Things to look for when choosing a coworking space
Choosing a coworking space can be a daunting task. Each company varies in its size, amenities, cost and aesthetic, so it can be tricky to narrow down the list of essentials for you or your team. Above all, it’s important that you or your team take time to find the place that fits you best. That’s why we compiled this list of the top things to look for when you’re choosing a coworking space. So, read on to pick up a few helpful things to look for as you continue your search!
Apart from the necessities, one of the largest determinants of productivity and job satisfaction is work culture. Most importantly that does not just change because you are working in a shared office space. Finding a space that fits your energy is the key. Yes, you are here to work, but if that is all you want you're better off staying at home. Chances are you're also here to make new connections and get a mental boost from your surroundings, so the friendliness of staff and coworkers is definitely something to consider in your search.
2. Ample Workspace
As we mentioned in our blog post on The way to remain productive, changing up your environment during the day is a great way to get a fresh perspective and keep yourself from getting bored. Find a space that has plenty of variation in the workspace and common areas so you can change your work mode through the day and keep things interesting.
Would you like to be surrounded by 24-year-old programmers ? Probably not. Even if you are a 24-year-old developer. You probably want to work so that you can meet an assortment of people in a number of fields with unique perspectives and experiences to learn from. Sitting near people who come from a number of fields can help you grow your community and your career much faster than sitting with a whole lot of people exactly like you.
Surely, you will find a place with plenty of diversity.
3. Fast internet
Find out if the space has top notch wifi connection. Make sure its reliable and a safe medium to allow you to function productively.
4. Secure location
Make sure the space has 24 hrs security so that you can leave your work and belongings overnight safely. Check all the security protocols followed.
Does your space offer a free trial before you commit to a contract? If yes, then you must go for it and make sure that it meets your requirements.
At Ikoverk, we offer all the above amenities and our plans match with the international nomenclature having hot desk, dedicates desk and personal cabins. Any aspiring startup, freelancer or young entrepreneur can book a free tour here: https://ikoverk.spaces.nexudus.com/en/tour
Do you have any tips for finding the very best coworking option? Leave them in the comments below, we'd like to hear them!