Where to Work Remote in Philly as a Business Traveler
Philadelphia is the largest and most populated city in the state of Pennsylvania. The city is rich with history and culture, and is the most economically important city in the Delaware Valley. Because of this, Philadelphia is a hub for business travelers around the world, and is home to some fantastic places for you to stop in and get some work done.
Customs House Coffee
Customs House Coffee is a small home-style coffee shop located on Chestnut Street, and is a perfect place to finish some work on your business trip to Philadelphia. The shop can seat you alone, or your group/business meeting at one of its tables or booths. It also offers free Wi-Fi to customers and is well-supplied with power outlets to charge your phone or laptop. If you get famished while you work, the shop sells bagels, grilled sandwiches and pastries in addition to coffees and teas.
American Star Diner
Located in the historic borough of North Wales, American Star Diner is an attractive option for you to get some work done at any time of day. The diner is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day, everyday. The diner has power outlets for your electronics and complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as televisions to help you pass the time. Whatever you may need, American Star Diner is a reliable, familiar place to do some work in Philadelphia.
WeWork: Northern Liberties
Previously an industrial development in the heart of Philadelphia, the building WeWork occupies has been transformed into a modern co-working office space. The facilities occupy two floors and feature amenities such as a juice bar, espresso machine, snack bars and alcohol. You can also work in quiet and comfort in the communal areas, couches, or private offices. The space also offers Wi-Fi and receptionist services. If you plan on returning to Philadelphia for business in the future you can also rent a desk out for long-term use. WeWork is also conveniently located near the Old City District, so you can visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in your free time.
Joynture on South Street
Located on South Street, Joynture is a chain co-working space offering both rentable offices and community memberships. When you join you gain 24/7 access to the Joynture facilities, including spacious community areas and amenities such as a gourmet kitchen, conference rooms, member-only Wi-Fi and phone booths. You can also relax in the communal areas with plush couches and cafe-style tables. The facilities do require a membership to access, but the benefits you reap can be worth it if you plan on frequently returning on business trips to Philadelphia.
All in all, Philadelphia is one of the most culturally and economically important city in the United States, and filled to the brim with fantastic places for you to stop in on your business trip and get some work done. Where have you worked remote in Philadelphia while traveling for business? Share your recommendations in the comments below!