30 of the Best Co-working / Start-Up Spaces around Cape Town 2018
30 of the Best Co-working / Start-Up Spaces around Cape Town 2018
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30 of the Best Co-working / Start-Up Spaces around Cape Town 2018
Start-ups have hit the Mother City by storm, with the city constantly demanding innovation, Co-working spaces have become the latest craze. From hot desks to shared spaces, we have got you covered!
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30 of the Best Co-working / Start-Up Spaces around Cape Town 2018

Start-ups have hit the Mother City by storm, with the city constantly demanding innovation, Co-working spaces have become the latest craze. From hot desks to shared spaces, we have got you covered!
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30 of the Best Co-working / Start-Up Spaces around Cape Town 2018
Start-ups have hit the Mother City by storm, with the city constantly demanding innovation, Co-working spaces have become the latest craze. From hot desks to shared spaces, we have got you covered!

Businesses are moving away from the corporate feel and structure, and embracing the idea of smaller teams in beautiful surroundings that inspire creativity, production and provide an overall moral boost.

This is where co-work spaces have taken a front seat, boosting innovation and networking opportunities, while making office spaces both affordable and motivating.

Quick JumpCity Centre Workshop 17 - V&A WaterfrontWorkshop 17 - Kloof StreetInner City Ideas CartelCartel House №80 Hout StreetGreenpoint CoworkingCape Town OfficeSeedspace Cape TownWork & CoThe Bureaux - Sea Point | WaterclubCube Workspace - V&A Waterfront | CBDAkro Regus - Mandela Rhodes Place | CBDGlee at WorkOribi VillageWoodstock & Salt RiverThe African HubMEST Incubator Cape TownThe Bureaux Miteri - Tribe of StartupsSouthern SuburbsVenture Workspace - ClaremontCube Workspace - RondeboschRegus - Mowbray | Claremont | ObservatoryCreate Space HubNorthern SuburbsThe Cowork Space - PinelandsSpaces - Century CityRegus - Century City | Tyger Valley OtherIgnition Work and Study HubLaunchLabFintec SpacesWork Shack

Get excited about going to work again. These are our top choices for co-work spaces in and around Cape Town. These are guaranteed to have your team fired up!

Please note: All prices in this article are as of October 2018.

City Centre

The City boasts opportunities galore, from networking prospects you could stumble across while grabbing a snack at Woollies, to the creatives you might be sharing a working space with. Cape Town has anchored itself as the creative hub.

Workshop 17 - V&A Waterfront

Workshop17 creates and manages spaces in which start-ups, freelancers, profit and non-profit, big and small, can come together to talk, collaborate, experiment and innovate.

@Workshop17

  • Address: Watershed, 17 Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Hours: 24/7 Access depending of the membership
  • Phone: 021 205 9000
  • Cost:
    • Hot Seat: R580 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: R1 449 (Monthly)
  • More info: Website

Workshop 17 - Kloof Street

Workshop17 will open in April 2019 and it will feature 24 private and semi-private offices, hot-desks, a café, co-working rooms, meeting rooms and board rooms.

@Workshop17_KloofStreet

  • Address: 32 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town
  • Cost:
    • Hot Seat: R630 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: R2250 (Monthly)
  • More info: Website

Inner City Ideas Cartel

Otherwise known as "The IC", the Inner City Ideas Cartel offers a scalable workspace for growing businesses that need an office conducive to productivity and opportunity by facilitating a co-working community of like-minded people.

@Inner_City_Ideas_Cartel

  • Address: 71 Waterkant St, Cape Town
  • Hours: Open 24 hours 7/7
  • Cost:
    • Hot Seat: R350 (Daily) / R1 500 (Weekly) / R2 000 (Monthly)
    • Shared Office: R5 000 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: From R12 500 (Monthly)
    • Company Office: R21 500 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 021 824 1781
  • More info: Website

Cartel House

Cartel House is for individuals, business travellers, and entrepreneurs. A luxurious setting and social networking space for those who already have an office, but need somewhere to breathe, work, swim, read, have a drink or network.

@cartelhousect

  • Address: Cartel House, 113 Loop Street, Cape Town
  • Hours: 24 hours 7/7
  • Phone: 021 824 1782
  • Cost:
    • Membership: R350 (Daily) / R 1500 (Weekly)
    • Hot Spot: R3 000 (Monthly)
    • Semi-Private: R5 000 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: Upon Request
  • More info: Website

№80 Hout Street

№80 is an impressive 276m² loft co-working studio in the Cape Town CBD that boasts an assortment of beautiful minds, consisting of designers, coders, writers, photographers, start-ups and creatives.

