Dallas is home to many of the most successful business stories in the U.S. Nearly two dozen Fortune 500 companies from across every industry have their headquarters in the area, including AT&T and American Airlines. The city hosts no fewer than 25 billionaires and boasts more than 50 colleges and universities producing a steady stream of fresh talent.
Now Dallas is quickly becoming a place for companies looking to make their mark. In recent years, the city has begun investing heavily in its startup scene, eager to rival Austin by attracting its own innovative entrepreneurs.
With this changing landscape comes the need for more agile and flexible workspaces. More than ever, small teams, young businesses, and established companies looking to open new offices are seeking out inspiring places to work.
Knowing which coworking space is right for your business can be key to making the most of what this city has to offer. Click here for the full Dallas city guide. And take a look at the best shared office spaces in Dallas.
Nearby Transit: St Paul Station, Akard on the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Cross Streets: Elm St and Stone Pl
This affordable coworking space in the heart of downtown Dallas is surrounded by some of the city’s biggest cultural attractions, including the Dallas Museum of Art and the Majestic Theatre. Take an energizing stroll through Main Street Garden Park, then entertain business clients over artisanal cocktails at the elegant French Room restaurant nearby.
Occupying the 32nd to 34th floors of one of the tallest skyscrapers in Dallas, this stylish and dog-friendly shared creative space offers spectacular views of the city. Sleek private offices and an expansive lounge area bring together teams of all sizes in an invigorating and dynamic space.
Nearby Transit: Victory Station
Cross Streets: Nowitzki Way and Valor
Growing businesses will feel right at home in this shared office space in Victory Plaza, where a range of trendy gastropubs, food trucks, bars, and restaurants offer up a taste of Dallas’ ever-changing culinary scene.
Two floors of stylish private offices, flexible hot desks, and art-filled shared lounges provide teams with the collaborative workspaces they need to achieve their goals.
1920 McKinney Ave
Nearby Transit: St Paul Station
Cross Streets: McKinney Ave and N Harwood St
You can’t get much closer to the action than at this cool and modern coworking space in uptown Dallas. Enjoy the bustling ambiance of neighborhood hot spots like Happiest Hour bar, or take a walk down McKinney in search of the finest food the city has to offer.
This shared office space hosts creatives from a wide range of industries in a boutique building rich with amenities. Sunlit terraces provide bright and open spaces for teams to unwind, while flexible hot desks are perfect for digital nomads and independent entrepreneurs alike.
Nearby Transit: Buses from Northwest at Douglas
Cross Streets: Lomo Alto Dr and Berkshire Ln
Best known for its thriving retail and dining scene, Preston Center is well situated for dynamic young startups eager to set up shop in one of Dallas’ fastest-growing districts. Only a block from the Northwest Highway, this flexible coworking space benefits from quick connections to the downtown area.
It boasts spacious and bright interiors, open lounge areas, and modern private offices that provide a range of invigorating spaces for teams of all sizes—from growing businesses to individual freelancers.
Nearby Transit: Buses from Communications at Water
Cross Streets: Windrose Ave and Winthrop St
In recent years, Plano’s rapidly expanding Legacy West development has become a highly sought-after destination for both new businesses and established companies, hosting industry giants as diverse as Chase, Toyota, and PepsiCo.
Whether you’re looking to grow your operation or just starting out, your team will be in good company in this beautifully designed building. Expansive common areas are bathed in natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows, while fully equipped meeting rooms encourage teamwork and productivity.
6900 Dallas Parkway
Nearby Transit: Buses from Tennyson at Bishop
Cross Streets: Dallas Pkwy and Tennyson Pkwy
This lively coworking space in Plano offers the ideal mix of work and play, with an exciting variety of restaurants, bars, and retail shops right on your doorstep. Entertain clients over a drink at one of Legacy Town Center’s moody wine bars, or enjoy the scenic surroundings of Bishop Park during a lunchtime stroll.
Occupying two floors of a modern six-story building, this shared creative space offers plenty of settings for collaboration, with light-filled lounges, sharply designed private offices, and flexible hot-desking. Easy access to the tollway makes commuting a breeze.
Nearby Transit: Buses from Legacy at Lone Star
Cross Streets: Legacy Dr and Lone Star Dr
Join a neighborhood with some of the biggest businesses in Texas, including Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, and Bank of America, at the fast-growing Legacy North development. This coworking space in Plano offers an opportunity for ambitious startups to take center stage in a vibrant community of established companies and dynamic creatives.
Inside, you’ll find a shared office space packed with amenities, from expansive conference spaces ideal for hosting networking events and meetups to peaceful wellness rooms, hot desks, and private offices.
Nearby Transit: Urban Center
Cross Streets: Williams Square Dr and West Dr
There’s plenty of local charm to uncover at this buzzing and flexible coworking space in Irving. Nearby, you’ll find the open-air pavilion at the famed Music Factory hosting regular concerts and live events, as well as a handful of hidden lunch spots perfect for casual team meetings. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is just a 10-minute drive away, offering easy travel opportunities for growing startups.
You’ll find neat interior design touches throughout this bright and airy shared office, where private spaces, modern meeting rooms, and collaborative common areas combine to create an energetic setting where teams can get things done.
505 Main Street
Nearby Transit: Fort Worth Central Station, Molly the Trolley at Commerce and 3rd
Cross Streets: Main St and 4th
Situated among the trendy bars and restaurants of the lively Sundance Square Plaza, this affordable office space in Fort Worth offers the chance for startups and independent creatives to set up shop.
Private offices and dedicated desks provide teams with the space they need to grow, while a large and well-equipped event space offers ample room for member meetups and networking sessions.
Nearby Transit: Fort Worth Central, Molly at Commerce and 3rd
Cross Streets: Commerce St and 3rd
With impressive views over the buzzing Sundance Square Plaza, this shared creative space in the heart of historic downtown Fort Worth is the perfect home base for social and creative teams who enjoy a mix of work and play.
This coworking space is dog-friendly and has spacious communal lounges, meeting rooms of all sizes, micro-roasted coffee facilities, and on-site parking. Hot desk membership is available, as well as sleek private offices and dedicated desks.
Nearby Transit: Local buses from Hulen and Stonegate
Cross Streets: Edwards Ranch Rd an Monahans Ave
Surrounded by natural beauty, this shared coworking space in Clearfork is ideal for fans of the great outdoors. Hiking trails along the Trinity River start just minutes from your desk, providing ample opportunity for creative teams to immerse themselves in this quiet corner of Fort Worth. The Shops at Clearfork offers boutique shopping and upmarket restaurants, perfect for entertaining clients and potential investors.
Occupying two floors of prime office space in the vibrant new Edwards Ranch development, this shared creative workspace comprises a suite of well-designed private offices and flexible hot desk memberships.
Whether you’re a freelancer looking for an occasional desk, or a startup looking for an office space that can grow with your team, there’s a WeWork location in Dallas to suit your needs. These coworking spaces offer a collaborative environment for businesses of any size and type, in the most sought-after, conveniently located buildings.
Steve Hogarty is a writer and journalist based in London. He is the travel editor of City AM newspaper and the deputy editor of City AM Magazine, where his work focuses on technology, travel, and entertainment.
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