Flexible, communal co-working spaces are popular choices for freelance workers, start-up entrepreneurs and other creative minds who want to have their own small office space and boost their business network without huge costs.
Let’s take a look at five of Hong Kong’s swankiest, perk-filled and luxe co-working spaces, offering hot desks, dedicated desks or even private office space.
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Featuring functional English-style with a distinctive contemporary feel, this relaxed and creative co-working space helps dynamic minds, talented freelancers and young entrepreneurs build a strong business network in the middle of bustling Causeway Bay.
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.
G/F-1/F, 8 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay
HK$200 per day / HK$1,800 per month
Providing an inclusive professional community for small and medium-sized enterprises, theDesk has three offices in different locations operating around the clock.
In collaboration with multi-award-winning firm Ida & Billy Architects, the new office at One Hysan Avenue – which celebrates its official opening on Friday – is 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.
14/F, One Hysan Avenue, 1 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay; 20/F, Leighton Centre, 77 Leighton Road; 511 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun
HK$300 per day / HK$2,700 per month (10 days) / HK$3,800 per month (full-time) / HK$4,500 per month (24 hours)
Founded by Shanghai-based Naked Group, Naked Hub is a haven of productivity, entrepreneurial spirit, imagination and inspiration, which attracts similar-minded small business owners and freelancers to the network.
Naked Hub offers two different offices in Sai Ying Pun and Sheung Wan.
G/F, 5-13 New Street, Sai Ying Pun; L7, 40 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan
HK$2,500 per month
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.
The luxurious and welcoming co-working space, which won the Golden A’ Interior Space, Retail and Exhibition Design Award in 2016, was created to facilitate collaboration and innovative ideas among users.
15/F, Soundwill Plaza ll – Midtown, 1-29 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay
HK$350 per day / HK$2,250 per month (part-time) / HK$4,450 per month (full-time)
WeWork, founded in 2010, has more than 160 offices around the world so far, including two in Hong Kong.
The Causeway Bay and Wan Chai offices offer an unlimited hot-desking membership, which costs from HK$3,500 a month.
The 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.
10/F, Mass Mutual Tower, 33 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai; 20/F, Tower 535, 535 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay
HK$3,500 per month