These days freelance workers, start-up entrepreneurs, and other creative minds, demand a flexible communal co-working environment and want to have their own small office space and boost their business network without huge costs. In Hong Kong, that request isn’t so impossible. Here are five of Hong Kong’s swankiest, perk-filled and luxurious co-working spaces able to offer hot desks, dedicated desks or even private office space.
It’s clear that Hong Kong’s shared office spaces are getting more innovative. TheDesk provides an inclusive professional community for small and medium-sized enterprises. Currently, theDesk has three offices in different locations operating around the clock.
Collaborating with multi-award-winning firm Ida & Billy Architects, their new office at One Hysan Avenue features a bright and tranquil co-working space in the heart of Causeway Bay, which helps to connect businesses and attract talent from across the city.
2. CO: WORK SOLO
This a page from the British taste, this office, features functional English-style with a distinctive contemporary feel. This relaxed and creative co-working space is able to help dynamic minds, talented freelancers and young entrepreneurs build a strong business network. With comfortable large sofas and the British canvas on the wall, this co-working space may make you feel as if you have actually gone abroad.
3. The Work Project
On entering The Work Project, you may be fooled into thinking you’ve stumbled into a swish hotel because of its impeccable interior designs. This luxurious and welcoming co-working space has won the Golden A’ Interior Space, Retail and Exhibition Design Award in 2016, and was created to facilitate collaboration and innovative ideas among users.
WeWork was founded in 2010 and has more than 160 offices around the world so far, including the two in Hong Kong. The Causeway Bay and Wan Chai offices offer an unlimited hot-desking membership costing from HK$3,500 a month. Perks include micro-roasted coffee, fresh fruit juice, draught beer, bike storage and the use of an exclusive app which allows members to connect with others and seek custom-made services. Not a bad deal.
5. Naked Hub
Ignoring its strange name, the Naked Hub is actually a haven of productivity, entrepreneurial spirit, imagination and inspiration, attracting similar-minded small business owners and freelancers to the network. It was founded by Shanghai-based Naked Group, and currently offers two different offices in Sai Ying Pun and Sheung Wan.