Compare Kwun Tong, Kowloon Bay & San Po Kong Coworking Spaces [2020 LATEST UPDATE]

Compare Kwun Tong, Kowloon Bay & San Po Kong Coworking Spaces [2020 LATEST UPDATE]

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Nowadays, there are more and more coworking space in Hong Kong, and it is becoming more diversified in terms of format. In addition to space sharing, knowledge, culture, and technology are also shared. For example, due to the gathering of SMEs from different industries, the Chamber of Commerce culture, seminars, music and arts exchanges, conferences and parties etc. are created. As Kowloon East is a popular place for shared spaces, we will focus on introducing the coworking spaces and surrounding environment and transportation of Kowloon Bay, San Po Kong and Kwun Tong.

COWORKING SPACE in Kwun Tong

Features

Kwun Tong is the main venue for coworking spaces. The transportation is very convenient, and there are many Kwun Tong coworking places where buses and minibuses can reach. Most of them are very close to the MTR station and only about 5-7 minute walk; and some Kwun Tong coworking spaces have sea view with cruise terminal view. Most of the decor is stylish, chill and energetic; Kwun Tong coworking space are of more diversified format, with basic facilities and services including meeting rooms, email service and free internet access.

There are many choices of restaurants nearby, either inside industrial buildings or at the street, with price ranging from low end to high end.

Price Range [2020 LATEST UPDATE]

  • One-day pass from HK$100 to $200
  • Mobile desk from HK$2500 to $3000 per month
  • Private office from HK$3000 to $4000 per person per month

Comments

However, even if Kwun Tong coworking spaces are convenient, it is very crowded and there are often people and vehicles occupying the roads together. The air is generally polluted. Especially at lunch time when there are too many people gathered, almost every restaurant is full. People may not get the food immediately even they are hungry.

Coworking Space in Kwun Tong mainly around Hoi Yuen Road

Coworking Space in Kwun Tong are mainly around Hoi Yuen Road. Transportation is convenient but always too crowded and air is generally polluted.

COWORKING SPACE in San Po Kong

Features

In the old days, San Po Kong was a familiar industrial area. As industry gradually declined, most of the buildings are changed for office leasing purpose. In addition, the nearest MTR station to the industrial is Diamond Hill Station. There are also many buses and minibuses that can also be go through the streets of San Po Kong. Therefore, transportation in Coworking spaces in San Po Kong is also considered convenient. In addition, the future Shatin-Central Link is about to commence service. Many industrial buildings will be converted into new high-end and fashionable offices to capture the people flow brought by Shatin-Central Link. At present, the number of choices of coworking spaces in San Po Kong is relatively more than that of Kowloon Bay and less than Kwun Tong. But the design of coworking space in San Po Kong still demonstrates variety ranging from brand new modern styleINFINITE .聚】, traditional business style and industry specific type such as Designeroooms. There are also variety of choices of restaurants, ranging from major chain restaurants to small stylish ones. Large shopping malls are also around, including Hollywood Plaza in Diamond Hill, Mikiki, and about 7 minutes to walk to Wong Tai Sin Center. Facilities are very convenient.

Brand new coworking space【INFINITE 創.聚】at Ng Fong Street, San Po Kong. The picture shows reception and common area.

Price Range [2020 LATEST UPDATE]

  • One-day pass from HK$100 to $150
  • Mobile desk from HK$1000 to $1750 per month
  • Private office from HK$1200 to $2000 per month per month

Comments

The potential of San Po Kong is unlimited. While Shatin-Central Link is the near term catalyst, the Kai Tak Development Plan is the longer term guarantee. The potential people flow in the next 10 years becomes the first choice for startups.

