Updated: Sep 18
The rise of remote work has brought a new way of working, and, at the same time, a new way of finding the perfect place for it. If you have decided that occasionally or maybe even constantly, you need a different place from your home or your usual place of work, cafes or coworking spaces would be a great match for you.
Coworking spaces can be of different types and are some of the solutions for those looking for an alternative to working from home or in a traditional office. At the same time, the same is attributed to cafes that have conditions for such a thing. Both could provide a community of like-minded people, a productive environment, and often a variety of amenities.
In this blog post, we'll take a look at some of the recommended and most famous coworking spaces in Skopje.
The list of places is randomly compiled.
The space Netaville opened several months ago offers free space for organizing IT events, a cafeteria with discounted prices for IT students, and a cozy collab co-working space.
The spacious area has a co-working space with Wi-Fi, power sockets, and ergonomic seats with desks. Then, there is the amphitheater, with a wider angle amphitheatrical setting, with a capacity for 50+ people and a big screen projector.
The space also offers a classroom, with a big screen 4K TV, power sockets, and 24 ergonomic seats with desks. There, you can find also the cafeteria, which accepts cash, and credit cards, with a capacity of 50 people, relaxing seats, and power sockets, as well as a gaming zone with a Playstation 5 setup with 4K HDR TV and board games.
This space is located on Nikola Tesla 9 in the Karposh 2 neighborhood. Netaville is open from 8 AM to 10 PM from Monday to Friday, and from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday.
Coffice is a co-working space, located in the city center, offering three areas for work.
Office 1, which is a private 15m2 fully equipped office suitable for a team of 3 people. In addition to desks and chairs, the price also includes coffee, tea, the use of printer and scanner, use of conference room, cleaning service, and all utility bills like electricity bills and optic internet.
Office 2, private 35m2 fully equipped office suitable for a team of 7 people with a private bathroom and a small kitchen area. In addition to desks and chairs, the price also includes coffee, tea, use of printer and scanner, cleaning service, all utility bills like electricity bills and optic internet. The office has a separate entrance from the co-working space.
They also have an open space, that features 12 desks with a mini kitchen area and a small bar/dining area with a big glass window overlooking a park.
The price list is 1 Day - 700 Denars; 1 Week - 3.500 Denars (nonconsecutive); 10 Days - 4.600 Denars (nonconsecutive); 1 month - 6.600 Denars per month; 3 months - 6.400 Denars per month; 6 months - 6.000 Denars per month; 12 months - 5.700 Denars per month. Some of the packages are on discount, as of April 2023.
They are accepting credit cards.
This space is located on: Sv. Kiril I Metodij 48 in Center.
CEED Hub is just another co-working place in Skopje. The space offers daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, team package, and private offices for their clients.
Some of their basic amenities in this space are a dedicated desk, unlimited working hours within CEED Gub Skopje's working time, unlimited use of shared facilities, like a Skype booth, reception, kitchen and showing corner, use of office equipment, limited quantities of office materials, conference room, and free internet.
Some of the services differ in relation to the packages, thus offering some different benefits, because the place offers educational programs and access to finance and mentorship support, which could be seen on their website, and is not just a classic co-working space.
As for the prices for the lease of the coworking premises, they are not publicly announced, because, as they tell Skopje.IN, they are individual and are determined on the spot depending on the client and the duration of the lease.
CEED Hub is located on Rugjer Boshkovikj 18 in Karposh 2
Highspace Coworking is just high. Located in Cevahir towers in the Aerodrom neighborhood, the co-working space offers daily, monthly membership, as well as private office.
Day pass cost 15 Euros, and the amenities are unlimited tea, coffee and purified water, superfast wifi, free parking, and free kitchen.
The monthly membership costs 199 Euros per month, and offers working time 24 hours a day, five days a week, with unlimited tea, coffee, and purified water, a conference room, WiFi, free parking, a meeting room, and a kitchen.
The last options is the private office, which differs from the previous packages. The working time is 24/7, with maximum of 54 team members, and superfast wifi, free kitchen and unlimited tea, coffee and purified water. It costs 600 Euros a month.
Location: 1615 Skopje MK, 1000 Cevahir Block C
Konnectivity co-working space is the newest of its type in Skopje.
This space offers a Starter plan which costs 200 euros per month, and includes dedicated desk space, high-speed internet, and access to common areas. Meanwhile, the Professional plan costs 250 euros/month, and includes a private office with ergonomic furniture, high-speed internet, access to meeting rooms, and complimentary refreshments.
Located on Luj Paster 1, Palata Makedonija
1. Public room
Public room is perhaps the most lively cafe when it comes to remote work in Skopje.
The cafe, which is divided into several floors, is almost constantly filled with people who are working, studying, or doing something completely different. The use of the space is free of charge, but of course, you should order something during your stay there.
Public room is located on 50-th Division 22, and is open from 9 AM to 1 AM.
Their menu can be seen at this LINK.
Mikel is a coffeehouse chain with 340 shops in 17 countries around the world. It is one of the recommended places by expats for working remote work in Skopje.
As of April, the location on the street "Macedonia" is closed and moving to a new location. The second open locations is right across the Church "St. Clement of Ohrid" on "Partizanski odredi" boulevard.
Mikel is open from 7 AM to 12 AM. Their menu is available at this LINK.
This lively and spacious Bar&Food located in the Aerodrom neighborhood is a networking place for the Startup Club Skopje. The place offers free parking, free WiFi, and power outlets.
Srekja Bar&Food is located in the same complex where the American College Skopje University, MIT University, and the Faculty of Business and Economics are located, on the 3rd Macedonian Brigade Boulevard.
The place is open from 8 AM-12 AM from Monday to Thursday, 8 AM-1 AM on Fridays, 9 AM-1 AM on Saturdays, and 9 AM-12 AM on Sundays. Their menu is available at this LINK.