The days of struggling to rent, build or own traditional offices before starting a business are dying fast. Indeed, availability of co-working spaces has made it possible for many small and medium businesses to kick off and run efficiently.
Asides the workspace offered, other basic needs such as electricity and internet are often inclusive of their payment packages. Needless to say, the benefits of co-working spaces cannot be over-emphasised. This could be a pointer to why most incubation hubs in Nigeria also offer co-working spaces as part of their incubation plans.
Here is a comprehensive list of co-working spaces in Lagos, grouped by regions.
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- Co-working spaces on Lagos Island
- Co-working spaces on Lagos Mainland
- Noteworthy mentions (Outside Lagos)
Co-working spaces on Lagos Island
Deskyard is a new workspace which provides a unique environment to increase productivity and creativity. Their monthly plans include amenities like kitchen, outdoor terrace and coffee/tea.
Pricing: Ranges from ₦4,000 to ₦45,000 monthly.
Online presence: deskyard.com.
SiNet Hub (Lekki)
Sinet Hub offers executive offices for both short-term and long-term leasing. They claim that their charges are at rates that “even small businesses can afford”.
Online presence: twitter.com/SiNetHub
BVF Office Centre (Lekki)
BVF is a provider of virtual office solutions, among which are co-working spaces. The outlet also renders others business support services such as business address, meeting rooms, and fully equipped workstations. Clients either book or become members by subscribing to their various virtual packages.
Location: Unit A8, Plot 27 Emma Abimbola, Cole Street, Opposite Arabella place, Fola Osibo Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Pricing: Ranges from ₦120,000 to ₦180,000 per annum
Lagos Cowork (Lekki)
Lagos Cowork was launched in January 2017 by a Lagos-based real estate firm, 3invest. Asides workspaces and other necessary amenities, it provides administrative support and other virtual office addresses. Subscription at Lagos Cowork is membership based.
Pricing: Starts at ₦50,000/ month. A single-day usage goes for ₦3,500.
Online presence: 3invest.org/lagoscowork
Venia Business Hub (Lekki)
Venia Business Hub offers co-working spaces to startups, SMEs, corporate and multinationals. Besides the fundamental office requirements, the hub makes available printing resources and a video-enabled conference room to facilitate works. Shared/Virtual offices and training venues are also available.
Online presence: veniabusinesshub.com
V8 Valley (Lekki)
V8 Valley, a spin-off V8 Africa, offers open workspace desks. Subscription packages include office supplies, free parking, storage lockers and presentation equipment. A community manager is also assigned to attend to your guests.
Location: No. 7B, Dr Ezekuse Close, Lekki Phase 1
Pricing: starting from ₦45,000/month
Online presence: v8africa.com/co-working-space
Stranger Lagos (Lekki)
Stranger Lagos is a concept store inspired by the need to share curiosities and interests with a wider audience. The facility offers a space to workout and membership plans. Other offered activities include a hangout space, spaces for rent (exhibitions, installations, film screenings etc) workshops hosting and discussion salons. Services are open (based on appointments) on weekdays and weekends.
Pricing: No fixed charges. Make a purchase and you are free to utilise a space.
Online Presence: strangerlagos.com
Capital Square (Lekki/Ikoyi)
With offices at Lekki and Ikoyi, Capital Square is another facility that provides co-working spaces. Asides providing the workspace for entrepreneurs, the co-working facility operates a collaborative community for independent professionals – entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators alike.
Pricing: ranges from ₦3,500 per day to ₦100,000 per month.
Online presence: capitalsqua.re
Cre8 Space (Victoria Island)
Cre8 is dedicated to building a community of startups, investors and relevant stakeholders in the fintech industry. Located in Victoria Island, Lagos, cre8 provides fully serviced workspaces and meeting rooms for members.
Location: 6, Agoro Odiyan, Victoria Island, Lagos
Pricing: starts at ₦5,000/day to ₦20, 000/week and so on.
Online presence: cre8.work
Terrakulture (Victoria Island)
Popular as a restaurant, Terrakulture could be best described as a hub of artsy things. But then, it also has a well-defined working space. Its workspace facility provides basic needed facilities such as electricity, the internet and more for entrepreneurs and freelancers. Payment pattern is membership based.