@№80_Hout_Street

  • Address: 80 Hout St, City Centre, Cape Town
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-6pm / Saturday & Sunday CLOSE - 24/7 access available on request only.
  • Cost:
    • 1.8m Fixed Desk: R2 200 (Monthly)
    • 2.0m Fixed 'window' Desk: R2 800 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 082 379 8180
  • More info: Website

Greenpoint Coworking

Greenpoint Coworking offers premium individual desks, hot desks and small private offices in a prime business location in the heart of Cape Town. You can expect unlimited coffee, uncapped fibre, and unleashed potential.

@Greenpoint_Coworking

  • Address: Third Floor, Foyer A, Sovereign Quay, 40 Somerset Road, Green Point
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm / Saturday & Sunday - CLOSE 24/7 access available with the full membership
  • Cost:
    • Hot desk: R250 (Daily) / R900 (5 Days) / R1 550 (10 days)
    • Full Membership: R3 300 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: R8500 (Monthly)

*PS: Prices include VAT

  • Phone: 072 724 7409 / 07 83 290 8767
  • More info: Website

Cape Town Office

Work for yourself, not by yourself - ideal for the entrepreneur, freelancer and startup. Cape Town Office is designed to give you a spacious, uplifting and open environment.

  • Address: 62 Roeland Str, Gardens, Cape Town
  • Hours: Open 24 hours 7/7
  • Phone: 021 100 3608
  • More info: Website

Seedspace Cape Town

Seedspace provides private offices or a desks in the co-working area. Located in the CBD, the biggest entrepreneurs hub in CT, launched by Seedstars, they are ready to welcome you to their entrepreneurs community.

@SeedSpace

  • Address: 8 Spin St, CBD, Cape Town
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-6pm
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: Starting from R270 (Daily)
    • Private Office: Starting from R3 500 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 081 717 1881
  • More info: Website

Work & Co

Work & Co is the new way to work, an innovative, flexible and ambitious collaborative workspace, dedicated to a community of entrepreneurs, small and medium sized enterprises, remote teams and freelancers.

  • Address: 11th–14th floor Touchstone House, 7 Bree Street, Cape Town,
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-5pm / Saturday & Sunday CLOSE
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R390 (Daily) / R2 900 (Monthly)
    • Shared Office: R4 300 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 021 202 6040
  • More info: Website

The Bureaux - Sea Point | Waterclub

The Bureaux is a creative office and desk space for like-minded entrepreneurs and small businesses needing a productive, connected work place in Cape Town.

@TheBureaux_SeaPoint

  • Address:
    • Waterclub: Beach Road, Waterfront, Cape Town
    • Sea Point: 76 Regent Road The Point Centre, 4th floor, Sea Point, Cape Town;
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm / Saturday & Sunday CLOSE
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R1 850 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: R5 500 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 07 21 879 0919
  • More info: Website

Cube Workspace - V&A Waterfront | CBD

Where workstyle meets lifestyle - Cube Workspace is a premium, serviced office provider with flexible offerings ranging from virtual to large office space for professionals, entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses.

  • Address:
    • V&A Waterfront: The Pavilion, Corner Portswood and, Dock Rd, Cape Town
    • CBD: Floors 1, 2, 3, 5 & 6, Icon Building, Corner of Long Street & Hans Strydom Avenue, Cape Town
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday CLOSE
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R2 100 (Monthly)
    • Dedicated Desk: R2 500 (Monthly)
    • Semi Private Dedicated Desk: R3 000 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 086 111 2823
  • More info: Website

Akro

Awesome vibe, creative startup community, serious work time and serious play time. Akro is here for you! A mix of start-ups, part time Phd students and freelancers, you will find your niche easily. Table tennis comps, quiz nights and serious events all on tap.

@Akro

  • Address: 25 Wale Street, Cape Town
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R250 (Daily) / R1 750 (Monthly)
    • Dedicated Desk: from R1 750 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 074 459 3610
  • More Info: Website

Regus - Mandela Rhodes Place | CBD

Wherever you need to work, there's a Regus workspace near you. They are continually expanding network of workspaces. Cape Town is already home 10 workspaces! Find the one closest to you!

