TCF Membership Details

Hi, and welcome to The Candy Factory. We're a coworking space established in 2010 and located in the heart of downtown Lancaster PA. With over 300 members, our thriving community is comprised of small business owners, remote workers, freelancers, non-profits, and students.

Our welcoming space is ideal for those looking to get out of their home office, grow their business, and build their network. We provide a warm and inviting atmosphere while providing all the resources you need to get work done, meet with clients, and connect with others. While our campus includes three buildings, a media studio, child care, a clubhouse,  7000 square feet of flex space, eight conference rooms, and more, the community is what makes us unique.

We look forward to showing you around and welcoming you to our community.

See below for membership breakdown and to schedule a tour.

At The Candy Factory (TCF), our mission is to foster a dynamic and inclusive coworking community that empowers individuals to thrive personally and professionally. Through our innovative approach to workspace, socialization, and resource-sharing, we strive to break down barriers, eradicate isolation, and cultivate an environment where creativity, collaboration, and growth flourish. Our commitment is to provide resources, and a supportive platform that not only inspires productivity but also nurtures meaningful connections, enabling our members to embark on a journey of continuous development and success. At TCF, we believe that together, we can reimagine the way we work and socialize, propelling our community towards greater achievements and shared accomplishments.

All Memberships include unlimited: business-grade wifi, coffee + tea, and most are month to month. All memberships give you access to:

The Candy Factory is in the KIZ ZONE.

Community Member - $100.00*

  • Access our coworking space during all open business hours (Monday - Saturday),
  • 20 conference/media room hours a month
  • * $100/Month w/6 Month Commitment, $125/Month-to-month 

Social Club - $50 Single or $75 Couple

  • Access to our Clubhouse Social Club Nights, Events + Clubs
  • Access to TCF Slack

Full-Time Member - $300.00

  • 24/7 access to our space
  • Dedicated Desk
  • 20 conference/media room hours a month during
    peak hours 8 AM-4 PM M-F
  • Unlimited conference room hours in the evenings and weekends.

Private Offices starting at $600

Waiting List


The best of what coworking, social club, and a cafe have to offer. With 25,000 square feet of creative space to work, we have 3 floors of flex space, 14 private offices, 8 conference rooms, a sixth-floor clubhouse, 8 phone booths, bottomless drinks, flexible arrangements, hours, child care, and a media studio. Come and get work done on our secure fiber business enterprise network, connect with our community virtually and in person. We're here for you. Join the work club today. 


Anne Kirby started her first design and marketing company in 1999 and currently operates a boutique agency called The Sweet Core in Lancaster, PA. After working from home for many years and feeling the effects of social isolation, she acknowledged the need for a collaborative community and started The Creative House of Lancaster in 2007. Anne then founded her thriving coworking space, The Candy Factory, in 2010. Eventually moving into a larger space in 2014, the Candy Factory now inhabits 25,000 square feet of space in the historic Lancaster Storage Company. She recently opened The Studios at The Candy Factory as well as Jelly Bellies, the region's first childcare/coworking facility combo. The Candy Factory is a coworking community of over 280 professionals and provides a professional yet relaxed work environment for people looking for creative, affordable ways to work in Lancaster County, with a focus on connecting members through internal networking, promotion, as well as social activities. She founded the PA Coworking Alliance and hosted the first PA Coworking Conference in 2018 at The Candy Factory.

Additionally, Anne facilitates an all women's meetup group called Kick-Ass Female Entrepreneurs. She speaks to organizations locally and nationally, including The House Small Business Committee in Washington D.C., on the topic of coworking, the gig economy, and cultivating community.

Anne has been recognized by the Technology Council of Central PA, Women in Technology 2019 Awards for her impact on entrepreneurial/small businesses, as well as The Central Penn women of influence and is a 2018 SCORE Small Business Awardee.

Anne Kirby

Anne Kirby

Founding Member / Community Manager

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Schedule a tour today, we'd love to show you around!

Brooke States

Brooke States

Community Facilitator

Francis Claudio

Francis Claudio

Main Hall Front Desk / Community Facilitator

Starr Snyder

Starr Snyder

Studios Front Desk / Community Facilitator

Yessica Longart Malave

Yessica Longart Malave

Facility Coordinator

Rwanda Miller

Rwanda Miller

Social Club Facilitator

Alli Northrop

Alli Northrop

Community Facilitator / Closer

Amanda Hodgen

Amanda Hodgen

Jelly Bellies Facilitator of Fun

Jason Mundok

Jason Mundok

Media Studio
Join our media club and get started today.

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!

Schedule a tour HERE.


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




Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday - 8 AM - 5 PM
(Happy Hour for members every Friday at 4 PM)
Saturday 9 AM - 12 PM
Sundays - Closed