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A comprehensive guide to the best coworking spaces in Austin right now

A comprehensive guide to the best coworking spaces in Austin right now

Link Coworking office Austin
Link Coworking offers three different spaces in North Austin. Link Coworking/Facebook
Red Chair Workroom coworking Austin office
Red Chair Workroom is a new option for designers and real estate professionals. Red Chair Design/Facebook
Impact Hub at Vuka Monroe Austin coworking office
Impact Hub is an eclectic space off South First Street. Impact Hub Austin/Facebook
Link Coworking office Austin
Red Chair Workroom coworking Austin office
Impact Hub at Vuka Monroe Austin coworking office

Working from home has its pitfalls: Your Wi-Fi is patchy, your printer is out of ink, and your kitchen is one tasty distraction. Thankfully, Austin is chock-full of cool coworking options where members can work next to like-minded individuals in a focused community.

Several new spaces have debuted since our last roundup, so to make your search for the perfect space as easy as possible, we've created an updated guide to the best coworking offices in town.

Atmosphere Coworking
Where: East Austin
What: Atmosphere, which opened Monday, October 10, features two stories of space and options that range from a permanent desk to a spot in the general coworking area. Don't need an office all of the time? Atmosphere offers passes that allow you to pick and choose which days you drop in.
Cost: $300-$500 per month

ATX Factory
Where: East Austin
What: This trendy development is geared toward individuals and small companies looking for space to "create, collaborate, and meditate." Perks include showers, locker rooms, bike racks, indoor meditation areas, sleeping pods, recreational spots, and an event space. Coworking memberships are available for timeframes of six months to three years.
Cost: $45-$500 per month; $1,200 per month for a private office

Capital Factory
Where: Downtown
What: Capital Factory is a magnet for entrepreneurs and startups. The open floor plan includes plenty of space to spread out, as well as amenities like meeting rooms and a video recording studio. People who work at this downtown mecca can sign up for office hours with investors and entrepreneurs to get advice or feedback on their projects. Office access ranges from part-time coworking to dedicated desks, and if you need something more secluded you can rent a private office.
Cost: Contact for pricing info

Chicon Collective
Where: East Austin
What: This east side haven is a community for creative types, attracting a variety of freelancers. Coworkers can opt for a part-time package as low as five days per month or upgrade to a dedicated desk (there is currently a waitlist). Chicon Collective is a nonprofit, and depending on your budget, you can contribute by helping out around the office. If you want to get an idea of the space, simply swing by or check out one of the many regularly scheduled events.
Cost: $50-$200 per month; day pass by donation

The Comeback.Space
Where: East Austin
What: This funky spot is perfect for creative types — monthly happy hour and weekly yoga sessions are just a sample of the perks. In addition to full-time memberships and dedicated desks, the Comeback.Space features flexible passes for those who need a place to hang out every once in a while. Have a four-legged coworker? The office is very dog-friendly. 
Cost: $50-$300 per month

Createscape Coworking
Where: East Austin
What: Createscape is another great option for creatives, especially photographers and videographers, because memberships come with discounts on studio and equipment rentals. This small, quiet space offers full-time general coworking and dedicated desk packages. Createscape regularly hosts socials so you can get to know your coworkers too.
Cost: $160-$320 per month; $25 per day

fibercove
Where: South Austin
What: Fibercove puts a huge emphasis on technology, with reliable, high-speed internet at the forefront. The blanket membership gets you 24/7 access and all the tech you could possibly need, including large monitors at nearly every desk. There are several conference rooms and meeting spaces available to rent, as well as a full-service cafe.
Cost: $500 per month; $35 per day

Galvanize
Where: Downtown
What: Galvanize emphasizes the power of networking by hosting regular meetups, workshops, and mentor sessions, in addition to programming classes. The 2nd Street District campus has already attracted a handful of startups. General coworking and dedicated desks are available and come with access to helpful amenities like phone booths and conference rooms.
Cost: $349-$595 per month; inquire about private office prices

Impact Hub at Vuka
Where:
North and South Austin
What: Earlier this year, Vuka's coworking space became part of Impact Hub, a global web of similar stations. General coworking, dedicated desk, and private office members have access to perks like a kitchen, conference rooms, and phone booths. In addition to the original spot on Monroe Street, there are two more locations in the works: off North Lamar Boulevard and down south at The Yard
Cost: Starting at $475 per month

