01 Feb 5 Co-Working Spots to Visit in Cape Town
Many businesses that closed down their offices due to COVID-19 as a safety measure first have now opted to do so for good, with employees around the world making the adjustment to working from home. Of course, for the likes of freelancers and start-ups, this has long since been a reality – explaining the existence of numerous co-working spaces catering to those who want to ditch the home-based office from time to time in favour of a more dynamic environment, filled with like-minded individuals. Since sharing a few of our favourite co-working spots in Joburg, it’s now Cape Town’s turn. Keep reading for five top co-working spaces in the Mother City.
Tiny Empire is one of the newest co-working spaces to come out of Cape Town, specially geared towards serial entrepreneurs, start-up junkies and business gurus. Located in a 100-year-old tea warehouse, this impeccably styled space is filled with contemporary art and furniture from both local and international designers – ensuring your have never looked this good. A few other perks include a friendly concierge, communal work tables, private suites, fully equipped meeting spaces and a well stocked reading room. Visit tinyempire.co.za for more info.
This independent and sustainably designed co-working space runs on a singular objective: let’s get work done. №80 boasts a beautiful, trendy open plan co-working studio space for creative professionals and focused digital workers. The space offers members and the community the opportunity to work in a 276m² loft in the Cape Town CBD with an assorted crew consisting of designers, coders, writers, photographers, startups, internet and even arty types. Visit coworkingcapetown.co.za for more info.
Workshop17 caters to entrepreneurs and creatives across the country; one of these locations being Cape Town. With a wonderful co-working space situated in the Watershed, a converted warehouse at the iconic V&A Waterfront, Workshop17’s shared vision is to create a space where start-ups and experienced companies, profit and non-profit, big and small, can come together to network, collaborate, experiment and innovate. Visit workshop17.co.za for more info.
Craft+Graft began with the intention to create an inspiring space in Cape Town that would foster community, attracting people from diverse backgrounds to connect and collaborate. In this beautiful, open plan workspace freelancers, entrepreneurs and business teams can make use of flexible desks or private offices. Additionally Craft+Graft offers a variety of meeting areas including board rooms, casual breakout areas, lounges, and an outdoor meeting space. Members are spoilt for choice with various packages on offer catering to individuals and teams, with flexible plans for walk-in day use, multi-day packages, and monthly memberships. Visit craftgraft.co.za for more info,
Located in the edgy, evolving neighbourhood of Woodstock, Kelvin Corner is the perfect space for entrepreneurs and creative professionals; from artists, photographers and freelancers, to editors, writers and many more. By including spaces such as a video editing suite, a photographic studio, a podcast recording room and a gear servicing lab, Kelvin Corner aims to give creators the resources and freedom they need to create. Visit kelvincorner.com for more info.