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Serviced Office

Bold move is rewarding

In 1994, New Yorker Paul Salnikow was a corporate expansion pioneer working for a Saudi-backed investment group opening up new markets.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:04pm

Expanding into Central

Compass Offices is adding 16,000 sq ft to its empire of serviced offices with today's opening of a 17th business centre in Central.

The company's third opening this year after Kowloon and Sheung Wan in the first quarter, the latest addition is on the 16th and 17th floors of the Aon China Building at the intersection of Queens' Road Central and Pedder Street.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Caring 'partners' needed

With the increasing popularity of the serviced business centre concept, providing companies with an upmarket address and a fully equipped office at short notice and at flexible terms, The Executive Centre is growing by five to eight offices a year in Asia-Pacific, and now employs around 400 people.

9 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Central, Hong Kong

Compass Offices - World Wide House

Addresss 27/F, 19 Des Voeux Road Telephone +852 3796 7188

Se Sa Me

Address 2/F, L Place, 139 Queen's Road Telephone +852 2870 2323

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Service with a big smile

Serviced offices are tipped to perform well this quarter, supported by pent-up demand for office space, the ease of setting up a company in Hong Kong and new small and medium-sized companies arriving from Europe that want to exploit opportunities in the city and on the mainland.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Survival tips for firms

Many businesses fail to prepare for emergency situations. However, we only have to look at the chain of disasters that hit the world last year - the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the Middle East uprisings, the Christchurch earthquake and the floods in Bangkok - to realise the urgency for companies to think ahead.

9 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Pressure on operators

Serviced office operators are facing several problems as the global economy continues to deteriorate.

Rising inflation has already affected businesses, with product prices, wages and rents higher than last year.

12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Getting one step ahead

Setting up a business on the mainland isn't a walk in the park.

Requirements for business registration vary from industry to industry, and foreigners often find it difficult - if not impossible - to navigate the labyrinth of rules and regulations.

14 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Going that extra yard

While many business centres offer basic ancillary services, The Executive Centre has made use of its experience and network developed over the past 15 years, to launch a business concierge service for busy executives.

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Location all important

As some serviced office providers are debating whether or not to expand in the present volatile economy, Compass Offices, which is opening a business centre in Central next month, is confident it has got its strategy right.

24 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Need for offices to excel

The competitive edge of serviced offices depends on location, hardware, service and price. To stand out, it is necessary to excel in at least one area.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Super-receptionists

Client Services Officers Compass Serviced Offices

With two offices opening shortly, the fast expanding Compass Serviced Offices has about 15 active openings, and will be hiring again in the near future.

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Delivering on a promise

With more serviced offices in the pipeline in Hong Kong and the region, there is every opportunity for those interested in offering the perfect client service to develop a career in the field.

Whether it is sales or operations, employees should keep in mind they are dealing with clients day in, day out.

5 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

SMEs seek flexibility

Discouraged by inflation and skyrocketing rents - as prime office buildings in Central are reaching the HK$200 per sqft mark - small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) wishing to build their business at a prestigious address are increasingly using serviced offices.

22 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Compass Offices

Although just one year young, Compass Offices claims it has already taken over as Hong Kong's largest provider of serviced office solutions. The company has shown that it knows what it takes to make a successful working space time and time again, and its three latest centres are a testament to this fact.

25 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

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