Imagine a big cafe—up to 6000 square feet—full of beautiful brown tables, cornered by stark white walls, and even a grand mezzanine floor. It sounds like a great hang-out place, doesn't it? Well, it would be if you're here to work! Set along Alserkal Avenue, A4 Coworking Space is one of the hippest of its kind in Dubai. It's the type where the city's hipsters probably spend their days in, typing away on their laptops and drinking great coffee between every paragraph. But apart from this, the place even has its own cinema room, perfect for viewing movies and documentaries, both during break time or to help you with work!
"Make It Happen"—this is the sign that you will most likely see in Astrolabs, one of Dubai's most popular open offices. And the saying works perfectly with their peaceful and sunlit ambiance. Having been the haven for many tech startups, a good number of which soon became giants in the filed, this serene setting is perfect for you to grind your gears and produce your best outputs. It was primarily built with entrepreneurs and tech professionals in mind, as proven by its state-of-the-art technology. But now, just about anyone who has a career goal can come here, become a member, and "make it happen!"
Exclusive doesn't even being to describe Nasab by KOA. This coworking space is almost like a resort, what with its swimming pools, gym, cafes, and more. If the beautiful hot desks and private offices weren't there, you'd swear this must be your next getaway destination. But it's not. It's another great place to work in. But you can't just go in willy billy. You have to apply for membership here and to be even considered for it is already quite difficult. with its beautiful interior and outstanding facilities and amenities, it's understandable they'd want high caliber professionals to enjoy their space.
If you're visiting Dubai on business, a great accommodation would be TRYP by Wyndham. Why? Because here in this luxury hotel is a coworking space that's effectively quiet and peaceful enough to have you finishing the job in no time. NEST is the sort of open office that allows you to continuously work without being disturbed, The place knows that the number one thing freelancers and independent professionals like you need most in such an establishment is peace. And that's why it has various zones where solo workers of startup teams can work seamlessly without disturbing anyone. Not to mention the hotel's great amenities for when you want to relax and take a break!
"Inspire" is written on a glass door in Nook, one of Dubai's finest coworking spaces, and t couldn't be any more suitable for such a place. This place is inspiring on many levels. The peaceful ambiance will inspire you to better focus on your work. The spacious studio setting will inspire your team to go beyond your limits and be more creative in your collaborations. And, with the openness of the place, the sight of people working hard will inspire you to work even harder as well. This is what the Nook is all about, and it's no wonder it made it on this list!
Wherever you travel to for work, if you frequent co-working spaces, you've probably heard of Regus. This worldwide company takes pride in providing freelancers and independent professionals a space to call their own, even if it's only temporary. One word that best describes their setting is professionals. While many of the quirkier kinds of open offices are cool and hip, more often than not, people would want a space that's of a professional caliber. A space that won't make them feel that they're in some sort of hipster haven while they do big business. Regus' many offices, even in Dubai, are just those types of places!
Still, there's nothing wrong with working in a trendier setting. Creatives, in particular, get their juices flowing better when they're surrounded by the unconventional. Say, walls painted with graffiti to make it look like they are installations of underground street art. Or a meeting room that sort of looks like one of London's iconic red phone booths. If you think such a place doesn't exist, especially in Dubai, think again. The Bureau in Downtown Dubai is one such office space that has all the hipster quirks that many of today's younger professionals might appreciate. It's a little tinge of the unconventional.
Ironically, Dubai Design District's 'The Urban Studio' doesn't share the same quirks as The Bureau. In fact, compared to the latter, the former almost looks like your standard office space. But maybe that's what the creatives who work here really want (or even need). Professionals from the fashion, art, media, and digital industries go here probably because they prefer a cleaner slate of setting to get their creative juices flowing. And, of course, the fine facilities of spacious meeting rooms, good coffee, and ample studio space. They even hold design workshops here, w open for those who'd want to learn more or enhance their skills.
When you go to Witwork in the Centro Barsha Hotel in Dubai, what would catch your eye is the very cool retro bar. The sort of glowing atmosphere that the likes of James Bond or the executives from "Mad Men" will likely frequent. But this space isn't just a bar. It's actually a coworking space, One of the most fashionable ones at that. Instead of suave men charming women, you'd likely see more of professionals typing away on their laptops in the booths of this place. Calm, comfortable, and oh so cool, this is a slightly unconventional option that's worth a look!
Make no mistake, Dubai is all about business, both big and small. Why do you think that city has countless great coworking spaces and open offices for people who don't have or simply don't prefer a standard office setting?
Meanwhile, after you a hard day's work, you'll want to go home to a beautiful place, don't you? Not to worry! Dubai luxury apartments are great accommodations for you to best enjoy your stay in the city, however long that may be!