Networking and innovation are essential in today’s working world, and coworking spaces provide perfect opportunities to build relationships and expand creatively. In addition, professionals can find flexibility and convenience in a shared office space that is more in tune with how people do business today.
Vancouver boasts plenty of coworking spaces, as the number of these shared spaces in the city has doubled in the past year. They typically offer convenient open hours and are located in bustling centres providing easy access to amenities like restaurants, public transit and retail shops.
Here are ten coworking spaces in Vancouver that offer well-designed and functional workspaces fit for professionals in a range of industries:
Address: 2015 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 3C2
With two floors of inviting lounges, private offices and high-tech conference rooms, this pet-friendly coworking space in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood offers thoughtful design and a professional office environment. The Vancouver shared workspace can accommodate teams of all sizes and includes conference rooms, internet/phone, onsite parking, onsite staff and cleaning services, as well as micro-roasted coffee/tea/fruit water. Other perks include a game room, wellness room, outdoor space, onsite showers and convenient bike storage. Public transit and amenities like restaurants and parks are located nearby. Rent for an open workspace starts at $470/month, while rent for a private office sits at $920/month. Offices are accessible from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m. every day.
Address: 151 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4
Located in the thriving downtown historic district, this Vancouver coworking space offers furnished private offices, a business lounge, meeting rooms, kitchen facilities, onsite parking and a rooftop deck. Support services such as reception and mail handling are available, and the building has onsite security, catering and cleaning services. The shared space is just minutes from Waterfront Station and close to designer boutiques, art galleries and gourmet restaurants. Virtual offices in this coworking space start at $424/month, while open workspaces start at $200/month. Office access is from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
Address: 885 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500, Vancouver, BC V6C 3P8
The HSBC Canada Building is a prominent high-rise in the heart of the business district with convenient transportation links, including the Granville, Burrard and Vancouver City Centre stations. The building has an impressive seven-storey glass atrium and coworking spaces, including furnished private offices and meeting space. Onsite parking, security and cleaning are included, as are reception and mail handling services. A kitchen facility and business lounge are available onsite, and the shared workplace is close to many restaurants. Offices are accessible Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open workspaces are available to rent starting at $99/month and virtual office space is available starting at $679/month.
Address: 450 Southwest Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V5X 0C3
This coworking space in Vancouver includes three floors in a modern high-rise, offering individual work nooks, inviting common areas, unique meeting rooms and great views. The building is easy to access from nearby public transit stations and has onsite parking. The pet-friendly shared workspace offers amenities such as an onsite fitness centre, bike storage, onsite showers, a wellness room, an outdoor, and an event space. Access to the office is every day from 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with rent for an open workspace starting from $420/month or a private office space starting from $850/month.
Address: 1066 West Hastings Street, Suite 2000, Vancouver, BC V6E 3X2
Situated in the business district of downtown Vancouver, HQ Oceanic offers coworking spaces on two floors with over 200 workstations, two boardrooms, four meeting rooms and a business lounge. The building provides easy access to the waterfront, Stanley Park, public transport, hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and local attractions. In addition, it boasts panoramic views of the North Shore mountains, Coal Harbour and Burrard Inlet. The fully furnished and equipped shared space includes admin support, phone/internet, onsite parking, kitchen facilities and cleaning services. Building access is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, and rent starts at $99/month for open workspaces and $396/month for virtual office space.
Address: 777 Hornby Street, Suite 600, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1S4
Furnished private offices, a business lounge, a meeting room, an onsite café and onsite parking are just a few of the amenities offered at this fully-serviced shared office space in Robson Square. The glass building is close to SkyTrain stations, restaurants and shops, and the Vancouver Art Gallery, offering plenty of welcoming, light-filled workspaces. Reception and mail handling services are available, and the building also has cleaning services. Rent in this Vancouver coworking space starts at $99/month for physical offices and $452/month for virtual offices. Building access is from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Address: 333 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 5A6
Spanning five floors and providing great views of the North Shore mountains and the Burrard Inlet, this Vancouver coworking space offers a professional environment with plenty of amenities, including an onsite fitness centre, showers, conference rooms, common areas, onsite parking and coffee/tea/fruit water. The pet-friendly shared office space is located downtown and is surrounded by restaurants, bars, art galleries, and other attractions. Public transit and the sea bus terminal connection are also easily accessible. Rent starts at $550/month for an open workspace and $1,010/month for a private office. The building is accessible daily from 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Address: 666 Burrard Street, Suite 500, Vancouver, BC V6C 3P6
This unique 35-storey building at the heart of the financial district is one of Vancouver’s most prestigious addresses and recognizable buildings. The shared space here has plenty of communal areas, such as a business lounge, meeting room and kitchen area. Reception and mail handling services, as well as security and office cleaning, are included. The Vancouver coworking space is located across from a train station and is surrounded by local restaurants and other amenities. Here, rent for an open workspace starts at $99/month, while virtual office space starts at $452/month. Offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Address: 999 Canada Place, Suite 404, Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4
The World Trade Centre is a five-minute walk from Vancouver’s downtown core and is attached to a convention centre, five-star hotel and underground mall. The building is accessible by sea bus, helicopter, float plane, sky train and bus, offering outstanding mountain and water views. The coworking space here has 90 workstations, three boardrooms, a kitchen facility and a business lounge. Onsite parking, security, and cleaning services are available, as are support services such as reception and mail handling. The offices are accessible Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and rent starts at $99/month for an open workspace and $396/month for a virtual office.
Address: 939 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L3
Located in downtown Granville, this shared space is equipped with speedy unlimited Wi-Fi and offers coworking and flexible office space for teams of all sizes. Common areas allow professionals to network and increase their productivity. In addition, the building is situated near many shops, restaurants and entertainment options and offers onsite parking, security and cleaning services. Support services such as reception and mail handling are also available, and the offices are accessible from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Rent for an open workspace starts at $200/month, while virtual office spaces start at $679/month.