The number of people who create their own businesses and work for themselves is increasing every day. Because of the financial crisis that we are suffering and the growing unemployment rate, many people opt for bringing to life an idea that has been flying around in their heads for a long time, taking the risk of investing in a personal initiative.
For those new entrepreneurs, having a space to receive clients, establish working relationships with other enterprises, initiate collaborations, meet people and work as if they were “at the office” can only bring benefits.
There are plenty of shared workspaces or co-working spaces in Barcelona that can be booked for a daily or monthly price that will offer all of the above and much more.
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BCN575 Coworking is a space located right by the young and bustling Plaça Universitat. They have great work stations, meeting rooms, talking rooms, and a dining area. They offer broadband internet, printing services, and also courier and phone services, available on request.
Prices: If you are someone who comes and goes as you please and you don’t feel like leaving the house to work every day, then you can choose the “Nomad” option, in which you pay a daily fee, whenever you go. This option is available for 20€ or 35€. If all you need is a meeting room, you can rent one for half a day for 50€, or 90€ for the full day. If you are someone who will use the co-working space as your work base, then you will be able to get your own personal desk for 145€ part time or 225€ full time. If you prefer to have a private office, you can choose between the 4-people office, which costs 400€ a month, the 6-people office, which costs 570€ a month, or the 8-people office, which costs 720€ a month.
Location: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 575
Hangar is a visual arts research and production center which offers a co-working space that supports professional and independent cultural projects. If you fit this profile, the fact that you develop your business or artistic project in Hangar can lead you to joint initiatives or interesting synergies.
Prices: To learn about the prices offered by this co-working space contact them directly.
Location: Emilia Coranty, 16
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Meet BCN is a co-working space for those who work in the design field. They not only offer co-working stations and meeting rooms but they also offer you the possibility of using them as a virtual office, which means you can use their address as your business address or even have them answer calls from your clients. They also have training rooms that are perfect to host workshops or conferences if you are in need to provide some training to your team.
Prices: Their prices for co-working vary between 176€ and 291€ a month, depending on if you need the space full time or only part time. Their virtual office services range between 40€ and 76€ a month.
Location: Rambla de Catalunya, 125
Makers Of Barcelona or MOB may be one of the most popular co-working spaces in the city. One of the reasons for this is the fact that the space is so centrally located, only a couple of steps away from Arc de Triomf, which has a number of buses, trains and metros run by, and is also only a couple of minutes away from Plaça de Catalunya, which is considered the heart of the city. MOB was founded by a young and dynamic team and it offers a number of different memberships to best suit each freelancer‘s needs.
Prices: Those who want to come only part time will pay 80€ a month to have a space available for them during the mornings, or 60€ if they prefer coming in the afternoon. If you plan to go to MOB to work every day, you have plans ranging from 130€ to 230€ a month, depending on how much you will use the meeting rooms, the schedule you want to come in, and other factors. For those who need space not only for them but also for their team, prices start at 695€. They also offer other, more flexible choices, like the Mini MOB, the MOB Traveler, and the MOB Ten Pass.
Location: Carrer de Bailèn, 11
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