Hong Kong’s best co-working spaces
Whether you need a space for short term or long term use, Campfire is agreeably flexible. Membership includes access to a wide variety of creatively fun events and workshops, useful networking opportunities with other members, and 24-hour access. Boasting locations in areas like Kennedy Town and Wong Chuk Hang, each venue has its own industry speciality such as tech or fashion, respectively. The company also happens to be dog-friendly – super important.
CoCoon is the ideal place to incubate your business ideas and see them come to life. Encouraging networking through its community filled with entrepreneurs, engineers, designers and corporate partners, this brand helps you connect with exactly the right people. The CoCoon Foundation also delivers entrepreneurship education and work experience to students where guests can learn the skills they need to take their business to the next level.
Desk One combines a co-working space, library and café all in one. There are three venues to choose from: Causeway Bay, Mong Kok and Tsuen Wan. Each location is furnished with comfy sofas, desks in front of floor-to-ceiling windows and private cubicles and rooms. With high-speed internet and power sockets at every table, this is the place to go if you need to put your head down and work.
If you’re looking for a co-working space that’s artsy, airy and imbued with its own community ethos, TheDesk is the place to go. This 8,000sq ft hub has become home to many startups, networking groups and a number of teams from big brands. There are single desks on offer as well as full offices, and it all comes with the use of a cosy courtyard and catering facilities.
Want to move beyond hipster-esque co-working spaces and take your business to the next level? Then The Executive Centre needs to be on your radar. Offering sophisticated businesses centres all around the world, including 10 branches here in Hong Kong, these spaces provide everything from 24-hour access and barista-made coffee to standing desks and limo services.
With four locations dotted around Hong Kong Island (Central, Sheung Wan, SYP and Wan Chai), Garage Society is the ultimate spot for events and a community feel. Its mission is simple – to build a platform for the next generation of entrepreneurs. While each venue has its own particular attraction – the SYP branch is pet-friendly, Wan Chai boasts a big outdoor space – and all the branches host regular talks on many different topics to help build motivation and increase productivity.
With locations across Southeast Asia, this co-working community is home to young companies, entrepreneurs and freelancers looking to meet like-minded people. Each space is ideal for events, informal meetings and other community happenings – so check the schedules to see if anything peaks your interest. Each location has its own niche. The Kennedy Town spot is home to The Hive Studios – perfect for photographers, while the Wong Chuk Hang outpost is built for artsy types.
Located a few minutes from Diamond Hill MTR Station, this co-working space welcomes entrepreneurs and small businesses into its homey venue. The Loft offers a plethora of resources to help you get your business rolling, from a business concierge service, 24-hour access as well as your pick of dedicated hot desks or private office units. This co-working space is the perfect place to work without feeling like you’ve left home.
One of the newest additions to the Hong Kong co-working space scene and already making waves, Naked Hub carries a seriously creative vibe with both branches (Sheung Wan and Sai Ying Pun) paying homage to the local creative community. Aside from the usual offerings – hot desks, private offices and plenty of natural light – the SYP location also features a nifty street-level outdoor terrace, coffee bar and an art gallery showcasing exciting work from up-and-comers.
One of the few co-working spots with a branch on the eastern side of Kowloon, in Kwun Tong, Ooosh is a convenient location for creative minds who want to connect with business and tech talents. Highlights at Ooosh include standing desks, Apple TV and meeting rooms filled with bean bags. The space also aims to help new startups put their business ideas into action whether they require advice or access to funding.
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