CoWorking in Floripa: Where to work as a freelancer on the Island


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The word may be new to some, but the concept is already a trend in many cities in Brazil. The challenge of staying in the competitive market has created creative ways for workers to conquer their “place in the sun”.

The beautiful beaches, the natural corners and the sunset that touches the sea in a unique way in Florianópolis can even be a distraction, especially for those who are looking for leisure. However, the city also has busy avenues that take and bring dozens of workers every day. It is also in the Capital of Santa Catarina that many people bet on professional growth. With a market of countless opportunities, the spaces for CoWorkings took the leap and conquered the capital of Santa Catarina.

Research by the Federation of Industries of Santa Catarina (FIESC) shows that micro and small industries (MSEs) already represented the largest share of industrial establishments in Santa Catarina in 2016, reaching the rate of 98%. To add to this data, there are still the countless workers who chose to carry out their activities home office, that is, by working from home, avoiding infrastructure expenses.

As a form of cooperativism, CoWorking spaces appear with the purpose of integrating companies and professionals in the same place, in order to share the same structure of a traditional office, to develop their business. There are estimates that point to more than 10 thousand CoWorkings around the world.

To use the space, you can hire a plan based on hours of use or a fixed monthly fee. According to the portal GUIDE55, which has 100% of the professionals on its team working as freelancers, the values ​​are usually lower than those of an office structure and you will be able to count on a work environment to hold meetings or receive clients. Also, some places are non-profit.

If you're doing the math and considering the idea of ​​being part of the CoWorking culture, we've put together a list of five spaces in Florianópolis for you to discover.

1. Impact Hub Florida

The proposal is to be a meeting point for entrepreneurs who want to turn ideas into concrete actions. The interesting thing is that with any of the plans, the individual has access to the shared spaces of the platform around Brazil.


2. Village

Vilaj was the first CoWorking in Santa Catarina. The space is committed to sustainability and offers covered spaces for bicycles. There, the entrepreneur receives a key to the place and uses the structure to develop his projects, hold meetings or courses.


3. The site

Different don't you think? Well, this CoWorking is located in a Portuguese house from the 19th century. The space organizes exhibitions, lectures, workshops and courses for different areas.


4. HAB WorkClub

A versatile and dynamic space, which has a view of Lagoa da Conceição, parking, bike rack, shower, among other benefits.

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5. Cool2Work

A modern and irreverent structure are the characteristics of this CoWorking. The place has shared tables, private rooms, auditorium, meeting room and pantry.


Photo credit: CoWorking Life.


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