2019 Top 40 Coworking Spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area

By Bernhard Mehl
January 15, 2019

As the heart of the startup world, the San Francisco Bay Area is home to many coworking spaces that support the ever-changing, fast-growth, and flexible cultures and lifestyles of startup organizations and employees.

Every coworking community offers something different; whether you're looking for an engaging space where you are surrounded by other industry experts, a quiet space where you can go and get big projects done, or even a budget-friendly space where you can scale your team, the San Francisco coworking industry is sure to cater to the needs of you and your company.

With more and more coworking spaces opening every day throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, finding a space that fits your needs can be overwhelming. We've analyzed the entire SF Bay Area coworking space network to help jumpstart and focus your search on the spaces that will best-fit your needs.

Below, we've listed the top 40 coworking spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • Industry spaces
  • Culture spaces
  • Growing spaces
  • Chain spaces
  • Lifestyle spaces
  • Networking spaces
  • Budget spaces
  • Hacker spaces
  • "Get stuff done" spaces

The coworking spaces are listed in no particular order.

We also specify coworking spaces that have made access security easy for their members through smartphone keyless entry as a KISI ambassador.

Are you ready to jumpstart your search for the best coworking space that will help you grow your business this year? Let's jump into it!

(Are you a Bay Area coworking space owner or manager looking to improve your bottom line by installing America's #1 smartphone keyless access system? Get in touch here to learn more.)

Top Chain Spaces

Chain spaces have coworking down to a science; whether you need fast WiFi, a fridge that is always full, or floors that are always clean, chain spaces are sure to provide solid infrastructure.



Neighborhood: N.A.

Address: 3 locations: 101 Cooper St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060. 2081 Center St. Berkeley, CA 94704. 97 S. 2nd St. Suite 100 San Jose, CA 95113

Rate for dedicated desk: $349

Website: www.nextspace.us/



Neighborhood: Mid-Market

Address: 995 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Rate for dedicated desk: $500

Website: www.wework.com



Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 44 Tehama Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Rate for dedicated desk: $750

Website: www.galvanize.com/

Impact Hub

ImpactHub SF

Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 901 Mission Street, Suite 105, San Francisco, CA 94103

Rate for dedicated desk: $800

Website: www.sanfrancisco.impacthub.net/

Top Hacker Spaces

At these collaborative spaces, you're sure to learn how to hack your way to a better business.

Hacker Dojo


Neighborhood: Santa Clara

Address: 3350 Thomas Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Rate for dedicated desk: $300

Website: www.hackerdojo.com/

Top "Get Stuff Done" Spaces

The Office Berkeley

The Office Berkeley

Neighborhood: Downtown Berkeley’s Arts District

Address: 1935 Addison St Suite A, Berkeley, CA 94704

Rate for dedicated desk: $275

Description: The Office is located at downtown Berkeley with artistic vibe and stylish architecture designs. This is the perfect space for those who want to work productively in a vibrant atmosphere with neat and well-maintained facilities.

Website: https://theofficeberkeley.com/


werqwise sf

Neighborhood: SoFi (South Financial District / SoMa)

Address: 149 New Montgomery Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

Rate for dedicated desk: $490

Description: Werqwise is driven by helping businesses and their people realize their full potential. Believing that every business is unique and should be considered as such, Werqwise's mission is to enable everyone to realize their ambition by shaping the future of work.

Website: https://werqwise.com/

Sandbox Suites

Sandbox Suites

Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 123 10th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Rate for dedicated desk: $495

Website: www.sandboxsuites.com/


BootUp Coworking

Neighborhood: Menlo Park

Address: 68 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Rate for dedicated desk: $500

Website: www.bootupworld.com/

Taqueria Trabajo

Taqueria Trabajo

Neighborhood: Mission District

Address: 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Rate for dedicated desk: $400

Website: www.taqueriatrabajo.com/

Top Creative Spaces

Makeshift Society

Makeshift Society

Neighborhood: Hayes Valley

Address: 235 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Rate for dedicated desk: $350

Website: www.makeshiftsociety.com/


Spherepad coworking

Neighborhood: North Beach

Address: 1714 Stockton Street #300, San Francisco, CA 94133

Rate for dedicated desk: $500

Website: www.spherepad.co/



Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 739 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Rate for membership: $425

Website: www.shared-sf.com/

SHARED is a shared work-space for all types of creative people, founded by award-winning artist/author/clothing design Marilyn Yu. Located in the heart of SoMa, think of it as Tech Shop meets coworking. SHARED has painting space, fabrication space, sewing equipment, shared tools, meeting rooms, kitchen, classes, and events. SHARED is a space for creative people to work and collaborate together. It is based in the belief that together we can create greater things than we could individually or in isolation.



