New spaces in Taipei follows JustCo’s expansion to Seoul, Melbourne and Sydney
TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 13 May 2019 - JustCo,one of Asia's leading premium flexible workspace providers, has secured threenew centres in the region, with a new market entry into Taipei. Located at the Xinyi,Songshan and Zhongshan financial districts, JustCo's has expanded its portfolioto 32 centres across the region, making this its eighth city entered.
Lounge andBreakout Area at JustCo at Minsheng Jianguo, situated within a Grade-A buildingcomprising offices and a business hotel
Theexpansion, part of the brand's plans to triple its regional footprint in AsiaPacific within a year to more than one and a half million sq ft by the first halfof 2019, follows announcements earlier this year of centres planned in SouthKorea and Australia. To date, JustCo has co-working centres operating inSingapore, Bangkok, Jakarta, Shanghai, Seoul and Sydney with soon-to-opencentres in Melbourne.
JustCo'sflagship centre in Taiwan will be situated within a new mixed development, DianShih building, comprising of an officetower on the upper floors and an interconnected hotel, Hanns House, on thelower floors. Both working professionals and hotel guests can benefit from ashared pool of coworking and hotel facilities and services available at DianShih, inclusive of Hanns House's dining options, gym, as well as JustCo's sharedworkspace, community events and more. Due to open in the second half of 2019, JustCoat Dian Shih will occupy the entire office tower spanning 65,000 sq ft acrossseven storeys, offering a captivating and amazing view of the iconic Taipei 101and Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall. The space will also feature a dedicated JustColobby along with a full suite of facilities, including shower rooms and more.
Centrallylocated in the Zhongshan district, the second JustCo centre is located atMinsheng Jianguo, within a Grade-A building comprising offices and a business hotel, targeted to open in Q3this year. Spanning 70,000 sq ft across two storeys, thiswill be JustCo's largest centre in Taiwan to date and will include a gamescorner with basketball machine, as well as spacious meeting rooms and eventspaces to accommodate 40 and 150 guests respectively. The centre at MinshengJianguo will also house JustCo's first enterprise client in Taiwan -- amultinational pharmaceutical company -- for a workforce of over 400 staff. As aleader in providing bespoke workspace solutions for large corporates, JustCohelps to conceptualise and customise large office spaces according to everycompany's unique identity and needs, turning their workspace vision intoreality. JustCo hasseen many large corporates including Fortune500 companies increasingly adopting the co-working concept as they enjoy costsavings, workspace flexibility, and community programmes that allow their employeesto seek newconnections and harness the collaborative energy in a co-working culture.
Atthe third centre located in Songshan district, JustCo at Hung Tai FinancialPlaza will span 60,000 sq ft across two levels, interconnected by a modernstairway. Situated at the premier office area in Taipei, JustCo will introduce alarge and multi-faceted community to the district, and inject new energy,vibrancy and footfall to the building and its surroundings. Slated to open inQ3 2019, JustCo at Hung Tai Financial Plaza showcases bright, modern andinnovative workspaces with phone booths, six meeting rooms, one nursing room, awell-stocked common pantry, an event space to accommodate up to 100 guests, aswell as rest and recreational facilities such as foosball and dartboards.Members will form part of the greater community and partake in speciallycurated events and networking sessions specially curated by JustCo.
Localisationis at the heart of each centre's design and aesthetics and JustCo's new centreswill draw inspiration from materials and feature commonly found in traditionalTaiwanese architecture, such as bamboo, bricks, and arches. As a tribute toTaiwan's national drive towards sustainability and upcycling, recycledmaterials will also be creatively incorporated in the design and furniturealongside a play of colours to inject vibrancy within the space.
Since2015, JustCo has grown its footprint tenfold across the region. Driving thisrapid growth are strategic partnerships and joint investments with key industryplayers. In 2018, JustCo announced a joint investment of US$177 million withSingapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and multinational property company FrasersProperty to support the growth of its co-working platform in Asia Pacific. JustCoalso has partnerships with well-known conglomerates such as Sansiri inThailand, as well as Gunung Sewu in Indonesia.
Keyto JustCo's expansion strategy, these partnerships have enabled JustCo to takeon new leases and secure co-working spaces within iconic buildings in primelocations across the region, such as the Seoul Finance Centre in Korea, whichis owned and managed by GIC, as well as China Square Central in Singapore, ownedby Frasers Property.
Founderand Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kong Wan Sing said, "Our expansion in the last 12 months has been the strongest for us,with 22 locations secured or opened. Our foray into new markets such as Taiwan,South Korea and Australia will provide greater regional access to our members,allowing them to tap into a larger network for more collaboration andnetworking opportunities. As we continue to expand, we are also ensuring that our'software' and systems such as our JustCo App are consistently improved to notonly complement but drive greater synergy at all our co-working centres across themarkets."
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