Industrious
Where: Downtown
What: This national chain of coworking offices opened its Austin outpost in September. The large, modern space is geared toward entrepreneurs and small companies. In addition to a general coworking option, there are several private offices available. Amenities include concierge service, coffee lounge, fitness center, mother's room, and access to members-only events.
Cost: Starting at $500 per month; private offices start at $925 per month

Link Coworking, Link Too, Link Flex
Where: North Austin
What: Link Coworking is a super-hip space for general coworking. Link Too — the office expansion conveniently located next door — features dedicated desks and private offices, as well as an open space. Link Flex, the third iteration just down the street, offers a wide variety of offices. Perks at Link include meeting rooms, an outdoor courtyard for midday breaks, tons of parking, and easy access to Anderson Lane hot spots. The office also offers month-to-month leases or discounted annual contracts depending on your needs.
Cost: $300-$550 per month; private offices start at $900 per month

Orange Coworking
Where: South Austin
What: Orange Coworking puts an emphasis on networking and the spirit of serendipitous collaboration. This is a great option for entrepreneurs or businesspeople, but freelancers are welcome too. The office hosts meetups, happy hours, workshops, and lectures, often with discounts for Orange members. Memberships range from part-time and full-time general coworking to dedicated desks. Bonus: parking is hassle-free (the office is in the H-E-B shopping center on Slaughter Lane).
Cost: $297-$487 per month; $27 per day

Patchwork Austin
Where: East Austin
What: Patchwork is a small space that is perfect for those who need to get out of the house and focus on their work. A membership here comes with basic access to the neighboring Mosaic at Mueller residences, which includes meeting rooms, a pool, gym, and more.
Cost: $375 per month; $25 per day

Perch CoWorking
Where: East Austin
What: Perch CoWorking aims to satisfy "self-contained businesspeople." Members here get a dedicated workstation, as well as access to the conference room and personal lockers. This small, quiet space has great natural light and a very laid-back vibe.
Cost: $175 per month; $25 per day

Red Chair Workroom
Where: North Austin
What: This relatively new coworking option near The Domain is looking to be a design hub, resource center, and work space for the Austin community. Perks like meeting rooms, trade discounts, a sample library, and networking events attract designers, real estate professionals, and freelancers across the city.
Cost: $299 per month; contact for further pricing info

Soma Vida
Where: East Austin
What: Soma Vida emphasizes health and wellness. This east side nook has an open general coworking space, as well as offices, meeting rooms, and a yoga studio that are available to rent.
Cost: $185-$285 per month; $25 per day

Tech Ranch
Where: North Austin
What: Networking is part of the culture at Tech Ranch. The modern coworking space is perfect for budding or seasoned entrepreneurs, as Tech Ranch offers several office amenities to help you focus and grow your business, including classes and programs. Options range from coworking to reserved desks to private offices.
Cost: $150-$375 per month; $20 per day; contact for pricing on private offices

TechSpace
Where:
Downtown
What: TechSpace, which debuted earlier this year, features a massive coworking space in addition to private spaces for mid-sized companies. TechSpace is a great option for companies, whether you're a young startup or a small business.
Cost: $375-$425 per month; $25 per day

Urban Co-Lab
Where: East Austin
What: Urban Co-Lab aims to be a home for small companies focusing on social innovation in transportation, education delivery and education technology, housing, digital inclusion, and environmental equity. The office has partnered with Huston-Tillotson University to provide networking opportunities for businesses and college students. Urban Co-Lab offers part-time general coworking, as well as dedicated desks for teams of two and four.
Cost: $25-$750 per month; $15 per day

Vessel Coworking
Where: North Austin
What: Located on the second floor of the For the City Center, this coworking office affords a lot of flexibility with deals on daily punch cards and weekly memberships. The more structured worker can opt for a place in the general area or a dedicated desk.
Cost: $200-$225 per month; $20 per day

WeWork
Where: Downtown
What: WeWork has locations across the globe. This upbeat space includes several private offices, but the general coworking and dedicated desk areas are great places to work. Consider WeWork if you often find yourself downtown or live close by.
Cost: $300-$550 per month; private offices start $600