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Atlanta: Top Suburban OTP Flexible Office Solutions

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5/4/2020

Some businesses are evaluating providing flexible office space or coworking solutions in the suburbs to support their employees who would ordinarily be commuting into the city center. While the central business district remains ideal for many reasons including but not limited to the recruitment of top talent, access to plentiful amenities and a professional feeling office, many corporations are wanting to give their employees increased flexibility in how and where they office. While most companies seemingly plan to maintain a presence within the city limits; with employee safety front of mind, many are considering additional suburban flexible solutions or nodes to accommodate those with significant commutes and near-term social distancing protocols.

In Atlanta that means evaluating options OTP (outside the perimeter).  As millennials across the city consider trading the cosmopolitan ITP (inside the perimeter) lifestyle, full of instagramable pop-up bars, chef-inspired restaurants and other amenities for more low-cost suburban options, where vastly lower home prices and best-in-class school districts await, organizations may consider providing more flexibility to work effectively without an hour-plus commute every day.  While long-term effects are impossible to predict at this time, action in response to the current COVID-19 crisis may accelerate these decisions.

Below you’ll find our pick of flexible office locations in Atlanta’s OTP suburban markets. This list is in no particular order and is based on criteria such as: amenities, value, quality of space and ability to house enterprise occupiers. Are you or your business contemplating these issues? If so, get in touch with Workthere at your convenience.

Serendipity Labs Alpharetta - North Point

Serendipity Labs at North Point is an excellent location for any company considering the Alpharetta area. This flexible office is situated directly on GA-400 and offers seamless access to all the amenities North Point Mall has to offer.

This location offers free and plentiful parking, access to a fitness center and putting green. Serendipity Labs is also known for having plenty of live plants in their spaces, making for a relaxing yet productive work environment.

THRIVE Coworking – Downtown Alpharetta

THRIVE Coworking brings some local flair to our list. THRIVE is the perfect solution for someone looking for a highly creative environment to work in. This location is the opposite of a sterile office tower and instead features tons of natural light and many open-air spaces provided through the opening of large glass garage doors on nice days.

The professionals at THRIVE try to keep it light, offering fun member events and even pizza parties! Also included is free parking, all the coffee/tea/snacks you can eat and a variety of other services.

Spaces – Avalon

This Spaces center is ideally located in Avalon, Alpharetta’s most popular mixed-use destination. This location also offers easy access to Downtown Alpharetta, making grabbing a bite or a beer after work easier than ever, and with immediate access to GA-400, the rest of Atlanta is at your fingertips.

The space is built with technology and other innovative industries in mind, so offers a modern and productive aesthetic.

SharedSpace – Cobb

SharedSpace Cobb is located steps from The Battery, giving its members access to a plethora of bars, restaurants and of course, Truist Park. This location offers convenient access to both I-75 and The Perimeter.

SharedSpace is an excellent value. The space offers a high-end, modern feel at a very competitive price. Additionally, they offer free and plentiful parking, unlimited coffee/tea and printing.

WeWork – Halcyon

Halcyon is one of WeWork’s brand new Atlanta locations. The Halcyon development is a newly completed mixed use project on the northern edge of Alpharetta. This makes finding delicious eats and fun activities for your team a breeze. There is also immediate access to The Greenway, an extensive biking and walking path.

WeWork offers a long list of amenities to its users, and this location is no different. They equip you with everything you need to get stuff done.

NorthPoint Executive Suites – Milton Park

North Point Executive Suites is locally owned and operated and offers excellent hands-on service. Their space is the ideal setting for the more professional suburbanite. With large offices featuring cherry wood doors there is no shortage of privacy and with very little open coworking space, this workspace is always quiet.

Additionally, this location is very close to Northpoint Mall and offers free covered parking.

Industrious – Perimeter

Industrious Perimeter is an excellent space for a team looking to be outside the perimeter, but not too far from the action Buckhead and Midtown have to offer. This location offers a very high-end look and feel and unrivaled access to the Sandy Springs MARTA station. There are also plenty of dining and shopping options nearby with Perimeter Mall close by.

Industrious offers the most extensive package of additional services on our list. Everything from coffee/tea, free breakfast daily, office supplies, healthy snacks, printing and more can be found at this location.

Atlanta Tech Park

Atlanta Tech Park is the perfect spot for any growing creative or technology company looking for reach their potential. The space is locally owned and operated by individuals with significant growth experience. Their accelerator program will give you the tools to grow your business the right way.

The space offers a creative, tech-focused feel and is located in Peachtree Corners, offering unrivaled access the area’s outdoor mall, The Forum.