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Community Coworking in the Heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo

Thanks to technology, most people can work from pretty much anywhere – but just anywhere isn’t good enough. Home is unproductive and lonely. Coffee shops and restaurants are simply unsustainable, and typical office space is uninspiring, inflexible and expensive.

With the goal of providing the best workspace possible, the SLO HotHouse has created coworking space designed to enhance productivity, collaboration and the success for our members.

With no leases, affordable 24/7 workspace and all the office amenities you could ask for, coworking at the SLO HotHouse is the perfect place for entrepreneurs, startups, innovators, and changemakers.

“Coworking at the Hothouse has been instrumental in engaging our business with students and the wider SLO community. Being surrounded by an atmosphere of innovation and out-of-the-box thinkers has enabled us to ideate concepts we would not have thought possible before. It’s been a huge asset towards our success.”

— John Osumi, CEO of Bishop Peak Technologies

Located in downtown San Luis Obispo, the newly renovated 15,000 square foot SLO HotHouse boasts stylish open seating, dedicated office space, sleek private offices, meeting rooms and a spacious lounge.

All-inclusive Membership Amenities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Educational & social events
  • Conference rooms & meeting space
  • Access to SBDC consultants
  • Lounge area
  • Kitchen
  • All the free coffee you can drink

Membership Rates

  • Undesignated Workspace: $175
  • Designated Workspace: $250
  • Small Office: $650
  • Medium Office: $850
  • Large Office: $1000
  • Day Pass: $25 (no conference room)
  • Day Pass Conference Room: $40/hour - 3 hour max (longer usage with pre-approval)
  • Event Space: $400/4 & $800/8 hour + cleaning fee (nonprofit discounts available)
“Coworking at the Hothouse has been instrumental in engaging our business…
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“Coworking at the Hothouse has been instrumental in engaging our business with students and the wider SLO community. Being surrounded by an atmosphere of innovation and out-of-the-box thinkers has enabled us to ideate concepts we would not have thought possible before. It’s been a huge asset towards our success.”

— John Osumi
CEO of Bishop Peak Technologies

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Come spend a day coworking with us and you’ll realize how much more efficiently you can manage your time when you wake up, get dressed and go to a workplace that is filled with productive, like-minded entrepreneurs.

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Submit Your Coworking Application Today! For a one-time event space or conference room rental, email mashurst@calpoly.edu or call (805) 756-5171. Nonprofit discounts are available.

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Coworking

Elizabeth K. Horowitz
Law Office of Elizabeth K. Horowitz

“I joined the SLO Hothouse as a coworker when I moved to town in February 2016 and overall it has been great. The workspace is comfortable, the people friendly, and the amenities (including Wi-Fi, conference rooms, storage areas, and a communal kitchen) provide for a great coworking experience. In a nutshell, it has everything you need, plus good company. I would highly recommend signing up to cowork here. ”

Business Incubator PROGRAM

Our two-year full-time Community Business Incubator includes everything needed for early-stage companies to develop into financially stable, high-growth enterprises by providing the tools; training and infrastructure that helps facilitate smarter, faster growth.

Programming for the Incubator includes mentorship, monthly peer-to-peer roundtable discussions, an advisory board for each startup in the program, participation in Pitch Nights, networking opportunities and exclusive access to various entrepreneurial events in the community. Businesses will also be able to utilize all of the SLO HotHouse resources, such as office space, conference rooms, and an invaluable peer network.


Community startups interested in applying for the Incubator program.
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