Online Presence: terrakulture.com
Cranium One (Victoria Island)
Cranium One is an open and shared workspace for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Separated offices and meeting rooms are also available and provided with privacy enough visibility to remain connected to the open space. The facility also has a communal kitchen and dining area that attracts workers to each other and to their independent projects.
Online presence: cranium-one.com
A1 Spaces (Lagos Island)
A1 Spaces is a hub that provides co-working spaces to startups, bloggers, freelancers, and entrepreneurs. A1 operates from a suite in the Lagos City Hall, Lagos Island. Basic amenities such as Wifi, electricity are included in the packages offered.
Packages offered ranges from a private (one-man) office, and team members to open pool shared desks and a meeting room. Virtual office services are also offered.
Pricing: ₦ 2,000/day to ₦ 40,000/month and ₦ 70,000/year (for virtual offices)
Online presence: a1-spaces.com
The Lighthouse (Lagos Island)
The Lighthouse is a creative hub that provides a colourful and convenient workspace with practical tools and resources needed for entrepreneurs to take their business to the next level. It also creates an open opportunity for networking within the community, and ideas exchange. Spaces are available for activities such as events, training, meetings, conferences, seminars, board meetings, and end of year parties.
Pricing: ranges from ₦2, 000 per hour to ₦30, 000 per month
Online presence: thelighthouse.com.ng
WorkBox (Victoria Island)
WorkBox provides coworking spaces for business owners and freelancers. The services include private offices (can seat 2-3 people), conference facilities, and shared desks. Spaces are available for weekly, monthly or annual usage.
Pricing: ranges from ₦4,000/day, ₦15,000/week, ₦55,000/month
Online presence: workbox.ng
WorkStation (Victoria Island)
Be it a permanent office or temporary workspace, Work Station claims to offer flexibility and convienice alongside. The co-working space offers several packages, hence intending users can choose which suit them most.
Pricing: starting at ₦ 5000/day t0 ₦75,000/month (depending on the package subscribe to).
Online presence: workstation.ng
Seedspace is a co-working space where tech entrepreneurs nurture their ideas and grow their business. Asides workspaces, services like gym/swimming pool and on-demand event venues are rendered. Intending users could subscribe to membership packages.
Pricing: Membership ranges from ₦10,000 to ₦50,000 per month.
Online presence: lagos.seedspace.co
Co-working spaces on Lagos Mainland
Smart Executives (Ikeja)
Smart Executives offers workspaces, training/meeting rooms and other virtual office services to startups, business consultants, companies and foreigners. They also run their SMART Incubator which is designed to support new and Startups and SME development.
Pricing: Starts at ₦10,000
Online presence: smartexecutiveng.com
ReDahlia debuted its co-working space for startups in March 2017. Alongside workspaces — shared cubicles, private offices — facilities like constant power, internet and restaurant are available for use. Training room, bedroom, meeting, free coffee are also included in the payment packages. The space opens at 8:00 am and closes at 6:00pm weekdays.
Pricing: ₦35,000 (for open space) to ₦150,000 (for serviced offices) per month.
Online presence: redahliaworkspaces.com
TPX Hub (Ikeja)
TPX Hub offers an environment for freelancers, freelancers, entrepreneurs and SMEs, to work, share, incubate and network. They also offer facilities for training/seminars and services of mail handling/dispatch. Different flexible packages are offered in TPX Hub.
Pricing: Ranges from ₦1,500 per day to N110,000 per month.
Online presence: tpxhub.com.ng
The Colony is a co-working community that runs a flexible month-to-month lease agreement and referrals program. Depending on work nature, intended users can combine their workspace services and membership options provided.
Pricing: Membership ranges from ₦10,000 upwards.
Online presence: colony.com.ng
Wennovation Hub (Ikeja)
Asides being an incubation/acceleration hub, Wennovation Hub provides a shared work environment where people meet, work, network, share ideas and collaborate on projects.
Online presence: wennovationhub.org
Workbay Executive Int’l Limited is an office solutions provider that offers entrepreneurs and startups co-working spaces/private office and virtual services. The workspace is situated in Maryland, Ikeja and Lekki, Lagos. Workstations prices depending on the client’s choice.
- Ikeja: 3-9, Olu Koleosho Street, Off Medical Road, Ikeja, Lagos.
