Guide To Top Coworking Spaces In Singapore
Singapore is becoming a destination for most entrepreneurs who are seeking to start new companies. The country offers the best startup ecosystem, and as a result, it has attracted top tech startups. Singapore is strategically positioned in Asia and provides the best environment for startups owning to its low taxes and developed IT infrastructure. The government recently launched an initiative the Startup SG to provide support to entrepreneurs in different areas such as financing and branding.
As demand for ideas and talents keep increasing, so does demand for working space. Most of the young entrepreneurs cannot afford to rent a whole office space. Because of this, coworking spaces are becoming a trend in Singapore. Here are some of the best coworking places in the city-state:
Trehaus is located at 442 Orchard Road. It is a family-friendly, coworking space that is dedicated to bringing social change. It is some hybrid with kids center and coworking space. The kid zone has childcare facilitators and enrichment programs paid for separately. Members have access to lockers, office facilities, and pantry, among other amenities.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$500 per months, Dedicated Desk at S$800 per month and Private Office at S$3,200.
It is located in the CBD and occupies an entire six stories building. The coworking space offers an ambiance where you can work as you enjoy your coffee with a beautiful view of Marina Bay. It has been designed to ensure you receive comfort as you work, and it is only 3 minutes’ walk to the central business district. Membership begins at $20, and you can access the rooftop café, lounge sears, and desks. A team can get a full office at $800.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$250 per months, Dedicated Desk at S$580 per month and Private Office at S$900 per month per person.
JustCo has coworking spaces in various locations within CBD and it among the cheapest in terms of rates. It offers a well-designed workspace that is friendly. It is the ideal place to relax and meet coworkers. The range of offers depends on your business requirements ranging from JustDesk to JustStudio. You get to enjoy the services of a pantry, foosball room, an arcade, and a pingpong table. There are also provisions for event and community space.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$398 per month, Dedicated Desk at S$750 per month and Private Office at S$800 per month per person.
It is located between Padang & Co. and Unilever Foundry in Mapletree Business City. Besides offering good ambiance to work in, there are other services you can benefit from such as access to Unilever Foundry event as well as mentorship programs, financial and business strategy consultancy and free legal consulting. Members are also entitled to F&B discounts at Mapletree Business City as well as membership at Fitness First.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$400 per months, Dedicated Desk at S$650 per month and Private Office at S$3,000 to S$4,500 for a team of 4 to 6 people.
It is located on 60 Upper Weld Road, and it offers coworking spaces mostly for a tech startup. Therefore most of the people you will find here are tech and digital marketing workers. Most people here are architects, designers, and other creative people in technology. It occupies a renovated shophouse at the center of Little India. You can get a hot desk here for around $40 per day, but getting a monthly deal is better. You get to enjoy monthly social events, a collaborative forum as well as startup focused financial management and secretarial services.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$450 per month
WeWork is the largest coworking space chain in the country with spaces in multiple locations. Besides Singapore WeWork have operations in over 70 cities across the globe. The offices are open throughout the day, and you get to enjoy micro-roast coffee, a pantry filled with fresh fruit water, as well as craft beer on draft. Other things you can enjoy are private phone booths, think nap pads, and bike storage. The Raffles Place railway station makes mobility from the office to any part of the city possible.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$450 to S$620 per months, Dedicated Desk at S$630 to S$825 per month and Private Office at S$1,100 to S$2,700 per month.
The Working Capitol
It is an extraordinary coworking space housed by shophouses merged with the AIA building to create a giant working space. It is an open plan that is well lighted with shuttered windows. There are also private offices and an events venue that can be booked daily or take up permanently as you wish. There is a magazine library, a member’s bar at the rooftop, in house café, as well as networking and startup events venue.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$255 per months, Dedicated Desk at S$729 per month and Private Office at S$900 per month per person.
This is perhaps the cheapest coworking space in the country with a hot desk with unlimited access going for around S$220, which is almost half what most coworking spaces charge. It is located in the north of the city in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5 and is has comfortable space with 24/7 accessibility. The downside with the place is not easily accessible to the CBD, but it is ideal for creative and freelancers who do not have to meet clients. Small teams can rent a workpod that can house up to 18 people and act as a studio.
Membership Rates: Hot Desk at S$220 per months, Dedicated Desk at S$330 per month and Workpod at S$650 per month per person.
Therefore there are plenty of coworking spaces in Singapore to choose from whether you are a freelancer, creative, startup founder, remote works, and even startups that don’t want permanent space. When looking for a coworking space, you should consider the opening hours, location, subscription types as well as the services you will receive.