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, without further ado, here’s our ultimate guide to co-working spaces in Hong Kong. Say hello to your new work home!
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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 (TEC) could be the co-working space for you. With locations set across Hong Kong’s core business districts (including Central, Tai Koo and Admiralty), TEC impresses with a range of city-chic workspaces, all decked out with the highest quality lounge areas and meeting facilities. Hosting a private dinner or networking event? TEC isn’t just an office space, their versatile workspaces cater to all types of events. There’s even an on-site barista to brew your morning cuppa!
From a prestigious business address with TEC’s virtual office plans to on-demand bookings for private day offices, TEC’s co-working plans can be customised and designed to fit your specific needs. How about that for getting your money’s worth?
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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, ambient Hung Hom 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! Keep up with theDesk community through its YouTube channel and social media platforms below.
Here to cater to the next generation of entrepreneurs, creatives and startups, Nexen Workshop offers the best value for money with its budget-friendly and high-quality workspaces, as well as business support through its parent company. All of Nexen’s workshops are open 24/7 and offer private rooms, fixed desks and hot desks. Its flagship workshop in San Po Kong features public sun decks, private balconies and over 900 square feet of multipurpose space for events and meetings. After opening a third location in Kwai Hing, Nexen will expand to Kwun Tong with a 1960’s California-themed workspace in March, followed by a high fashion-themed location in Lai Chi Kok. In addition to footprint, expect to see Nexen grow their foothold as a resource for the startup community in Hong Kong.
Use the code “SASSY” when you book and receive a free day pass to Nexen’s workshops (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm). Advanced booking is required. Head here to sign up.
Ooosh Coworking Space unifies flexible workspace solutions and business growth initiatives, making it the perfect nurturing environment for startups, SMEs and social enterprises alike. As the co-working arm of digital transformations platform Ooosh Tech Lab, joining Ooosh Coworking will grant you access to the lab’s resources library, which includes over 370 investor contacts, 170+ articles on how to grow your business, and a glossary of 100+ productivity tools (worth around $77/month). What’s more, you can also benefit from special deals on accounting, auditing and recruitment services provided by Ooosh’s network partners. Space-wise, Ooosh Coworking has private office, private desk and hot desk options, with subsidised rates for eligible social enterprises via the Hong Kong SIE Fund.
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Ooosh (Hong Kong Island), 6/F, 101 King’s Road, Fortress Hill, Hong Kong, 2155 0999
“For Designers, by designers”, THE Design houses a growing community of like-minded, creative individuals and start-ups interested in sharing ideas, knowledge and experience. Situated in a bright and spacious industrial building in Sha Tin, away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, THE Design offers an alternative flexible work environment that is collaborative, stimulating and conducive to getting your creative juices flowing. The impressive 15,000-square-foot co-working space offers plenty of natural light, an outdoor terrace with mountain views and top notch amenities. It’s the perfect place to connect with your next design collaborator.
In case you needed more convincing, THE Design is currently offering a full extra week free of charge for those who sign up for a six-month membership, or two weeks free with a 12-month membership.
THE Design is inviting Sassy readers to work at a hot desk for free for one day so you can try the space out for yourself!
Co-working gets an eco-conscious revamp at Banyan Workspace, combining a luxurious aesthetic with strong social responsibility. Designed by masters of interior design S.Lo Studio, the boutique Quarry Bay workspace 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.
For meeting room bookings (for up to five people), Sassy readers can receive the first hour free.
Short for “Widen Your Network & Dimension”, WYND is a bright and spacious lifestyle workspace conveniently located in upper Central. The collaborative office and co-working space provides a flexible solution for freelancers, growing SME teams (such as its first client UBER) and entrepreneurs alike, offering virtual offices ($200/month), hot desks ($25/half hour), meeting rooms ($75/half hour) and one-12 person private office. What’s more, the large windows in the space look out to 1840s-built heritage site Tai Kwun and let in ample natural light, which research suggests can give you an extra productivity boost. Living up to its name, WYND collaborates with different organisations to host regular events and also provide business support and lifestyle discounts.
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Occupying the entire fourth floor of Nan Fung’s transformed former textile factory, The Mills, The Mills Fabrica is in the business of incubating and investing in promising “techstyle” startups. Ideas turn into reality within its media studio and prototyping lab (the first of its kind in Hong Kong with a focus in “techstyle”!), complete with state-of-the-art equipment and machinery. The expansive workspace also includes event spaces, private offices, fixed desks and hot desks where entrepreneurs can work, connect, exchange and share knowledge, as well as meet with industry professionals and investors.
Use the code SassyxFabrica to receive 10% off your first month’s rent (for hot desks and fixed desks only). Offer valid until Friday, 31 December, 2021.
Once a warehouse located in the heart of Sham Shui Po, this co-working space balances sleek contemporary design with elements of the neighbourhood’s heritage incorporated into its interior (expect to find folding metal gates with traditional mailboxes and the original electric switch boxes). The space includes a range of spacious private offices and hot desks to accommodate you and your team. And there is plenty to enjoy around the Sham Shui Po area, from craft stores to quirky cafes and Michelin-recommended cheap eats. Not ready to commit? Explore the space with a One Day Pass for just $100.
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Multiple Locations Across Hong Kong
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 want 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 (Hong Kong Island), 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, you can expect an exclusive and refined environment matched with top notch events, food and beverage options (the important stuff!) and fantastic service.
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!
With offices spread across Europe, Africa, the US 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).
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.
Servcorp is a long-standing pioneer in the world of shared workspaces, with three locations across Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. Servcorp offers clients competitive prices and a full suite of services, including everything from enterprise-grade IT technology to a receptionist to answer your calls.
With seven locations set across Hong Kong, 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, whereas its Admiralty branch is a green oasis equipped with a swing!
Hong Kong Island
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”.
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. The 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 two locations include an industry-standard photography studio, catwalk, kitchen studio and full-service bar! Did we mention the spaces are also pet-friendly? Consider us sold.
Campfire Collaborative Spaces (Wong Chuk Hang), 8/F, Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
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 which give members a great platform to showcase ideas to investors, corporate partners and potential users.
With locations in Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Central and Wan Chai, 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!).
Nestled in Quarry Bay’s Taikoo Place, this co-working space aims to not only foster productivity but also inspire conversations, connections and new ideas. There are private offices, meeting and event spaces, hot desks, virtual offices and day passes available – giving you everything you need to get your work done and more.
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.
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!
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!
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, we’re big fans of its #Girlbosshk campaign, which includes female-friendly co-working spaces, female pitching nights with female guest speakers and more!
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 in March, 2021.
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Featured image courtesy of Brooke Cagle via Unsplash, image 1 courtesy of The Executive Centre, image 2 courtesy of theDesk, image 3 courtesy of Nexen Workshop, image 4 courtesy of Ooosh Coworking Space, image 5 courtesy of THE Design, image 6 courtesy of Banyan Workspace, image 7 courtesy of WYND, image 8 courtesy of The Mills Fabrica, image 9 courtesy of workupstairs, image 10 courtesy of WeWork, image 11 courtesy of The Hive, image 12 courtesy of Spaces, image 13 courtesy of The Work Project via Instagram, image 14 courtesy of Campfire Collaborative Spaces, image 15 courtesy of The Great Room, image 16 courtesy of The Loft via Instagram, image 17 courtesy of Atlaspace.