The Best Coworking Spaces in New York City

December 17, 2021

Jade Tinsley

CoworkIntel have built a coworking directory of the top flexible workspaces in cities across the globe. The directory isn't subjective but founded in data; based on the public review count and rating. The result is an unbiased ranking of the best coworking spaces around the world according to those using them - and in this case, the best coworking spaces in New York City.

Understand how coworking data can further boost your success as a coworking space operator, landlord or broker.

Looking in another city? Click here for our London article or search for the best coworking spaces in your location here.

UPDATE: Read the updated 2022 coworking directory here.

The best coworking spaces in New York City

Let's get to it! Below are the top 5 coworking spaces in NYC according to ratings and review count - visit the full page here:

The best coworking spaces in New York City according to user data

At number 5 we have WeWork with 252 reviews and 4.5 out of 5. In 4th place, 4 World Trade Center also has a 4.5 rating but 270 reviews. Counting 254 reviews but a big rating of 4.8, Rise New York sits in 3rd, one behind AWS Loft which comes in at number 2 flexible workspace in NYC with a 4.5 rating but 346 reviews. Finally, a data-based first place in the best coworking spaces in New York City is Workville, with a mighty 5/5 on Google, and 244 reviews. There's your top 5; see the rest...

The best coworking spaces in New York City by rating alone

Our overall look tells us which flexible workspaces are the best coworking spaces in New York City - so why do we need another look?

With the sector being young, some spaces may be new, with fewer reviews, but they're rating well. This list can give early indication of those rising to the top of the pile - the more experienced hands may even have some things to learn!

1. Workville

2. The Brass Factory


4. 11 Desks

5. Workspace@Shipyard

Workville still comes in top, yet actually, all of our top 5 spaces by rating hold the coveted 5 star Google rating. Workville happens to have the most reviews, while The Brass Factory has 102 reviews, CLASS & CO 94, and 11 Desks and Workspace@Shipyard have 60 and 56 respectively.

So, new 2nd to 5th places, still a respectable number of reviews, yet all hitting 5/5 ratings - ones to watch?

Who needs a coworking space ranking?

Of course is this is great news for users. Frequenters of flexible workspaces or those researching a new subscription are able to uncover the top contenders and base their decisions about where to work on user experience and consensus over guesswork.

Beyond that though, coworking operators can better understand their space performance and drive positive change throughout their enterprise. Landlords of these flexible workspaces get a better sense of their operator potential and competitive landscape: useful for growth and acquisition. Brokers can also gain visibility over market options.

Coworking data - the big difference

And, all of it based on unimpeachable coworking data. Many other opportunities arise for flexible workspace operators, landlords and brokers from coworking data. Besides the cold hard facts of rankings, reviews and ratings, there are other actionable insights ready to guide broad effective decision-making. From optimizing pricing for new prospects and renewing clients, to boosting occupancy above your competitors. You can even understand those competitors, right down to their social media strategy - compete or identify the best investment choice. Whatever you're doing, do it with data.