As a freelancer, small business owner, or entrepreneur, finding the right workspace is essential to your productivity. Hence, having a proper environment that encourages creativity and brings out your inner genius makes anything possible. When you live in a big city though, distractions can get in the way of your goals. So, paying for a membership at a coworking space in San Francisco can be worth it to keep you focused and on track. In this article, you’ll read about five different coworking spaces in the city that might have what you’re looking for. 
 

Impact Hub

Neighborhood: Mission District

Impact Hub San Francisco is a local community space whose members come from diverse backgrounds. From entrepreneurs and professionals to activists and talented artists, the members strive to make a positive change in local and global communities. Above all, this coworking space in San Francisco prides itself on equity, respect, and collaboration. Blueground offers fully-furnished, equipped and serviced apartments in some of the world's most sought after cities.In 2005, Impact Hub laid down roots in London. Since then, the community has evolved into more than 15,000 members in 85+ physical spaces around the globe.

Membership perks

  • Ability to network with San Francisco’s local impact community
  • Digital member directory and community board
  • Global passport program with day passes to all Impact Hub locations
  • Workspace with WiFi, phone booths, and printing capabilities
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Storage and mailbox options
  • Discounted event and meeting room rentals
  • Access to coworking space Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Types of memberships

  • Community membership: $50/month
  • Plus membership: $225/month
  • Premium membership: $375/month
  • Dedicated desk and office options start at $800/month
  • Community lead program: five volunteer hours/week

 

SHARED

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Neighborhood: SoMA

SHARED is one of the most eccentric coworking spaces in San Francisco. They offer members office space, fabrication space, shared tools and equipment, and meeting rooms. There is also space to think, to experiment, and to collaborate. SHARED believes that collaboration, as opposed to working alone, fosters success.

Membership perks

  • Smaller, quieter work spaces for full concentration
  • Larger spaces allow people to spread out, create, and make a mess if necessary
  • Opportunities to collaborate with other creative minds
  • Casual hang-out space and lounge area
  • 5,500 square feet of shared workspace
  • 1,700 square feet of private workspace
  • Shared tools and equipment
  • Full kitchen and kitchenette
  • Meeting and conference rooms
  • High-speed internet
  • Card-access entry
  • 15-foot ceilings with skylights
  • Loading and unloading space in the back alley
  • Bicycle parking
  • Public transit-accessible

Types of memberships

  • Weekday day access: $265/month (Monday – Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
    • Add evenings and weekend access for $350/month in total
  • Evenings and weekend access: $150/month (Monday – Friday 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.)
    • Add weekday day access for $350/month in total
  • Dedicated desk: $450/month (6 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day)
  • Private space: $1,300 to $2,000/month (6 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day)

 

Mindspace

Neighborhood: Financial District

Situated in the heart of the Financial District is the coworking community called Mindspace. It’s contemporary, stylish and colorful. Also, the design is inviting and helps with productivity. Members include freelancers, entrepreneurs and small companies who work in the open lounge area or in their own private office.

The open space membership includes a dedicated seat, meeting room hours, printing scanning, 24/7 access and more. If you prefer a traditional office space, you’ll get that plus additional benefits. Some of the Mindspace benefits include boutique lounges, a fully-stocked kitchen, and daily community events.

Membership perks

  • 24/7 access
  • Event space with multimedia functionality 
  • High-speed internet
  • Fully-furnished with comfortable couches and upholstered chairs
  • Soda fountain and coffee bar
  • Flexible monthly subscriptions
  • Private phone booths

Types of memberships

  • Open space desk: $600/month
  • Private office for two people starts at $1,705/month.
  • Private offices for three to nine people range from $2,330 to $7,505/month.

 

Eco-Systm Coworking

Neighborhood: Downtown SF

At the coworking offices of Eco-Systm, you’ll find a dynamic group of Bay Area professionals. Startup companies, freelancers, and entrepreneurs have all happily joined this community. That’s likely because working here helps members continually stay inspired and engaged. Above all, Eco-Systm strives to assist all members in the growth of their personal and professional endeavors. For that reason, they provide a flexible and welcoming workspace for their diverse clientele.

Membership perks

  • High-speed internet
  • 24/7 access
  • Conference room and event space
  • Fully-furnished shared kitchen with coffee, tea, and snacks
  • Eco-Systm sponsored happy hours
  • Occasional pop-up events and local discounts
  • Discounts on in-house fitness classes
  • Business mailing address
  • Lockers and bicycle parking
  • Print, scan and fax functionalities

Types of memberships

  • Virtual office: $60+/month
  • Dedicated and open desks: $400+/month
  • Private suites: $1,400+/month
  • Day passes (call for pricing)

 

Werqwise

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Neighborhood: Downtown SF

Werqwise is one of the most unconventional coworking spaces in San Francisco. Influenced by the concept of environmental psychology, their design enhances work productivity. It’s what they call ‘werqing wisely.’ Memberships are affordable, flexible and adjustable -based on your changing business needs. Also, the coworking space has one-of-a-kind work zones that nurture creativity and increase brainstorming. Innovative features used to construct the space include paneling, special materials, and structural designs. As a result, noise disturbances are minimized.

Membership perks

  • App/online reservations
  • Phone/video conferencing
  • Printing and copying stations
  • High-speed internet
  • Concierge services
  • Business mailing address
  • Social and business events
  • 24/7 access for select memberships
  • Pantry area with coffee, tea, and snacks
  • Meeting rooms
  • Brainstorm pods
  • Quiet space
  • Phone booth
  • Lounge with an espresso bar

Types of memberships

  • Connect+ Access: Basic access to Werqwise facilities, networking, partners and private events for $45/month.
  • Lounge+ Communal: Everything from Connect+ with access to more areas, amenities, and refreshments for $120/month.
  • Roam+ No assigned desk: Everything from Lounge+ with 24/7 access and ability to claim any roam desk for $380/month.
  • Spot+ Dedicated desk: Everything in Roam+ with a permanent desk, locked cabinet and access to quiet zones for $490/month.
  • Office+ Private office: Everything in Spot+ with a private office, acoustic sheltering and privacy screens for $800+/month.

 

Home Office

If you can’t envision working from an office every day, then a home office that affords you privacy could be a much better alternative. Apartments by Blueground keep the traveler in mind. Therefore, every property comes completely furnished and equipped with luxury amenities. It’s simple to create your own work sanctuary right at home when you choose a move-in ready space. 

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