Imagine waking in the morning to find new snow on the ground. Grabbing your skis and heading to the mountain for a few turns. Heading back down and putting a few hours of work in at your favorite local coffee shop. Maybe the summer sun is calling your name so you head out to Phil’s Trail for an afternoon mountain bike ride and finish up your work after dinner.
This is why telecommuting in Central Oregon is the second-highest percentage of self-employed workers of all small U.S. metros cities according to Cascade Business News . According to a study reported in SHRM telecommuters are happier and more loyal.
So…what do you do if you need that sense of connection or camaraderie of an office? You head to one of Bend’s many co-work spaces.
The Haven– Conceived to support entrepreneurs, small business owners, and community leaders, The Haven is a place to actualize ambitions and impact on our community.
Bend Tech– BendTECH’s mission is to create and sustain a culture of collaboration, networking and entrepreneurship in support of a thriving, diverse and inclusive startup and tech community.
The 1001– Empowering Bend’s Innovators- Where entrepreneurs gather & turn ideas into reality.
The Collective NWX– The Collective NWX is a community co-working space that combines brilliant design with functional workspace for all types of professionals in the heart of NorthWest Crossing.
Don’t want to pay a fee for desk space? Head out to one of our great local coffee shops and take advantage of the buzz from caffeinated customers.
Thump – With three locations around town you can always find a smiling barista who will be happy to fulfill your coffee requests. In addition to small-batch roasted coffee and espresso, handmade chai, and Metolius tea they serve artisan pastries and the NWX location has a phenomenal view that you can’t beat.
Spoken Moto – Throttled with a deep passion for old school craftsmanship, vintage motorcycles, hand-roasted coffee, craft beer and quality goods – The Spoken Moto brand was born. The headquarters is housed in what was previously an old, forgotten mechanic’s shop known in it’s day as the “Pine Shed” in the Old Mill/Box Factory area.
Wild Roots Coffee House – A cute coffee shop on the north end of town with friendly staff and lots of tables to work at. Owners Kris & Laura are very excited to share their dream of owning a small neighborhood coffee shop with top quality coffee and local pastries.
The Sparrow Bakery A warm greeting when you walk in the door, a friendly smile to brighten your day, and an intoxicating bouquet of aromas that awaken your appetite. Their scratch pastries, breads, and savories will have your mouth watering in anticipation and their unique and intimate space feel like a home away from home.
Curious about finding a home near one of these great work spaces or anywhere in Central Oregon? Contact us today.