Spaces + Places + Accelerators

The Founders League is a gathering space for start ups located in the heart of the Knowledge District.

Sprout, located on the Rising Sun Mills campus, is a co-working community that offers hot desks, dedicated workspaces and private offices as well as meeting and conference facilities Social amenities include a fire pit, bike path, jogging track and gallery nights featuring local artists. (Special discounts available to members of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce.)

Sprout's co-working space is ideal for a branch office location and a PVD address.

Sprout's co-working space is ideal for a branch office location and a PVD address.

Lady Project Works features co-working space for women-owned entrepreneurial ventures and professionals.

The Westminster Lofts features live/work arrangements in five beautifully restored buildings.

The Pearl Street Lofts project is a renovation of two historic mill buildings located in the Westminster Crossing section of Providence’s West Side. Built in 1848, the mills once housed the New England Butt Company.

KLR Emerging Business Center offers co-working office space and accounting services to start-up and emerging businesses.  

Providence SHARE SPACE is a creative collaborative space for artists, entrepreneurs, small businesses and eclectic retailers.

Hatch Entrepreneurial Center provides 6,000 square feet of facilities, conference rooms, and meeting spaces for early-stage companies. Entrepreneurs-in-residence have the opportunity to meet and review business plans, discuss operational issues with other start-ups and connect with mentors in the areas of accounting, finance, international business, law, marketing and management.

Riverfront Lofts, located in neighboring Pawtucket, is a unique, vibrant new community of 60 live/work lofts for sale to artists and those who love the arts. Located in the heart of the city's rapidly growing arts district, Riverfront Lofts is just steps from the critically acclaimed GAMM Theatre, the Pawtucket Armory Performing Arts Center and Blackstone Studios.

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The Promenade is a new style of living for Providence. Loft style apartments– spacious studios, one and two bedrooms– with unmatched amenities in the most distinct historic urban mill building.

The Box Office is a collection of 12 office/studio work spaces constructed from 32 recycled shipping containers. It is artfully located in a once abandoned strip of Providence history.

The Plant is an intentional mixed-use development located at the corner of Valley and Delaine in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence along the banks of the Woonasquatucket River, offering live/work, office, commercial, a restaurant and event space in an historic mill complex.

The Steel Yard offers arts and technical training programs designed to increase opportunities for cultural and artistic expression, career-oriented training, and small business incubation. The Steel Yard's programs cater to working artists, students, community members, tradespeople, arts educators and entrepreneurs. 

One Davol Square is a former mill building that has been converted to first class office space. It is located in the heart of the Jewelry District (Eddy and Point Streets) and is within walking distance from both downtown and the East Side of Providence. 


Belvoir Properties, a Providence real estate development firm, has revitalized dozens of industrial buildings south of the Knowledge District. Work on two more buildings, one capable of housing 40,000 square feet of laboratory space, is underway. 

AS220 provides 60 live and work studios in three buildings: the 115 Empire Street Complex, the Dreyfus, and the Mercantile Block. Space is targeted to artists who seek a diverse, stable and affordable studio environment. 

The Design Office was founded to answer the creative needs of independent designers by providing office space, shared equipment, community and resources. In addition to supplying the essentials, they initiate and support collaborative projects and proposals. 

The Hive is collaborative, community-based co-working facility in Southern Rhode Island at the historic Lafayette Mills complex in North Kingstown. The Hive offers events including guest speakers and Power Lunch Tuesdays, where members can share business ideas and hopefully drum-up new partnerships.

Mad Dog Artist Studios located in the Armory Arts District of Pawtucket is set up to meet the start-up needs of artists who want to work in most media, including, but not limited to jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, mixed media and painting. Members have the option of a 3,500 square foot open art studio at times and days that work with their schedules or private space. Artists of all levels of experience are welcome. Membership is month-to-month. Approximately 30 artists are currently in residence. 

Spire Space in Middletown offers shared work spaces and private meeting rooms as well as enterprise level wi-fi, printing/fax stations, free parking, and all the free coffee you need. 

Red DWG Library in Pawtucket provides a premium coworking lounge with "purpose and commitment" that offers a creative approach to curating an experience that awakens and empowers entrepreneurs.