Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to start up your own company, or a small business owner who doesn’t want to commit to yearly office rental contracts, co-working spaces offer the perfect solution to working in a relaxed environment that meets your budget and allows you to build connections with like-minded people. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up some of the best co-working spaces around Hong Kong which offer great amenities and even the occasional bar.
With incredibly friendly staff and an endless supply of delicious coffee, theDesk is a modern and minimalist co-working space that has all the standard amenities and services you need to make your entrepreneurial dreams come true. With a flexibility in membership arrangements, an innovative and interactive workspace for all, and an inclusive community to connect members together in Hong Kong’s diverse neighbourhoods, this is a great spot to work in, not only professionally, but socially too. With three locations in Sai Ying Pun and Causeway Bay, you are also just a few minutes walk from the MTR stations, making it a convenient hub that welcomes everyone and anyone who appreciates community spirit — and good coffee!
The Desk, G/F, 511 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, (+852) 3706 8976
14/F, One Hysan Avenue, 1 Hysan Avenue
20/F, Leighton Centre, 77 Leighton Road
Prices start from $300 per day, and $2,700 per month
If you’re looking for a hip, modern, and unique workspace, then WeWork is the place to be. With more than 170 locations across 56 cities around the world, they are a global platform for all kinds of creators and offer beautiful spaces and vibrant communities that are ideal for start-ups and small businesses. Aside from their stylish meeting rooms, flexible month-to-month plans, and all the micro-roasted coffee you can guzzle, they also offer a range of desks and offices catering for both solo entrepreneurs and companies with up to 50 employees.
WeWork, 33 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, (+852) 3525 8100
20/F, Tower 535, Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay, (+852) 3150 0101
Prices start from $3,500 per month
Andother Space is a stylishly cosy workspace located in the heart of Central. What makes this space unique is that business owners or even students can drop in anytime without the pressure of having to become a full member, whether that’s just for the day, or an hour. And if you decide you need more time, then take a look at their flexible monthly plans. There are five different zones you can choose to work in, including a library silent zone and meeting room areas, making this a suitable fit for many types of businesses.
Andother Space,1/F, Hoseinee House, 69 Wyndham Street, Central, (+852) 2503 3999
Prices start from $40 per hour, $115 per day, and $1,550 per month
Located in the heart of Wan Chai, The Hub is more than your average co-working space. Although they don’t offer hot desks or monthly memberships, they do have private offices for the minimum of six months, which vary in size and can accommodate between four and eight people. What makes The Hub unique is its large event space which is available to rent out for all sort of events, such as corporate dos and workshops, to music gigs and exhibitions. This is the ideal spot for putting together that long-awaited product launch, or a grand showcase of all the designs and artworks you’ve been working so hard on.
The Hub, 1/F, Fortune Building, 150 – 158 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, (+852) 2153 8888
Prices vary, please call for quotation
Founded in 2012 by serial entrepreneur, Constant Tedder, The Hive provides a dynamic workspace elegantly designed for all entrepreneurs, creatives, and start-up businesses to create a community and grow together. With locations in Wan Chai, Central, Sai Kung, and Kennedy Town (where MakeHive and Hive Studios are specially created for designers, makers, and photographers), this unique workspace is constantly holding private and public events. So take a peek at the events calendar at each location, or see what type of membership you can apply for, and become a part of the Hive family.
If an office space in Kowloon is more ideal, then Ooosh is a great option. Acting as your one-stop start-up coach to help kickstart your business, these guys offer specific services such as legal drafting and accounting, public relations and brand strategies, and can even help you up create your own company logo as well as business card.
Ooosh, 8/F, Lai Cheong Factory Building, 479 – 479A Castle Peak Road, Cheung Sha Wan, (+852) 2785 8588
20/F, 9 Chong Yip Street, Kwun Tong
Prices start from $120 per day, $450 per week, and $1,200 per month
Fully embracing the idea of a healthy work-life balance, playground.work is a community dedicated to small businesses and professional individuals who appreciate that work should be fun. With more than just desks and chairs, their headquarters in Sheung Wan features a variety of areas creatively designed to suit different needs and activities. You can go from diving into projects in their quiet room, to stretching out your muscles on their bouldering wall, or even grab yourself a signature handcrafted coffee and nibbles for that extra energy boost.
playground.work, 11/F, 244 – 248 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, (+852) 3897 9666
Unit 4A, Lee King Commercial Building, 12 Ng Fong Street, San Po Kong, (+852) 3897 9668
13/F, 5 Moreton Terrace, Causeway Bay
Prices start from $300 per day, and $2,500 per month
With three different locations across the central areas of Hong Kong, Garage Society is a unique lifestyle hub that welcomes all entrepreneurs, business start-ups, and even pets! Featuring an outdoor terrace area, members-only lunch and happy-hour socials, a 24-hour onsite concierge, and services such as accounting and digital marketing to help you get things off the ground, Garage has everything you need get the job done – unless you accidentally lose track of how many glasses you’ve had from their Peroni on tap that is!
Garage Society, Shop 4 – 7, 158A Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, (+852) 3952 7400
19/F, 299 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, (+852) 3952 7300
8/F & 9/F, 33 Des Voeux Road Central, (+852) 3952 7200
Prices start from $3,000 per month
With an outdoor sun terrace and BBQ court, personal lockers, 24-hour access, and a whole list of other amenities, The Loft is a unique 8,000 square foot co-working space that can cater to your every need. Located in San Po Kong, The Loft has a number of different membership plans you can apply for including a day pass, an office membership, and even a part-time membership where young creators can get access to the co-working space for ten weekdays of the month. Perfect for those who have to be out and about.
The Loft, 3/F, Tontex Industrial Building, 2 – 4 Sheung Hei Street, San Po Kong, (+852) 3905 1000
Prices start from $180 per day, and $1,500 per month
Not sure if you’re a good fit for Paperclip’s co-working space? No problem, give their free two-day trial a go before you decide to make a commitment. Business owners on the go can take advantage of the Flexipass which allows you to fit in your work sessions whenever you like, according to your own schedule. And with regular events and workshops covering topics such as legal issues, marketing, and the latest technologies, Paperclip makes sure that you can stay up-to-date in today’s fast changing business environment.
Paperclip, 3/F, Nam Wo Hong Building, 148 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, (+852) 3586 2888
Prices start from $1,400 per month
The Metropolitan Workshop offers a wide array of 24-hour co-working spaces ranging from hot desks to private rooms, and even virtual offices! With multiple locations all across Hong Kong, including Central, Admiralty, Wan Chai, Tin Hau, and Kwai Chung, each space has its own unique style and community that together forms a group of like-minded people who can motivate and give support to one another. With emphasis on affordability, flexibility, mobility, and diversity, the Metropolitan Workshop is definitely worth checking out.
Metropolitan Workshop, Locations in Central, Admiralty, Wan Chai, Tin Hau, Kwai Chung, (+852) 3955 8550
Prices start from $100 per day, and $2,000 per month