Neighborhood: Oakland

Address: 1721 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

Rate for dedicated desk: $250

Website: www.oakstop.com/

Top Budget Spaces

Workshop Cafe

Workshop cafe

Neighborhood: Financial District

Address: 180 Montgomery Street #100, San Francisco, CA 94104

Rate for dedicated desk: $2-3/hour

Website: www.workshopcafe.com/



Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 350 Townsend Street, Suite 280, San Francisco 94107

Rate for dedicated desk: $25-45/hour

Website: www.co-spot.com/

Pacific Workplaces

Pacific Workplaces

Neighborhood: Oakland

Address: 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600, Oakland, CA 94612

Rate for dedicated desk: $150

Website: www.pacificworkplaces.com



Neighborhood: Palo Alto

Address: 456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Rate for dedicated desk: $3/hour

Website: www.hanahaus.com/

The Pad

The Pad

Neighborhood: Menlo Park

Address: 1370 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Rate for dedicated desk: $450

Website: www.siliconvalleypad.com/



Neighborhood: Palo Alto

Address: 2225 East Bayshore Road, Suite 100, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Rate for dedicated desk: $550

Website: www.enerspacecoworking.com/

Top Networking Spaces

Founders Den

Founders Den

Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 665 3rd St., Suite 150, San Francisco, CA 94107

Rate for dedicated desk: Invite only

Website: www.foundersden.com/

The Vault

The Valut

Neighborhood: Jackson Square

Address: 415 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

Rate for dedicated desk: $650

Website: https://thevault.co/



Neighborhood: Financial District

Address: 180 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

Rate for dedicated desk: $850

Website: www.rocketspace.com/



Neighborhood: Chinatown

Address: 639 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94960

Rate for dedicated desk: $450

Website: www.nomadawhat.com/ 

Connections SF


Neighborhood: Embarcadero

Address: 424 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

Rate for dedicated desk: $600

Website: www.connectionssf.com/


Design Spaces

Neighborhood: Mountain View

Address: 958 San Leandro Ave., Unit-D, Mountain View, CA 94043

3Rate for dedicated desk: $450

Website: https://www.deskandme.com/

Top Industry Spaces

Invention Hub

Invention Hub

Neighborhood: Dogpatch

Address: 2225 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Rate for dedicated desk: $650

Website: www.inventionhub.co/

Center for New Music

Center for new music

Neighborhood: Market Street Corridor

Address: 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Rate for dedicated desk: $200

Website: www.centerfornewmusic.com/



Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 717 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Rate for dedicated desk: $750

Website: www.dg717.com/

Nordic Innovation House

Nordic Innovation House

Neighborhood: Palo Alto

Address: 470 Ramona Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

Rate for dedicated desk: $1000

Website: www.nordicinnovationhouse.com/

Top Culture Spaces





Neighborhood: SoMa

Address: 169 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Rate for dedicated desk: $595

Website: www.parisoma.com/



Neighborhood: Union Square

Address: 845 Market Street, Suite 450, San Francisco, CA 94103

Rate for dedicated desk: $625

Website: www.bespokesf.co/



Neighborhood: Mission District

Address: 470 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Rate for dedicated desk: $425

Website: www.mod.work

The Port Workspaces

The Port Workspaces

Neighborhood: Oakland

Address: 317 Washington Street #201, Oakland, CA 94607

Rate for dedicated desk: $350

Website: www.portworkspaces.com/ 

Maker Wharf

Neighborhood: Mountain View

Address: 409 Sherman Ave #200, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Rate for dedicated desk: $800

Website: www.makerwharf.cc/

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Bernhard Mehl

Bernhard is the co-founder and CEO of Kisi. His philosophy, "security is awesome," is contagious among tech-enabled companies.

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