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Work Independently.

Not Alone.

Coworking Space for Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Digital Artists, Makers and the Generally Curious

What's Happening?

For over a decade, the West Virginia State University Economic Development Center (EDC) has been at the forefront of providing comprehensive business and entrepreneurship training, office space leasing, and robust support for small business startups. Our multifaceted facility goes beyond traditional offerings, incorporating versatile spaces for training sessions, meetings, and office leasing. 


In addition to our dedicated spaces, the EDC boasts a creative hub featuring areas for art exhibits, video capture, green screen capabilities, a voice studio, and an editing suite. This unique environment serves as a co-working space tailored to the needs of the dynamic and innovative creative economy.

Our facility is thoughtfully designed, offering a range of workspaces to accommodate diverse preferences and work styles. From a six-seat workbar and drop-in workstations to semi-private work areas, private and public meeting rooms, and expansive collaborative work zones – the EDC provides a flexible and accommodating environment. 

Whether you require a workspace for a single day or plan to make the EDC your regular professional home, we offer affordable rates and flexible plans to meet your individual needs. Join us at the West Virginia State University Economic Development Center and experience a supportive and collaborative community tailored to foster your business growth and success.

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Coming Soon...

 Child Care Training - Online Child Care Courses!
Embark on a rewarding journey towards entrepreneurship with our
comprehensive online training self-study package designed exclusively for family child care providers. Whether you are an existing caregiver or a budding entrepreneur, our classes are crafted to equip you with the essential skills needed to establish and successfully run your own child care business.


Stay Tuned for More Details

Some Topics Include:

Family Child Care Basics

Preventing Misbehavior

and so much more!

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1506 Kanawha Blvd. W

Charleston, WV 25387

Hours of Operation: 

Mon-Fri 8:30am-8:30pm​

Main Office closes at 4:00pm


Additional Parking:  Charleston Orthopedic building located at

​1532 Kanawha Blvd. W

Reasonable accommodations will be made to provide this content into reasonable alternate accessible formats upon request. Please contact the WVSU Extension Service at 304-204-4305 or  West Virginia State University Research and Development Corporation is an equal opportunity affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status in any of its programs or activities.

©2021 WVSU Economic Development Center

Passion Led Us Here

"We use our office space at the WVSU-EDC to provide a local work space free from the distractions of technology. We also looking forward to using the fresh, modern meeting space and media production facilities."

-Krista Black, J.D.,CEO TOPDOG Legal Marketing

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