October 26, 2023

Debunking Common Myths About Coworking Spaces

As the remote working trend increases in the world, both number of coworking space and the number of members are growing rapidly. These shared workspaces offer dynamic and collaborative environment that influences members to be more creative, productive as we mentioned in other blog posts. Today freelancers, startups, SME's, and event established companies are prefering coworking spaces as their headquarter. Despite the popularity, there are some misunderstandings about coworking spaces. Today we will determine myths and explain the reality with you about these shared workspaces.

Myth #1: Coworking Spaces Are Expensive

One of the biggest misconceptions about shared workspaces is the membership budget. People assume that coworking space membership is expensive but it is completely wrong. When you compare the cost of renting / leasing private office space and dedicated desk, coworking spaces are much cheaper.

Flexibility is making coworking space membership much affordable. Whether you need a space for just a day or month or quarterly, every individual or a team can prefer opting for a coworking space, it is a kind of budget friendly option. Their number of offerings are high, there are such amenities like high speed internet access, fully equipped meeting rooms, various events, kitchen & cafe facilities, printers, parking and a prestigious business address. These all services and benefits are offered for a fixed price for coworking space members to reduce overhead costs.

Myth #2: Coworking Spaces Are Distracting

Another popular belief is coworking spaces are noisy and distracting environments. On the contrary, they are designed for maintaining high concentrate for members. These spaces include quiet zones and dedicated desks to prevent interruptions. Coworking spaces are not coffee shops, they are a kind of hotspots for networking and collaboration. They bring together experts from diverse backgrounds & industries with various cultures in the same work environment. Members can engage eachother professionaly to build new partnerships, grow their startups and gain new work skills.

Coworking spaces include kitchen, coffee and bar facilities for networking during breaks. People can socialize, create network in these spaces, not in the working areas.

Myth #3: Coworking Spaces Are Only Suitable for Freelancers

The third myth about coworking spaces is that they are best for freelancers, but this is not correct. In the last couple of years in addition to freelancers, entrepreneurs, startups, small teams, marketing agencies, lawyers and even established firms are working in coworking spaces. Coworking spaces cater to diverse professionals, including freelance writers, entrepreneurs, startups, small businesses, and even large companies. With lower overhead costs, maintenance cost and utility bills, coworking spaces are perfect for every individual and company.

Myth #4: Coworking Spaces Do Not Offer Privacy

Another common misbelief is that coworking spaces lack privacy; but they offer a wide range of alternatives to cover the need of members. Most of coworking spaces like Unita Club offer private spaces, dedicated desk, meeting rooms and conference spaces. These areas are designated quiet zones, provide a comfortable and focused work environment the community.

In addition to private spaces, there are cubicles for confidential meetings & calls and soundproof pods for maintain high concentration and productivity during working hours.

Myth #5: Coworking Spaces Are Only for Tech Startups

The last common myth about coworking spaces is these workspaces are best for tech startups after individuals. This notion is not true, in the beginning era of coworking spaces, mostly tech startups and entrepreneurs prefered these modern workspaces. But after the global pandemic, wide range of industries such as human resources, marketing, law, finance, design and many other units started to choose coworking spaces as their main workspaces. Coworking spaces are ideal for all type of businesses , as they offer flexible membership and lower overhead costs.


Lastly, our office spaces in Hermosa Beach, El Segundo, or Manhattan Beach are ready to offer you an incredible experience in different ways. Whether you need a quiet environment, a dedicated space for confidential projects, or a happy hour, Unita Club has got you covered. It's time to take a tour!

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