Top 8 Places to Cowork in Northern Virginia
By: April Horency
Looking for a change of scenery and to be more productive outside of your house? Or need a place to occasionally meet with a client or small team? Have you tried shared workspace, also known as coworking? It can be a perfect solution when you need to occasionally get away from your house. With countless coworking spaces now populating the Northern Virginia area, it may be hard to pick the perfect one for you. Luckily, we sorted through a few of them for you. Whatever your needs are, there is a coworking space to fit them.
What to look for in a Coworking Space
- Clean and sanitized
- Business development and networking events
- Niche-focused space
- Holistic wellbeing focus
- Open, supportive community
- Productive physical space
- Geographically convenient
- Conference room rentals
- Dedicated desks
- Private offices
- Virtual office packages
- Office amenities (bonus points for free coffee and tea)
Top Workspaces in Northern VA
Here’s a list of some of the top places to cowork in Northern Virginia based on these features!
1. Rowan Tree
In the beautiful, productive in-person workspace in Herndon, VA you can chat with fellow members under twinkling lights or escape to the mezzanine to dive deep into work with no distractions. The space is focused on open seating, but there are also private conference rooms for rent, a phone booth to take private calls, and a comfy, private lactation space for new mothers. Need a business address? Mailing options are available too. Geared for women entrepreneurs and welcome to ALL, Rowan Tree offers an inclusive, safe, and supportive community that is rich with opportunities to learn, develop business partnerships, brainstorm solutions for business obstacles, and even participate in sessions focused around mental health or antiracism efforts and action. In the “Treehouse,” you get a community, inspiration, and a focus on your holistic wellbeing. Check out the flexible Rowan Tree coworking membership options.
This chain has more than 70 independently owned locations across the country, including two right in Herndon, Tysons, Fairfax, and Arlington-Rosslyn, that offer a variety of flexible workspaces. Office Evolution was founded on the concept of ‘Ohana,’ meaning family, clan, or tribe working towards a common goal. When you view your business as part of a larger whole you see how cooperation with fellow business owners helps your own business growth. You can take advantage of this community through private offices, shared workspace, virtual office, and meeting rooms. They prefer to use the term shared workspaces over coworking for they believe it better conveys the productive communities at locations. Check out their offerings here.
3. Make Offices
Make Offices is conveniently located in the heart of the Northern Virginia technology corridor off the Dulles Toll Road in Reston, VA, so their space is ideal for app developers, growth marketers, cybersecurity firms, consultants, and many others. On top of proper amenities, Make Offices gets two bonus points for not only offering free coffee and tea but also unlimited craft beer on tap. Access these perks by either renting a private office or dedicated desk or making use of their open coworking space. Check out cost and more details here.
As the name suggests, Spaces features a productive physical space in Reston, VA by combining modern style and charm. Whether you need an office for your small team or multiple private offices for a small company, Spaces offers flexible office space and contracts that grow with you. Many of their offerings can be mixed and matched as well. For example, with renting either an office space or dedicated desk you get complimentary access to the coworking space during business hours as well as access to business development and networking events. You also have access to their network of spaces around the US. Take full advantage of this productive space through any of the offerings listed here.
5. We Work
Like many others on this list, We Work in Tysons, VA features a productive and modern physical space. We Work’s workspace is ideal for launching a new business or growing existing teams because the agile workspace keeps you comfortable and engaged with all-inclusive amenities. They take their commitment to your health a step further by prioritizing personal space for workplace distancing and enhancing ventilation protocols. This way you can feel safe working in either one of their standard offices, dedicated desks, or their all access coworking area; all of which you can check out here.
Located in the heart of Tysons, Industrious features sun-drenched rooms, lush interiors, and proper amenities to support your productive workday. One of their amenities is a wellness room so you can focus on your holistic wellbeing and get work done. You may cowork here by signing up for an Access Membership which awards you access to any Industrious location across the country. They also offer fully furnished private offices and virtual office packages seen here.
7. AWL Creative
Another great female-focused space is AWL Creative located in Leesburg, VA. This space offers a variety of creative studios and workspaces for women to rent, including photo studios, beauty stations, a podcast studio, bridal suites, meeting spaces, and of course, a coworking space. AWL Creative offers various business events and workshops designed for women at any stage in their business such as their AWL Creative cohorts. Check out their coworking offers here.
8. Venture X
Last but not least is Venture X located in Ashburn, VA. With their boutique hotel-style hospitality this is a welcoming space for entrepreneurs, established businesses, startups, and small- to medium-sized businesses. Their industrial loft design coworking space is equipped with hi-tech meeting rooms, high-speed internet, unlimited coffee and tea, and much more. With either a private office, dedicated desk, shared desk, or virtual office you can check out here, you can take advantage of this innovative space.
This list of coworking spaces includes just 8 of the many incredible shared workspaces across the Northern Virginia area. We always recommend trying before you buy – drop in for a free trial day at Rowan Tree – we’d love to meet you! And if you are traveling, check out Liquidspace or Davinci to find the best fit while you are on the road.