A Comprehensive List of New Orleans Coworking Spaces

The word coworking was first used in 1999 to describe collaborative work. Today, coworking spaces are prevalent across the globe.

New Orleans has its own crop of coworking spaces. Over the last few years, the number of coworking spaces in the Big Easy has more than doubled.

We’ve rounded up as many of the New Orleans spaces and details we could find. Check out the list, in alphabetical order, below:

4.0 Schools

  • About: This early-stage education incubator offers a space for coworking and private offices that explicitly supports education organizations.
  • Year Founded: 2010
  • Square Footage: 3,393
  • Pricing: Depending on the whether you opt for a floating or dedicated desk, or an office, prices range from $100 to $450.
  • Number of tenants: 10
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 40

Art Egg Studios

  • About: Located in a former warehouse, Art Egg Studios provides temporary and long term rental for creative individuals and businesses. Current tenants include Youth BreakOut, Grassroots, the Atelier Vie distillery, National Medical Fellowships, Makers of New Orleans and Studio 101.
  • Year Founded: 2001
  • Square Footage: 50,000
  • Pricing: $350-$3,500 with units of various layouts ranging from from 120 square feet to 5.000 square feet.
  • Number of tenants: 50
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 100

Beta

  • About: Beta offers dedicated workstations and private offices for individuals, entrepreneurs and small businesses.
  • Year Founded: 2012
  • Pricing: Prices range from $495 to $895 per month.

Culture-Up

  • About: This smaller space is tailored to cultural innovators to collaborate with peers and leaders within the creative industries. Each new member receives a one-year membership to the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce.
  • Year Founded: 2015
  • Square Footage: 180
  • Pricing: They have space for a total of 12 individuals with the cost for one desk space at $250 and the “nook,” which is two desks, is $450.  
  • Number of tenants: 3
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 3

Icehouse

  • About: The Icehouse is an entrepreneurial environment housing designers, media artists, entertainment companies, startups, and social innovators.
  • Year Founded: 2010
  • Square Footage: 12,000
  • Pricing: $500 per desk, which can fit two people.

Landing Zone

  • About: Landing Zone is an entrepreneurial coworking, office and event space with tenants who are both military veterans and non-veterans. There is an additional 7,000 square feet of space for event rentals.
  • Year Founded: 2015
  • Square Footage: 30,000
  • Pricing: Monthly coworking starts at $200, bumps up to $300 for a permanent desk, and office space ranges from $600 to $1,600 per month.
  • Number of tenants: 20
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 40

Launch Pad

  • About: Launch Pad is a place for small businesses and entrepreneurs to share a workspace. They will be moving into a 22,000 square foot space at the beginning of 2017.
  • Year Founded: 2009
  • Square Footage: 12,000
  • Pricing: $250 for coworking, $450 for permanent desks, and private offices beginning at $600.
  • Number of tenants: 95
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 60
Launch Pad will move into a newly renovated, larger space in February 2017.

Launch Pad will move into a newly renovated, larger space in February 2017.

 

New Orleans BioInnovation Center

  • About: The BioInnovation Center offers various leasing options from cubicles to full office suites, in addition to small and large lab space options. The incubator currently houses businesses in numerous industries from health, biotech, and environmental startups to professional service firms and small non-profit organizations.
  • Year Founded: 2002
  • Square Footage: 66,000
  • Pricing: Cubicles begin at $250 and private offices start at $600 per month.
  • Number of tenants: 30

Propeller Incubator

  • About: Propeller is a local nonprofit focused on solving the city’s biggest social and environmental challenges through entrepreneurship. The incubator welcomes individuals, businesses, nonprofits, students, and foundations who care about making a difference in the city.
  • Year Founded: 2013
  • Square Footage: 10,500
  • Pricing: Drop in for the day with a $20 coworking pass, or become a member with prices ranging from $150 to $300.
  • Number of tenants: 200
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 100

Riverbend: A Creative Collective

  • About: Riverbend is not just a coworking space, but a place where  creatives work, create and showcase their ideas. They recently relocated a few doors down from the original location.
  • Year Founded: 2016
  • Square Footage: 1,800
  • Pricing: Rates start at $20 per day and dedicated space starts at $250 per month.
  • Number of tenants: 15
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 12-15

The Blue House

  • About: As one of the newer coworking spaces, The Blue House offers workspace for members are committed to collaborative work, civic discourse, and community engagement.
  • Year Founded: 2014
  • Square Footage: 1,600
  • Pricing: $15 per day, $50 for community pass, $175 for part time pass good for three days per week, and $250 for a full time membership.
  • Number of tenants: 20
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 12-15

The Warehouse

  • About: This community of small businesses, non-profits, and freelancers includes design firms, entertainment production companies, construction managers, clothing distributors, tech companies, web developers, college professors, science non-profits, coastal restoration consultants, lawyers, health care management professionals, and journalists.
  • Year Founded: 2016
  • Square Footage: 9,000
  • Pricing: They offer a full spectrum of membership options including coworking, designated desks, and private offices and suites, all ranging from $150 to $1,250 per month.
  • Number of tenants: 50
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 35

WorkSpace at Myrtle Banks

  • About: WorkSpace rents private offices, desks and use of the office center for nonprofit, social and creative entrepreneurs.
  • Year Founded: 2015
  • Square Footage: 13,000
  • Pricing: $300 per desk and offices starting at $775.
  • Number of tenants: 20
  • Number of individuals using the space on a given day: 85

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