The last two years have seen the continued adoption and creation of flexible workspaces across Southeast Asia at a seemingly unstoppable rate. Currently 5% of the regions office space portfolio is made up of coworking spaces, however CB Insights estimates this to grow to 15% by 2030. Going hand-in-hand, Cushman & Wakefield expect the demand for these spaces to grow at a 10-15% annual clip. In fact, a report by Instant Offices suggests that in 2018 the flexible workspace market in the region is the fastest growing in the world, being home to 6 out of 10 of the largest markets for flexible office space.
Finding the right people to work for your company is never an easy task, sometimes it can feel like everyone who applies just isn't the right fit, until there's that one that jumps off the page in personality and experience. The one that could start the job running rather than stumbling. The one that has the same vision as you. The one with the knowledge to help execute your big ideas. It's almost like you're playing a game of Where's Wally when you're searching for talent, especially in a saturated market such as Hong Kong. So what's one to do?
Take a stroll around the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur, and you're bound to come across so many coworking spaces in every corner of the streets. The coworking space phenomenon isn’t just a startup buzzword anymore. It already has become the best bet when it comes to finding office space in setting up a new business in Malaysia. However, with that prestigious location, it's hard for you to get a perfect workplace at an affordable cost. But believe it or not, there are some hidden gems of cheap coworking spaces around Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley.
Coworking spaces in Singapore have continued to grow and blossom with local, regional, and global brands entering the market. What does this mean for everyone working in Singapore? It means there is an abundance of choice - whether you're a freelancer, a small startup, or an established corporation, there's a coworking space for you. One that will help you achieve your goals and help you discover new ones.
JustCo, Singapore is warm and welcoming with wooden hues being wrapped all over the space.
Coworking spaces are the new buzzword throughout the globe and within Singapore of course it is no different! Those chic spaces available across the nation offer a professional yet comfortable atmosphere to buckle down on your work. Truth be told, startups and corporations are now moving to coworking spaces as the best alternative to the expensive real estate rentals in the city. Now you're able to flaunt off an unorthodox- place to work and play - office with lavish perks.
The wait is (almost) over! After 6 (grueling) years of constructing the MRT - a project that began in 2013, Jakarta is finally ready to launch their first major transportation breakthrough. Inhabiting approximately 30 million people, (Greater) Jakarta is the most populous city in Southeast Asia and a solution to the infamous traffic honestly could not come any sooner. With the option of taking the MRT, the road along the main commercial areas where the restaurants and shopping malls are would be less congested. The MRT route is set to also include major business districts in the city meaning many offices buildings around the area will receive that much needed accessibility, easing the everyday commuters journey to and from the the workplace.
This article will discuss in detail about the MRT as well as top serviced offices and coworking spaces that will benefit from it.
Coworking is simply putting your pants on, grabbing your laptop, leaving the procrastination‐hole you call your home‐office behind and proceeding onward to a proactive environment. It's where you are encompassed by individuals, Wi‐Fi, and coffee. It's where you get propelled by the mere presence of efficiency and your social network is real! It’s teaching, learning, and sharing. In brief, it's where ideas go to grow and dreams go to become reality.
Coworking is a modern working style that first begun in Malaysia around 2010 - but only from 2016 onwards is the concept getting popular among local people and of course foreigners in Malaysia. It has been relentlessly developing in recent years with the amount of coworking spaces in Kuala Lumpur multiplying every single year. The shared workplace turned out to be alluring to work-at-home experts, self-employed entities, freelancers, and even conglomerates - Petronas has signed up for office spaces with Common Ground.
We lead hectic lives and there always seems to be insufficient hours in a day for us to strike the balance between work and personal life, particularly when you mull over the commute time that most of us face. In Singapore however, things are improving.