Whether you need a professional space, a sounding board, or you just have cabin fever from being cooped up at home, here are some office sharing opportunities around town.
Asheville Makers | 207 Coxe Ave., Studio 14 | $50/month | This group, which caters to “local smart, creative, friendly mad scientist folk” offers members 24/7 space access, use of all tools and equipment (pending training) + storage space.
Center for Craft | 67 Broadway St. | $35/day; $150-$300/month | This historic downtown building offers a mix of public + private workspaces, along with a reading lounge, classroom spaces, a kitchenette, a coffee lounge + phone booths. There’s also a small gallery space featuring installations by artists like Harvey Littleton.
The Callen Center | 1 Haywood St. | $25/day; $150-$600/month | From the top floor of the Wells Fargo building, folks can enjoy super-speedy gig fiber internet and access to a large theater space, two conference rooms, a community lounge, and a break room.
Flatiron Writers Room | 5 Covington St. | $85-$95/month | This self-described “space for all things literary in WNC” caters to local writers and offers a common-co-working space, plus discounts on classes + workshops, free parking, coffee, tea, wifi, and social events. It also now offers a monthly coworking scholarship that is renewable for up to three months.
Focal Point Coworking | 125 S. Lexington Ave. | $25/day; $50-$495/month | This high-ceilinged space in the Lexington Station building includes a collaboration space for meetings + presentations. Members receive perks like high-speed fiber optic WiFi, a community kitchen and café area, three meeting rooms, refreshments, and free networking events + workshops. Bonus? Interested locals can contact the space for a free trial coworking day.
Hatchworks | 45 S. French Broad Ave., Ste. 170 | $30/day; $175-$2000/month | In the Hatch building (also the home of Little Bee Thai + Pollen), you’ll find complimentary coffee + tea, access to meeting rooms and phone booths, coworking desks, private offices, and conference rooms.
Haw Creek Commons | 311 Old Haw Creek Rd. | $12/day; $50-$90/month | Located in the basement level of the Bethesda United Methodist Church, Haw Creek Commons offers high speed internet, free coffee, tea + snacks, a printer, and conference room access. It has a community garden and space for retreats, complete with a meditation room and fire pit. There’s even a commercial kitchen.
Mojo Coworking | 81 Broadway St. | $25/day; $175-$700/month | Open since 2011, this coworking space is considered the first in the city. Its renovated warehouse brings big city style to the 828, along with access to four different meeting rooms. Many of the bigger offices are filled, so you’ll have to join the waitlist — just contact Mojo for details.
WestBase Coworking | 257 Haywood Rd., Unit 201 | $50-$1100/month | Located in the Beacham’s Curve area of West Asheville, the city’s newest coworking spot offers everything free parking + coffee, local craft beer on tap, high speed fiber internet, and a living wall. Bonus: They’re hosting a grand opening party on Feb. 29 from 7:30-11:30 p.m.