11 Of The Coolest Coworking Spaces In San Diego
Yes, working from home can be great, but more and more people are looking for coworking spaces in San Diego to mix up their remote-work routine.
Working from home means getting a paycheck while never having to leave early for the morning commute. Rush hour never stresses you out. You don’t have to deal with office politics or an over-chatty desk neighbor that never lets you get anything done.
Sounds awesome, right? Because it is!
Why choose coworking vs other options?
While your home office has a lot of benefits, it also has its downsides, which has led to a surge in development of coworking spaces in San Diego.
It’s easy to see why: coworking spaces are open, collaborative, community-driven spaces intended for local working professionals.
As many people have found after a short time working at home for the first time, it can be lonely. And sometimes working from home can have distractions that make it impossible to get things done – pets, kids, roommates, or significant others that find it hard to respect your work time.
Coffee shops are great but they can be loud and overcrowded; and it’s sometimes frowned upon to take up a seat all day, using up all their bandwidth while only buying one cup of non-fancy coffee.
Luckily, working from home doesn’t have to mean that you’re bound to the confines of your home office… you can work anywhere with a strong WiFi signal!
For telecommuters, freelancers, small businesses, and all types of entrepreneurs, coworking spaces in San Diego offer the perfect combination of a focused work environment, opportunities for social connection, and a great WiFi signal.
For all of you hustlers that need to get some serious work done, here are a few of the coolest San Diego coworking spaces.
Union Cowork has a few locations around San Diego including Encinitas, North Park, and the East Village. They are open 24/7, offer a beverage bar, you can bring your dog to work and they offer local craft beer on tap everyday… ya know, for those super stressful work days.
Ugather in Hillcrest
With Ugather Cowork, your office is more than four walls. They offer shared office space and virtual offices. Their beautifully designed loft features hardwood floors, restructured brick walls, lots of light and contemporary furnishings.
Downtown Works has a ton of perks but some of my favorites may be the rooftop deck with bay views, daily lunch delivery, and happy hours!
B L O C
All three BLOC locations offer North County coastal vibes (Solana Beach, Leucadia, Carlsbad) and are all a quick walk to the beach, neighborhood shops, and local restaurants. When you want to take your much needed break and stretch your legs, they have on-site bikes you can use to get out and explore!
San Diego Made Factory
Are you an artist, maker, small business owner, remote worker, or just someone who needs some space to work on their craft? The Factory may be the place for you! They have a large-scale office available so don’t miss your chance to be a part of this creative community!
Spaces has over 400 locations around the globe. Three of those are here in San Diego. They offer flexible memberships and has a full calendar of business events, speakers and networking lunches, to keep you engaged and open to new possibilities.
Calling all working women! Hera Hub is the first international female-focused coworking space. The San Diego locations include Carlsbad, Sorrento Valley, and Mission Valley. According to the company’s website, Hera Hub is “a shared, flexible work and meeting space where entrepreneurial women can create and collaborate in a professional, productive, spa-like environment.”
Nest CoWork located in downtown SD has a funky, open vibe and offers private phone booths, a 3D printer and much more.
Maketory is San Diego’s hub of creativity and innovation. They offer memberships for businesses and individuals. It is both an industrial maketspace and coworking facility for iinovators, artisans and entrepreneurs.
A coworking space tucked in the burgeoning Liberty Station, Moniker Commons is no better described than as the “cool kid on the block.” And we have no questions about why. With beautiful design, from the retro-meets-modern leather chairs to the detail of the wood panels along the conference room doors, no doubt your mind will be canvas-blanked and ready to create at Moniker. Not to mention some additional perks like paddle boards, a concierge, mail service, and more…
If you’ve dabbled in anything coworking lately, you’ve undoubtedly heard the word(s) “WeWork.” Not only is this creative space of 197-locations the 800-pound gorilla of coworking right now, but you’ll find your interactions with the company surprisingly first-hand and accommodating. Whether you are a team of one or… 280, to be exact.
Ivy Street is your office space oozing with South Park vibes surrounded by lots of great spots in which to unwind after a productive week! Among their many impressive features include a full kitchen, secure lockers, outdoor courtyard, conference rooms, and phone booths!
See you at one of these amazing coworking spaces, San Diego!
When the kids are home for the summer and driving you crazy, the neighbors have some noisy construction going on, or you just feel as though you may go stir-crazy if you don’t mix up your environment a few days each month – check out one of these awesome San Diego coworking spaces and get to work!