For your health & safety, we’re changing and adapting!
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, we have implemented many new policies and procedures that will ensure you feel safe while coming into work. Check out this video outlining a couple of new features and initiatives we have implemented.
Questions? Check out our or COVID-19 Response.
What are your hours? Do you ever close?
Technically speaking, no we never close. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! However, our staff does have to rest so we can provide the top-notch service that all of our members have come to love. Here is our breakdown of hours.
- Monday – Friday our staff is onsite from 8 am to 6 pm (PST). However, depending on events, tours, or the occasional late nights we might be here after 6 pm.
Works Basic & Works +
- Monday – Friday from 8 am to 6 pm (PST).
Open Desk, Exclusive Desk & Private Office
- 24/7 & 365 days a year. After hours you will need a keycard or our mobile app which will give you access to the building.
I take a lot of phone calls, is this a problem?
No, our space – like many others – operates on mutual respect. If you have a conversation that turns private, feel free to take it in one of 6 phones booths or outside on our balcony or our rooftop deck! Keep in mind that phone booths should only be used for 30 minutes at a time. You know, the whole mutual respect thing.
If you are on your phone all day non-stop however, consider a Private Office. Questions? Just let us know.
How pet friendly are you?
Should I Make an Appointment Or Just walk in for a tour?
If you’re flexible, we’re flexible. We obviously prefer you schedule one in advance to ensure that there isn’t something crazy happening, but we know things change and stuff comes up.
If you would like to see our availability and schedule one in advance you can click on the “Schedule a Tour Today” button on the lower left-hand side of the webpage. You can also give us a call at 619-535-9675 and we can schedule it for you.
If you’re in the area or just want to surprise us, just come on in and we will take care of you!
What is the average square footage of an office?
Contrary to popular belief, we do not base our pricing off of square footage.
We designed our space with office size in mind. We don’t want to cram you into an office like some of our competitors, we want to give you the freedom to move around. Our 4 person offices are for 4 people and our 2 person offices are for 2 people.
Apart from your office or desk, you have 20,000 sq ft to move around and work on 3 floors & and a rooftop deck.
I need a company phone. Do you provide those?
Great question! You have two options when it comes to phones.
- If you have a VoIP phone already, you can bring it with you and use it in our space. In order to use it, there are some additional configurations needed so please email our support team and they can let you know what you need to do.
- We can provide you with a brand new fully equipped VoIP Polycom VVX 410 and a phone number for just $50/month. Included is tech support, phone rental, unlimited domestic calling, reduced international call rates, and more.
Already have a phone number and just want a phone? We can help with this too, please email our support team.
How do you deal with mail?
This is another great question! We’ll keep this answer short and sweet.
In short, the only plans that have a mailbox and business address included are our exclusive desk and private office plans.
If you have a Works Basic, Works Plus or Open Desk you can add mail and package handling for $50/month. Unfortunately, if you do start sending mail here with these plans (by law) we have to return to sender.
For those needing just a business address and a mailbox, we do have a Virtual Office plan that is $95/month. We also offer mail & package forwarding for an additional cost.
Working at Downtown Works is not about having someplace to work, it is about having a community. Aside from the beautiful and functional environment, the staff at Downtown Works is what sets this co-working space apart from any other. They are not about rules, regulations and corporate compliance, but rather comfort, productivity and growth. The environment promotes success and creativity. No matter your profession, you become part of the team. The staff goes above and beyond to promote business growth and connections between other members. This San Diego workplace reflects what San Diego is all about, work hard, play hard and soak up the positive vibes!
Downtown Works offers more than a community of driven, like-minded entrepreneurs and businesses. It’s a breathtaking space that makes you want to come in and get to work. As a copywriter, this is key to creating great work for my clients. The natural light and views inspire my brain in ways a coffee shop doesn’t! The team also provides a variety of tools and resources, like weekly lunch & learns for continued learning and ongoing events. They encourage new ideas and concepts, like the yoga sessions I now get to lead here. (Yes, there a lot of members with multiple interests and projects at DW!) On a final note: The people are fantastic. Them – and the coffee + latte machine.
Downtown Works has everything I need plus more! Their staff is always available for questions and the perks are ABOVE & BEYOND other venues I went to. It’s also little things like the Alkaline water they provide and flexibility with my hours. I love the modern and open ambiance and the location can’t be beat! Just 2 blocks to Little Italy, across from Santa Fe Depot and just a few minutes to the airport. Downtown Works has it all – plus more.
Just wanted to share some gratitude on the best Co-working space in San Diego. Situated in Little Italy in the middle of downtown this gorgeous once old law firm converted to spacious urban tech space. The location is ideal for easy transport in and out of the City, close by to Trolley, Coaster, bus, airport, with available scooters out the lobby doors, 5-minute walk to the waterfront. This friend and helpful concierge-style staff ( are the X-factor), this is a really friendly community, with an awesome upbeat atmosphere. It boasts several spots to choose from which really helped me plug into the big bad world to be focused and productive. Finally being from Down under I loved the FREE craft beer and specialty coffees! Big Cheers to the team from Downtown Works (keep up the great work)!
My company is a fully remote team and we are always checking out different co-working spaces to drop into for a few days when team members meet up in different cities and countries. Downtown Works has made the top of the list. The space is big, clean and there are enough desks and phone booths, plus a cute outdoor balcony. The staff is always very nice and accommodating. Prices are also reasonable.