New York City
|U.S.||2018||The coworking company asserts that it is the first pay-as-you-use, amenities filled space.
|"coworking" the term||U.S.||1999||Bernard DeKoven launched the word "coworking" as a way to identify a method that would facilitate collaborative work and business meetings coordinated by computers. DeKoven is most notable for his book The Well Played Game, for his contributions to the New Games Foundation, his pioneering work in computer game design, and for his long-running web site, deepFUN.com.
|#coworking hash tag ||U.S.||2007||For the first time, the term "coworking" was seen as a trend on Google's database.
|AccorHotels||International||2020||September 2020 - is now offering its £35 daily fee "Hotel Offices" work spaces with the added perk of room service and lobby bar (in many locations). In association with WOJO,
|Ace Hotel New York|
New York City
|U.S.||2009||The hotel helped to popularize the idea of communal working from a hotel common area.
|All Good Work|
|U.S.||2020||The All Good Work Foundation has launched a ‘drop-in’ workspace for social impact organizations. The new ultra-flexible program reflects people’s need to escape the home office and work in structured, collaborative environments. The service is powered by Upflex and provides access to workspace and meeting space by the hour and the day.
|U.S.||2011||Your Alley has two locations in New York City, one in Washington D.C. and one in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
2017 - The company signed a deal with Verizon Communication to run Verizon-owned co-working spaces in Washington, D.C., and in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Founded by Jason Saltzman, Jonathan Ende and Nsi Obotetukudo in 2011 as AlleyNYC.
|Alliance Business Centers |
|International||1991||Founded by Steve Tannenbaum, David Beale and Frank Cottle.
|Barrister Executive Suites||U.S.||1990||Barrister is formed by Vince Otte through the acquisition of Attorney's Office Management, Inc. (a/k/a Fegen Suites) and immediately renamed to Barrister.
|Betahaus||Germany||2009||Betahaus was extensively covered by Der Spiegel magazine, and by 2010 the term "coworking" was part of the Germany language.
|New Zealand||2009||Established as a coworking and collaboration network for incubators, creative communities, coworking, collaboration, and founder support. IWG acquired New Zealand's largest coworking brand, in 2018.
|International||2012||December 2020 - Breathers plans to close all of its locations, totaling more than 400 across the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Will keep its online platform operating.
|Bridge+||Singapore||2019||CapitaLand’s own flexible workspace offering. Bridge+ will use technology to “reduce friction” for guests and tenants entering the building, and for those looking for parking space at the carpark. Facial recognition and temperature reading devices will be used at the building's main entrance, on various floors, and to activate meeting rooms.
|Germany||1995||Founded in Berlin, was one of the first hackerspaces in the world. In 2002, they made WiFi networks available and promoted free public access to the internet.
6790 Embarcadero Ln #100, Carlsbad, California
|Crowne Plaza Hotels||U.S.||2017||InterContinental Hotels Group's Crowne Plaza began rolling out Plaza Workspace areas in its lobbies in 2017.
|France||2016||October 2021 - Newmark Group has acquired a majority stake of Space Management, which does business in France as the co-working brand Deskeo.
|Fegen Suites||U.S.||1966||First shared office space for attorneys, founded by Paul Fegen. in 1966. Subsequently incorporated as Attorneys Office Management, Inc. in 1970. Eventually acquired by Vince Otte and re-branded as Barrister Executive Suites.
|GreenDesk||U.S.||2008||Nine locations in NYC. McKelvey and Neumann opened the first floor of a startup called Green Desk in 2008, a precursor to WeWork. The focus of the company was sustainable coworking spaces featuring recycled furniture and electricity that came from wind power.
|Hera Hub||U.S.||2015||Female-centric coworking space and business accelerator. Primarily U.S. although the company lists an operation in Sweden. Founded by Felena Hanson.
|International||1962||HQ Global Workplaces Inc. As OmniOffices Group, Inc. HQ was the first recorded executive suites operator in the U.S. After several ownership changes, the coworking company was acquired and re-branded by IWG plc in 2004.
|International||2005||First unit was located in the London Borough of Islington, by Jonathan Robinson.
594 Dean Street New York City
|U.S.||2013||Founded in 2013 by Jamie Hodari and Justin Stewart.
|IWG plc |
|Switzerland||2016||International Workplace Group ("IWG") brands include: Regus, Spaces, HQ, Signature by Regus, and No18. In 2015, IWG acquires Avanta Serviced Office Group.
|IZA Business Centers |
|Mexico||1994||First unit location at Torre Gia in Monterrey, Mexico.
229 West 43rd St., New York City
|International||2015||2020 - Knotel has laid off more than half of its staff, sought to give back properties and has been sued by multiple landlords for nonpayment of rent in New York. Company was established in San Francisco and New York City. Founded by Amol Sarva and Edward Shenderovich.
|Austria||2002||Schraubenfabrik (2002) was one of the first, named a community center for entrepreneurs, then Hutfabrik (2004) and Rochuspark (2007).
