Hot Desk - Part Time
Ideal for the Consultant or solo entrepreneur that needs a place to work 2-3 days a week
6 week notice
You can select from one of the open seats and we guaranteed there is always one when you arrive. Desks with monitors are available and you have a choice from working at a desk or the standing bench. This is ideal for the Freelancers, remote employee, consultants and solo entrepreneurs that need an all-inclusive shared workspace outside of the home. It is cost-effective and provides a social outlet two to three days a week when you primarily work from home.
Twelve days a month of co-working, and you are provided with a code that gives you access to the office between Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 10:00 pm & Sat – Sun 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. We provide all the amenities; coffee, tea, kitchenette with dishes, microwave. You won’t have to worry about repairing things in the office, cleaning or doing dishes.
All amenities are taken care of such as high-speed WiFi, printer/scanner and basic office supplies. You can also receive packages at the office address and meet with clients.
Yes, of course, you can take calls in the office, but if you are on a long call we have a phone booth or you can reserve the meeting room. But it is a normal part of any office to take short calls and speak with colleagues and a shared office is no different. We don’t want our members to feel awkward, we are not a library.
A big part of working in a shared office space is the office etiquette. We all try to be respectful of others and maintain a tidy uncluttered workspace, this does not mean sparse. If you are easily distracted by background work chatter we recommend bringing headphones. Most importantly let’s be considerate of others and speak to and treat everyone with respect.
The office has been built in such a way that it fosters community, and as a result, we all look out for each other. The most important rule of the office is simple. “If you are the last one in a meeting room or the co-working office, please close the doors behind you.” Everyone that is entitled to access the space has their own code, no one gets locked out. This way we keep the offices and our personal items secure.
If you need to secure something let us know so we can help in a pinch. Or rent a locker if you have valuables you don’t want to move back and forth. Important: we do not recommend leaving valuable items out in the office as we do not accept responsibility for lost items.
They are just two methods of paying for your membership. Casual monthly if straightforward where you purchase a month at a time from date of purchase as needed. There is no commitment and is ideal if you are working in the city for a month or so. Downsides are there is no guarantee each month of having a desk and you do not get the discounted rate as you do with subscriptions.
Subscriptions are billed to your credit card automatically each month on your billing date. Your commitment is to provide notice six weeks or (45 days) in advance. This just gives us time to find someone that will be taking your spot.
There are some additional services that are available to the Hot Desk membership.
* Mailbox service can be added separately to a casual membership standard terms apply.
* Locker rental including locks are available and are assigned based on availability.
* Rental services such as boardrooms, space rental, projector & screen, furniture rental etc.
Month to Month
- 8am – 10pm
9am – 5pm
- 78 George St, Ottawa
If you're working at My ByWard Office, you'll be joining one of the smartest people in Ottawa. The founder (Eric) is genuinely interested in your success as a person and you'd be receiving so much more than just space. You'll have access to really valuable mentorship. He's helped me in more ways than I can count, 100% recommend.
When I need to get work done, I come here. I have access to everything I need in a location that's close my clients, coffee shops, and nice places to eat. The staff are very helpful and I have never been uncomfortable, regardless of what I am doing.
Great location, great atmosphere and great service, what else do you need? Complimentary coffee and fruits, they've got it! Eric will make you feel welcomed and he might even have some great business insight if you ask him.
Super productive and creative space! Also appreciated Eric's coaching for entrepreneurs - very useful. Thanks!
As a small business owner My ByWard Office has been heaven on earth. It has everything I need and more. The space is nicely decorated with plenty of light, quiet and conveniently located in the ByWard market.
I have worked out of My Byward Office since they opened, and I absolutely love it. MBO is a spot you can feel good about taking clients, and its location (in the centre of the Market) is unbeatable.