Co-working spaces are the solution to the problems of emerging companies, and how! Good environment, reduced expenditure and well, an overall sense of unity. The perfect answer to a good working environment and of course, the oh-so-important concept of networking, co-working spaces are the new in-thing, and loads of cool ones are popping up all over the city. We’ve listed out a few that you can check out, if you’re a part of an emerging organisation and want to have the experience.
Bye Bye Office: Check Out These Gorgeous Co-Working Spaces In Mumbai
Ministry Of New
One of the most beautiful co-working spaces in South Bombay, Ministry Of New is located in Fort, and having worked there ourselves, we still look back and reminisce about the classy design and the décor of the space. Huge, well-lit, airy, homely and well furnished–what else could one possibly need?
Membership Plans: Ministry Of New charges INR 11,000 for 10 days and their monthly plan is for INR 22,000. Want to use their services just for a day or just an hour? That too is possible. It's INR 1500 per day and INR 450 per hour. These rates are exclusive of taxes.
Located in Versova, Harkat Studios is a beautifully-designed art studio which also provides co-working space to freelancers simply looking for a quiet and peaceful place to work at. The studio is well-decorated, and is tastefully designed with antique furniture, greenery, library and of course, the game-changer, unlimited tea and coffee! Do look out for the friendly office-attendant, Ramu, to help you at every stage.
Membership Plans: Harkat charges INR 300 a day, but if you’re securing a 10-day pass, you get one day free! Monthly charges amount to INR 7,500.
WorkAmp is a gorgeous working space in Thane, which includes all kinds of cool things such as a stocked-up cafeteria, regular gigs, cocooned desks and chairs for the ones looking for a private space and even indoor games. And we haven’t yet mentioned the coolest part yet. They have a 2,000 sq. ft. hammock and even an amphitheater with tons of books to enhance the experience.
Membership Plans: WorkAmp charges INR 600 a day, and for a monthly pass, the price is INR 5,000 per seat per cabin.
Located in a bungalow in a quiet lane in Santacruz (another location in Bandra West), Workbay provides a peaceful co-working space with fast WiFi and unlimited coffee. The décor is clean, organised and calming. The windows are large, the rooms airy and the atmosphere, peaceful. There are beverages, loads of comfortable cushions and regularly placed desks, and if you want a break, there’s another break room for you to chill in.
Membership Plans: Workbay charges INR 850 (inclusive of taxes)for a day and INR 7,000 for 50 hours. Whereas their monthly package is for INR 9000 (exclusive of taxes).
P.S: For starters, they offer a one-day free trial to ensure you're comfortable and whether you want to go ahead with the same.
With multiple outlets across the city, Social is the torch-bearer of the co-working space movement. The place has great vibes, good food, and honestly what more can you ask for?
Membership Plans: They offer you membership at INR 5,000 a month that is completely refundable against food and drinks. If that doesn’t motivate you to work, what will?
603, The Coworking Space
603 The Co-Working Space’ is a super lit co-working space, spread across multiple locations in the city. You can either opt for a dedicated desk, a 2-seater, 5-seater or 8-seater room, personal cabins, meeting rooms and more. To understand which room will best suit you or your office you can set up an appointment with them and they're happy to show you around the property and help you make a decision.
Membership Plans: The packages for a dedicated desk starts at INR 9,999 per month. However, the prices may vary based on the location and type of room you select.
P.S: You can also enjoy amenities like free-wifi, tea or coffee, conference rooms, printers and more.
CoWrks has a lot of space that’s full of amazing amenities! The best bit? It’s located in Century Mills, which means that it’s just across Kamala Mills, that houses some of the city’s finest restaurants, bars and lounges. A global working experience with state-of-the-art social infrastructure and equipped with amenities like a spacious yoga and dance studio, a fully-equipped gym, a banquet hall and even a unique F&B experience. I mean, seriously, can we hope for anything better? They have three workspace formats here – flexible desks, dedicated desks and private studios, so you have your space whenever you need it, or even enough space for those last-minute meetings.
Membership Plans: Dedicated desks are at INR 26,499 per month and private studios are INR 40,599 per month.
Situated in the hip financial hub of the city, Awfis is everything you want your workspace to be, and then some more. It’s the go-to workspace option for both budding and established companies for its modern, vibrant decor, networking opportunities, and central locations. A gorgeous collaboration zone with café-like seating, comfy couches, and throwaway cushions greet you as you enter. This space doubles up as an event space where unique and interesting experiences are hosted for the Awfis community. Right from dance sessions to yoga classes, food tasting, and workshops – this is where it’s at!
Membership Plans: Dedicated desks start at INR 750.
Spread across 15,000 square feet, founder Robin Chhabra has created an architectural statement in the form of a workspace at Dextrus. Workaholics, this is your paradise. On a business trip and need a space to work? Or just bored of the corporate walls and want a change of space? This place will spoil you with all their amenities and comfort for the workaholic in you. And there are a plethora of choices for you to choose from, be it private and open-plan workspaces, meeting rooms or business lounges. From gourmet coffee to high-speed internet, from storage and locker facilities to valet services - get ready to be pampered during working hours.
Membership Plans: Starting at INR 900 for their daily rental packages, this place gives off an aura of grandeur.
Located in the city’s new cosmopolitan district, BKC, this Mumbai office space offers 16 full floors to Mumbai’s professionals, designed with an international standard of business in mind. From private offices to conference rooms they have it all sorted for you. Best part? Evenings roll into an equally exciting nightlife, with favourites like the Bar Stock Exchange and Yauatcha nearby, plus regular flea markets, food festivals, marathons, and exhibitions. So, your Friday night plans are sorted!
Membership Plans: Prices for a hot desk start at INR 18,000 per month; the prices for dedicated desks start at INR 25,000 per month.
P.S: We've heard every Monday, WeWork brings to all members a breakfast menu with a twist to helps them beat their Monday blues and start the week on an upbeat note.