Top 5 luxury coworking spaces in Singapore.
Co-working spaces are perfect for startups who don’t have the budget for an office just yet, or freelancers who work better in a communal, more social setting. They are getting more and more popular in Singapore, and there are several luxury co-working spaces that have mushroomed all over the country. This article will look at the top 5 luxury co-working spaces in Singapore to help you identify which one is the best for you.
With four locations in Singapore, The Great Room, one of the most premium co-working spaces, is designed with the theme of luxury. Boasting plenty of natural light, private offices, meeting and presentation rooms as well as workshop areas, it certainly fosters a conducive working environment. Plus, the plush leather couches and Okume timber desks contribute to its elegant and stylish charm.
It’s not all work at The Great Room though – this co-working space also has a kitchen, yoga studio, shower facilities, lockers and private telephone booths. They even offer free flow coffee all week and complimentary breakfasts every Monday morning! Day passes are priced at $70 while monthly passes start at $750.
Why The Great Room
Work is stressful, and The Great Room’s designers understand that. That’s why they designed this co-working space with comfort in mind – after all, it’s hard to feel mentally strained in such a relaxing environment. For a small fee, you can even get a 10-minute shoulder massage for when the tension and pressure gets to be too much.
Addresses: 1 George Street, Level 10, Singapore 049145,
328 North Bridge Road, #02-20, Raffles Hotel Arcade, Singapore 188719,
3 Temasek Avenue, Level 17 & 18, Centennial Tower, Singapore 039190,
391B Orchard Road, Level 22, Ngee Ann City Tower B, Singapore 238874
The Co. has previously housed successful start-ups such as Startup Grind and Elance (now known as Upwork). With a minimalistic design, this co-working space aims to provide a premium working experience to both freelancers and small businesses, with a focus on facilitating high quality work for its members. It’s downtown location also has a lobby that frequently hosts corporate parties, which is a great avenue for networking and socializing.
Flexi-desks are available at $45 a day, $350 for 10 days, or $600 per month. Alternatively, start-ups can choose to rent an office suite starting at $700 per person per month.
Why The Co.
The Co. has plenty of facilities apart from just working spaces – they have a pantry, complimentary coffee and tea, and a break room for you to blow off steam. Plus, both their locations are situated in good neighbourhoods with plenty of restaurants, bars and entertainment areas within close proximity. The Co. is also partnered with several companies such as Singtel, Investible, and Guavapass and offer its members premium benefits from them.
The Work Project definitely doesn’t lack for space – it has over 200 private workstations, 120 spaces for collaboration, and 100 hot desks. You might confuse it with a 5-star hotel at first glance though; it was designed with luxury and productivity in mind. In fact, the concept of “Design Thinking” was used to create a space that has the optimal look, smell and sound for the highest levels of productivity and work happiness.
Membership fees start at $295 per week, or $495 per month for a flexi desk. Alternatively, you can choose to opt for a private office priced between $650 – $1000 per person per month.
Why The Work Project Downtown
Open 24/7, The Work Project provides more perks than any other co-working space, they have a reception desk, housekeeping services, maintenance services and IT support. There is also food and drink available from either a fully stocked pantry or The Providore and Omotesando Koffee. The Work Project is certainly one of the most high-end co-working spaces in Singapore.
Address: 6A Shenton Way, Level 04-01 OUE Downtown Gallery, Singapore 068815
Distrii is one of Singapore’s largest co-working spaces – it spans 62,000 square feet across six floors. It includes more than 900 flexi desks as well as multiple private offices, customisable team spaces, meeting rooms and a 200-person capacity multi-purpose event hall. They even have an outlet of the Hans im Glück burger chain on site, among plenty of other dining options.
Monthly memberships are priced from $550 per month and also provide access to Distrii’s managed offices in China.
In-house architects and engineers at Distrii can help customize private offices to meet your start-up’s needs. They also have a mobile app that managers can use to book meeting rooms, video conference with their employees, and track their employees’ work. This app also allows Distrii members to communicate with one another and share ideas, experiences, resources and opportunities for collaboration.
Address: 9 Raffles Place, F1-7 Republic Plaza, Singapore 048619
Remote work can often get lonely; while it sounds appealing to be able to work from home in pajamas, the reality is that you’ll be missing out on quite a bit of social interaction. Tribe by TEC was designed with this in mind, which is why it has no walls! This makes it easy to take a 10-minute break and have a chat with your neighbor while your brain recharges itself.
Located in an 1800s shop house, Tribe by TEC prioritizes collaboration; it has long work stations and lots of whiteboards on the walls. It also offers the option of booking an entire office space if privacy is required. It’s perfect for those who work in small groups, or even those who are working on individual projects but perform better in a communal atmosphere. Day passes cost $35 while monthly passes start at $255.
Why Tribe by TEC
Minimizing the stress that goes hand-in-hand with hard work is Tribe by TEC’s top goal – there’s colorful solo sofas, a pantry and a rec room to relax in, and quirky furniture such as lorry shaped tables and cork shelves to lighten the mood.
Address: 51B/52B Circular Road, Singapore, 049406