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Co-Working and Shared Spaces

 

 
 

Creative beings need space to work. Not only that, but the space needs to be inviting, colorful, and functional. Due to the high cost of rent in Hong Kong, several co-shared working spaces have popped up to deliver exactly what the office-less freelancer needs. Looking for a desk with access to a 3D printer? Found it! How about a room equipped with a Nespresso machine? Not a problem! Whether you require a garage for your woodworking project or a shower to refresh you during your afternoon breaks, weve found a co-shared office designed just for you and your budget.

 

8080 Space

This multi-purpose space totals1400 square feet and can be used for seminars, workshops, playgroups, movie nights, parties, arts and crafts, and exercise classes.

Perks: WiFi, a coffee maker, a fridge, multimedia and photo shoot equipment.

Price per month: $1,500 HKD

8080 Space. Unit 2913, 1 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong District, Kowloon, +852 3175 5030, www.8080space.com, info@8080space.com

 

CoCoon

This airy, open office features environmentally friendly interior design with modular workspaces. Plenty of meeting rooms and desks are at your disposal in addition to the 3D printer.

Perks: Cafés, free WiFi, and a foosball table for breaks.

Price per month: $2,000 HKD

CoCoon. 3/F, Citicorp Centre, 18 Whitfield Road, Tin Hau District, Hong Kong, +852 3158 2999, www.cocoonhk.org, yo@hkcocoon.org

 

Cyberport Smart Space

This colorful and hip working spot features private offices, designated workstations, and big glass windows for plenty of natural sunlight.

Perks: 24-hour access, a break area, gym facilities, and a free subscription to the Cyberport Collaboration Centre.

Price per month: $800 HKD

Cyberport Smart Space. 2 Cyberport Road (Cyberport), Telegraph Bay District, Hong Kong, +852 3166 3817, www.cyberport.hk, leasing@cyberport.hk

 

Garage Society

This is the largest co-working office in Central. It occupies two floors and features collaborative workspaces, hot desks, and modern interior design.

Perks: An outdoor terrace, 24-hour access, IT support, and free drinks.

Price per month: $2,000 HKD

Garage Society. 9/F, 33 Des Voeux Road Central, Central and Western District, Hong Kong, +852 3952 7200, www.thegaragesociety.com, iminterested@thegaragesociety.com

 

Hong Kong Commons

There are private suites and hot desks available, and they also offer other services like
web design and financial advice.

Perks: 24-hour access and WiFi.

Price per month: $1,600 HKD

Hong Kong Commons. 25/F, Workington Tower, 78 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan District, Hong Kong, +852 3563 9215, www.hkcommons.com, contact@hkcommons.com

 

Innovation Lab

Made up of one communal office and seven private ones, this space also offers a meeting room and a showroom. While they pride themselves on being the most inspirational working space in Hong Kong, the offices actually look a little dull.

Perks: Its in Kennedy Town.

Price per month: $4,000 HKD

Innovation Lab. 8/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town District, Hong Kong, www.innovationlab.hk

 

Paperclip HK

This hyper-cool workplace is outfitted with sleek interior design throughout its offices, classrooms, and event spaces.

Perks: 24-hour access and the opportunity to take an array of interesting, one-day courses from its Startup Academy.

Price per month: $2,000 HKD

Paperclip HK. 3/F, Nam Wo Hong, 148 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan District, Hong Kong, +852 3586 2888, www.papercliphk.com, startup@papercliphk.com

 

Platform

The wide, open floors make this an ideal spot for a temporary exhibition. Honestly, theres not much more than blank, white walls, but that doesnt mean that you cant fill them!

Perks: A kitchen, locker, and shower.

Price per month: $1,500 HKD

Platform. 1-3/F, 120 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun District, Hong Kong, +852 3460 7788, www.platform.hk, hello@platform.hk

 

RetroSpot

This functional, modern space is equipped with a photography studio and long team desks.

Perks: 24-hour access.

Price per month: $2,200 HKD

RetroSpot. Unit 4H, Tung Kin Factory Building, 200-202 Tsat Tsz Mui Road, Quarry Bay District, Hong Kong, +852 3568 4012, www.retrospot.hk, info@retrospot.hk

 

The Crafties

This space simply provides a big, wooden table in a plain, modern room. Nothing fancy, but definitely not boring.

Perks: Classes and events, craft machinery, WiFi, a projector, and a coffee machine.

Price per month: $800 HKD

The Crafties. 1/F, Sing Kui Commercial Building, 27 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan District, +852 3461 1368, www.thecrafties.hk, info@thecrafties.com.hk

 

The Good Lab

Aside from having the basic requirements of desks and a lounge area, The Good Lab also features a small theater that can be used as an event space.

Perks: A pantry of beverages, a set of lockers, and a bevy of sustainable and quirky furniture.

Price per month: $380 HKD

The Good Lab. 1/F, The Sparkle Podium, 500 Tung Chau Street, Cheung Sha Wan District, Kowloon, +852 3996 1933, www.goodlab.hk, info@goodlab.hk

 

The Hive

There are actually three of these spaces (Wan Chai, Sai Kung, and Kennedy Town), the most popular one being Wan Chai. All locations feature a stylish setting of hot desks, lounge seats, and an outdoor terrace.

Perks: A coffee machine, WiFi, and an ambiance that makes you want to come to work.

Price per month: $2,800 HKD

The Hive. 21/F, The Phoenix Building, 23 Luard Road, Wan Chai District, Hong Kong, +852 3568 6343, www.thehive.com.hk, info@thehive.com.hk

 

The Loft

Comfortable furniture and muted colors characterize this cool work space.

Perks: 24-hour access, concierge, and a projector.

Price per month: $1,500 HKD

The Loft. 12 Ng Fong Street, San Po Kong, Kowloom, +852 3905 1000, www.theloft.com.hkm, host@theloft.com.hk

 

Wynd

Wood floors, sofas, big tables, and plenty of natural air flow through this posh office located in Lan Kwai Fong.

Perks: Its in Lan Kwai Fong, so you dont need to go far to party after work.

Price per month: $2,400 HKD

Wynd. Room 1003, 43-55 Wyndham Street (Lan Kwai Fong), Central District, Hong Kong, +852 3462 2777, www.wynd.hk, enquiry@wynd.hk

 

 

References

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Startup Spaces: The Newest Co-Working Spaces in Hong Kong - StartupsHK. (2014, January 21). Retrieved May 18, 2015, from http://www.startupshk.com/newly-opened-co-working-spaces-in-hong-kong-you-should-know/

Jumpstart Magazine. (n.d.). Retrieved May 18, 2015, from http://jumpstartmag.com/coworking-spaces/complete-list-of-coworking-spaces-in-hong-kong/#CoCoon

Top 10 Co-Working Spaces. (2014, April 3). Retrieved May 18, 2015, from http://www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/top-10-co-working-spaces