For entrepreneurs, freelancers and start-ups, shared office space offers an affordable and flexible alternative to traditional work space. Another advantage: the shared working environment makes it easy to meet fellow founders, and stimulates the creative exchange.
In Germany, some 230 co-working spaces are currently on offer. The website www.deutsche-startups.de has taken a closer looks at premises offered in Hamburg and accurately lists the main provider of shared office space. In Hamburg, a total of 16 different facilities are on offer, located mainly in the city centre, St. Pauli, Altona, and Winterhude.
The sizes of the rooms, amenities and prices always depend on the provider. While Internet connections and coffee makers often to belong to the basic equipment, extras such as tablets, projectors or free parking are not always a prerequisite. To check out co-working spaces in Hamburg, please click this link: “:http://www.deutsche-startups.de/2015/05/05/coworking-spaces-hamburg.
At betahaus in Hamburg’s trendy borough of Schanzenviertel, 340 users of co-working spaces meet, make new contacts and provide feedback. While some users simply come from other cities for a few days, others have already been working there since the opening in July 2010. Additional opportunities for exchange are offered by the weekly beta breakfast, workshops or other events, and by recreational activities.
At places, another Hamburg provider of co-working space, great emphasis is placed on good working atmosphere, with options on its 600 square metres ranging from an office box to an open desk. Trendy and stylish, their unique design make the choice a difficult one. Architecture and design are also a hot topics at the café, the lounge and the Club Charles private cinema with original Eames chairs.