- Maryland: 14A Bayo Dejonwo Street, Maryland Estate, Lagos.
- Lekki: Plot 23, Otunba Adeleke Adeshina off Admiralty way Lekki Phase1 Lagos.
Pricing: From ₦5,000 to ₦300,000/ month (depending on location/package)
Online presence: workbay.ng
African Hub (Ikeja)
African Hub is a business hub for startups and MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises), with a focus on entrepreneurship, creativity, culture and lifestyle. The hub offers furnished workspaces, training/meeting rooms plus business support services.
Pricing: Starting at ₦20,000 per month.
Online presence: africanhub.co
Phiret Energy Services Training (Ikeja)
As the name may hint, The Phiret Energy Services training facility is designed to meet the needs of the Energy industry with specialised in-house training courses. However, it also provides shared offices, and training rooms with amenities such as IP boards, wifi, and power supply.
Pricing: You can contact for booking.
Online presence: phiretenergyservicestraining.com
Musterpoint is an outlet that offers coworking spaces and virtual offices to potential users. They peg their advantage on a relaxed and fun-filled environment.
Location: 1 Adekunle Owobiyi close, off Oladele Kadiri close (adjacent Babcock University Schools), Ogba, Lagos
Pricing: Ranges from ₦1,700 to ₦20,000 per quarter
Online presence: twitter.com/musterpointogba
eeSPACE is located in the heart of Lagos Mainland, Ogba, Lagos. It offers co-working spaces, seminar/conference rooms, as well as professional podcasting, screencasting and video whiteboard tutorials.
It also has a business library for potential users.
Online presence: eespace.com.ng
Pricing: ₦15,000 per month for a shared desk, and ₦10,000 for community membership
Online presence: smehub.site123.me
360 Creative Hub (Surulere)
360 Creative Hub is a fashion co-sewing space that operates in Surulere, Lagos. Intending users can either register monthly, quarterly or bi-annually The workspace avails fashion entrepreneurs different kinds of sewing machines that suit their intended designs.
Pricing: Starts at ₦30,000 per month
Online presence: 360creativehub.com
The Circumference (Surulere)
The Circumference offers serviced desks, virtual offices, training/meeting rooms and business support services. The space services start-up entrepreneurs, independent contractors, work-at-home professionals, and travellers. Facilities such as electricity, mail handling as well as the internet are provided.
Online presence: thecircumference.com.ng
The Village (Yaba)
The Village is a newly launched African themed co-working space for creatives, entrepreneurs and small businesses. It adds both local and urban feel to its ambience. According to the founder, The Village tries to infuse the African culture into an urban setting. It has an open area, lounge area and dedicated — not conventional — office spaces, with a balcony for relaxation.
Location: 371, Borno Way, Yaba, Lagos
Pricing: Ranges from ₦10, 000 to ₦150,000/month depending on subscription choice.
Online presence: http://village.ng
Launched by Passion incubator, Leadspace provides a functional office space for entrepreneurs/founders of small and medium size businesses, middle-level corporate executives, independent freelancers and creative artists.
Pricing: Ranges from ₦2,500/day, ₦40,000/month and ₦100,000/year.
Online presence: theleadspace.co
LitCaf is a coworking space/coffee shop in the E-Center mall, Sabo Yaba, Lagos. It offers work and study spaces from 8:00 am to 9:00 am daily (excluding Sundays). In addition to basic amenities, Litcaf compliments its users with coffee.
Pricing: Plans go from ₦1,800/day to ₦70,000/month.
Online presence: litcaf.com
Fastlaunch is a family business oriented co-working space that specialises in helping busy people (especially families) wishing to transit from paid employment to business ownership. The facility provides the necessary support, (be it part-time or full-time based) needed to scale a business from idea to product stage for long-term success.
Pricing: Ranges from ₦ 10,000/month (for virtual offices) and ₦25,000/month (for standard package)
Online presence: fastlaunch.org
Silver Ark (Yaba)
Silver Ark is another co-working space for startups and entrepreneurs in Yaba. Asides shared workspace, the facility offers virtual office and business supports. The letter includes mail handling, office assistance, and other basic amenities needed for convenience.
Pricing: Ranges from ₦1,500 daily to ₦216,000 yearly, depending on the package subscribed to.
