Co-Working Spaces in New York City

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The co-working craze is sweeping the nation like nobody’s business. Budding entrepreneurs no longer have to work within the confines of their local coffee shops. So it comes as no surprise that in the City That Never Sleeps there are co-working facilities with amazing amenities popping up all over the place.Entrepreneurs providing Internships in New York City no longer have to stress about finding the money in their budget to rent office space at astronomical prices. They now have the option of choosing a co-working facility that meets the needs of their growing business. Here are some of the top co-working facilities in New York City:New Work CityNew Work City is a different kind of co-working space. Its motto is to expand the notion of co-working and promote its facility as a true community. Their mission statement says that they exist to make it easier for people who can work anywhere to lead better, happier, more independent lives. It was born as a result of the collective efforts and shared needs of a community of like-minded people. The facility is located at 394 Broadway, and shares a space with Greenspaces, an eco-focused workspace community, while they are in the process of building a new dedicated space. Because it exists to serve the needs of a community, New Work City is a flexible working environment. There is no application process involved, and the community is home to a variety of different entrepreneurs including writers, designers, hackers, artists, and students.New Work City also offers event space for meetings, seminars, and networking socials. Members have the option of utilizing classroom-style setups for seminars and meetings. Price for renting the space varies, but NWC offers the facility free of charge if the space is being used for a free Meetup event that reinforces the mission of community based incentives and company growth. Each group is allowed to host one event per month for 3 months, with the opportunity to continue if the program deems successful.Hive at 55The Hive at 55 offers a comfortable environment that is affordable to New Yorkers looking for a bargain. There is a community of like-minded individuals who believe in collaboration and sharing resources. Members at the Hive will have a desk where they can set up their laptops and other necessities, as well as access to three private conference rooms, a lounge, a kitchen with coffee and tea, hi-speed wireless and wired internet, a printer/scanner/copier/fax machine, and lockers for storage. Members have the option to use Hive as their primary mailing address. Another plus is the ability to expand your use of the space in case you decide you want an intern to begin co-working with you.The Hive hosts informative workshops, seminars, and Meetups every week, and monthly lunches and happy hours for their members. The conference room can be set up as a roundtable or classroom, and the main space is great for large groups such as Meetup events and other social networking events.In Good CompanyIn order to balance the needs of women entrepreneurs, In Good Company was started as a means to provide a support system for women varied interests. The co-working facility encourages an atmosphere for motivation and shared growth, Founded by women entrepreneurs Amy Abrams and Adelaide Lancaster, In Good Company strives to provide an atmosphere where women entrepreneurs can establish connections that will enable them to develop successful businesses that meet their own personal and professional goals. The two have recently co-authored a book titled The Big Enough Company, which explores how to grow your enterprise on your own terms.As a member of In Good Company, you will have access to a shared co-working space, as well as dedicated desks and private offices. There is also virtual office set up available, and a variety of meeting and conference room space. As an extra incentive, members are invited to take part on all of the company’s events free of charge.Co-working spaces are popping up all across the country and New York City is no exception. There are dozens of more great co-working in New York, all providing tremendous benefits to small businesses and entrepreneurs.