Home to four of the fastest growing cities in the US and a variety of charming towns. For the 12th year in a row, Texas keeps their claim as the best state in the nation to do business in. An astounding accomplishment. Twelve years in a row magnifies the business-friendly environment that the local government has created in Texas. Texas is not only the top state in the nation for business but they also have some of the top co-working spaces. We wanted a definitive list of the best co-working spaces in Texas, here they are.
The Work Lodge provides incredibly collaborative workspaces to solopreneurs, small business owners, and other remote workers because they believe you should be free to focus on what you do best while they provide the support, infrastructure and services to empower your success, without the costs and overhead involved in leasing long term, contractual, commercial real estate.
They offer all the amenities you’d expect in a professional working environment; WiFi, color copying and printing, conference rooms, lounges and more. Their locations are in communities that provide that exceptional lifestyle options such as restaurants, cafes and boutiques close by because they think working in beautiful surroundings just makes life a little bit better.
A professional and yet fun space for designers, developers, freelancers, entrepreneurs, employees or thought leaders to collaborate together in the Tech & Mobile space. START is located in the heart of Houston's newly developing EaDo district. With convenient access just a few blocks from the highway and tons of street parking all around the building, START is a fantastic place to meet and join Houston's budding technology community.
fibercove is a coworking, meeting, and event space in the South Lamar district of Austin focused on productivity and connectivity for professionals of all types. fibercove is a beautifully designed space that combines functionally, extremely fast bandwidth, a cafe/bar, and acoustically appropriate work areas.
A unique, industrial style office space where you can come drop in and work for a day, everyday or have a virtual office. Common Desk is a coworking space with a powerful community of entrepreneurs, artists, programmers, designers, engineers, publicists, social media guru's and so much more. Whatever you do, their space feels like home.
Soma Vida is a place for people to find peace of mind, balance, and community. Their work/life balance and wellness center is designed for individuals and entrepreneurs juggling the many aspects of their lives. They provide the tools and opportunities for a healthy work/life balance by providing one integrated space to live well, work well, and play.
Link is a membership club that brings people together who share the need for a place to conduct their business in an interactive space. The home office or coffee shop is not the ideal place to work or hold meetings. At Link, you simply bring your laptop, cell phone and get to work in a beautiful setting with free coffee and your peers.
The Grove is a coworking and collaborative space for small to medium-sized businesses, social innovators/entrepreneurs, and creative freelancers in the Historic West End District of Downtown Dallas. The Grove provides all the technical amenities you and your team need to grow as well as hosting a creative, idea-rich environment that inspires networking, incubation, and collaboration.
Their space is the only one in North Texas with a social impact focus. They have a three-year non-profit incubator called Cause Studio and a one-year social enterprise accelerator called Unreasonable Labs North Texas that both run to support social entrepreneurs throughout the region.
Urban Co-Lab is an Austin-based co-working space and community designed for change-makers and urban innovators looking to create solutions for urban problems throughout the nation. The goal of Urban Co-Lab is to build a center for entrepreneurial activity and innovation that serves as a catalyst for the revitalization of a historic yet rapidly evolving corridor in Austin.
By leveraging some of the brightest and most diverse minds in Austin and from throughout the nation, Urban Co-Lab aspires to incubate companies creating sustainable, scalable solutions to education, housing, transportation and other areas of importance to urban corridors creating disruptive advancements for global communities and the local economy.
Geekdom is a new kind of collaborative workspace where entrepreneurs, technologists, developers, makers, and creatives help each other build businesses & other cool things together. Their mission is to provide an inspiring environment for bright minds to explore ideas in entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, and creativity and where they can develop talents and connect to a community of like-minded people.
Their 45,000 square feet of space in the heart of downtown San Antonio provides community space, lounge areas, conference rooms, dedicated offices and desks, and so much more. They offer free events, workshops, classes, and mentorships for their entrepreneurs.
Capital Factory is the entrepreneurial center of gravity in Austin, Texas. Located in the middle of downtown, Capital Factory has 50,000 square feet full of startups and entrepreneurs. Take classes to learn the skills that startups need, attend meet ups to find a co-founder, rent a desk for your startup or apply for funding and mentorship in their Incubator.
You should go to Capital Factory to:
Hone your skills at meetups and hackathons
Find your co-founder
Build a Minimum Viable Product
Meet your first angel investors and VCs
Find lighthouse customers
Keep your costs low
Grow your team
Quit your job and become an entrepreneur
Located right in the middle of downtown Austin, Capital Factory has stunning views of the Capitol building and 6th Street. Their space is the ultimate place for entrepreneurs to learn, work, and accelerate their companies.
The 16th floor is an open floor plan with coworking, dedicated desks, meeting rooms, event space, a classroom, and a fantastic break room. The 5th floor has private offices, dedicated desks, a game room, a video recording studio, and a coffee bar with a barista.
Capital Factory’s mission is to be Austin’s center of gravity for entrepreneurs. Last year 32,000 entrepreneurs, programmers and designers gathered day and night for meetups, classes, and coworking.