Many freelancers, remote workers, and business owners just starting out often work from home or their local coffee shop. But these spaces often don’t enable the same level of productivity that a coworking space can.

Shared office environments have become wildly popular in the last few years because it gives remote professionals the opportunity to work with other similarly driven and ambitious people. Some even allow members to hold meetings.

Read on to see why a shared office space may be the answer to any of your professional woes.

Coworking Means You’re Not Alone

Some people enjoy working alone. They are often more productive without the distractions that come with a traditional workplace. But working alone can get old.

You need to have a dedicated workspace away from your home. Otherwise, it might seem that you are constantly working. Because you live in the same place you work in, you may not be able to relax as easily when the day’s work is done.

At a coworking space, you get all of the pros of working in a traditional office environment without any of the negatives. You can easily put your head down and go about your business, and you’re unlikely to get any grief for it.

If you want a community of like-minded professionals, you can have that too. It’s all about flexibility. People who work in a shared office space are more productive because they are indirectly pushed by their peers to work harder.

This sense of community is what makes so many of the world’s top corporations successful. Just because your work is solitary doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the camaraderie that comes with having colleagues.

You Will Be More Passionate About Your Work

Working in a shared office space will drive you to excel at your job. “How?” you ask.

Well for one, you’re given a large degree of independence, especially compared to a traditional office job. Most coworking spaces have open hours, meaning that you can come and go as you please. This flexibility allows you to take more ownership of the work you have to do every day.

Secondly, working in an environment that buzzes with creativity and excitement can galvanize you into getting more done and making strides in your career.

Shared office spaces will often host workers from many different industries and disciplines. Having this kind of variety around you every day breaks up the monotony and positively influences your work.

Whether you want to work alone or among friends, a coworking space can fit any style. The benefits of working in a shared space abound (not to mention free coffee and snacks) and it’s fast becoming the new norm for today’s professionals.

Are you ready to invest in a shared office space? Learn more about the different types of memberships we offer and see if any of them are right for you!