New Coworking Spaces Opening in Short North, Upper Arlington and 5xNW
While some entrepreneurial trends come and go, the shared space offices known as coworking have continued to thrive in 2017. Just recently, The Hive, Serendipity Labs and Haven Collective have been announced along side existing spots like The Salt Mines, Qwirk and Industrious.
Although market saturation seems like it could be an issue at this point, each coworking space has managed to carve out its own niche — providing different levels of amenities, a range of price points, and a range of locations throughout Central Ohio.
“We feel like the Downtown location, there is nothing like the second floor of the Fifth Third Building,” stated Serendipity Labs partner Trevor Warner in a recent interview with TheMetropreneur.com. Their plans call for a second space located inside the new UDF building in the Short North as well.
Meanwhile, The Hive has plans to open in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood, focusing on resources like childcare, which can help parents who are trying to start businesses and stay productive in the workfoce.
“I would love to see The Hive be a place where we can support that postpartum period for moms and dads who go back to work,” explained Founder Val Geisler. “It’s a lot cheaper to keep someone on after a maternity leave or paternity leave than to hire somebody new.”
Haven Collective has their sights set on opening in Upper Arlington, with coworking rental options ranging from $60 per month for a barebones package to $600 per month for private offices.
To compare and contrast local options, CLICK HERE to visit The Metropreneur’s Coworking Guide.