Top 6 Places for Remote Workers in Detroit
From shared spaces to coffee shops, Detroit has plenty of hot spots for people who work remotely. The bulk of these places are located in downtown Detroit -- home to soaring skyscrapers and bustling restaurants -- and its surrounding neighborhoods. Here are the top six locations for remote workers in "Motor City."
Urban Bean Co.
Where? 200 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
A stone's throw from the United States-Canada border, Urban Bean Co. occupies a modern building in downtown Detroit. Here, you can relax in one of the comfy chairs and check your emails or edit a spreadsheet. Feeling thirsty? Sample a specialty brew -- white chocolate mocha and green tea latte are perennially popular with guests -- while you work.
Detroit Public Library
Where? 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
The Detroit Public Library has more than 700 computers at its 22 locations. If you are based in Midtown, the branch on Woodward Avenue lets you use a computer for a dollar. Alternatively, connect to the library's Wi-Fi and access your emails on your smartphone or tablet.
Where? 1420 Washington Blvd #301, Detroit, MI 48226
Bamboo Detroit is a shared coworking hub with contemporary workspaces and private offices. The facility is smack dab in downtown Detroit, close to major employers like Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Comerica Bank. Bamboo Detroit is open 24 hours a day -- perfect when visiting Detroit for business. Best suited for long-term business projects, prices start from $50 per month.
Atheneum Suite Hotel Detroit
Where? 1000 Brush St, Detroit, MI 48226
The recently-renovated Atheneum Suite Hotel Detroit is popular with business travelers. Stay here if you need a large space to meet clients in Detroit's central business district. Conference rooms have the latest audiovisual equipment, and guest suites boast marble bathrooms and panoramic views of downtown Detroit. Other facilities include three restaurants. There's even a shuttle bus service that takes guests to locations within a five-mile radius of the hotel. Atheneum Suite Hotel Detroit is 21.6 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.
Kresge Court at Detroit Institute of Arts
Where? 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
If you need fast Wi-Fi, head to Kresge Court. This cafe is located at the Detroit Institute of Arts, one of the most popular museums in the city and home an impressive art collection. Here you can grab a coffee and a snack, or order a glass of wine from the bar. Kresge Court is close to local landmarks like the Michigan Science Center and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. It's also open until late -- ideal if you need to submit a last-minute business proposal.
Where? 440 Burroughs St, Detroit, MI 48202
If you need a temporary base for meetings or somewhere to communicate with customers, Junction 440 has you covered. This coworking facility has fast Wi-Fi, mailboxes and printing and scanning stations. Other facilities include a kitchen with refrigerator, storage lockers, comfy lounge areas with sofas, bike racks and complimentary car parking. Shared desk space starts from $150 per month.
These six locations provide you with a place to meet clients and communicate with customers. Visit these places the next time you visit Detroit on business!
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