Tag Archives: co-working space

Coworking firm The Office Pass raises seed funding of $245,000 from former Yahoo India MD, others

Gurgaon-based TOP Technologies, the parent firm of coworking platform The Office Pass, has raised $245,000 (Rs 1.5 crore) in a seed funding round led by Arun Tadanki, former managing director of Yahoo India & Southeast Asia. The funds will be deployed in enhancing the platform and hiring technology and product talent. “We aspire to connect… Read More »

IWG launches its co-working office brand ‘Spaces’ in India

Spaces, an Amsterdam-born co-working space provider, has launched its first shared-space in Cyber City, Gurgaon. Spaces along with five other brands i.e. Regus, Signature, Open Offices, Kora and MOS are the subsidiary of IWG, a global workplace provider headquartered in Brussels. The 30,000 sq ft of co-working space in Gurgaon has 430 seats capacity. The… Read More »

Awfis raises Rs 128 crore from Sequoia India

Mumbai-based collaborative co-working space rental company, Awfis Space Solutions has raised $20 million (about `128 crore) from Sequoia India and plans to use the funds to expand its network of centres, launch new products and services, and enhance its technology platform. With this infusion, as part of a Series-B round, the total capital raised by… Read More »

Co-working spaces fast emerging as preferred choice of big corporates

Large companies are seeing sense in employees working out of a co-working space near their homes, as urban commutes are getting longer. Co-working spaces like CoWrks, InstaOffice, 91springboard, Awfis finds that up to 40-50% of their space is now occupied by SMEs and corporates and not just startups. “When you enter a corporate office, you… Read More »

Coworking firms lease 0.12 million sq ft office space in Gurugram, demand set to increase

Coworking firms leased 0.12 million square feet of office space in Gurugram in 2016, comprising 10% of the overall coworking leasing across key cities, and the demand is set to grow further, according to property consultancy Colliers International. Location such as Sohna Road, Golf Course Road, Sector 44, Sector 29 and Udyog Vihar emerged as… Read More »

Coworking firms to lease 8-9 million sq ft of office space by 2020

According to the report, coworking operators leased only 1.2 million sq ft in 2016, which accounted for 3% of the overall leasing volume. “We also foresee that the concentration of coworking space will intensify further in Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Gurugram (Gurgaon) due to the availability of adequate infrastructure and opportunities for start-ups in those cities,”… Read More »

Potential SoftBank-WeWork deal highlights flexible office trend

Burgeoning interest and investment in flexible workspaces is pushing a small corner of the commercial real estate market into the corporate mainstream, and drawing one top executive from Asia to help expand his company’s U.S. operations. Media reports say Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp, with expertise in information technology and telecommunications, is close to investing more… Read More »