The gig economy is transforming the office landscape in the Los Angeles Westside. With more people working on the move and companies opting out of the traditional office set up, numerous coworking spaces have popped out in the district.
If you are looking for a coworking space to set up shop for the next couple of weeks or so, take a look at these recommendations.
- WeWorkOne of the pioneers in the coworking space industry, WeWork has spread its brands worldwide. They even have over 20 locations in Los Angeles, with many more to open in the near future. You can find them in communities such as El Segundo, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Downtown Los Angeles.
WeWork’s Los Angeles exudes the creative spirit of the city. Each location has the essentials, like dedicated desks, meeting rooms, networking events, and of course, unlimited micro-roasted coffee. You can also rely on their Community Managers should you need some support.
6600 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CADesigned by local architects Corsini Stark, Sandhouse’s Los Angeles location is a stylish co-working space where you can brush shoulders with up-and-coming professionals and industry leaders.
Sandhouse offers all the office set-up you need, packaged LA-style. As a member, you will have unlimited access to the printing and scanning center. You can set up casual meetings or relax in one of the lounges and release some steam by playing a round of table tennis.
- Cross Campus
800 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CAIf fostering work-life balance is a priority for you and your team, check out Cross Campus. Spread out across the Westside, Cross Campus has all the trappings of a productive workspace, and then some. There are meditation rooms where you can practice mindfulness, and some craft beer and kombucha available on tap.
Cross Campus has outposts in Downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills.
- PodshareWhy stop at coworking when you can stay at a co-living space? Podshare takes shared spaces to the next level by offering Airbnb-level accommodations that also offer hip hostel vibes and areas conducive to work.
You can opt for a twin- or queen-sized bed with a flat-screen TV attached, complete with Hulu and Netflix. From here, you can access all of the pod share’s features: charging stations, lounge areas, the shower room, and workspaces.
You can find a Pod share at Venice Beach, Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Westwood, and Los Feliz. All you need to do is pick the best location that suits your needs.
- Kleverdog Coworking
Chinatown Central Plaza, 418 Bamboo Lane, Los Angeles, CADo you need to work, but can’t bring yourself to leave your furry best friend alone at home or at doggie daycare? Go to Kleverdog Coworking, a pet-friendly coworking space equipped with high-speed Internet, unlimited coffee, and private offices for small teams.
Just remember to be a responsible pet parent if you are bringing your dog to work. Don’t forget to mind Kleverdog’s pet policies (there are only a few) as well.
The Westside is the place to be for on-the-go professionals
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