The Rise of Co-working Spaces
With the co-working trend popping up in multiple major cities, co-working spaces are is now a global phenomenon! As you’ve probably heard names like Common Ground, WeWork, WORQ , JustCo, CO3 Social Office, The Hive and more; all of which are co-working spaces across Malaysia and Singapore.
It is predicted that there will be more than 30,432 co-working spaces and over 5.1 million co-working members by the year 2022.
Benefits of Co-working
Utilizing co-working spaces can prove beneficial for both startup businesses as well as larger enterprises. Let’s take a quick look at three key benefits that your business can leverage on:
1. Low start-up cost – For as low as RM399 a month, not only will you have a conducive space to run your day-to-day business duties, you’ll also have access meeting rooms, business-class printers, high-speed internet and even more perks.
2. Location, location, location – While commonly referred to in the context of marketing, many are unaware how the location of your business can also affect your day-to-day operations. Operating from a strategic location allows your business to not only attract the right talents, it also boosts the name of your brand and also makes it more convenient for business dealings. Fortunately for you, most Co-working spaces are located in highly strategic locations such as Clarke Quay and Orchard Road in Singapore; Bangsar, Bandar Utama, KL Sentral in Malaysia.
3. Collaboration & Networking – Arguably the most sought-after benefit of working in a co-working space is the ability to connect and collaborate with a diverse group of people. To truly leverage on this, be sure to take time to join in the regular member’s activities and forums where you’ll have the opportunity to meet people from different industries and expertise. Brainstorm for ideas with other members, outsource your projects to other experts or foster life-long partnerships, co-working spaces are undoubtedly the best platform to make this happen.
About Common Ground
Common Ground is currently leading the game as Malaysia’s largest and fastest growing co-working network. It prides itself on not just being a communal workspace but building a sustainable and integrated co-working community. By creating a lifestyle that resonates with today’s workforce and creating a vibrant ecosystem of like-minded people, Common Ground continues to redefine workspaces.
Since launching in March 2017, it has since acquired over 1,500 members across eight venues in the Klang Valley (Damansara Heights, Mont Kiara, TTDI, Bukit Bintang, Q Sentral, Ampang, Eco City & Ara Damansara). With 4 more venues (Penang, KLCC, Mutiara Damansara, and Petaling Jaya) opening by the end of 2018 across Malaysia, as well as regionally in the Philippines (three currently) and Thailand (first one in production), Common Ground is really living up to its title as the fastest growing network.
Each Common Ground venue houses a café, event space, board room, several smaller meeting rooms, quiet lounges, and three formats of workspace — hot desking, fixed desking and private offices for two or more people. They are also able to cater to larger clients with their Enterprise Solutions.
The co-working space connects its community through the Ambition Engine, which allows members to keep up to date on what's happening within the community across all the venues. Aside from weekly social events, the members benefit from services provided by Common Ground’s lifestyle partners, such as memberships at Fitness First, F45, GoGet, grocery shopping perks with Happy Fresh, fulfilling laundry needs with Pressto or even tax advice and financial health checks by Baker Tilly.
Common Ground also recently introduced its latest membership tiers, CGGO and CG One Pass, which aim to encourage the growth of community by giving access to the Common Ground community both within and beyond a physical co-working space. CGGO is a global pass that offers Common Ground members the opportunity to work from various Common Ground venues worldwide whilst the CG One Pass extends Common Ground’s value added services and network access to non-members in an effort to foster the growth of the co-working community across Malaysia and the region.
With the tagline “Ambition Lives Here”, Common Ground attracts the go-getters of today, tomorrow, and hopefully the future.
Financio – Common Ground Partnership
In partnership with Common Ground, all Financio users will enjoy 10% off your hot desk when you sign up for a minimum of 6 months membership!
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Hot Desk Benefits:
Every membership at Common Ground comes with these benefits to support you and your business.
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