@Regus

  • Address:
    • Liesbeek House: Ground Floor, River Park, Gloucester Rd, Mowbray
    • Mandela Rhodes Place: Wale St & Burg St, CBD, Cape Town
    • Long Street: 50 Long Str, CBD, Cape Town
  • Phone: 0860 600 250
  • More info: Website

Glee at Work

Beautifully designed and expertly crafted, special attention has been paid to the aesthetics as much as to the practical elements of the space at Glee at Work . They have built a space that caters to the individual; that offers something for everyone. There are private offices, meeting rooms, booths, benches and hot desks, as well as an informal breakout area and a slightly more conventional office set up.

@GleeAtWork

  • Address: Unit 7c4, Somerset Square, Somerset Road, Green Point, Cape Town.
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: Day R250
    • Private office: Day R300
  • Phone: 076 313 4347 / 066 008 5567
  • More Info: Website

Oribi Village

ORIBI Village is a Cape Town based non-profit company dedicated to creating a positive impact on entrepreneurship. Part of GROUPE SOS Pulse, ORIBI Village is a global network of social incubators and accelerators. This local initiative aims to bring social entrepreneurs together in the Mother City and its surrounding areas by providing a comfortable place for professionals to gather.

  • Address: 19 Park Rd, Gardens, Cape Town
  • Cost:
    • Permanent Desks: From R2900
    • Hot Desk: From R2500
  • More Info: Website

Woodstock & Salt River

The fast growing urban areas of Woodstock and Salt River are quickly becoming a hot spot for co-working spaces. With all the vibe of the CBD without the parking price tag.

The African Hub

Perhaps you need to meet a deadline but it’s school holidays and the kids are running amok in the house? It might be that you’re just looking to join a space filled with people doing different things to keep the energy and inspiration flowing. Either way, The African Hub is the place to be.

@The_African_Hub

  • Address: 1st Floor of the Brickworks Building, 13 Brickfield Rd, Salt River
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-6pm / Saturday & Sunday CLOSED
  • Phone: 021 201 3869
  • More Info: Website

MEST Incubator Cape Town

The MEST Incubator in Cape Town is a vibrant shared workspace where leading start-ups, entrepreneurs and members of the Pan-African tech community can come together to meet, work and build.

@CapeTown_Garage

  • Address: 401a Woodstock Exchange, Albert Rd, Woodstock
  • Hours: Open 24h 7/7
  • Phone: 021 201 6898
  • More info: Website

The Bureaux

The Bureaux is a creative office and desk space for like-minded entrepreneurs and small businesses needing a productive, connected work place in Cape Town.

@TheBureaux_Woodstock

  • Address: 66 Albert Road, Block C, 2nd Floor, Woodstock
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm / Saturday & Sunday CLOSE
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R1 850 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: R5 500 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 021 879 0919
  • More info: Website

Miteri - Tribe of Startups

Miteri is a tribe of start-ups, innovators, and misfit freelancers sharing space. They are located close to the usual suspects (shops, bars, etc.), but there’s really no reason to leave a space with free coffee, ping-pong, bean bags and endless views of Devil’s Peak. Founded on the idea that banding together and sharing experiences increases the likelihood of success, Miteri creates an environment for collaboration, friendship and mentorship within the tribe.

@Miteri Coworking

  • Address: 17 Shelley Rd, Salt River, Cape Town
  • Hours: 24hrs
  • Cost:
    • Nomad Plan (Hot Desk): R1 750 (Monthly)
    • Tipi Plan (Dedicated Desk): R2 250 (Monthly)
    • Wigwam Plan (Private Office): From R5 500 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 072 802 3733
  • More Info: Website

Southern Suburbs

Craving the peace and quite that comes so naturally in the suburbs? Look no further, these comfortable options will leave you spoilt for choice.

Venture Workspace - Claremont

Venture Workspace is ideally situated in Claremont with easy access to both the M3 and M5. It's also conveniently close to different modes of public transport. Venture Workspace provides you with flexible, fully equipped, serviced office space to rent and business support services.

@Venture_Workspace

  • Address: 11 Imam Haron Rd, Claremont, Cape Town
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday CLOSE
  • Phone: 021 035 1400
  • More info: Website

Cube Workspace - Rondebosch

Where workstyle meets lifestyle - Cube Workspace is a premium, serviced office provider with flexible offerings ranging from virtual to large office space for professionals, entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses.

@CubeWorkspace

  • Address: 183 Albion Springs, C/o Main Rd &, Albion Springs Cl, Rondebosch, Cape Town
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday CLOSE
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R2 100 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 086 111 2823
  • More info: Website

Regus - Mowbray | Claremont | Observatory

Wherever you need to work, there's a Regus workspace near you. They continually expanding network of workspaces. Cape Town is already 10 workspaces! Find the one closest to you!

