Looking for an office that inspires? We’ve put together a handy list of the best co-working spaces in Hong Kong.
Between the community spirit, fully-stocked fridges and cool perks, there are countless reasons why working out of a co-working space is an incredible experience. It’s no wonder both established businesses and fresh startups alike are shunning the traditional office setup in favour of this alternative! Luckily, Hong Kong has quickly caught on to the trend, leaving us with plenty of choice in this arena, so here’s our ultimate guide to co-working spaces in Hong Kong. Say hello to your new work home!
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Technology meets design at Ucommune – a globally recognised co-working provider with locations in both Sheung Wan and Mong Kok. Offering a range of premium co-working and office solutions, alongside corporate business services and event spaces, this affordable co-working brand has gone from strength to strength since the opening of its first Hong Kong facility in 2018. The Ucommune spaces boast a number of lust-worthy amenities, including a cooking studio, fitness room and movie-screening space, to name but a few. Thinking of taking your business international? Ucommune’s membership options also include access to spaces across Singapore, US and mainland China. Coupled with Ucommune’s network of over 600,000 members stretched across the globe, the world truly is your oyster!
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Ucommune (Mong Kok), 17/F, MOKO Tower 1, Grand Century Plaza, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3628 2688
Looking for a co-working space with a difference? Look no further than theDesk. Championing a back-to-basics simplicity, theDesk stands out from the crowd with its sleek minimalist offices located in a range of city hotspots, including eclectic Sheung Wan, business-central Admiralty, bustling Causeway Bay and vibrant Sai Wan. Bright, tranquil and uncluttered, each workspace has been expertly-designed to boost productivity, making this co-working space ideal for those who crave a well-focused work environment.
Beyond design, theDesk is well-known for its collaborative “Inclusive Community” ethos. Bridging the gap between professional relationships and hosting events, the team not only helps members connect with each other but also with neighbouring businesses. Perfect for a spot of networking!
Co-working gets an eco-conscious revamp at boutique Quarry Bay newcomer Banyan Workspace. Combining luxurious design with strong social responsibility, the space not only looks good but does good too by donating a percentage of its revenue to one of four local non-profit partner organisations. What’s more, in line with Banyan’s impressive commitment to sustainability and ethical business, all members will have access to a variety of in-house programmes designed to help improve their company’s social responsibility. Aesthetics-wise, expect a mix of shared desks, private offices and swoon-worthy break-out spaces, including a double-height library with spiral staircase and a stunning harbour view lounge.
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If you’re on the hunt for a premium space that puts you alongside ambitious professionals and industry leaders, The Executive Centre could be the co-working space for you. With locations set across Hong Kong’s core business districts (including Central, Tai Koo and Admiralty), The Executive Centre impresses with a range of city-chic workspaces, all decked out with the highest quality meeting facilities, alongside handy business concierge services and event spaces. There’s even an on-site barista to brew your morning cuppa any way you like it!
What’s more, flexible membership plans can be customised and designed to fit your specific needs, and include access to The Executive Centre’s global locations in 32 cities across Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Australia. How about that for getting your money’s worth?
Sassy Tip: Fancy saving 20% on your Hong Kong co-working plan? Reach out to the team now for more details. Plus, don’t forget to ask them about The Executive Centre’s latest opening on level 35 of Two Pacific Place to get in on some exclusive early bird deals.
Offering much more than desks and chairs, Ooosh Coworking Space brings together flexible workspace solutions with business growth initiatives, making it the perfect nurturing environment for any startups, SMEs and social enterprises. As a partner of Google Cloud for startups, Ooosh is able to provide its members with access to the latest tech resources, not to mention a range of fundraising solutions powered by its venture capital arm, Catalyst Ventures. Space-wise, Ooosh has private office, private desk and hot desk options across its Hong Kong Island and Kowloon locations, with subsidised rates for eligible social enterprises via the Hong Kong SIE Fund.
