Frequently asked questions about coworking : Lyon

  • We currently list 102 coworking spaces in Lyon. Contact us to visit them!

  • The promise of workin.space is to save you time in your in Lyon search with our market expertise and advice, all without any fees!

  • The minimum budgets for a coworking space in Lyon are :

    • Price for a daily workstation in a nomadic open space: 15€ excluding charges / day
    • Price for a monthly workstation in a nomadic open space: 96€ excluding charges / month
    • Price for a monthly workstation in a dedicated open space: 125€ excluding charges / month
    • Price for a monthly workstation in a private office: 168€ excluding charges / month

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Rent an office in coworking space in Lyon

A concept born in the United States, the coworking market in Lyon is booming as in many cities in France such as Paris, Nantes or Bordeaux. Whether you're looking for an innovation lab, a workplace with large windows and panoramic views, or an intimate cocoon, you'll find the right workspace for you in the Lyon metropolis. Discover below the main characteristics of the corporate real estate market in Lyon, and more specifically that of coworking spaces in Lyon and its Metropolis.

What are the main areas in Lyon where to find coworking spaces?

Do you dream of a workspace that develops creativity, encourages openness and exchange between your teams, offers flexible workspaces (closed offices, open offices, shared spaces...) or simply want to work in a space with an atmosphere conducive to concentration and performance? Coworking spaces are perhaps -if not surely- the solution you need! This is even more true in times of crisis, small structures inspire the big ones and coworking appears as THE solution to the challenges of organizations.

So coworking is part of a global reflection of mobility, well-being at work but also performance and cost management. In Lyon, competition is raging, and coworking spaces are inviting themselves into each of the Metropolis' districts: Lyon 1, Lyon 2, Lyon 3, Lyon 4, Lyon 5, Lyon 6, Lyon 7, Lyon 8, Lyon 9.

The neighborhoods where workers and start-ups can rent an office to share in Lyon are therefore numerous. Among the most prized neighborhoods and grouping the largest number of coworking spaces, we can mention for example the Presqu'île. Particularly dynamic and very well served, it is one of the strategic to enjoy a coworking space in the city of Lyon. Vaise, Part Dieu, Confluence, Lyon 6 and Croix Rousse are also areas where both design and pleasant workspaces are set up.

How many coworking spaces are there in Lyon?

The first coworking space opened in Lyon in 2011 avenue Saxe, in the 3rd district of Lyon. It was L'Atelier des Médias. Since then the coworking phenomenon is exponential and is experiencing a real boom as in many French metropolises. The city of Lyon attracts for its dynamic market and the demand for offices for rent in Lyon is real.

Thus, according to the latest census conducted in 2019, the coworking market in Lyon, and more broadly in the Lyon Metropolis, consists of 64 coworking spaces. The majority of them (82%) are spread across the cities of Lyon and Villeurbanne, right in the heart of the Lyon metropolis.

The average capacity of these coworking spaces is about 41 places. Nevertheless, each coworking brand has its own concept that comes with a fluctuating number of places. For example, the Mix Coworking Francheville offers 5 coworking spaces while the Wojo Lyon or Now Coworking Lyon spaces, for their part, can accommodate nearly 300 coworkers.

Today it is no less than 80,000 square meters of shared office space that the city of Lyon offers to coworkers.

What is the average price of a coworking space in Lyon?

The offerings on the market for coworking spaces in Lyon are quite similar. Let's understand that many spaces offer almost identical packages:

  • A nomadic offer consisting of occupying a corner office
  • A fixed office offer consisting of occupying a desk in an open space
  • A enclosed office offer

Price variations are exercised based on the locality, the services offered and retained, and finally the reputation and design of the location. A well-known barometer evaluated the average rental price of a coworking space in Lyon at 277€/month. The minimum being 33€/month and the maximum 980€/month (figures in March 2021).

Who are coworking spaces in Lyon for?

If for many years the self-employed and other freelancers have been the main customers of these types of workspaces, for the past few years, ETIs and large companies have strongly driven the market. All understood it, the spaces of coworking represent a manna to develop its network and to generate substantial savings.

What are the advantages of renting a coworking space in Lyon?

The advantages are numerous and one is no longer surprised by the growing success of coworking spaces in Lyon. As for the commercial lease, also called lease 3/6/9, it is also undergoing a deep questioning due to its rigidity, and reinforces the appeal of these third places and other free offices or coworking spaces in Lyon. Among the main advantages of renting a coworking space in Lyon, we can cite:

  • The flexibility of using the service and renting an office (by the hour, day, month...)
  • The ability to work from any space as long as it is adapted to the coworkers' activity
  • The absence of a security deposit
  • The comfort of the spaces and the modernity
  • The lack of commitment to a lease, or rental...

Add to this list that working from a coworking space also allows you to avoid the stress of long months of real estate search and the steps related to the setting of the standards of the buildings, the signature of the lease ... Your expenses and your time can be allocated otherwise! Examples of coworking spaces in Lyon

Lyon has a wide range of coworking spaces or third places on its territory. Among the best known are:

Le SOFFFA: Located at 17 rue Sainte Catherine, the SOFFFA includes several shared workspaces such as SOFFFA Ste Catherine, a pleasant hybrid cocoon a few blocks from the Place des terreaux.

La Cordée: A grouping of several coworking spaces including Opera and Jean Macé with its splendid terrace and mezzanine. La Cordée is located at 19 rue Père Chevrier.

Ecoworking: The preferred place to work for people who are looking for an environmentally friendly and pleasant setting. The Ecoworking is located at Le 27 rue Romain.

The TuBa: A sharing space around the Smart City theme located 1 place Charles Béraudier. The Tuba is a great place to find inspiration and develop your project in a friendly atmosphere.

La Coloc': A real concept-store located at 16 rue René Leynaud provided with a beautiful and friendly coworking space by the day.

Benefits of coworking for companies in Lyon

A coworking space in Lyon allows companies to work in an open space whose layout promotes results thanks to better concentration. By opting for such a solution, they can also benefit from a fixed workstation in the most sought-after areas of Lyon with reduced real estate charges. Coworking spaces are privileged places to create or integrate a performing professional network whatever the field of activity.

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