Discover the Coworking Experience at The Candy Factory

Since 2010, The Candy Factory (TCF) has been at the forefront of the coworking movement in Lancaster, PA. As a vibrant and diverse community with over 300 members, we're home to small business owners, remote workers, freelancers, non-profits, and students. Our unique coworking space is perfectly situated in the heart of downtown Lancaster, offering a dynamic and nurturing environment for professionals from all walks of life.

A Space Designed for Growth and Connection

At TCF, we understand the challenges of working from home or in isolated environments. That's why our space is tailored to not just meet, but exceed your professional needs. With 7000 square feet of flexible coworking space, eight conference rooms, a media studio, child care facilities, and a clubhouse, we provide the ideal setting for you to work, meet clients, and build lasting networks.

More Than Just a Workspace

What truly sets us apart is our community. TCF isn't just about providing a desk or an office; it's about fostering a sense of belonging and connection. Our members are at the heart of everything we do, creating a unique atmosphere where collaboration and creativity thrive.

Our Mission: Empowering Your Success

Our mission is to create an inclusive and dynamic coworking environment that supports personal and professional growth. We believe in breaking down barriers, combating isolation, and cultivating a space where creativity, collaboration, and development are paramount. At TCF, we provide the resources and support you need to be productive and make meaningful connections, propelling you on a journey of continuous growth and success.

What You Get with Every Membership:

Joining TCF means more than just a place to work; it's your gateway to a thriving professional ecosystem. Our memberships offer an array of benefits designed to enhance your work experience and connect you with a dynamic community.

  • A friendly team: Our team is here to get you plugged in and connected.
  • Unlimited Business-Grade WiFi: Stay connected with reliable, high-speed internet.
  • Complimentary Coffee and Tea: Keep energized with our selection of beverages.

Exclusive Access for Members:

  • The Coworking Space: A flexible and inspiring environment to work and collaborate.
  • The Robust Slack Community: Engage with fellow members online for networking and support.
  • The SIXTH Floor Clubhouse - A unique space for relaxation and casual meetings.
  • Social and Networking Events: Opportunities to connect, learn, and grow with community events.
  • So Good Media Studio: Explore your creative side in our fully-equipped media studio.
  • Jelly Bellies Childcare: Convenient on-site childcare solutions.
  • Conference Rooms: Professional spaces for your meetings and presentations.
  • Mailing Address and Package Handling: Simplify your business logistics with our mailing services.

Located in the KIZ Zone

TCF is proudly situated in the Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ), a designated area that fosters growth and innovation in technology and creative sectors.

The TCF Team Welcomes You!

Anne Kirby, founder of The Candy Factory, is a recognized leader in the coworking industry. Starting with her design and marketing company in 1999, Anne's journey led her to establish The Creative House of Lancaster in 2006 and The Candy Factory in 2010 after recognizing the need for collaborative spaces to combat the isolation of working from home. Under her leadership, The Candy Factory has grown into a 25,000-square-foot hub in the historic Lancaster Storage building, encompassing The Studios and Jelly Bellies, a unique childcare/coworking facility.

Anne's passion extends beyond The Candy Factory. She founded the PA Coworking Alliance, leads the Kick-Ass Female Entrepreneurs group, and speaks nationally on coworking and community building. Recognized as a Central Penn Woman of Influence and recipient of the 2018 SCORE Small Business Award, Anne's focus is on connecting and empowering the coworking community.

At The Candy Factory, Anne and her team are dedicated to creating a vibrant, supportive environment where over 300 professionals connect, collaborate, and thrive.

Anne Kirby

Anne Kirby

Founder

Jason Mundok

Jason Mundok

Partner | Media Studio

Francis Claudio

Francis Claudio

Community Operations

Starr Snyder

Starr Snyder

Studios Community Facilitator

Yessica Longart Malave

Yessica Longart Malave

Facility Coordinator

Lori Johnson

Lori Johnson

Community Outreach

Ijah Anderson

Ijah Anderson

Community Facilitator

Amanda Hodgen

Amanda Hodgen

Community Facilitator

Michele Marouchoc

Michele Marouchoc

Closer

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MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

JOIN THE LANCASTER WORK CLUB

TCF GALLERY

IMAGES

BUSINESS RESOURCES

WHERE YOU CAN FIND HELP

PODCASTS & VIDEO

MEDIA STUDIO + CLUB

JELLY BELLIES

CHILD CARE

THE CANDY FACTORY
Lancaster City CoWork + Social Club

A Place To Work & Socialize With Other People. 

We think outside of the traditional office space:
We Share, We Gather, We Imagine, We Create, We Thrive, We COWORK!

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ADDRESS

The Candy Factory
Warehouse D
342 N. Queen St.
Lancaster, PA 17603

PHONE

717-945-6380

HOURS

Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 7 PM
Friday - 8 AM - 5 PM
(Happy Hour for members every Friday at 4 PM)
Saturday 9 AM - 12 PM
Sundays - Closed