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Ooosh Coworking Space (Hong Kong), 6/F, 101 King’s Road, Fortress Hill, Hong Kong, 2155 0999
Ooosh Coworking Space (Kowloon), Unit 803, 8/F, Lai Cheong Factory Building, 479 Castle Peak Road, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2785 8588, [email protected], www.ooo.sh, www.facebook.com/Ooosh4Startups
Nestled amongst some of the city’s most exciting multinational corporations and startups, inspiration is abundant at Blueprint – Swire Properties’ premium co-working and event space, located in Taikoo Place. With the aim of propelling entrepreneurship forward, Blueprint’s all-inclusive offering boasts everything you need to run an effective business, complete with a range of unique and versatile private offices alongside flexible dedicated desk space, ample meeting rooms and common areas. Beyond work, the luxe designer space indulges those looking to host alfresco cocktails on its beautiful terrace, team lunches in the chic cafe and even medium to large scale events in any of its dedicated event venues (spread across an entire floor!). With facilities this good, you’ll never want to leave!
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Boasting inspirational style and commuter convenience, Finest Design Nest is the co-working space for Hong Kong’s community of designers. Centrally located in Kowloon (just a short five minute walk away from Lai Chi Kok MTR station), the 8,200 sq. ft space delights with its modern European aesthetic. Over 82% of the footprint is dedicated to social spaces for client meetings, networking, events and talks, making it ideal for those who thrive on collaboration and meeting new people. There’s even bonus facilities such as a drawing room and workout space, helping to inspire great results across the board. Plus, did we mention that FDN offers a fantastic discount of up to 50% to designers? Reach out to the FDN team for more info or to arrange a visit.
Finest Design Nest, Workshop C, 4/F, Wui Wah Factory Building, 1035-1037 Yee Kuk West Street, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2741 1113, [email protected], finestdesignnest.com, www.facebook.com/FinestDesignNest
Work hard, play harder is the motto at playground.work. Knowing that the average Hongkonger is working well beyond the normal 9-5 grind, playground.work has developed a fun and playful community for small businesses and professional individuals – complete with an in-house bouldering wall (we aren’t kidding). Flexibility, freedom and fun sets this co-working option apart from the rest on our list. Alongside the standard “Dedicated” and “Hot Desk” offerings, members can expect board games and barista-brewed coffee, alongside a variety of networking events, fun workshops and inspiring courses. Interested to find out more? Get in touch with the team to enjoy a two-day “Hot Desk” free trial.
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Set in the heart of Causeway Bay, YoofHex is here to take the hassle out of setting up and running a traditional office, leaving members and companies to focus on what actually matters. Easily accessible by public transport, the bright and airy space offers flexible and affordable co-working options (including hot desks, dedicated desks, private offices, meeting rooms and venue rental). What’s more, with YoofHex’s collaborative community, membership includes invitations to a diverse range of events and activities, helping you to meet and network with other like-minded professionals. As an added bonus, the space is open 24-hours – perfect for the night owls amongst you (or when you’re crashing to meet a deadline)!
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YoofHex, Levels 14, 15 & 20, East Exchange Tower, 38-40 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2618 0882, [email protected], www.yoofhk.com, www.facebook.com/YOOFsharedspaces, www.instagram.com/YOOFsharedspaces
Convenience is king over at Metro Workspace. With six locations set across Hong Kong (including Central, Admiralty, Wan Chai, Tin Hau and Kwai Chung), all open 24/7, this co-working option gives you the freedom to do business on your terms. From private rooms to dedicated desks and even virtual offices, there’s something for everyone. We love that each location has its own personality – its Central space, for instance, is designed like a cosy French Cafe, adorned with Parisian paintings, whereas its Admiralty branch is a green oasis equipped with a swing and lined with greenery! What’s more, flexible membership contracts give you the power to feel more confident and in control, allowing you to fully focus on business growth. Simply choose a plan which complements your schedule the best and away you go.
Sassy Perk: Sign up now to get 50% off your first three months. Members can also get a 10% cash rebate for any successful referrals. Or, if you’re looking to host a gathering, get 10% off any event space rental.
Featuring private offices (for teams of up to and over 100!), along with a distinct aesthetic vibe that’s designed to inspire, WeWork’s communal space strives to create an environment where people work to make a life, not just a living. With locations across the city’s buzziest districts, this pick is ideal for those who aspire to be in the centre of the action.
