SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 19, 2012) - In the heart of 'Silicon Beach' creative professionals, freelancers, entrepreneurs and start-ups can be found at one of the many workspaces and private offices at CoWorks. Providing a warm and inviting atmosphere that encourages creativity and idea sharing, CoWorks is at the helm of the new breed of creative spaces popping up around the country.
"In today's changing economic times there is a need for a new form of office space in Santa Monica," said Yoni Chriqui, Manager of CoWorks. "We provide a coworking space that is not only cost effective but one that supports and encourages creativity. Members of our community are constantly brainstorming together, collaborating on projects and we enjoy watching them grow and thrive in the unique environment that we have created."
With an array of private offices, workstations and meeting rooms, CoWorks provides networking events, seminars, and opportunities for personal and professional development. Members range from IT, PR consultants, engineers, tech start ups, graphic designers and writers, all of which have access to a unique work space and an array of networking opportunities to build their businesses.
In less than one year, close to 100 companies like MindCandy, Curbsy and True Bridge Resources, have created a home at CoWorks. "Being in Santa Monica was important when I set out to establish a West Coast presence for the company," said Luetrell Toler, Director of West Coast Staffing Operations at TrueBridge Resources. "I not only wanted to be in the heart of Silicon Beach but I also wanted a work space that reflects our approach to business. We believe in innovation and collaboration, and the CoWorks environment reflects those values. The customer service provided by Yoni and his staff is just flat out stellar."
"CoWorks was the ideal space for us to kick off our West Coast expansion," said Brad Schultz, Head of Moshi TV at Mind Candy, a next generation kids' entertainment company responsible for the hit Moshi Monsters brand and online world, which has over 60 million players. "The space offers us close proximity to the beach as well as all the amenities without any of the hassle."
CoWorks, offers 7,500 square feet of public and private workspace and a choice of Steelcase modern office furniture as well as access to kitchen space and complimentary coffee for members. An event space is also available for networking and social events, which many influential groups have already taken advantage of.
CoWorks is open Monday-Thursday from 8 am to 10 pm and Friday: 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. Membership types vary and with prices starting at $275 per month for unlimited use of the lounge, $550 per month for a Workstation or $900 per month for a private office, including mailbox, phone, and conference room hours. Members have access to three conference rooms with seating for up to 18 people and state-of-the-art technology with wireless internet, direct phone lines, mail, shipping/receiving, copying, faxing, scanning, printing, storage areas, whiteboards, projectors, HD TV's, and a digital Smart Board.
CoWorks is a unique coworking space located at 1450 2nd Street in the heart of Santa Monica. Ideal for entrepreneurs, start-ups and growing businesses, the space offers an array of private offices, meeting rooms, work bars, and lounges. Contracts are on a monthly basis and daily rates are also available. Wi-Fi, Network Printing, Scanners, Phones and Mailing Address are just some of the many amenities of the space. The space is open daily and is also available for events, education sessions and small meetings. For more information, please visit www.coworksLA.com or call 310.526.2255.