The Top 19 Coworking Spaces in the Carolinas

With all the outdoor options in the beautiful Carolina's, there are countless ways to have fun. 

Beautiful beaches on the Atlantic, cool mountain towns in the Appalachians, and a vibrant culture lead to endless possibilities. 

A place for thriving businesses, Charlotte in North Carolina is one of the banking capitals of the world and Charleston in South Carolina is consistently ranked as one of the top worldwide destination for travelers. 

Asheville is an outdoor mecca and a gorgeous mountain town. Duke, The University of North Carolina and Clemson are three of the top one hundred universities in the U.S., bringing a steady flow of talent to startups and corporations.

Here are the top coworking spaces in this southern paradise. 

Rankings are based on events held at the coworking space, price, online reviews, the coworking community at the space, lenght of time they have been open and feedback from their peers. 

#19 Launch Pad

Work around the most amazing people you’ve ever met.  Entrepreneurs, professionals, freelancers, and remote workers – all building their businesses and careers together. 

The collaborative culture is their special sauce and whether you’re a first-time entrepreneur or a seasoned professional, you’re going to fit in. 


#18 Textile Hall 

A workspace where innovators can solve some of our toughest problems, not just talk about them. A work space with a mosaic of businesses, backgrounds, & beliefs. Located in the Village of West Greenville.


#17 AVL Coworking 

AVL Coworking offers working space, networking opportunities, and a collaborative environment to grow your business. 

The only coworking space in West Asheville and they offer affordable and convenient access for their customers.

A particularly attractive location for remote workers who live in West Asheville, providing the opportunity to work in the community they already live, play, and eat in.


Asheville Folk

#16 Asheville Folk

Asheville Folk is a growing community of Asheville locals excited to connect and collaborate. They believe everyone has something to offer. 

They are the photographers, the painters, the stay-at-home moms, the manny, the businesswoman, the athlete, the hiker, the musician, the coffee snob, the beer connoisseur, the spiritual guru, the granola, the vegan, the foodie. To share our stories and share our creativity. 


#15 Co-Operative

They created a place to collaborate, to inspire and be inspired, and to meet new people who share a drive to create and change.  Besides, being a place for coworking, they are a hub for the community.

They host events such as informal meetups, community meetings, mixers, launch parties, and other professional development events.  


#14 Hygge 

Hygge – pronounced hoo-ga, is a danish word that means a mental state of well-being. They made a conscious effort to create an atmosphere that would make everyone feel welcome and like they belong.

Hygge can’t force a community, but they have created all the right coworking conditions and that starts with you.


#13 Local Works Charleston

Lowcountry Local First is a Charleston nonprofit that supports local, independent businesses and promotes local goods. They opened the Local Works coworking space in the first quarter of 2014.

Up to 35 entrepreneurs have the opportunity to work under the same roof in the new coworking space in downtown Charleston. 

The coworking space is not sector-specific and includes entrepreneurs, small business owners and creative types using the 3,100-square-foot space.


#12 TekMountain

A community driven incubator and accelerator dedicated to becoming the leader in the educational technology space, especially higher education, with a focus on the needs of Nursing and Allied Heath programs and schools. 

TekMountain is a truly unique, versatile space that offers unparalleled access to entrepreneurial mentors, professional services, and funding opportunities for startups.


#11 SOCO 

SOCO is perfect for small teams, freelancers or independent contractors. They offer memberships on a monthly basis or you can go in and work on a daily basis. They have a full kitchen with coffee and drinks, great wifi and best of all they never ask you make a long-term commitment.


#10 The Collider

The Collider is a one-of-a-kind, world-class co-work facility in vibrant downtown Asheville North Carolina for businesses focused on products, services, support and solutions for environmental and climate change adaptation and resilience.

The focus of The Collider is to bring business and science together to facilitate the innovation and rapid commercialization of high-tech ventures that create solutions for climate change adaptation and resiliency.


#9 Advent Coworking

A creative coworking community in Charlotte looking for artists, designers, entrepreneurs, and anyone that uses their creative abilities to live the life they want.

They are organically building a creative community from the ground up. If you’re in this group, you’re a part of something new and special in Charlotte.

Flywheel Coworking


#8 Flywheel Coworking

Big believers in innovation, collaboration, and wide open spaces. So much more than the space they provide. 

Flywheel is a community of energetic, intense and driven entrepreneurs, innovators and startups, all experiencing innovation together like never before.


#7 C3Lab

C3Lab is Charlotte's new creative hub located in the SouthEnd District for designers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, artists and other creative types.  

Combining the best features of a home office, coffee shop, business space, community center, & studio shop.  This vibrant, dynamic space encourages connection and communication to spark creative thoughts and ideas.


#6 CoWork Greenville

CoWork is a community of independents, small teams, and startups producing world-class products and ideas. Everyone at CoWork is intent on doing high-quality work. They choose to be open about processes and ideas. Everyone's work gets continually improved because these ethics are at the center of what they do.


#5 Mojo Coworking  

Mojo is the energy, passion, verve, drive and the enjoyment of life that makes the difference between a great day and an average day for you and the world.  

At Mojo Coworking it’s their mission to provide resources for the maximum focus and diffusion of creative energy to elevate individual, community, commercial and global well-being.  

They offer a unique coworking environment that plugs you into the energy of collaboration, inspiration, and ideas that you can use to be your best - socially, creatively, consciously, joyfully.


#4 Industry, Inc.

Industry, is a shared office environment designed for creatives, technology professionals, freelancers, small businesses and other independent workers. 

Their space offers both private offices and flexible workspaces for people to get out of their home office or the coffee shop, and plug into a dynamic community of people.

Their space is also home to startups, small companies and remote workers who may be with larger firms outside of the Charlotte market.

All of these members call Industry home because it gives them a great place to get work done, meet with a team or client and connect and network with like-minded individuals.


#3 American Underground 

One of eight Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hubs in North America and home to 240+ startups, investors, university offices, and more.


#2 The Frontier

Looking for a free place to plug in, a private office for your growing company, or something a bit larger? They’ve got you covered. And, it doesn't matter how big or small your company is, everyone that walks through the doors of The Frontier receives a bevy of benefits.


#1 HQ Raleigh

Empowering others to create businesses that are purpose driven and leave the world better than they found it. 

HQ Raleigh

Envisioning a future where individuals and companies will take courageous and mindful actions to drive positive change.

A shared workspace designed to empower, foster, and cultivate companies that produce long-term job growth and positive social impact. 

HQ Raleigh addresses two challenges that entrepreneurs face: building a trusted support community and gaining access to flexible, affordable office space.

HQ Raleigh boasts many amenities for startups wanting to grow.  The coworking space holds 22 private suites, a coworking space with 20 desks, and a quiet coworking space with ten desks. 

There are also two large conference rooms, six small meeting rooms, and five phone booths for private calls. Other common rooms include a multipurpose room for classes, workshops, and events. 

 HQ Raleigh also features a cafe space with a full-service kitchen, a bar, and specialty coffee equipment by Jubala Village Coffee.


The Farm SoHo

The Farm SoHo will wow you and your guests with its rustic charm and inviting environment. New York City's most engaged community of startup teams, developers, remote workers, freelancers, and entrepreneurs. They have converged to share ideas, innovate and learn in a collaborative and nurturing environment. Their story began in Missouri where they found a gorgeous barn that needed a second chance. They dismantled the barn and brought it to NYC and rebuilt in in their loft in SoHo.