We’re a shared workspace for socially and environmentally conscious small businesses, nonprofits, remote workers, and independent professionals. Coworking at the Green Garage is rooted in community. By becoming a business-in-residence here, you’ll be joining a group of people who want to support each other’s work, make the world more sustainable in the way they work, and connect in a meaningful way to the city around them.
Located in the historic, walkable, and diverse Cass Corridor neighborhood of Midtown Detroit, the Green Garage is also a community within a wider community. Our members enjoy easy access to locally owned cafes and restaurants, independent retail, and some of our region’s vital cultural institutions like Wayne State University and the Detroit Institute of Arts.
We’re proud that our coworkers include people of varying ages, ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, and gender expressions. Wherever you come from, whatever makes you you, there’s a place for you at the Green Garage. Here the unique gifts of each person are honored, nurtured, and shared, thereby strengthening relationships and building resilience that supports the natural growth of you and your business.
- Community kitchen with refrigerator
- Dining room with booths
- 3 Season room indoor/outdoor room
- Imaginarium Lounge
- Meeting/conference rooms
- High speed wifi from Everstream (formerly Rocket Fiber)
- Wireless printer/copier/scanner
- Networking community lunches, attended by professionals from around the region, country, and world
- Triple-bottom-line business leadership
- Leading edge technology
- Office yoga
- Neighborhood walks
- Highly rated walkable neighborhood
- Secure indoor bike storage and on-site shower for cyclists
- Close proximity to DDOT, SMART, and QLine transit stops
- Optional dedicated neighborhood parking
- Green alley and garden seating areas
- Green, solar energy to power your business
- Onsite community recycling and composting
Additional Business Benefits
- Business promotion via Green Garage website, social media, and community lunches
- Discounts at FedEx Office
- In-house notary (small fee applies)
All agreements are annual
Shared table seat
Starting at $75/month
The best option for businesses that are comfortable sharing a non-dedicated workspace or are operating on a limited start-up budget. It includes a seat in the Green Garage’s first-come, first-served shared table area and access to all of the Green Garage’s common areas, including the community kitchen, cafe seating and our open-air 3 season room.
Starting at $199/month
Our most popular option, with individual desks that are the best choice for one-person organizations needing dedicated space and storage. Each desk space is defined by half walls and is dedicated for exclusive use by the business that’s leasing it. Desks come with mail and package receipt, access to our four 1-4 person meeting rooms, and access to all of the Green Garage’s common areas.
2 Person office
Starting at $515/month
Our two person offices are defined by half walls and include space for additional pieces of furniture, like a bookshelf or file cabinet. They come with mail and package receipt, a locker, access to our four 1-4 person meeting rooms and our 10 person conference room, as well as access to all of the Green Garage’s common areas.
3+ Person office
Starting at $730/month
We have a handful of custom offices for companies of between three and ten people. With prices varying based on square feet, these larger office environments come with mail and package receipt, a locker, access to our four 1-4 person meeting rooms and our 10 person conference room, and access to all of the Green Garage’s common areas.
Starting at $680/month
We have three workshop/maker spaces for businesses that make things or otherwise work with their hands. These dedicated, stand-alone workshops, which range from 200 to 600 square feet, have large amounts of storage, plenty of electrical outlets, and windows to let in natural light.
BUSINESSES IN RESIDENCE
We are grateful that nearly 50 triple bottom line-conscious small businesses and nonprofit organizations call the Green Garage their professional home. It’s an inspiring group who believe they’ll be more successful if they’re part of a caring and diverse community. They work every day not only to make their businesses successful, but to also make Detroit and the world a better place. The Green Garage is committed to a more sustainable future for all, and we’re only able to achieve our sustainability goals thanks to their active participation and leadership.
To give you a feel for our community, here is a small sampling of current businesses-in-residences who call the Green Garage home. For the full list, which we would encourage you to look at, please check here.