If you’re part of the growing number of remote workers in the Richmond area, you might get tired of the home office setup.
If you’re looking for a fresh locale for a day’s work, here are our recommendations — plus an interactive map to see what’s most convenient for you.
Coffee shops ☕️
Richmond has plenty of local coffee shops — but here are our picks for shops that have free Wi-Fi, plenty of seating, and an ideal atmosphere.
- Blanchard’s Broad Street (3121 W. Broad St.) and Forest Hill (4930 Forest Hill Ave.)
- Stir Crazy (4015 MacArthur Ave.)
- Afterglow (1719 Summit Ave.)
- Capital One Café (2933 W. Cary St.)
Any public library probably will be suitable for a setup — not to mention other available resources — but here are our standouts.
- Richmond Public Library Main Branch (101 E. Franklin St.) and Westover Hills Branch (1408 Westover Hills Blvd.)
- Henrico County Public Library Fairfield Branch (1401 N. Laburnum Ave.) and Libbie Mill Branch (2100 Lake E. St.)
- VCU Cabell Library (901 Park Ave.) | Note: A VCU ID is required after 10 p.m.
Coworking spaces 💻
If you’re willing to purchase a membership, Richmond has several coworking spaces with amenities like coffee, printing, conference rooms, and booths for virtual meetings.
- Common House Richmond (303 W. Broad St.)
- Gather (Multiple locations)
- Venture X Richmond (1806 Summit Ave. Ste. 300)
- Lavender Hill (1705 Commonwealth Ave.)
Working from a museum or grocery store means you can walk the galleries or grab that night’s dinner after your work day.
- VMFA Best Café (200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.)
- VMHC Museum Café (428 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.)
- Whole Foods (2024 W. Broad St.)
- Wegmans (12200 Wegmans Blvd.)
What remote work spaces did we miss? Let us in on your go-to spot.