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UPDATED: Lehigh Valley Business Incubator Space Currently Available

By Colin McEvoy on July 5, 2017

As part of our mission to help businesses come, grow, and start here, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) will be doing a round-up each quarter of available business incubator space in the Lehigh Valley. See below for more information.

 

Ben Franklin TechVentures

116 Research Dr, Bethlehem, PA

Ben Franklin TechVentures offers internationally acclaimed high-tech workspace and community for early-stage companies. The location at Lehigh University allows resident companies easy access to the equipment, faculty, and students at the major university research campus, which complements Ben Franklin’s in-house expertise and network of experts and other resources.

  • Lab 127: 250 square feet
  • Lab 129: 250 square feet
  • Lab 139: 250 square feet
  • Lab 225: 250 square feet
  • Lab 229: 500 square feet
  • Lab 241: 250 square feet
  • Office 126: 200 square feet
  • Office 138: 230 square feet
  • Office 226: 200 square feet

All lab space is $18/square foot per year, and all office space is $15/square foot per year. All labs include fume hoods, built-in bench and cabinets, compressed air and vacuum lines, and some have emergency power backup outlets. Visit here for more information.

 

Bridgeworks Enterprise Center

905 Harrison Street, Allentown, PA

Business Incubator Suites:  These industrial spaces are ideal for startup and early-stage manufacturing companies. The I-3 zoned building has access to 480 VAC 3-phase electric, natural gas, water, and sewer. Shared amenities include: conference rooms; machine shop; indoor loading dock; forklift; powered pallet stacker; pallet jacks; and more.

  • Unit 104C (130 SF) Flexible office – Available immediately
  • Unit 105 (3,420 SF) Mfg. incubation space – Available immediately
  • Unit 126 (1,600 SF) Mfg. incubation space – Available immediately
  • Unit 134B (735 SF) Pre-incubation space – Available immediately

Coworking:  The Flex Launch & Coworking space provides affordable workspace for independent professionals and small teams. Coworking membership is $60 per month with no contracts. Amenities include: internet access; shared kitchen with coffee, refrigerator and microwave; access to conference rooms; private area for phone calls; and more. Contact Anthony Durante for more information.

 

Easton coWorks

230 Ferry St., Fl.1, Ste.2, Easton, PA

Easton coWorks is a coworking space in the Karl Stirner Arts Building located in downtown Easton. Its unique atmosphere fosters a great working environment and is the ideal place for telecommuters, freelancers, artists, and entrepreneurs looking to take that next step in growing their business.

Easton coWorks employs an open space concept, with seven dedicated desks included in the space. Two desks are currently available for lease at a cost of $300 per month. Contracts are month-to-month. Visit here for more information, or contact Sarah Clark for more information.

 

Pi: Partnership for Innovation

520 Evans St., Bethlehem, PA

Pi: Partnership for Innovation is a technology center located in the Southside Bethlehem Keystone Innovation Zone. Pi is housed in a former silk blouse factory which is located in tech-savvy South Bethlehem and within walking distance of SteelStacks campus. Immediately adjacent to the South Bethlehem Greenway and located in the heart of the Southside Arts & Business District. Rental rates for the below spaces are $12.50 /SF/year. Visit here for more information, or contact Asher Schiavone for more information.

  • Space 8 (114 SF) – Available immediately

 

SoBeCoWorks

1349 Lynn Ave, Bethlehem, PA

SoBeCoworks is a collaborative workspace and a KIZ-authorized business office. KIZ grants and low-interest business loans are available to members, as well as other business loan options available to our clients. A co-working solution that works for micro or small enterprise businesses, it has affordable and flexible rates to match any budget.

Shared office space currently available:

  • Part-time flexdesk member: $65 (eight visits/month)
  • Full-time flexdesk member: $135 (unlimited visits/month)
  • Partner member: $250 (private cubicle)
  • Private office: $350

Finding a productive place to work is a challenge for anyone who doesn’t have an office of their own including freelancers, entrepreneurs, telecommuters, and career changers. Working from home is appealing until the distractions of pets and family becomes too much to handle or the social isolation turns mind numbing. Co-working is just that solution.

Assembly, light industrial garage flex space available 300 sqft to 1,500 sqft, cost $300 to $1,500 and includes some utilities depending on your business requirements. Electric power up to 400Amp 3 Phase available.

For more information, visit www.sobecoworks.com or email santiago@sobecoworks.com.

 

Velocity

532 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA

Velocity, City Center’s urban co-working space, s designed to deliver options for small start-up, established, innovative businesses by providing an office option that delivers networking opportunities to professionals who are passionate about building a vibrant downtown community.

Velocity houses 13 offices ranging from 110 square feet to 355 square feet and 5 free range desks that are rented on a month to month basis.  All office and free range tenants have access to all the share amenities of the coworking space including 24-7 swipe card access to the kitchen, classroom, conference room and lounge space.  All are encouraged to collaborate with other businesses with space in the building.

If you are interested in space at Velocity, you can email, sherryd@citycenterlehighvalley.com.

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