Whether you live here or merely need a professional, business-oriented place to work while visiting town, McKinney offers a variety of options for small or start-up businesses looking to establish a presence in this vibrant city. One popular and cost-effective solution is office-sharing (also known as co-working spaces) which provides a setting up an office in one of these spaces on a more long-term basis which is also a great option if you're needing a quiet space to work away from home a couple of days a week, or even if you just need a virtual office that provides a business address and administrative services to present a more professional image for those who office from home.
This blog post explores the different office-sharing options available in McKinney, whether you're looking for something long-term or short-term, or you'd like to explore the options of having a virtual office. Below, we've included several co-working spaces available in McKinney, each providing unique benefits so you can surely find the one that best suits your needs.
211 N Kentucky St, McKinney, TX 75069
Common Desk McKinney offers a vibrant and collaborative co-working space designed for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and remote workers. Its rustic, cozy interior and state-of-the-art modern amenities include high-speed internet, free coffee and tea, and access to various memberships like shared desks, drop-in spaces, dedicated desks, private offices, and office suites as well as student discounts. Members also have access to extras like a fitness room, wellness room, chat room (similar to old-style phone booths), and even an in-house recording studio. Located a couple of blocks south of McKinney's Historic Downtown Cultural District, Common Desk is an easy walk to some of the best dining and shopping in North Texas, a nice perk for an off-site lunch meeting or after-hours get-together. Members have access to two parking garages located just blocks away as well as a full parking lot at the building. (Common Desk McKinney's indoor common area is shown in the hero image at the top of the page, and the photo above is an image of an outdoor space that's perfect for informal gatherings or working with a laptop when the weather is nice.)
7300 State Hwy. 121, Suite 300 (at District 121), McKinney, TX 75070
This co-working space in McKinney's newest development, District 121, offers a variety of private and team offices, meeting rooms, and office memberships. Lucid also offers virtual offices which provide a business address for those working in home offices. The monthly service allows members to receive mail and have phone calls answered by a live receptionist. Members of the virtual office option also have use of the common lobby area and coffee bar/kitchen, private offices, and meeting room like others who regularly office in the building. (The amount of use and services for these virtual members depends on the contracted package.) Lucid Private Offices members also have access to a parking garage and community events at the adjacent District 121 entertainment complex featuring restaurants (Bob's Steak & Chop House and Mi Concina with more coming soon), an outdoor entertainment venue, and a food truck area. (Shown: one of the meeting rooms available at Lucid Private Offices.)
5900 South Lake Forest Drive, Suite 300, McKinney, TX 75070
Premier McKinney offers long and short-term coworking space and virtual office options as well as hourly and day offices, perfect for those traveling in the area. Premier McKinney, situated in the Valliance Bank Building on the northwest corner of South Lake Forest and State Hwy. 121, offers both long-term and short-term co-working space options, making it ideal for travelers or those in the area temporarily. Its location offers those traveling for business easy access to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, just 33 miles away, and Love Field, located just 30 miles away. The building also offers a large, free-surface parking lot with some covered spaces available. (Shown: Premier McKinney's private conference room and reception desk in the lobby area.)
Regus McKinney (Two locations)
- Summit Park, 2150 S. Central Expwy, Suite 200
- Barclay's Technology Center (Craig Ranch), 6800 Weiskopf Avenue
Regus McKinney offers flexible co-working solutions with workspaces featuring modern designs, comfortable furniture, and access to essential amenities. Various membership plans are available, Regus provides businesses with the flexibility to choose the right option for their needs. The Summit Park location features 79 private offices, seven co-working desks, and three meeting rooms while the Barclay's location offers 53 private offices, 10 co-working desks, and two meeting rooms. Both locations have large parking garages available for use as well as surface parking. (Shown: the kitchen/common area at Barclay's Technology Center in Craig Ranch.)
7540 S. State Hwy. 121, Suite 200 (in Craig Ranch)
Another co-working option located in Craig Ranch is Serendipity Labs which offers solutions for flexible workplaces that cater to anything from more traditional work styles to hybrid work environments. Located in the Hub 121 development, Serendipity Labs' spaces provide small businesses or individuals with private office space available on a full or part-time basis. Their building offers enterprise-grade infrastructure designed with the utmost security sought after by business professionals. Here, you can opt for private team rooms or team suites available for up to six months, as well as shared desk plans offered at per-month pricing for a minimum of six months. Popular restaurants located within walking distance at Hub 121 include Chop Shop McKinney Sports Garage with a multi-level patio overlooking a large amphitheater and attached Wine a Little wine room, Fork & Fire Scratch Kitchen and Craft Bar, and The Elwood BFD. (Shown: Serendipity Labs in Kansas City which is similar to what the McKinney location offers.)
1720 Bray Central Drive
WorkSpaces by Vazata prides itself on offering some unique alternatives to most co-working and office-sharing locations. WorkSpaces focuses on the technology companies and individuals need to conduct their business. The team at Vazata has 50 combined years in the technology industry as well as experience in compliance, raising capital, and advising those who possess an entrepreneurial spirit just as the WorkSpaces founders do, be it in sales and marketing, accounting, and legal matters. They even offer no-charge advising services. In addition to the offices and meeting room spaces and virtual office options available to those who choose Vazata, WorkSpaces offers a printing room with two 3D printers, an on-site data center, a whiteboard and video conferencing capabilities, and more. The common area includes an open floor plan and kitchen with hospitality items, all with loads of natural light. (Shown: WorkSpaces's common area and kitchen.)
No matter what your business needs entail, you'll surely have no trouble finding the perfect co-working/office-sharing option in McKinney that will fit both your budget and daily business requirements.