@Regus

  • Address:
    • Mowbray: Ground Floor, Liesbeek House, River Park, Gloucester Road;
    • Claremont: 21 Dreyer Str
    • Observatory: 1st Floor, Block B, North Park, Black River Park
  • Phone: 0860 600 250
  • More info: Website

Create Space Hub

Create Space Hub believes in creating the ideal environments to optimise productivity, innovation, and collaboration. No matter how big or small your business enterprise, the Create Space office hub is flexible enough to meet your needs.

@CreateSpaceHub

  • Address: 274 Ottery Rd, Ferness, Wynberg
  • Phone: 082 441 3726
  • More Info: Website

Northern Suburbs

Property values have shot up in the City Centre, which has seen more Capetonians move away from the traffic of the inner city, into the Northern Suburbs. And fortunately for all you creatives out there, the Northern Suburbs also offer co-work and start up spaces.

The Cowork Space - Pinelands

Tired of working from home on your own? Need some collaboration and creative inspiration - share a great space with some like-minded people! Rent a desk for a few hours, a week or a even a month. Why not have your own small office.

@TheCoworkSpace

  • Address: 2nd Floor, Howard Centre, c/o Howard & Forest Dr, Pinelands
  • Phone: 079 505 8841
  • Cost:
    • Permanent Desk: R2 300 (Monthly)
    • Flexi Desk: R1 360 (Monthly) / R750 (Weekly) / R180 (Daily)
  • More Info: Website

Spaces - Century City

Century City has become a sought-after address in the 21st Century, answering the needs of businesses in Cape Town. Rented office space is available for small, medium and large companies at Spaces Century City with 44 co-working desks and 320 dedicated desks.

@Spaces_CenturyCity

  • Address: 1 Bridgeway Rd, Bridgeways Precinct, Century City
  • Phone: 07 11 549 5775
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R1 890 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: R5 190 (Monthly)
  • More info: Website

Regus - Century City | Tyger Valley

Wherever you need to work, there's a Regus workspace near you. They continually expanding network of workspaces. Cape Town is already home to 10 working spaces. Find the one closest to you!

@Regus

  • Address:
    • Business Centre: 1 Bridgeway, Century City
    • The Colosseum: Century Blvd, Century City
    • Willowbridge Centre: First Floor, 39 Carl Cronje Dr, Bellville Park
  • Phone: 0860 600 250
  • More info: Website

Other

Seeking to venture a little further from the city? These hotspots will cater perfectly to your work space needs.

Ignition Work and Study Hub

Hot-desking is sharing office space with others rather than having your own fixed desk space so that you can use it on flexible basis. It serves as practical alternative to working from home.

@Ignition

  • Address: 38 Bird St, Stellenbosch Central
  • Phone: 021 883 9321
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: From R50 to R150
  • More info: Website

LaunchLab

LaunchLab facilitates valuable connections between startups and corporates. It's is an initiative of Innovus, the industry interaction and innovation company of Stellenbosch University.

@launch_Lab

  • Address: Hammanshand Rd, Stellenbosch
  • Cost:
    • Hot Desk: R1 898 (Monthly)
    • Private Office: R4 978 (Monthly)
  • Phone: 021 808 9494
  • More Info: Website

Fintec Spaces

Fintec offers flexible office and desk space for creative entrepreneurs in Stellenbosch.  Coupled with super-fast uncapped internet and generous space to work, this space provides the perfect playground for collaboration, innovation, and networking.

@fintecSpaces

  • Address: 97 Dorp St, Stellenbosch
  • Phone: 021 879 2000
  • More Info: Website

Work Shack

Work Shack provides a shared office space for freelancers and start-ups in the Cape Winelands area. They're all about optimising the workspace experience so that you can work happy and be productive. Besides having all the office amenities and services you need, you get to plug into a stimulating, multidimensional business environment, conceived for today’s workforce.

  • Address: Datavoice House, Elektron Ave, Stellenbosch
  • Hours: 24/hrs, 7 Days a week
  • Phone: 082 874 5412
  • More Info: Website

The ease and sheer convenience of co-work spaces and hot desks make them a hot commodity. No longer will you be tied to an extensive lease.

We hope that this list has made finding the right fit for you easy and filled with opportunities. If this doesn't get you pumped, we're not sure what will! Go out and make things happen!

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