For anyone basing themselves in Atlanta for any length of time and seeking an affordable place to work remotely, there are a wide number of coworking spaces across the city.
With remote working increasingly dramatically in recent years and the number of self-employed people also continuing to spiral, coworking has never been more popular. In the Georgia capital of Atlanta, there are numerous coworking spaces that offer everything from communal work areas to private offices and meeting rooms, not to mention networking and social events, and other perks too. Here are 10 of the best.
With a total of seven Atlanta area venues, Roam are a big player on the local coworking scene. Home to a large community of business owners, entrepreneurs, graphic designers, and working professionals, their flexible membership packages start at $139 per month for basic membership, which gives you access to all Roam locations plus 2 hours’ meeting room use each month. Members also gain access to a range of services and amenities including onsite printing and coffee/snack bars.
Venues across Atlanta / www.meetatroam.com
Self-styled as America’s first neighbourhood work club, Switchyards have several venues tucked deep into Atlanta’s most desirable neighbourhoods, each completely separate and isolated from the endless distractions of home and the office. Membership rates start at just $50 per month, which includes access to more than one venue. On-site facilities and perks include cosy nooks in which to relax and socialise, private phone booths, and bottomless teas and coffees.
Venues across Atlanta / www.switchyards.com
Nestled in the heart of Grant Park, Elevator Factory brings a modern, industrial flair to co-working while paying homage to the neighborhood’s historic roots. Designed with community and flexibility in mind, Elevator Factory offers three membership packages, from an open air Atrium Lobby to private Studio Offices constructed from reclaimed shipping containers, allowing users to create, work , learn, and grow. The space features high-speed WiFi and ethernet capabilities, four meeting rooms, private phone booths, two kitchenettes, printing, bike racks, lockers, and complimentary fresh-brewed coffee and snacks for members to enjoy. Additionally, nights and weekends at Elevator Factory take on a new vibe with member-oriented events and workshops designed to elevate the member experience. Memberships start at just $150/month and are easy to manage through the Elevator Factory app or with the on site community manager.
437 Memorial Drive SE, Suite A2 / www.elevatorfactory.com
Regus have a vast presence in LA, with 23 venues dotted across the city. Their contemporary shared 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 depending on location, but start at around $285 per month for hot-desking.
Venues across Atlanta / www.regus.com
Housed in a beautiful converted warehouse in the Old Fourth Ward, Alkaloid Networks is self-styled as being all about the community. The space was founded by a local resident who lives in the neighbourhood and works side-by-side in the coworking community everyday, supporting other small, locally-owned businesses. Membership packages start at $115 for 4 days a month access to a shared workspace and rises to $375 per month for unlimited use of a dedicated desk. Membership is all-inclusive for the amenities provided, which includes unlimited use of conference rooms, a well-stocked kitchen, free coffee/tea, common rooms, loads of free parking, fabulous outdoor seating and plenty more.
691 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast / www.alkaloid.net
Located in the heart of midtown Atlanta, Nimble are a renowned coworking provider who pride themselves on allowing members to be at their most productive best without compromising on the right mix of privacy and community. Open seven days a week, the venue provides spacious, well-furnished private and shared offices with free Wi-Fi and parking. Flexible membership plans provide access limited to the space’s comfortable common area all the way through to your own private room or office.
2033 Monroe Drive Northeast / www.nimblecoworking.spaces.nexudus.com
Situated in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic District, one of Atlanta’s most historically and culturally significant neighbourhoods, this coworking space reflects its context by bringing together a diverse collective of individuals working to make a positive difference. The vintage-inspired space hosts nonprofits, historians, educators, advocates, and anyone dedicated to fulfilling their dreams. Coworking membership starts at $350 per month. On-site amenities include a coffee bar, podcast studio, library, lounge space, games, classroom, lab space, conference room, bike racks, lockers, and regular member events.
135 Auburn Avenue Northeast Suite 201 / www.constellations.community
With multiple venues scattered across the city, Industrious are among Atlanta’s most prolific coworking operators. They include a variety of space types, so you can find the best one for your budget and needs. Their thoughtfully-designed venues help to foster a professional atmosphere, but also to encourage collaboration and engagement with others. For hybrid workers, Access Membership is often best suited, giving you access to all the spaces you need on the days you come into the office, as well as use of meeting rooms, phone booths and other facilities. Membership rates vary by location, but start at around $350 per month.
Venues across Atlanta / www.industriousoffice.com
Atlanta Tech Village
Home to a collaborative community of talented tech-sector entrepreneurs, Atlanta Tech Village is a forward-thinking tech hub in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighbourhood that offers mentorship, educational events, roundtables, and more. The lively venue is awash with glass, helping to create a transparent, inclusive atmosphere, and there’s also a swanky rooftop deck for relaxing or working. Hot-desking membership starts at $300 per month with 24/7 access. Other on-site amenities include a fitness room, nap rooms, game rooms, and coffee, snacks and beer. There are also free lunch Fridays.
3423 Piedmont Road Northeast / www.atlantatechvillage.com
Another major player on the global coworking scene, WeWork’s nine buildings across Atlanta are all bright and spacious and offer everything you need from a work environment, including perks such as complimentary coffee and refreshments in their comfy common areas. WeWork All Access is a monthly membership scheme that gives you access to all of their global locations. Through a dedicated On Demand app, you can book yourself in for as little as $10 per hour or $29 per day, and for more regular users there are also fixed monthly membership starting at $299 per month.
Venues across Atlanta / www.wework.com
Ideal for those requiring their own secluded working area, Nexus 1201 offers private offices that allow clients to work with confidentiality, with zero interruption, increased concentration levels, and more productivity. Membership rates for private office use start at $550 per month for their most basic room. The venue also offers meeting rooms of varying sizes. All members can also benefit from free printing, free snacks, conference rooms, front desk reception, and a well-equipped fitness centre.
Atlantic Center Plaza, 1201 West Peachtree Street Northwest / www.nexus1201.com
Located in Roswell, a short drive north of central Atlanta, Room2work offers flexible on-demand office and meeting spaces for entrepreneurs and work-from-home professionals. Members have access to amenities including meeting rooms, a warehouse, video podcasting, and inviting workspaces where there are sit-stand desks with dual monitors. Coworking membership starts at $149 per month, with no long term lease required, so you can cancel or adjust your package at any time. There are also 5 or 10-day desk passes available. The space is open 24/7.
1007 Mansell Road A, Roswell / www.room2work.com