Some of our favourite Montréal coworking spaces

published on January 30, 2024
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Montréal’s coworking scene offers innovative and inspiring spaces. Located in different neighbourhoods around the city, each coworking space has a differentiating factor that makes it appealing. Need a cup of coffee and a workspace for only an hour? Need a desk for a week? Want an office space for a small team for a month? There’s something for everyone.


(85 Saint-Paul W., suite 500). You’d never think this storied Old Port building houses this gleaming modern space. That’s the MO of this European architectural firm’s brand: to reimagine work places and make them as seamless as possible for the contemporary professional. This space has got everything, from handsome work spaces for the day to meeting rooms available by the hour. Onsite you’ll find a kitchen, chill spots, a couple of soundproof calling rooms, lockers, a shower, unlimited tea and coffee, and a point person on hand to help guide you through it all.


(360 Saint-Jacques Street). The 15-metre ceilings of the former Royal Bank of Canada head office in Old Montréal soar over tables and private meeting spaces available for rent. Snacks and café fare are available for order either at the counter or via the website and brought straight to the table. There are also Crew Labs spaces on upper floors for teams of 6 to 18 people, available for both short-term and long-term rental periods. Crew has been voted the most beautiful coworking space in the world by Forbes


(914 Notre-Dame W.). Appointed with stylish furniture, plenty of meeting spaces, a fully equipped kitchen, closed offices, open-plan rooms, and unlimited free tea and coffee, La Piscine is where lots of space-seeking professionals are taking the plunge these days. The airy, bright space in buzzy Griffintown is a great destination if you’re seeking short-term or occasional work space, but it’s also top notch for events: they have three large spaces available ranging from 50 to 125 people in capacity, including a rooftop terrasse. Keen cyclists will particularly appreciate both the bike garage and showers on the premises.


(294 Ste-Catherine Street W.). An intriguing co-working space idea, the Anticafé charges a nominal hourly fee, including all the coffee, tea and biscuits you could want. With 4,000 square feet, 12 private rooms and 45 individual workstations, Anticafé has plenty of space to work solo or meet with your crew. They also hold workshops and activities, like a popular weekly life drawing class, for very nominal prices.


(51 Sherbrooke Street W.). An important hub for digital start-ups and trendsetting entrepreneurs in Montréal, the Notman House blends history and innovation with some great office spaces for rent, particularly appealing for longer staying guests. Just popping in and out for some laptop work between conference speakers? The Notman House’s café OSMO offers expertly made espressos, free Wi-Fi and ideal people watching.


(5605 Gaspé Avenue, Suite 106). Gaspé Avenue in the Mile End is one of Montréal’s most active creative hubs, with large multi-level warehouse buildings converted into studios, workshops and workspaces. Temps Libre has become a mainstay for freelancers and visitors looking for a true Montréal experience alongside the city’s trendsetters — and the huge bright spaces with massive windows are a particular attraction.


(6692 Saint-Denis Street). With homey workrooms available for hourly or daily rent, Le Cornélien includes the coffee and tea needed to keep coworkers going. Close to Jean-Talon Market in always-atmospheric Little Italie, Le Cornélien’s location is also a dream spot for gourmets. (Stop by Alati Caserta for the best cannoli in town.) 


(7240 Waverly Street). Based in Mile-Ex neighbourhood, located between Mile End and Parc-Ex, Fabrik8 knows the value of bright and open shared workspaces. They have two addresses to choose from, featuring various rooms for small or larger groups — including enclosed conference rooms. And because there’s always time to play, enjoy some downtime at one of the ping pong tables! 


(753 Villeray Street). Émilie Lebel quit her job as a lawyer to found Café Perko, recalling her days spent studying the hours away in Montréal cafés. Her aim was to create a space large enough to allow coworking while still existing as a café for those just looking for a cup of coffee. There’s a conference room and printing capabilities on site, and the hip Villeray neighbourhood is always worth a leisurely wander. 

(1196 Sherbrooke Street W.). Brainchild of Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté is a buzzing, creative hub in the Golden Square Mile neighbourhood, housed in the historic Maison Alcan. But don’t judge a book by its historic cover — the coworkers at Zú exist on the cutting edge, and space rentals is only one of the many services this think tank offers. Explore them all.


(4388 St-Denis Street, Suite 200). Based in the Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood, Montréal Cowork offers space from solitary stations to room for 10 team members. There’s also an admirable focus on facilitating the integration of newly landed immigrant entrepreneurs — an exciting and unique networking opportunity for visitors or newcomers to the city.


(3 Place Ville-Marie). Offering the rare opportunity to get some work done in Place Ville-Marie (one of downtown’s biggest buildings, designed by internationally celebrated architect I. M. Pei), WeWork puts visiting workers right in the heart of Montréal’s business hub. You’ll find the Cathcart food court to be a happening place for lunch, and if you’re tempted to stroll, Place Ville-Marie connects to the 33 km of walkways to explore in the Underground City.


(290 de la Montagne). Loft LPD is a coworking space in the heart of Griffintown, in one of the historic buildings reflecting the neighbourhood’s culture and architecture. The open space is designed to inspire creativity, stimulate the exchange of ideas and connect with the local community of professionals. Work in a unique place where creativity meets comfort thanks to carefully restored furniture, a coffee counter at your service and a friendly atmosphere conducive to collaborative work.


Montréal startup hub MT Lab now offers coworking spaces to tourism, culture or entertainment startups, featuring a wide open, stimulating and light-drenched space to develop your projects, network and socialize. Among the services available you‘ll find an assigned desk, your own personal locker, 24h access seven days a week, access to the meeting rooms, kitchen, lounge and chill-out room, and much more.


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