Independent professionals, freelancers and start-ups have sparred with the struggle for productivity over the years. Office spaces are expensive, working from cafes is unproductive and you can’t possibly hold client meetings from your home!
Luckily, office spaces for rent have popped up all over Singapore. Better known as co-working spaces, they offer amenities like meeting rooms, private suites, kitchens and conferencing equipment, to cater to the needs of any professional or small business.
Here are some of the best and most affordable coworking spaces in Singapore!
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One of the newest co-working spaces to grace our shores is 21Moonstone – a co-working space and dive bar catered to creative individuals.
Be inspired and rub shoulders with other creatives like artists, illustrators, writers, photographers and even a rouge The Sam Willows member (Narelle Kheng of TSW is one of the founders!)
Even if you don’t need a space to work, you can swing by on Fridays and Saturdays to grab a beer from their bar from 8pm to 12am.
Address: 21 Moonstone Lane, Poh Leng Building #09-01, Singapore 328426
Rates: Call 9187 0898 or visit 21moonstone.com for more info
2. The Hub (Impact Hub)
The Hub is one of the first co-working spaces in Singapore, created with a vision and mission to bring entrepreneurs together.
Open 7 days a week, The Hub amenities include WiFi access, Skype booths, a corporate innovation workshop hall and even a bar! On Fridays, you can even enjoy free-flow Ben & Jerry’s and beer.
Want to try out the space first? Make use of their free pass which is redeemable from Monday to Friday. Membership plans are also available to companies or groups who want better rates.
128 Prinsep Street, 01-01 Singapore 188655
29A Cuppage Road Singapore 229456
Rates: SGD 55 (Open Plan Seating per day); SGD 695 (Open Plan Seating per month)
3. The Working Capitol
The Working Capitol is a private work space with 2 branches at Robinsons Road and Keong Saik Road. It is equipped with work desks, breakout areas, meeting rooms, cafes, hot desks and event spaces.
One of the more well-equipped co-working spaces in Singapore, The Working Capitol has showers, a beer garden, workshop rooms, outdoor balconies, ping pong tables and even a lap pool!
A variety of membership plans are available, including virtual memberships to The Working Capitol community. Complimentary Day Passes are also available to first time users from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 6pm.
1A Keong Saik Rd, Singapore, 089109
140 Robinson Road, Singapore 068907
Rates: Begins at SGD 38 per day (hot desk)
4. Collective Works
Collective Works has one of the most straightforward co-working space rates and payment terms.
Offices are categorised by colour and there is also music for those who like don’t like to work in silence. Fridays are your lucky days as a snack trolley comes around the co-working space.
Other amenities include phone booths, a recording studio and a breakout area.
#10-01/02 The Globe 100 Cecil Street Singapore 069532
#12-01 Capital Tower 168 Robinson Road Singapore 068912
Rates: 40 hours – $240, 80 hours – $440, 120 hours – $540 per month (hot desks)
MakeSpace presents the coolest selling points, and that includes indoor bike parking and showers. The working zones have interesting names – Wet, Break, B2B, Storm, Seriously and The U.
The U has a bar while Storm has a dartboard – unconventional methods built to help ideas and creativity flow. The space is even open on weeknights!
Address: 318C King George’s Avenue, King George’s Building, Singapore 208563
Rates: SGD 30 per day, SGD 375 per month (desk)
6. Wotso Working Space
Wotso Working Space, formerly known as Springboard, is housed in The Quadrant, a heritage building that was built 80 years ago. But don’t take it for an ancient one as the amenities are as contemporary as can be – a rooftop terrace, printing services and a European bistro called the Black Swan.
Address: 19 Cecil Street , Singapore 049707
Rates: SGD 50 per day, SGD 300 per month – 24/7 access (hot desk)
7. The Co.
The Co. has 2 co-working space locations – one at Duxton Road and the other at High Street. Both offer the basic co-working space facilities and services like WiFi access, meeting rooms, coffee machines, showers, breakout areas and refreshments.
The company has 202 office workstations, 50 co-working desks, 3 floors for breakout and events, 2 meeting rooms and 1 conference room.
75 High Street Singapore 179435
99 Duxton Rd Singapore 089543
Rates: SGD 45 per day, SGD 600 per month – 24/7 access with mailing address
Hackerspace Singapore was the first ever co-working space in the country. It was established to create a community for engineers, entrepreneurs and inventors. The space also hosts events, meet-ups, workshops, presentations and movie nights.
Address: 344B King George’s Avenue, Singapore 208576
Rates: Hotdesking from SGD 128 per month
9. Hired Turf
Hired Turf is a co-working space located in Lavendar, on the 9th floor of the Southbank building. Open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm, one of the amazing things about this space is its amazing infinity pool! The space also has a gym and barbecue pits.
Address: 883 North Bridge Road, 09-04 Southbank SOHO, Singapore 198784
Rates: SGD 25 per day, SGD 350 per month with minimum of 3 months leasing in agreement (hot desk)
10. The Hive
The Hive is home to many entrepreneurs and creatives in Singapore, Thailand, and Hong Kong. Get a Hive Passports to access the co-working space branches in all 3 countries. The Hive also regularly holds events like fashion runways, movie screenings and other networking events on its amazing rooftop space!
Address: 59 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059405
Rates: SGD 30 per day (hot desk)
11. Collision 8
Collision 8 is a sleek co-working space offering an amazing view of the Marina Bay Sands. The interior features aquariums, chandeliers, a library, a workshop area and a lounge area and bar. A free pass is offered to first time users for you to check out the space!
Address: 08-08 High Street Center, 1 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179094
Rates: From SGD 250 per month for a minimum of 3 months
12. The Great Room
The Great Room, as the name implies, is great as its name suggests. The first hospitality-inspired co-working space in Asia, the luxe furnishings create a warm and cosy environment to work and network. Complimentary breakfast is offered to its patrons and on Mondays, you can even be treated to a 10-minute massage. Tuesdays are for yoga and cookies are also served for late night workers.
Address: 10-01 One George Street, Singapore 049145
Rates: SGD 70 per day, SGD 750 per month (hot desk)
JustCo is an entertainment-filled co-working space. There is a ping pong table, a foose ball table, an arcade, and a pantry aside from the retro-looking desk areas and meeting rooms.
120 Robinson Road #15-01, Singapore 068913
6 Raffles Quay #16-01, Singapore 048580
5 Shenton Way, UIC Building, #10-01, Singapore 068808
7 Straits View, Marina One East Tower, #05-01, Singapore 018936
Rates: from SGD 98 per month (hot desk)
14. MVR Studio
MVR is a co-working space perfect for photographers, videographers and designers. It has a loft layout and a studio that can be rented at $35/hour. Lighting equipment can also be rented and a junior photography assistant is also around to lend an extra hand.
Address: Oxley Bizhub 2, 62 Ubi Road 1, Studio 03-17, Singapore 408734
Rates: SGD 45 per day, SGD 350-600 per month (hot desk)
Spacemob has one of the most affordable co-working space rates in Singapore and offers many amazing benefits that include health insurance and special rates at partner hotels. Facilities at the sites include meeting rooms, event spaces, showers, hot desks, boards, projectors, speakerphones and smart TVs.
Ascent – 2 Science Park Drive #02-06, Singapore 118222
Claymore – 8 Claymore Hill, #03-01, Singapore 229572
Rates: from SGD 50
Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a freelancer or a creative, there definitely is an affordable co-working space for you and your needs!
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