A home away from home for budding entrepreneurs and businesses all over the globe, Compass Offices has combined private serviced offices with trendy co-working areas in order to meet all of your needs. The environment encompasses (pun intended!) a secure, productive and social atmosphere, inspiring creativity and collaboration (you never know who you just might meet!). Even better, Compass also provides unique business support services to help its clients focus on and achieve their goals.
Describing itself as “more than an office and wider than a co-working place”, UNO Co-Working Space provides not only a well-furnished office environment, but also multiple meeting and event locations, as well as opportunities for business networking and collaboration. The flexible environment makes it easy for members who are just starting out!
UNO Co-Working Space, 10/F, Dawning House, 145 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 3468 5718
With locations across Hong Kong (and Asia as a whole!), The Hive is home to a creative community, boasting a lively vibe that’s perfect for freelancers, entrepreneurs and young companies. Our favourite has to be the Wan Chai location, which is spread across five floors and features a beautiful outdoor sun terrace – ideal for lunch, informal meetings and community events.
A hybrid between a private member’s lounge and a workplace, Eaton Club brings together work and play for a holistic take on co-working. With locations in Central, Kowloon and Wan Chai (coming soon), you can expect an exclusive and refined environment matched with top notch events, food and beverage options (the important stuff!) and fantastic service.
Eaton Club (Central), 5/F, Champion Tower, 3 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong, 3971 8900
With offices spread across Europe, Africa, The Americas and, of course, Asia (there are five locations in Hong Kong alone), Spaces has gone truly global since its first Amsterdam opening back in 2008. Wherever you are in the world, the team works hard to create an uplifting free-spirited vibe, so you get a real sense of positive energy in its beautiful spaces. We’ve had firsthand experience of its Causeway Bay office and love how bright, airy and spacious it feels, as well as its great facilities (including audiovisual equipment, interactive whiteboards and a range of desk and office spaces).
A workspace designed to suit all of your needs, Regus offers an ergonomically-designed working environment, with the option to expand as your business grows. Choose from an open or reserved co-working space, alongside private offices, and scale up or down accordingly. There’s even a fully-stocked kitchen – jackpot!
As one of the city’s first ever co-working spaces, Desk One is a popular choice, beloved for its affordability and spectacular city view. Unlike the majority of other spaces which offer only monthly passes, Desk One has a range of on-demand and flexible pricing packages, including day, and even hourly, passes! Apart from work stations, you’ll also find comfy couches and complimentary snacks, making it perfect for those looking for a quiet work refuge.
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Conveniently located in Asia Standard Tower on Queen’s Road Central, Urban: Serviced Offices makes it easy for you to rush off to meetings and events around the city! What’s more, it uses eco-friendly materials and technology to ensure that your working environment is as efficient and comfortable as possible.
Located in the heart of vibrant LKF, Wynd houses a range of international corporations and distinguished local businesses. Offering top amenities and maximum flexibility, it has a variety of workspace options, including hot desks, dedicated desks, private offices, a virtual office option and day passes.
If you’re after a co-working space on the east side of the island, CoCoon may be the one for you. Located in the bustling Tin Hau area, the space encourages like-minded individuals and companies to come together, collaborate and turn ideas into a reality! Look out for its #CoCoonPitch Nights which give members a great platform to showcase ideas to investors, corporate partners and potential users.
Paperclip strives to set itself apart from other 852 co-working spaces by uniquely combining a startup academy within its workspace. The academy focuses on startup methodologies and business model canvas tools that are designed to aid entrepreneurs on their journey to success. Meanwhile, its co-working space comes fully equipped with offices, co-working spaces, meeting rooms, classrooms and a dedicated event space.
Campfire has fully embraced the needs of the contemporary workforce and knows, that in this day and age, offices need to be more than just a space to work in. With this in mind, Campfire is giving you the fuel to “define your company’s culture and vision”. Facilities across its three locations include an industry-standard photography studio, catwalk, kitchen studio and full-service bar! Consider us sold.