Coworking Space in San Po Kong mainly around Tai Yau Street and Ng Fong Street

Coworking Spaces in San Po Kong are mainly situated at Tai Yau Street and Ng Fong Street, at the centre of Shatin-Central Link and Kai Tak Development Area, full of development potential. It is close to Exit A2 of Diamond Hill MTR Station and Choi Hung Transport Terminal and the transportation is very convenient. There are variety of banks and restaurants ranging from major chain restaurants in large shopping malls to small stylist ones at the streets. East Kai Tak Playground for relax is just at walking distance.

COWORKING SPACE in Kowloon Bay

Features

The choice of Kowloon Bay coworking space is relatively less than that of Kwun Tong. The decoration design is fashionable, chill and tiny and the basic facilities are also in place. Some shared spaces have garden-style balconies. When one has been working for a long time, they can sit on the balcony and why can’t new inspirations emerge? In addition, some Kowloon Bay coworking spaces offer virtual offices suitable for startups that only need a registered company address. Since the MTR station is surrounded by residential buildings and shopping malls, the coworking spaces are far from the MTR Station or can only be reached by bus. The choices of restaurants are fine, having Mega Box, Enterprise Square and Telford nearby.

Price Range [2020 LATEST UPDATE]

  • One-day pass from HK$90 to $150
  • Mobile desk from HK$1200 to $1800 per month
  • Private office from HK$2000 to $3500 per month per month

Comments

Transportation is not considered convenient, but the streets are relatively more spacious. You can also relax in the nearby green park (Zero Carbon Building).

Coworking Space in Kowloon Bay mainly around Sheung Yuet Road

Coworking Spaces in Kowloon are mainly situated at Sheung Yuet Road. Transportation is not considered convenient and the streets are relatively more spacious.

San Po Kong Kowloon Bay Kwun Tong
Major location Ng Fong Street, Tai Yau Street Sheung Yuet Road Hoi Yuen Road
Transportation
  • Close to Choi Hung Transport Terminal with access by different bus and mini bus lines
  • Only 5-7 minutes from Diamond Hill MTR Station
  • Most coworking spaces are far from the MTR station with more than 10 minutes’ walk
  • Most can only be accessed by bus
  • Convenient transportation with access by bus and mini-bus
  • Only 5-7 minutes’ walk from Kwun Tong MTR Station
Design
  • Choice of coworking space is relatively limited with most having traditional office design
  • Relatively less coworking space with stylish design, as such office/ coworking space with chic design will be highly sought after
  • Tiny and modern design
  • Mostly with basic facilities
  • Choice of both modern and traditional design
  • Equipped with office facilities
Options on F&B / shopping malls
  • Wide selection of F&B options, from chain restaurants to unique local ones offering special flavours
  • Variety of choices on large-scale shopping malls, including Hollywood Plaza, Mikiki, and Wong Tai Sin Center
  • Fine options on F&B, nearby Mega Box, Enterprise Square and Telford Plaza
  • Wide selection of low-end and high-end F&B options
Average charges
  • One-day pass from HK$100 – $150
  • Hot desk from HK$1,000 – $1,750 per month
  • Private office from HK$1,200 – $2,000 per person per month
  • One-day pass from HK$90 – $150
  • Hot desk from HK$1,200 – $1,800 per month
  • Private office from HK$2,000 – $3,500 per person per month
  • One-day pass from HK$100 – $200
  • Hot desk from HK$2,500 – $3,000 per month
  • Private office from HK$3,000 – $4,000 per person per month
General comments
  • Unlimited potential with the upcoming Shatin-Central Link and Kai Tak Development, which is expected to draw increased population traffic and office demand in the coming 10 years
  • First choice for startups
  • Convenient transportation and nearby major banks and F&B outlets
  • Relatively cheaper options on coworking space, making it the first choice among Kowloon office/ coworking space offering value for money
  • Not convenient transportation while with spacious streets
  • Relatively higher cost than San Po Kong on office/ coworking space
  • Convenient transportation but very crowded with high density of population and vehicles
  • Air generally more polluted
  • Long queuing time during lunch
  • Higher cost on office/ coworking space
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