Seattle's Co-Working Spaces Increasingly Cater to Different Crowds

Local co-working outfits are specializing to bring together people and ideas.
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With the growth of co-working spaces over the past decade (from 14 in the entire country to more than 11,000 today, according to Forbes), it’s not surprising that quite a few—including the two dozen or so in Seattle—are fine-tuning what they offer. Many of these spaces align closely with the tech industry, but others, including a number of those below, cater to unique audiences and businesses, helping to connect like-minded workers.

The Riveter
Capitol Hill, 1517 12th Ave., Suite 101, 206.486.5793
Fremont, 1300 N Northlake Way, Suite 200, 206.552.0543

Amenities: High-speed internet, desk space, conference rooms, print/copy/scan, locker rental and mail/package handling

Special perks:  Wellness and professional programs; fitness classes and speakers

Member focus:  Women

Membership and pricing: $180–$1,250/month; $25-$50/daily pass 

The Inc.
Green Lake, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, lower level, 111 NE 80th St.; 206.659.5978

Amenities: High-speed internet, desk space, free parking, print/copy/scan, free coffee and tea, and break room space

Special perks: Preschool/toddler rooms with dedicated caregivers or co-working/co-play rooms (where parents can supervise their children at their desks)

Member focus: New parents, returning to the workplace

Membership and pricing: $35/3 months; up to $850 for child care packages; $50/daily pass

Coterie Worklounge
Downtown, 1414 Fourth Ave.; 206.693.4570

Amenities: High-speed internet, individual workspaces, print/copy/scan, meeting rooms

Special perks: Lounge, bar and café/restaurant that also functions as a workspace

Member focus: All industries; especially those looking for a space with the feel of a prestigious and stylish office

Membership and pricing: $105–$315/month; $30/daily pass

Extra Slice
Bellevue, 3600 136th Place SE, Suite 300; 425.243.9447

Amenities: High-speed internet, individual workspaces, conference rooms, HD projectors and mail service

Special perks: 24-hour access

Member focus: Tech-industry workers

Membership and pricing:  $220–$449/month; $45/daily pass

The Cloud Room
Capitol Hill, 1424 11th Ave., Suite 400; 206.739.9004

Amenities: High-speed internet, individual workspaces, print/copy/scan, member tab at the Cloud Room bar, mail delivery and pickup

Special perks: Workspace doubles as a social club (lounge, bar and rooftop deck); discounts to health and wellness companies in Seattle (i.e., Juicebox and Barre3); monthly membership mixers and luncheons

Member focus: All industries, especially those looking for a social club environment for inspiring and accomplished Seattleites

Membership and pricing: $125–$600/month; $35/daily pass

Thinkspace
Lake Union, 1700 Westlake Ave. N, Suite 200

Amenities: High-speed internet, conference rooms, private phone booths and virtual office (i.e., professionally staffed reception for clients, business address, lobby directory listing and mail drop-off/pickup)

Special perks: Recruiting services to help members find employees for their startup; weekly events, such as potlucks and guest speakers

Member focus: Tech-industry workers, particularly startups

Membership and pricing: Membership: $300–$4,700/month

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