Silicon Valley, Boston, New York City (you can throw LA in there now too)… they’re all known for a few things (and, it’s not just the LSD). Innovative startups, great culture, and incredibly expensive–and competitive–housing and real estate markets.

If you’re a startup, it’s easy to feel pressured to throw your savings and capital at securing a space in one of these booming startup ecosystems, but it doesn’t have to be that way (here are a few to add to my list below).

With more remote workers than ever before–thanks to increasing global internet and technological availability–there are less requirements for where your office is actually located, or if it exists at all. Read the full story here.