Looking for a space to cater for your staff, clients, and visitors with ranging levels of abilities and needs? A place with a unique feel and modern facilities that encourages networking and collaboration?
In the back streets of Port Adelaide lies a multi-faceted, collaborative space designed specifically for individuals living with a disability. co-able is the first of its kind in Australia tying together work, health and wellness services all in one location.
Built in 1851, the iconic heritage building has been fitted with a fresh modern interior that encourages the building of community, something that will be built upon when the build of a new entertainment space is completed in early 2023 for Adelaide Fringe.
The fully accessible co-working space sits alongside a range of other providers such as allied health, employment services and an accessible gym, encouraging people living with a disability to build on and improve their health and independence while building a community at the same time.
Businesses can rent both individual rooms and/or entire suites within the Port Adelaide facility that is designed with accessibility at the forefront.
Australian businessman and disability advocate Shane Hryhorec is the project’s leader, who had a goal of developing an all-in-one site that provided a full range of support services.
“It quickly became obvious that many places weren’t accessible for wheelchair users like me and that sparked an idea. What if there was a fully accessible place to rent dedicated to housing disability service providers?”
Since its launch, co-able has already made a positive impact on the community and with its open, inviting interior, there has been hot demand for the available co-working spaces. Businesses can rent both individual rooms and/or entire suites. By using the common boardroom, kitchen, and dining areas — all of which are, of course, fully accessible and inclusive spaces — co-able tenants are welcomed into a warm and thriving community.
The pilot initiative has quickly emerged as the foundation for the development of a variety of sites, with Shane planning to create comparable areas nationally.
“We want to bring the co-able concept to other locations in Australia including Melbourne and Sydney,” says Shane.
If the co-able community sounds like one you would like to be a part of, you can register your interest for a space here.
co-able is located at 60 Marryatt Street, Port Adelaide.
To find out more and to register your interest in a space, visit www.coable.com.au