Online Presence: silverarkspaces.com
Common Labs (Ogudu)
Common Labs is an off-shoot of TINK Africa, consumer trends and market intelligence company. Common Labs seeks to revolutionise the entrepreneur’s approach to work. Hence, the environment presents a relaxed and fun-filled atmosphere. Asides, the relaxed co-working spaces, networking and business supports are included in their payment package.
Pricing: You can make membership enquiries.
Online Presence: tink-africa.com
We are aware that quite a number of co-working spaces exist outside Lagos State, most of them, offshoots of startup/incubation hubs. Here are a few we could lay hands on.
KoWorkNG (Port Harcourt)
KoWorkNg provides co-working spaces, designed to meet the needs of startups and entrepreneurs. It is located in the Rumuigbo, Port Harcourt. Amongst other amenities, the facility complements its users with coffee/tea during work.
Pricing: Request a quote.
Online Presence: koworkng.com
OlotuSquare (Port Harcourt)
OlotuSquare is an active tech hub in Port Harcourt. It is however not limited to being a hub. It also offers co-working spaces to lots of business and tech organisations. As a result, office support services such as printing, technical assistance, logistics and more are rendered to users. Users can also partake of the numerous expositions, and other tech support programs organised in the hub.
Pricing: Ranges from ₦2,000 daily (for shared space) to ₦35,000 for private rooms.
Online presence: olotusquare.co
Bubble (Port Harcourt)
Also located in Port Harcourt is Bubble. It is another co-working environment, geared towards proving users with the needed services and amenities to thrive. Bubble also encourages networking and synergy of entrepreneurs.
Location: 246 Obi Wali Road, Thomson Estate, Rumuigbo Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Pricing: You may contact for pricing.
Online presence: bubble.shabtech.com
Start Innovation Hub (Uyo)
Start Innovation Hub aims to provide young entrepreneurs, a platform where technology is leveraged to create wealth. This is being achieved with their incubation programs and co-working spaces offered. Opportunities such as networking and peer review are also made available.
Pricing: Membership price starts at ₦10,000 and proceeds upwards.
Online Presence: starthub.com.ng
Despite Roothub’s transition from a co-working space to a hub, it still retains its original purpose of existence. Asides co-working spaces, other business support such as legal, bookkeeping branding etc are offered on the space.
Location: IBB Avenue, Uyo Akwa Ibom State.
Online presence: theroothub.com
StoneBricks Hub (Abuja)
Based in Abuja, Stonebrickshub focuses on building entrepreneurship. They aim to achieve this by creating a co-learning environment and working partnerships. The former, they achieve via making available co-working spaces for intending entrepreneurs. With this, the necessary virtual and growth supports are given to businesses utilising the facility. Entrepreneurs can subscribe to a suitable membership type as listed on their website.
Location:10 Danube CL., Maitama, Abuja
Pricing: ₦10,000 monthly
Online presence: stonebrickshub.com
Ventures Platform (Abuja)
Besides being a technology incubation facility, Ventures Platform presents a co-working environment for technology startups and businesses alike.
Pricing: From ₦3,000 daily to ₦60,000 quarterly
Online presence: venturesplatform.com
Aiivon Hub (Abuja)
Asides being an incubation hub, Aiivon Hub also offers workspaces for startups, entrepreneurs and likes. They include shared desks, as well as virtual offices. Conference/meeting rooms are not exempted from their offerings.
Location: 167 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Abuja
Pricing: ranges from ₦45,000/month to ₦1,000,000/year. Prices differ for virtual offices.
Online presence: aiivonhub.com
Box Office Incubator (Abuja)
Box Office is an incubation hub that also offers serviced office spaces to business owners and startups. Box Office Incubator claims to have an environment that facilitates networking activities and collaboration sessions with clients.
Online presence: boxofficeng.com
Founders Hub (Ilorin)
Founders Hub promotes entrepreneurship development in its local by being an incubation hub, and providing co-working spaces to young businesses.
Location: 12 Onikanga Street, Ilorin, Kwara
Pricing: ₦10,000 monthly
Online presence: foundershub.xyz
If you know of any other co-working spaces in any region of Nigeria, kindly mention them in the comments section below and we would update accordingly.
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