The Coffee House hosts an active community of creative individuals, small businesses and, of course, coffee professionals. Memberships are entirely flexible, with a range of plans that are sure to suit your schedule and company. As an added bonus, the kitchen is said to dish out some of the best beans in the biz.
There’s nothing quite like a beautifully designed and tranquil space to get you feeling positive and ready to face the workday head-on. Recognised as one of the five most beautiful co-working spaces in the world by Forbes, The Work Project is on a mission to create a co-working environment and serviced offices which incorporate its ‘Think Design’ concept, an initiative which combines functionality with design in an effort to “inspire greatness”. Cue the office envy…
With locations in Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan and Central, Garage Society gives its members the opportunity to socialise, network and collaborate with other companies and brands – all in a beautifully decorated and fully-serviced space. Get down to business in the perfect creative space and working environment (the Peroni tap isn’t bad either!).
The first co-working and lifestyle space linked with a five-star hotel in Hong Kong, Kafnu prides itself on establishing a work-life balance for its vibrant community of creators and entrepreneurs. If the gorgeous view from Red Sugar isn’t enough to tempt you to work here, as a member you’ll also have access to Kerry Hotel’s gym, jacuzzi and pool, as well as its 24-hour work stations and daily happy hour (including an awesome selection of craft beer). Make sure you leave enough time to indulge in the complimentary video games and board games too!
Looking for a space that’s cool and comfortable to work in? Industrial chic workspace, The Loft is one for those of you in Kowloon. Close to Diamond Hill MTR, choose from a wide variety of memberships, both temporary and on a month-to-month basis. Need a break? Don’t forget to check out its beautiful indoor and outdoor terraces!
The Kowloon-based BLOOM co-working space is designed to bring productivity, networking and fun to businesses on all levels. Apart from pitching nights and regular workshops, one of our favourite features of BLOOM is its #Girlbosshk campaign, which includes female-friendly co-working spaces, female pitching nights with female guest speakers and more!
If you’re looking for co-working space options across the harbour, then why not consider Vspace Prime? This luxurious co-working space is situated in Kowloon Bay and comes complete with event space, meeting rooms, a common area, private phone booth and private offices, along with hot desks for members to work at. One of our favourite features of Vspace Prime has to be its stunning 180 degree sea view – ideal to gaze out on whilst you’re waiting for inspiration to strike!
If it’s a professional workplace with a modern chic design you’re after, look no further than Workupstairs. Situated in Sham Shui Po, this co-working space is great for startups and freelancers who are looking for a flexible and creative environment to work in. From working desks to larger areas, Workupstairs aims to create a collaborative, inspiring office environment that is supportive of business startups. Because let’s face it, when starting out, everyone needs all the help they can get.
From concierge services to electronic height-adjustable tables, Atlaspace is where luxury meets futurism. With executive boardrooms, soundproof phone booths and even a members-only lounge area, you’re guaranteed a five-star experience. Oh, and did we mention the spectacular harbour view?
Set amongst the hustle and bustle of Tsim Sha Tsui, Central Park provides the ideal working environment. Join a community and build a strong network of fellow professionals in a relaxed and creative setting. The panoramic views of Kowloon Park make for one very tranquil lunch break!
Editors note: This post was originally published on 25, January 2017 and was most recently updated on 27, February 2020.
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Featured image courtesy of Brooke Cagle via Unsplash, image 1 courtesy of Ucommune, image 2 courtesy of theDesk, image 3 courtesy of Banyan Workspace, image 4 courtesy of The Executive Centre, image 5 courtesy of Ooosh Coworking Space, image 6 courtesy of Blueprint, image 7 courtesy of Finest Design Nest, image 8 courtesy of playground.work, image 9 courtesy of YoofHex, image 10 courtesy of Metro Workspace, image 11 courtesy of WeWork, image 12 courtesy of The Hive, image 13 courtesy of Spaces, image 14 courtesy of Urban: Serviced Offices, image 15 courtesy of Campfire Collaborative Spaces, image 16 courtesy of Kafnu, image 17 courtesy of Workupstairs.