Thinking of checking out one of the coworking spaces in Gaston county? Not sure what a coworking space is? Here’s a primer and three spaces to check out.
Here’s the official definition: “Coworking is a business services provision model that involves individuals working independently or collaboratively in shared office space. The typical user of a coworking facility is self-employed, a telecommuter, or a freelance worker. And we would add, often (but not always) involved in some kind of computer or technology based work. Coworkng spaces offer a variety of services, including, WiFi, computers, meeting and/or event spaces, perhaps even outdoor or deck work-spaces, shared office space, private office space, “couch spaces” , private lockers, and usually coffee and break space.
Now that you’re up-to-speed, here are three local spaces for you to check out:
TechWorks of Gaston County, 52A Ervin St., Belmont.
Much more than just a coworking space, TechWorks is a public/private project to promote tech start-ups, entrepreneur and community members entry and growth in the digital arena.
They do this by offering space, courses, tech training, and mentorship. They offer gigabit fiber & WiFi, meeting and event spaces, private phone rooms, parking, outdoor work spaces, and coffee and beer. Monthly rentals range from $250-$800. More here
318 Coworking 318 S. South Street, Gastonia.
318 Coworking offers 24/7 access, superfast WiFi, conference and private call rooms, a kitchenette, printers, and an outdoor work space.
They have a Flex membership, a Dedicated Desk membership, and a Private Office membership. Prices range from $150-$400 Info
Y3 Workbar 365 N. New Hope Rd., Gastonia
The Workbar features lots of options, including a workbar, desks, private desks, meeting and event space, a well stocked kitchenette, a media room equipped for podcasts or Youtube video production, private phone room, a mail room, and a meditation/relaxation room. Prices range from $10-$295 Find out more…
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