Driven by discovery, powered by innovation.


Nestled in the heart of Gold Coast’s Health and Knowledge Precinct, COHORT will be a launchpad for health and technology startups and a home for innovative thinkers, events and accelerator programs.



We’re dedicated to our long-term goal of building a world-class innovation space that will empower health and technology growth on the Gold Coast. Our focus is to support and connect startup founders with programs and partners that will help them break the barriers to success. 

Our coworking space is equipped with everything you need to kick-start or grow your business with the flexibility to work the way you want. Our 2500m2 space includes 46 coworking desks, 11 private offices with a further 35 desks, 930m2 of space to let as private tenancies, 3 meeting rooms, 2 boardrooms, a 150 person event space, podcast room and webinar studio, commercial coffee machine, outdoor gym space, bike racks, showers and lockers.

With security, reception, community programs and events, everything your business needs to thrive will be located under one roof. For more information please get in touch, we can’t wait to share this journey with you!


Ben Howe

Ben Howe


Ben has consistently proven to be ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation design and commercial trends. In 2012, Ben started CoSpaces in Southport by transforming three of the city’s most historic buildings into 2500m2 of commercial space that now includes over 100 co-working desks, 10 private offices, 6 meeting rooms, 2 event spaces a photography studio, café and rooftop bar.

Ariana Margetts

Ariana Margetts

General Manager

As the General Manager of CoSpaces, Ariana oversees Cohort in Southport’s Health & Knowledge Precinct, working alongside precinct partners and State Government to oversee all aspects of communications, marketing, public relations, events and program initiatives for the 2500m2 innovation space. Ariana sits on the executive board of the Southport Chamber of Commerce and is a Mentor for the Gold Coast Global Shapers, World Economic Forum hub.

Sarah Wyllie

Sarah Wyllie

Community Concierge

With a background in real estate, Sarah is a vibrant and warm Concierge with excellent communication and customer service skills. As the welcoming face of the business, Sarah supports the administrative operations of the business and looks after all email and mail correspondence, the screening and handling of client enquiries, and the management of 6 meeting rooms and event spaces.

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