Two co-working spaces in Phoenix named among nation’s best

Jun 1, 2017, 6:44 AM
(Photo via Danielle K. on Yelp!)...
(Photo via Danielle K. on Yelp!)
(Photo via Danielle K. on Yelp!)

PHOENIX — Two co-working spaces — also known as shared office spaces — in Phoenix were named by “Inc.” as two of the best in the country.

“Co+Hoots” and “Galvanize” were the Valley companies that made the Top 23.

As ‘Inc.’ describes it in their article, co-working spaces are a solution for startup businesses who wish to obtain office space, but are torn between overpaying for an office space that has room for growth or getting a smaller office space with the risk of outgrowing it.

Shared spaces also typically give business owners flexibility in their lease options.

According to Phoenix Business Journal, the Phoenix-based Co+Hoots was founded by Jenny Poon, whom the Journal named their 2016 Businessperson of the Year.

“Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the CO+HOOTS shared space is home to great services, amenities, and collaboration,” Inc.’s Larry Kim wrote. “Members here say it offers access to an incredible local community of entrepreneurs who are full of enthusiasm and energy – and ready to grow their businesses.”

Co+Hoots’ Phoenix space is near Central Avenue and Indian School Road.

Galvanize is based in Denver but has a location near 7th Street and Grant Street in downtown Phoenix, south of Chase Field. Phoenix Business Journal said it’s Galvanize’s third-biggest campus in the U.S. and has already attracted 87 companies.

“Galvanize bills itself as a place where your company will get more than just office space,” Kim wrote. “With eight locations across the U.S., Galvanize puts a heavy emphasis on education, calling itself a learning community for technology.”

Co+Hoots and Galvanized placed 4th and 12th on Inc.’s list, respectively.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News


Charles Barkley happy for Brittney Griner’s Russia release, feels for still-imprisoned Paul Whelan

Charles Barkley is happy fellow Valley basketball icon Brittney Griner was released from Russia in a prisoner swap, but feels for Paul Whelan.
22 hours ago
(Twitter Photo/@MesaPD)...

Mesa police investigating homicide after man found killed in his boot repair shop

Mesa police are investigating the death of a man after he was found killed inside his boot repair business on Tuesday.
22 hours ago
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)...
Taylor Kinnerup

Arizona’s News Roundup: Griner released, TSMC ups state investment and more

Listen to a recap of the biggest Arizona news stories this week, including Brittney Griner's release and President Biden's visit to the state.
22 hours ago
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)...

Silver Alert issued for 44-year-old woman with cognitive issues last seen in Phoenix

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday for a 44-year-old woman with a cognitive delay who was last seen in Phoenix on Sunday.
22 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/Peoria Fire-Medical Department)...

West Valley elementary school children evaluated after becoming ill following field trip

Twenty elementary school students in Sun City grew ill on Thursday after returning from a field trip, authorities said.
22 hours ago
(Pexels Photo)...

1 dead after argument leads to gunfire in downtown Phoenix

A man is dead after an argument escalated into gunfire in downtown Phoenix on Wednesday evening, authorities said.
22 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Prep the plumbing in your home just in time for the holidays

With the holidays approaching, it's important to know when your home is in need of heating and plumbing updates before more guests start to come around.
(Desert Institute for Spine Care photo)...

Why DISC is world renowned for back and neck pain treatments

Fifty percent of Americans and 90% of people at least 50 years old have some level of degenerative disc disease.
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Here are 4 signs the HVAC unit needs to be replaced

Pool renovations and kitchen upgrades may seem enticing, but at the forefront of these investments arguably should be what residents use the most. In a state where summertime is sweltering, access to a functioning HVAC unit can be critical.
Two co-working spaces in Phoenix named among nation’s best