Featured Coworking Project: Washington Office Co., Houston
Overview: Washington Office Co. (often referred to as WoCo) is a modern coworking space located in Houston, specifically at 1923 Washington Ave. It provides a vibrant environment for professionals, startups, and businesses, offering a blend of modern amenities and a community-driven atmosphere.
Modern Workspace: WoCo offers a range of workspaces suitable for various professionals. The space is designed to foster productivity, collaboration, and innovation.
High-Speed Connectivity: WoCo provides unmatched LightGig fiber internet, ensuring seamless digital connectivity for its members.
Community & Networking: The space has garnered praise for its friendly and welcoming community. Regular spontaneous late-week happy hours and lunch invitations are common, fostering a tight-knit community of professionals.
Amenities: Members have access to a well-stocked kitchen with water, craft coffee, tea, beer, and other essentials. The office manager ensures the space is well-maintained, and a dedicated housekeeper cleans and prepares the coffee before 7 am every day.
Location & Accessibility: Situated in a relatively quiet neighborhood in Houston, WoCo is within walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and Allen Parkway. This makes it ideal for members looking to take breaks or get some fresh air. Additionally, there’s ample parking available, even with the recent addition of a gym downstairs.
Management: The owner, Matt, is known for being responsive and building relationships with the tenants. The office manager, Francia, is on-site daily, ensuring the smooth operation of the space and attending to members’ needs.
Kim Cook: Praised the space for its dedicated work area and the wonderful community she found at WoCo.
Simón Arango: Highlighted the kindness and helpfulness of Matt and Mary Jane, and appreciated the modern, silent space with nearby eateries.
Jeff Bernard: Emphasized the energetic environment of WoCo and its proximity to essential Houston business centers.
Jason Mok: Described WoCo as an amazing modern/industrial coworking space, comparing it favorably to traditional downtown office buildings.