As the concept of “sharing economy” has become more acceptable in our everyday life, we will see many more companies, particularly the small to medium sized companies, moving from conventional (traditional) office to Serviced Office or Coworking Space. Increase in the remote workforce also means less need for sizeable office. It is not surprising to see Serviced Office and Coworking Space industry flourishing in major cities in Indonesia with domestic and international players.
Below are some of the most important criteria to be considered in your evaluation process given the available choices:
1. Location, location, location
– Make sure the location is within permitted business zone. Two of the most favorite Jakarta CBD locations are Jl. Sudirman (Central Jakarta CBD) and Jl. Simatupang (South Jakarta CBD)
– Surrounding and in-building amenities (banking, restaurants, coffee shops, hotels & apartments, medical facilities)
– Access to highway, public transportation
– The floor level where the office is located
2. Facilities and amenities
– Your office layout, furniture, ambience (brightness etc)
– Common facilities: meeting room, lounge, reception areas
– High speed internet connection
– Hygiene and safety
– 24 hour access
– The reliability of the staff
– The responsiveness of the management in handling issues/complaints
– Terms and conditions of the contract
– Other chargeable costs
5. Ownership of the property
– Operator-owned property gives more stability
Chinese people believe in “feng shui” (literally translated as “wind and water”) in determining their dwellings and offices. They believe the right “feng shui” allows them to live in harmony with the universe, earth and humanity. Although the evaluation process we suggest above is not exactly what the “feng shui” refers to, the objective is the same.
With its two centers each located at Sahid Sudirman Center, Jl. Sudirman (Central Jakarta CBD) and at 18 Office Park, Jl Simatupang (South Jakarta CBD), Amethyst Executives Suites (“Amethyst”) is one of the leading Serviced Office, Coworking Space and Virtual Office operators that fulfill all the above-mentioned criteria.
The above article is contributed by Amethyst Executive Suites, provider of Serviced Office, Coworking Space and Virtual Office with offices located at Sahid Sudirman Center, Jl. Sudirman (Central Jakarta CBD) and 18 Office Park, Jl. Simatupang (South Jakarta CBD). To find out more about our services and promotional offers, please visit www.amethystsuites.com or call +62 896 3694 1711 (Sahid Sudirman Center) or +62 896 3694 1722 (18 Office Park).