site amenities including a wellness room, and there’s also unlimited printing, daily breakfasts and craft coffee, and frequent community events.
875 North High Street Suite 300 / www.industriousoffice.com