NEW ORLEANS – The Domain Companies has officially launched workspace leasing at The Shop at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. The Shop features over 40,000sf of fully-furnished coworking space designed to maximize flexibility, creativity, and collaboration. Previously announced tenants Domain, The Idea Village, Bridges Fund Management, and NO/LA Angel Network join The NOLA Project, GNO, Inc.’s “Bridge” program, and other leading organizations in business, design, media/film, and arts/culture.
“Domain is proud to bring The Shop to one of New Orleans’ most vibrant neighborhoods,” said Matt Schwartz, Principal at The Domain Companies. “It’s a tremendous resource for the community, one that will serve as a network for the city’s brightest innovators. The Shop will strengthen the growing entrepreneurial fabric of Downtown New Orleans, bringing together a diverse community of professionals, businesses, and cultural organizations making an impact.”
The Shop is the first of its kind in New Orleans to combine an exceptional design and benefits/services platform with the programming and collaborative partnerships needed to reflect national models of economic growth.
Designed by AIA-award-winning firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, The Shop preserves classic Warehouse District architecture while incorporating modern elements. Occupying the third and fourth floors of the CAC, the light-filled space features high ceilings with exposed beams, large windows, an expansive art collection, and a flowing, open floor plan.
All memberships include full access to the Commons amenity space, community resources and events, conference room usage, and business-class printing. High-speed internet is accessible from all workspaces. Utilities and janitorial/maintenance services are included, as is mail/package delivery from a staffed reception desk. Seven conference rooms are fully-equipped with the latest AV technology.
The heart of The Shop is the extensive Commons amenity area that spans two floors of art-filled space connected by an open architectural staircase. Amenities include a full kitchen with coffee and beer on draft, varied work and lounge configurations, and a roof deck and garden. The Commons is the ideal venue for The Shop’s valuable programming tailored for growing and arts/cultural-based businesses.
An affordable, comprehensive benefits platform offers up to a 40-percent discount on health insurance, 401K plans, and business services. The Shop offers secure, 24/7 keyless access; onsite car and bike parking and bike-share services; and pet-friendly private offices.
The Shop’s membership packages are offered in four tiers, and allow for streamlined, app-based access to all benefits. Pricing starts at $375/month for a flexible workspace (Commons), $550 for a single private office, $1100 for a double, $1950 for a four-six person, and $5500 for an eight-person or more.
Please visit The Shop’s new website – www.theshopcac.com – to learn more.
About The Shop at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Located on the upper floors of the Contemporary Arts Center, a historic former warehouse space that now houses one of New Orleans’ most important cultural institutions, The Shop will occupy 40,000sf of artful coworking space for 350-400 creative professionals. Developed and managed by The Domain Companies and designed by renowned architecture firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, The Shop will host a community of entrepreneurs, professionals, businesses, and cultural organizations making an impact on New Orleans. With exceptional design, art-filled workspaces, and an unparalleled benefits and services platform, The Shop is designed for the way you work. The Shop is now open for leasing, with move-ins beginning in September 2017. www.theshopcac.com
About The Domain Companies
Founded in 2004, The Domain Companies is based in New Orleans and New York and specializes in the development and management of unique, mixed-use properties in core urban locations. Domain creates high-quality properties that stand apart through innovative design and exceptional management, enhancing the communities in which they build. Domain’s projects include the new construction and preservation of affordable, mixed-income, and luxury housing; the acquisition and repositioning of distressed housing; historic restoration; brownfield redevelopment; seniors and special needs housing; and hospitality, retail, and commercial development. www.thedomaincos.com