Co-working spaces are not a new concept in Johannesburg, many independent business professionals and freelancers find them to be a better alternative to stifling cubicles, lonely home offices or noisy, impersonal coffee shops. Here are five innovative options to try out:
Situated at 44 Stanley Avenue in Milpark, Jozihub is a co-creation work space in Johannesburg that provides a platform to share ideas and collaborate on them.
Perks: Members are offered access to JoziHub’s network of innovators and inspirational events and activities.
2. The Open
The Open is nestled in the vibrant and growing Maboneng Precinct in the CBD, offering flexible and comfortable working spaces.
Perks: It’s nearby the trendy Arts on Main, Market on Main, restaurants and shops, hotels and many professionals and artists.
3. Slow Lounge, Sandton
Located across the Gautrain in Johannesburg’s bustling commercial hub, Slow Lounge gives high flyers the opportunity to conduct business from a comfortable, chic, yet professional out-of-office working space.
Perks: There’s self-service airport check-ins and a range of meeting rooms for people who have travelled in for work, and super fast wifi.
4. At The Table
Situated on 1st Avenue West, Parkhurst, At The Table is available for individual or group bookings and can be used for anything from an off-site brainstorming location to a research space.
Perks: At The Table is home to an array of interesting and innovative individuals that can collaborate together.
5. Impact Hub
Situated on 4 De Beer Street in the heart of Braamfontein, Impact Hub is more than just a co-working space. Membership of the space also allows you to gain access to a global network of like-minded entrepreneurs.
Perks: Impact Hub offers printers, high speed internet, and drinks are catered for in the space, and members can choose from a variety of places to work within the building.