“I’ve been at the Candy Factory for … :thinking_face::thinking_face: … years! I’ve been here a long time and honestly can’t imagine being anywhere else. My job is great but isolating, so having people I legitimately LOVE being around while at work has been such a treat  :face_with_cowboy_hat:.”

- AJ Hoffer

Software Engineer, Lupulin Exchange

AJ Hoffer

Lupulin Exchange – Software Engineer 

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Hello:man-raising-hand:I’m AJ and I’m a Software Engineer at the Lupulin Exchange. When I’m not at the Candy Factory, I’m probably at home with my wife and our cute kids! The kids, by the way, ALSO love coming to the Candy Factory for Jelly Bellies (or to just occasionally steal cereal)! Some people call me “BURRITO THUNDER” (:burrito::zap:)… and there’s probably a reason for that, but I don’t remember what. :zany_face:

Join our coworking community!

The Candy Factory is a coworking space established in 2010 and located in the heart of Downtown Lancaster PA. We are a community of professionals who have found a new way to work. Coworking and shared workspaces help promote business growth, creative thinking, shared brilliance and collaboration while offering an affordable office solution for small businesses, freelancers, remote workers, and non-profits. 

Member Highlight – Chris Solt

Member Highlight – Chris Solt

"The FTF is a community of fair trade enterprises that models the true spirit of "coopetition" and the Candy Factory is an independently owned & operated co-working space made up of diverse individuals, entrepreneurs, and organizations. Finding a home here was a...

Member Highlight – Barbra Gallen

Member Highlight – Barbra Gallen

"I love co-working at the Candy Factory!! It’s an energetic environment filled with entrepreneurs of all ages who generously share what they have to give. Even if it’s just time for a cup of coffee on a given day. The more I’m here the more I want to be here. My...

Jelly Bellies NOW OPEN

 We love our little munchkins, but we also understand the struggle all parents feel trying to juggle work and childcare. Sometimes you need a place to get work done, meet with a client, network, or just take a deep breath. That is why we are excited to announce jelly bellies, a supervised play facility located at The Candy Factory. Schedule a tour today!

Welcome Arianna

We’d like to welcome Arianna to The Candy Factory and The Sweet Core team as our Jelly Bellies supervisor and facilitator of fun!

She will be responsible for watching over and organizing fun activities for your kiddos.