The Californian capital of Sacramento is home to a large community of co-workers who spend their days productively in communal work settings dotted across the city.
Like most cities across the US – and indeed the world – Sacramento has in recent years seen a flourishing of coworking spaces popping up. Here, everyone from freelancers to entrepreneurs to small-scale start-ups gather to work in the same building, either at hot-desks, permanent desks or in small offices, and with a range of amenities and services at their disposal. We’ve picked out 10 of the best coworking spaces that Sacramento has to offer.
The Urban Hive
Housed in a historic building in midtown Sacramento, The Urban Hive comprises a community of more than 500 entrepreneurs, designers, coders, creatives, and changemakers. There’s hot-desk coworking, shared work spaces, private offices, meeting and conference rooms, as well as regular classes, workshops and networking, educational, and social opportunities. Sanctuary membership lets you pay only for what you use, even if it’s just 1-2 days per week, or for full-time access membership starts at $299 per month. Members can avail themselves of complimentary tea/coffee, light breakfasts and snacks, and free massages, meditation and yoga sessions.
1007 7th Street / www.theurbanhive.com
Located in the heart of midtown Sacramento, Outlet Coworking has been operating since 2015, during which time it has become a staple of the city’s business and arts community. The venue brings together the main ingredients of any given workweek – office space, meeting rooms, coffee and events – and augments them with hospitality-oriented staff and culture. Part-time hot-desking membership starts at $95 per month which grants you 5 days a month business hour access, rising to $225 per month for 24/7 access. Day passes are also available for $25 per day.
2110 K Street / www.outletcoworking.com
Spaces R Street
Set away from the high-rises of downtown Sacramento, and surrounded by refurbished industrial buildings, this coworking space features private rooms, a meeting area and work lounges that provide an inspirational location to work from. Members can access high-speed Wi-Fi, park their bike at the dedicated racks, or work-out at the on-site gym. Communal work areas include designer desks, tables and sofas, as well as dedicated desks for those who want consistency in their work setting. Membership packages start at $112 per month for 5 days a month access, rising to $254 per month for unlimited access.
3rd and 4th Floors, 1610 R Street / www.spacesworks.com
One of the coworking sector’s biggest names, Regus have 6 venues across Sacramento Their contemporary, well-decorated spaces offer shared workspaces with hot desks or permanent desks, as well as private offices. All membership packages include access to amenities and facilities including printers, scanners and photocopiers, plus invites to regular 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 for up to 24 months. Prices vary depending on location, but start at $235 per month for hot-desking.
Venues across Sacramento / www.regus.com
A boutique studio space a stone’s throw from Downtown’s Doco and Sacramento Valley Train Station, Cowo Campus is a creative workspace and photo/video studio for start-ups and entrepreneurs. They run regular workshops and events to help people grow their business, with experienced consultants on hand to share their experience and knowledge. Monthly studio hire starts at $499 per month for ten one-hour sessions, including access to lighting and backdrops, or you can hire by the hour for $99 per hour.
918 5th Street / www.cowocampus.com
Located on the downtown Sacramento grid,, Hacker Lab is home to a network of like-minded entrepreneurs, coders, makers, and hackers all brought together around the same idea: creating something cool. The innovative venue provides a shared workspace, dedicated offices, meeting rooms, and community events/meet-ups,s as well as offering classes on 3D printing, CNC machine operation, woodworking, metalworking, and more. Coworking membership starts at $125 per month on a rolling basis, or you can cut your monthly payments by committing to a 6 or 12-month contract.
2533 R Street #120 / www.hackerlab.org
The Trade Coffee & Coworking
Owned and operated by two married locals, this hybrid business was founded on the idea of blending coffee and coworking. As well as the communal coffee shop area, there are also dedicated coworking spaces, plus conference rooms and office services including printing and high-speed WiFi. Rates start at $100 per month for a Noman membership, which gives you access to the communal area during business hours, or for 24/7 access the Resident membership is $145 per month. There’s also designated seating starting at $200 per month, and day passes for $10 per day.
2220 K Street / www.thetradecollab.com
LAB 7 Coworking
This coworking space has a deep community focus, with the aim of closing the digital divide through creativity and technology and introducing those who may otherwise have missed out with the tools and network to play an active role in modern-day, tech-oriented work. Their extremely affordable co-working rates start at just $100 for Monday to Friday business hour access, and there are also dedicated offices with 247 access for up to three members for $700 per month. Day passes are available too, priced at just $7 per day.
2417 21st Street / www.lab7coworking.com
Located in Sacramento’s fashionable Oak Park neighbourhood, known for its artisan cafes, craft brewery, independent shops and gourmet restaurants, Capsity combines a prime setting with all the amenities you need for productive, efficient coworking. Membership rates start at $148 for business hour access, rising to $188 for 24/7 access, along with all member benefits, communal seating and conference room use. Other on-site services and facilities include parking, multi-media equipment, a full kitchen, free tea/coffee, a quiet room, and access to regular workshops and events.
3810 Broadway / www.op.capsity.com
Situated in the newly revitalised downtown urban core, The Workplace is comprised of 35 offices featuring floor to ceiling glass lines in the landmark designed Imperial Tower. The space offers a choice of private desks for rates starting at $350 per month, through to offices from $550 per month. Members gain 24/7 building access, as well as use of three conference rooms, and a kitchenette with complimentary coffee, tea and water. Personalised reception services provide members with telephone answering and screening. Nearby you can find a number of restaurants, cafes and shops.
331 J Street Suite 200/ www.workplaceoffices.com