If you want to build a great coworking community, I want to help.

Hi, I'm Tony. I led the charge to open Manhattan's first (and most beloved) coworking space, New Work City, from 2008 to 2015. Since then, I've helped thousands of people start and grow their spaces all over the world.

This site is packed with resources that will save you time and help you thrive. Have a look around!


Running an amazing space doesn't have to be super hard.

For over 12 years, I've been learning everything we can about how to build and run a great coworking community. Now, I'm here to pass along what I've learned to you.

40+ experienced space owners & managers

50+ templates, worksheets, best practices and more

A supportive mastermind group

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Membership at New Work Cities will save you tons of time and money and give you a supportive community of experienced peers.

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Hi, I'm Tony Bacigalupo.

I've been in the coworking world since I first discovered it happening in a loft apartment in 2007. That inspired me to lead the charge to open Manhattan's first coworking space, New Work City, in 2008.

Since then, I've been writing, consulting, and speaking about coworking all over the world, working with thousands of people building spaces everywhere.

I also help run the nonprofit that powers the free resources at coworking.org.

I'm taking what I've learned and sharing it with people who are building not just workspaces but places that aspire to be impactful local institutions. If you want to build a space like that in your city, I want to see you succeed!


New Work Cities membership includes:

Coworking Business Model & Fundraising Workshop includes:

Weekly live video Q&A sessions Coworking industry forecast
Video Q&A archive (60+ hours) Sustainable business models overview
Coworking Toolkit Fundraising strategies
Online discussion groups How to find your first supporters
One-on-one consult Video lecutres & printable worksheets
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“The day I started working with Tony I was finally able to take a deep breath. For the first time in years I felt I truly had someone looking out for me and my business. It's refreshing to know I'm not alone.”
Ashley Proctor, GCUC Canada & COHIP
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