San Francisco, California
|U.S.||2010||In June 2015, LiquidSpace began listing spaces on month to month terms. In the spring of 2016, LiquidSpace announced plans to reach 100 million square feet of space available in its marketplace. Founded by Mark Gilbreath.
|Make | Offices|
|U.S.||2012||Chicago, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. The company was founded by Ray Rahbar, Jason Shrensky, Chris Junior, and several others in 2012.
|U.S.||2019||San Diego, 26,000 SF. Flexible office suites for any size business, also offers access to an industrial facility to supplement a company's operational needs, such as shipping and receiving, electronics benches, prototyping capabilities and "micro-manufacturing."
|International||2014||Co-founded by Dan Zakai.
|Moxy Hotels||U.S.||2019||The Marriott Hotel brand has introduced lobby areas that transform coworking spaces into night-time lobby hangout spots.
|Multiburo Business Centers|
|International||1985||Founded by François Pasquet.
|NEST at Hotel Tryp by Wyndham|
|UAE||2017||NEST in Hotel Tryp is the region's first fully-integrated co-working space within a hotel.
|U.S.||2012||IWG plc acquired rights to Stockholm-based members club No18 under a franchise agreement with plans to expand globally.
|International||1993||Founded by David Joseph and Ian Read as Citibase, later re branded.
15 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, New York
|U.S.||2020||Brookfield Properties - 50,000 SF flexible office and meeting campus targeting mature and start-up companies. Features UV air purifiers, open work area physical separation, hand sanitation stations, and other protective measures.
|International||2015||Coworking and co-living communities for remote workers.
|U.S.||2002||First unit in Irvine, California. first established in 2002 as Premier Business Centers.
|Proper Hospitality||U.S.||2020||Industrious Office partnered with Proper Hospitality to bring the work-from-hotel concept to Proper Hotels in Austin, San Francisco, and Santa Monica in late September 2020, with more hotels to be added to this collaboration.
|Regus (IWG)||International||1989||First incorporated as "Regus" in 1989 by British businessman Mark Dixon.
|Scandic Hotels||International||2020||October 2020 - has launched the largest network of co-working spaces in the Nordic countries, providing for members of the public to work away from the office or home.
|U.S.||2011||December 2020 - the company is moving forward with its bankruptcy filing (July 2020), with a stalking horse bidder in place: Bay Point Capital Partners II, LP. Note - its locations are operated through franchise agreements and are not part of the Chapter 11 restructuring process.
|International||1978||First unit in Sydney, Australia. Established in 1978 by Alfred Moufarrige and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999.
|Sheraton Hotel & Resorts ||U.S.||2019||Sheraton announced plans to outfit new lobby spaces with “productivity tables” with USB ports, rentable drawers, and easy access to power.
|Signature by Regus (IWG)||International||IWG's premium coworking brand.
San Francisco, California
|U.S.||2011||The company was founded by Ken T, in 2010 at Pier 38 in San Francisco. Three locations in San Francisco and Oakland. Founded in 2011 by John Arenas.
|U.S.||2019||spaceOS is a workspace management platform for office real estate and flex-space operators that transforms any asset into a safe, flexible and connected workspace. Founded by Marley Fabisiewicz (CEO), Danish Abdullah, and Maciej Markowski.
|Spaces (IWG)||International||2008||In 2019, IWG announced plans to sell the Spaces brand, bringing in Eastdil Secured LLC. An IWG brand, was founded in The Netherlands and acquired by IWG in 2015.
Rosenthaler Platz, Berlin
|Germany||2005||From the simple concept of a café where people can work, this venue has become something of a legend in the coworking sector, a pioneer. It is now an internationally known Creative Hub.
|Studio by Tishman Speyer||U.S.||2018||The coworking concept of Tishman Speyer.
419 Lafayette Street, New York
|U.S.||2001||Shuttered in 2016. Founded by Cheni Yerushalmi and Joe Raby
|International||2011||Per its website, "Talent Garden is now the leading European coworking network and educational institute for the digital and tech community." Founded in Brescia, Italy, in 2011.
|U.S.||1997||Acquired by Industrious in 2019.
|The Intelligent Office, Inc.|
|U.S., Canada||1994||Ralph Gregory presented virtual offices including physical executive suites, staff and technology as a franchise opportunity in the U.S. First established as The Virtual Office, Inc. and was later renamed.
|The Lab Miami|
|U.S.||2012||10,000 SF coworking space in the Wynwood Arts District.
|U.S.||2016||Founded by Audrey Gelman and Lauren Kassan in 2016.
|China||2015||Formerly known as UrWork. Founded by Mao Daqing.
115 W. 18th Street, Chelsea, New York
|U.S.||2010||September 2020 - WeWork has sold control of its China business to Trustbridge Partners for $200 million. in what looks like a franchise-type deal. WeWork was founded by Adam Neumann, Miguel McKelvey, and Rebekah Neumann.
|WeWork On Demand||U.S.||2020||Now rolling out in the U.S., to 160 locations so far, the offering provides conference rooms at hourly rates and office space for the day.
WeWork On Demand is a separate offering from monthly memberships.
|France||2014||Launched by Bouygues Immobilier in 2015 under the Nextdoor brand. In 2017, Bouygues Immobilier and Accor created a 50/50 joint venture to acquire Wojo.
|Woo Space ||International||2015||Acquired by Ucommune in 2018, at the time Woo Space was the largest coworking chain in Asia. Founded by two Cornell University graduates, Wan Liushuo and Han Xinqi.
711 Atlantic Ave. Boston, Massachusetts
|U.S.||2010||All locations in Massachusetts. Founded by Bill Jacobson.
|WorkChew||U.S.||2018||In March 20201 the startup raised $2.5M in a funding round to propel its expansion throughout the U.S. The company collaborates with restaurants and hotels to give them an extra source of revenue by using underutilized spaces into on-demand workspaces for remote workers. The days and hours when the workspaces are open vary by location.
|Your Alley||U.S.||Your Alley has locations in New York City, Washington D.C. and Cambridge, MA
|The Netherlands||2016||Zoku is a curated collective of working travelers and local professionals, situated in Amsterdam's canal district, Self-described as a workmeetsplay hotel concept for the global nomad.