7 Awesome Coworking & Shared Office Spaces in Oakland

As part of the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland is celebrated for its diverse culture, social activism and artistic expression. Accordingly, the coworking culture in Oakland reflects this blend of creativity, social consciousness, and technological innovation by creating coworking spaces where professionals can work, connect and contribute to positive change.

So, to guide you in choosing the most suitable coworking space in Oakland, this article explores the top options in the city. Specifically, we’ll delve into essential aspects of each property, including:

  • Workspaces, sizes and pricing options available in Oakland’s coworking landscape
  • Amenities and distinctive features that set apart each coworking space on our list
  • The coworking community and neighborhood specifics

7 Highest-Rated Coworking Spaces in Oakland

1. WeWork – CBD (Rating 4.9/5)

2201 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

WeWork’s coworking space in the heart of Oakland’s central business district occupies three floors in an elegant Art Deco building. Here, the airy lounge areas, collaborative conference rooms, and private workstations feature exposed beams, bright colors, and sleek furniture to create an inviting and productive coworking atmosphere. Commuters also benefit from nearby paid parking and the 19th Street BART Station, which is within walking distance.

Best for: Independent workers, professionals and teams

+ WeWork app
+ 24/7 access
+ Wellness room
+ Mother’s room
+ Game room
+ On-site IT support
+ On-site bike storage
+ Pet-friendly

 

Event Space
Contact Us
Open Desk
$29/day
Meeting Room
$8/hour
Private Office
Upon Request
Dedicated Desk
$510/month
Full-Floor Office
Upon Request

 

Learn more about WeWork – CBD

2. Pacific Workplaces – Financial District (Rating 4.9/5)

1300 Clay St., Suite 600, Oakland, CA 94612

Pacific Workplaces is a coworking space in Oakland’s financial district that offers amenities like a business lounge, live phone answering, exclusive member discounts and networking events. Positioned near the Oakland Federal Building and city center, it offers easy access to BART and highways 980, 80, 580 and 24, as well as surrounding points of interest.

Best for: Solo professionals and entrepreneurs

+ Business lounge
+ Directory listing
+ Live phone-answering
+ Member discounts

 

Meeting Room
$60/hour
Day Office
$45/hour
Board Room
$80/hour
Virtual Office
$89/month
Open Workspace
$49/month

 

Learn more about Pacific Workplaces

3. Regus – Lake Merritt (Rating 4.9/5)

1901 Harrison St., Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

Strategically located in Oakland’s business district, Regus is a prestigious workspace with proximity to major financial institutions and startups. This environmentally certified building features a welcoming, granite-floored lobby; fully furnished workspaces with panoramic views; and an outdoor terrace. Plus, the global network ensures access to workspaces worldwide, with the Lake Merritt address putting members close to popular dining spots, galleries and museums.

Best for: Finance professionals and freelancers

+ Online appointments
+ Money-back guarantee
+ Outdoor terrace
+ 24/7 security
+ Business lounge
+ Breakout areas
+ On-site parking and bike storage
+ On-site sandwich service and restaurant
– Open during business hours

 

Private Office
$539/month
Dedicated Desk
$389/month
Day Office
$225/month
Virtual Office
$225/month
Open Workspace
$119/month

 

Learn more about Regus – Lake Merritt

5. Temescal Works (Rating 4.8/5)

490 43rd St., Oakland, CA 94609

Temescal Works offers neighborhood coworking in a beautifully renovated industrial warehouse with skylights, exposed brick and a 25-foot-high atrium. This community-focused coworking space — run by long-time Temescal residents — offers hybrid solutions, a photo shoot area and premium amenities with 24/7 access. Located in an artsy neighborhood, it’s also close to hip dining spots, eclectic eateries, and craft breweries with easy access from the MacArthur BART station, AC Transit and Highway 24.

Best for: Independent entrepreneurs and professionals

+ 24/7 access
+ Skylights and atrium
+ On-site bike storage
+ Inclusive community

 

Open Desk
$30/day
Private Office
$30/hour
Dedicated Desk
$40/day

 

Learn more about Temescal Works

6. Regus – Oakland City Center (Rating 4.8/5)

505 14th St. #900, Oakland, CA 94612

Located in an environmentally conscious building, Regus in Oakland’s city center offers sustainable coworking spaces. To that end, the beautiful lobby with granite floors and wood paneling leads into workspaces with bright wood elements, colorful decor and plants. Additionally, an on-site coffee bar, lounge bar, terrace and breakout area further complement the workspaces to create an all-inclusive environment.

Best for: Independent workers and professionals

+ Online appointments
+ Money-back guarantee
+ 24/7 security
+ Terrace
+ Breakout areas
+ Business lounge
+ On-site parking

 

Private Office
$259/month
Dedicated Desk
Upon Request
Day Office
$225/month
Virtual Office
$225/month
Open Workspace
$119/month

 

Learn more about Regus – Oakland City Center

6. Artthaus Studios (Rating 4.7/5)

2744 E. 11th St., Oakland, CA 94601

Located in a stunning artistic building, Artthaus Studios offers pet-friendly workspaces, event spaces, and storage areas with abundant natural light and colorful aesthetics. In particular, a lounge and game area; a rooftop; on-site parking; and proximity to various points of interest ensure that members have everything at their fingertips.

Best for: Artists and creatives

+ Video surveillance
+ Rooftop
+ Lounge and game area
+ Storage units
+ Fully wheelchair-accessible
+ On-site parking
+ Pet-friendly

 

Event Space
$120/hour
Board Room
$90/hour
Meeting Room
$65/hour

 

Learn more about Artthaus Studios

7. Spaces – Jack London Square (Rating 4.6/5)

66 Franklin St., Suite 300, Oakland, CA 94607

Situated in a historic building dating back to 1930, Spaces in Jack London Square has been fully renovated to provide contemporary workspaces and a rooftop with stunning views of the Bay and Marina. Offering online appointments and access to all Spaces locations, members will benefit from extensive networking opportunities. Members will also enjoy a convenient commute with access to transportation hubs and on-site parking.

Best for: Tech professionals and businesses

+ Rooftop deck
+ Business lounge
+ Online appointments
+ Global network access
+ On-site parking

 

Private Office
$509/month
Dedicated Desk
$269/month
Virtual Office
$179/month
Open Workspace
$149/month

 

 

Learn more about Spaces – Jack London Square

Methodology 

We based our selection of the 10 best coworking spaces in Manhattan on Google reviews, shortlisting locations with an average rating of 4.5 stars or higher, also considering available amenities and membership prices. When booking a coworking space, always consider your own individual or business needs and budget.

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Ajay Deep

Ajay Deep is the brain behind Coworking Mag. He founded this website to help startups and aspiring entrepreneurs find a coworking space in their city. He is a successful entrepreneur who started and scaled a bunch of startups – all from shared office spaces. He has visited hundreds of coworking spaces in different countries and is now an investor in this evergrowing idea of developing new coworking spaces. You may reach Ajay Deep at [email protected]
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