From quirky to rustic, industrial to plain luxurious, coworking spaces ranked 20 to 11 were a diverse group with locations spanning Dallas, Texas to Miami, Florida to Greenville, South Carolina. Drum roll please for the countdown to the top dog of coworking spots based on the criteria below:
The Top Coworking Spaces in the Southeast
Buro South Beach
Buro South Beach
Buro South Beach
As Miami rises in the ranks of startup hubs, Buro Miami offers two prime coworking locations in Midtown and South Beach. These sleek offices are available at various pricing options, month to month. At Buro, you can conveniently and affordably work in style.
Bull City leads the pack of North Carolina coworking spaces through its passion for the industry. Beyond providing practical resources for founders, Bull City also hosts a regional coworking conference to further connect its members to other startups.
Link has coworking down to a science. While it doesn’t boast the mentor resources of other spaces in Austin, it gets the space right. Link Coworking is bright, modern and open. This space is perfect for those who want to collaborate as well as those who want a professional office space to host meetings. Complete with free parking, Link Coworking makes a great home for entrepreneurs.
Down the road from Austin Film Studios, Createscape provides affordable coworking space for the creative types. Designers looking to collaborate with other high-tech artists will find Createscape conducive to creativity and getting things done.
You won’t find any guitars or cowboy hats here. Located in Nashville’s trendy neighborhood of Germantown, Deavor’s modern industrial design makes for a stylish working environment. This space offers a variety of membership options to fit everyone’s needs and budget, and is conveniently located near public transportation.
At Opportunity Hub, members may also be investors. Georgia residents may invest $1000 into the crowd-funding campaign and receive annual membership benefits in return. There’s also a monthly membership available for non-investors. As a community-centric space, Opportunity Hub offers a full calendar of workshops and seminars at its two Atlanta locations, aiming to strengthen and support the women and minority startup leaders in the South.
CoLab Orlando pulls out all the stops to create the optimal working environment. The comfortable lounge areas feel like your living room, and new fun activities like ping pong tournaments are constantly being offered. CoLab regularly hosts lunch and learn workshops on relevant topics for members.
While Austin is home to a number of fantastic coworking spaces, Capital Factory takes the cake for the invaluable resources it offers to entrepreneurs through its courses, mentorship opportunities and an in-house accelerator program. You may very well find the founders of iChat, 1-800-Contacts and Tivoli roaming these halls. If you’re hungry, Capital Factory provides lunch or breakfast on a weekly basis, and soup and sandwich fixings are available daily.
This visually gorgeous space is home to entrepreneurs and digital artists. Vuka offers free parking and regular seminars by experts from various industries. Every Friday members enjoy a weekly Texas-style happy hour complete with beer, chips, salsa and guacamole.
Located in the heart of Buckhead, one of three business districts in the City of Atlanta, the Atlanta Tech Village is home to some of Atlanta’s hottest startups and investors. With easy access to public transit, the Village also offers a wide range of education and mentorship opportunities.
A highlight is the ever popular Startup Chowdown where lunch is on the house for Village members and $10 for visitors.
Village members also have access to showers, all manner of snacks, designer coffee and fitness classes.
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Photo credit: All images courtesy of respective coworking spaces.