The co-living project Bibliotheque in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, was converted from two five-storey buildings. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Nicholas Spiro

Co-living meets Asia’s needs but with the coronavirus outbreak, can it succeed in these economically challenging times?

  • Asia’s urbanising, tech-savvy population, high proportion of youth living with their parents and lack of affordable housing make it an attractive market for co-living providers
  • But the business model is untested in a challenging economic environment, particularly now as the region grapples with the coronavirus outbreak
The co-living project Bibliotheque in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, was converted from two five-storey buildings. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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