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Coworking space at Innovation Hub offered to public beginning in February

South Boston News
The SOVA Innovation Hub at Wilborn Avenue and Johnston Street downtown. / January 21, 2021

,The coworking space at the SOVA Innovation Hub will open its doors Feb. 1 to people who want to join a coworking community.

A coworking community is a place where people can gather to get work done with amenities above and beyond what would be practical to have in a home office or stand-alone office space.

Amenities for all paid members of the coworking space include high-speed Wi-Fi, kitchenette, reception area, outdoor patio workspace with Wi-Fi, free parking, complimentary coffee, tea, and water, access to meeting space, and a wellness and mother’s room. Private phone booths are also available for members needing a quiet place to take a phone or video call.

The Innovation Hub is offering flexible membership options to prospective users. The space will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with after-hours access available for dedicated desk and private office members.

Additional information, including pricing and features of these membership options and how to reserve space, can be found at

“The SOVA Innovation Hub coworking space will help enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem in southern Virginia by providing affordable and flexible access to modern workspace,” said Lauren Mathena, director of Economic Development and Community Engagement at Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corp., which has moved into the second floor of the Wilborn Avenue building. “Our vision is a diverse coworking community that is welcoming and inclusive of all types of business owners, entrepreneurs and remote workers.”

The coworking community has already started booking tenants. “As a new Digital Marketing and Advertising Company in South Boston, we are excited about working in such an amazing and beautiful facility,” said Brian Rowland-Loftis, founder/CEO of Ad Nerds Media. “The technology and resources in this one building is second to none.”

Virtual or in-person tours of the coworking space are available and require an appointment. To book a tour, visit COVID-19 precautions are in place at the SOVA Innovation Hub. To learn about what precautions are being taken, visit

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