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Back Bay

120 St James Ave, Boston, MA, United States

Overlooking Copley Square, The Yard: Back Bay is the newest Boston coworking space offering private offices, dedicated desks and coworking in the iconic building formerly known as the John Hancock Tower. Located on the 6th floor, members can enjoy stunning views of the vibrant neighborhood from a focused work environment. Grow your business alongside an eclectic community of like-minded entrepreneurs and creatives. 

The Yard: Back Bay is open to members 24/7 and our onsite team can assist you:

  • Monday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Thursday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Friday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Schedule your tour today.


Salvador Saca

Senior Community Manager

(857) 453-1133


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    Art Gallery

    Curated artwork through The Yard's Art program featuring new artists' shows every quarter.
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    Coffee & Tea

    Modern kitchens include complimentary coffee by La Colombe and tea by Kusmi Tea.
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    Ergonomic Chairs

    High-quality desk chairs for you to be comfortable and productive.
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    Friendly On-site Staff

    Our Community Managers are on site daily to greet your guests professionally and receive and sort your mail.
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    High-Speed Wifi

    The Yard provides reliable, high-speed wireless internet and Ethernet connectivity.
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    Keycard Access

    24/7 access to your home location through security keycards and a smartphone app.
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    Latest Tech

    Experience the latest in VR with headsets available onsite.
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    Meeting Rooms

    Tech-enabled conference and meeting rooms to host guests and regroup with the team.
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    Neighborhood Discount & Perks

    Discounts on local restaurants, retail and services.
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    Environmentally responsible print quantities included with membership.
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    24/7 security in your space so you know your work is safe.
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    The Yard Network

    Access The Yard's digital network through our app The BackYard.
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    Wellness Program

    Fitness and health events on-site through The Yard's Wellness Program.


    By Rail and SubwayTake the Acela Express, Lake Shore Limited, Northeast Regional, Framingham/Worcester, Franklin, Needham, Providence/Stoughton Lines or the Orange Line to Back Bay Station. Then walk on Dartmouth Street to St. James Ave and turn right.

      From South Boston: Take W. 4th St. and Berkeley St. to St. James Ave.

      From Cambridge: Take I-90 E/Massachusetts Turnpike to Stuart St. via exit 22. Take Stuart St. to St. James Ave.

      From Brookline: Take Kent St. to Beacon St. and continue on Commonwealth Ave. Make a right on Clarendon St. and a right on St. James Ave.

      From North End: Take Bowdoin St, Derne St, Hancock St, Mt. Vernon St. and Walnut St. to Beacon St. Make a left on Arlington St. and a right on Commonwealth Ave. Then make a left on Clarendon St. and a right on St. James Ave.

        Take the Acton/Concord to Clarendon St. & St. James Ave. or the 9, 10, 39, 55, 57, 502, 503, 504, 553 to Saint James & Dartmouth St. Or take the 10, 39, 170 to Back Bay Station and walk up Dartmouth to St. James Ave.


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          Private Office

          Starting at $725/MO

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          Open Coworking


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          Dedicated Desk

          Starting at $500/MO