A co-founder of defunct Hong Kong co-working operator Campfire and his mother have each been sentenced to 30 months in prison for duping a business partner into paying a bogus commission fee on the acquisition of a Tsuen Wan community… Read More>>
WeWork, the flexible office operator which once promised to “elevate the world’s consciousness, in its second quarter earnings report on Tuesday declared “substantial doubt” regarding the company’s ability to continue operating amid ongoing losses and declining membership.
While WeWork trimmed… Read More>>
Flexible office giant IWG is adding four new centres in Hong Kong after taking over the last location in the city of a one-time Chinese rival to WeWork and launching three new locations on Hong Kong Island.
IWG last month… Read More>>
WeWork’s ongoing turnaround will continue without the leadership of chairman and CEO Sandeep Mathrani, who is leaving the flexible space provider to become a director at private equity firm Sycamore Partners.
Mathrani will exit his roles at WeWork on 26… Read More>>
WeWork has struck a deal with bondholders and key backer SoftBank on a restructuring plan to cancel or convert to equity about $1.5 billion in debt and extend the maturity date of $1.9 billion in other debt, as the loss-making… Read More>>
Less than a week after announcing its consolidation of three APAC-focused co-working operators, Flexi Group on Monday revealed plans to go public in the US through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company.
Flexi is combining with NASDAQ-listed TG… Read More>>
An APAC player is having a go at building a WeWork-style empire, with newcomer Flexi Group announcing its consolidation of three regional operators to create what it bills as Asia Pacific’s largest operator of flexible workspaces.
The startup led by… Read More>>
A Shanghai-based entrepreneur is betting that the people of Shanghai are committed to peace, and that they’re willing to pay for it.
Peace is the name of a new startup from a former head of technology for WeWork in Greater… Read More>>
Office leasing in Hong Kong rebounded in the third quarter, with tenants leasing more space than they vacated during the period, thanks in part to tenants shifting to the Quarry Bay area and continuing demand from flexible workspace operators, according… Read More>>
Flexible office giant IWG this past week announced the opening of a new venue occupying all 18 floors of Swire Properties’ 8 Queen’s Road East in Wan Chai, adding 67,000 square feet (6,224 square metres) of flexible space to Hong… Read More>>