State and public authorities in France have recognized co-working as a driver of innovation and economic development. In the recent past, a large amount of nice co-working spaces have been successfully implemented in many French regions in cooperation with private partnerships. Placing them at the service of a local ecosystem by providing a collaborative space for testing innovative projects, these co-working spaces now exceed 350 and are constantly increasing. Below you’ll find a selection of the best co-working spaces in Marseille:
Group’Union – Group’Union is a 150m² retro-styled co-working space in the center of Marseille. Opened in 2012, the space has an open space, 4 resident offices, 2 private lounges and a photo studio. Offers full amenities, cafeteria and lounge bar to chill out. Known to provide excellent networking opportunities within the network Group’ Union: pitch competitions, apero business, speed meeting, and many workshops and trainings. Daily, flexy and open year round passes are available. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €70 to €260.
Make It Marseille – Make it Marseille is the creative minds’ paradise in Marseille, a place where traditional craftsmanship meets innovation. With 450m2 tailor made for entrepreneurs, Make it Marseille provides entrepreneurs machinery, ateliers, small factory, photo studio, shared co-working space, training area and accompanies them in the realization of their products through specific trainings and workshops. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €120 to €300.
La Ruche – Opened in 2013, La Ruche is a co-working area of 400m2, known to be the first co-working space to offer nursery for children 0-4 years old within their premises. Open for all, however priority would be given to parents. Members have 24/7 access to their offices, unlimited access to meeting rooms, fully equipped kitchen and training sessions. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €120 to €250.
Le Loft – Located in one of the most dynamic districts of Marseille, Le loft members have 24/7 access to shared office space, full amenities and equipped kitchen. Described as quite homey and cozy with positive atmosphere, members can enjoy a game of table football and unlimited amount of Italian coffee and candies. Possibility to try out it out for a week for free. Cost: Only monthly package is available for €249.
Le studio – Le Studio is a collaborative space for co-working and Pop-up space for events. It is the resident home of two creative agencies and offers limited seats for co-workers, however the pop-up space is excellent for meetings, trainings, small gatherings or exhibitions. Printing, scanning and copying services are offered for low cost, as well as coffee and French pastries. Cost: Possibility for half day and day pass. Monthly package is available for €150.
Smack Co-working – Smack is composed of 3 open spaces with 50 offices, 2 meeting rooms, a nap, brainstorming and a 40-seat conference room, spreading over 3 floors and 200m². They offer welcoming and flexible workspaces where mobile entrepreneurs can find their own suitable place, feel stimulated and settle in nicely. Ground floor is reserved for Meet-up Cafe, to catch-up, read, write, exchange ideas and work. Café Luciani. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €300 to €1000.
The Carrosserie – Situated in a former car shop in the city center, The Carrosserie might be the most atypical co-working space in Marseille, however the 230m² of industrial- styled co-working space is excellent for networking, event organisation and training sessions. The Carrosserie is fully equipped and provides stimulating and vibrant working atmosphere. Cost: As part of Copass network, packages are available from €49 to €299 per month.
Le Bureau – With only eight workstations, Le Bureau is a co-working space that offers comfort and privacy. Their minimalist design and bright rooms ensure ideal working conditions for each tenant, providing both privacy and possibility to socialize. The monthly package includes fixed workstation, unlimited access to meeting room and cafe. Cost: Monthly packages are available for €240.
ILOV’IT – ILOV’IT is à la carte co-working space, made to fill all the needs of a workers’ community. This cosy, environmentally-friendly work space offers private or shared offices, meeting rooms, kitchen, lounge area and gym, providing professional, yet relaxed atmosphere. 750m² filled with colored furniture, skillful design and bright rooms. Cost: Monthly packages are available from €190.
La Bo[a]te – The pioneer in the co-working space in Marseille is a 200m² open space, offering 24/7 access to 45 workstations, fully equipped meeting rooms and kitchen, cafe corner and lounge area. Open to self-entrepreneurs, artists, artisans, students or startups, La Boate is considered a small innovation factory, with the aim to promote creation and innovation in the digital world. Cost: Monthly packages vary from €45 to €230.