The characteristics of a serviced office can be summarized as follows:
(a) It is fully furnished and fully equipped
(b) It is ready to use
(c) It comes with essential facilities (meeting rooms, lounge, pantry)
(d) It provides reception and/or secretarial services
(e) It is managed by an operator (serviced office provider)
Nowadays, serviced offices are commonly used by domestic and foreign companies primarily because they provide prestige, convenience, flexibility and cost effectiveness when compared to conventional offices.
Prominent serviced offices are usually located in CBD areas giving their tenants prestigious address that is much needed for image and reputation as well as easy accessibility for clients and employees.
Serviced offices offer convenience as they are ready to use offices, fully furnished and equipped, so all you need to do is to bring your gadgets and start working. There is no need to spend months of fitting out as in the case of a conventional office, hence saving you time and money. By leasing a serviced office, even if it is just a small one person office, you can enjoy all the facilities such as meeting rooms, lounge and pantry. Furthermore, serviced offices are typically equipped with high-speed internet connection, which is necessary in this digital era.
In addition to saving capital outlay, leasing a serviced office also saves overheads as you do not have to hire full staff to run the office. Your incoming calls, mails and documents will be handled by the receptionist/secretary provided by the operator. Likewise cleaning and maintenance services are part of the services provided. Electricity and utilities are included in your serviced office lease rate.
Serviced offices come in different size, so they are suitable for all types of businesses from startups to large corporations. Below are types of companies that lease serviced office:
Startup companies usually have a small number of employees so it is more cost efficient to lease serviced offices that provide complete facilities as well as services. The prestigious address also helps startups in building their image and reputation.
Small to Medium Enterprise
Small to medium enterprise chooses serviced office for its cost efficiency as well as flexibility. Serviced office contracts are usually shorter (6 to12 months) than conventional office (3 to 5 years) so they have more flexibility to expand or contract their office in a much shorter time.
Companies with headquarters abroad that need local presence usually maintain a small number of local staff so serviced offices are most suitable option given their prestigious address as well as complete facilities and services.
Branch of Local Companies
Local companies with headquarters outside Jakarta have also increasingly choose serviced offices. As they are developing new market, serviced offices add to their prestige and give them convenience to network with their new clients.
Project Based Companies
Project based companies usually require staff and office for a certain period of time only, so serviced offices will be the most practical solution given its flexibility and ready to use feature. Most serviced offices can be leased for as short as 6 to 12 months. As serviced offices are fully furnished and fully equipped, the ad-hoc team can practically start working with zero downtime.
Companies with Interim Needs
Companies that are in the process of moving to another office often require temporary offices to house their employees. Ready to use serviced offices are the most cost efficient and practical choice to avoid any operational and business disturbances during the transition period.
In this increasingly competitive world, speed and responsiveness are important factors in winning business. By choosing serviced office, you are saving time, energy and money that you can spend on developing your business and winning deals.
If you are looking for serviced offices in Jakarta CBD areas, Amethyst Executive Suites (“Amethyst”) operates two centers located at Jl. Jend. Sudirman (Central Jakarta CBD) and Jl. TB Simatupang (South Jakarta CBD). Amethyst’s serviced office clients include startup companies, small to medium sized enterprises, representative offices of foreign companies, branch offices of local companies as well as project based companies. In addition to serviced offices, Amethyst also offers coworking space as well as virtual offices.
Amethyst Executive Suites provides Serviced Office, Coworking Space and Virtual Office in Jl. Sudirman (Central Jakarta CBD) and Jl. Simatupang (South Jakarta CBD). Our serviced office tenants include startup and growing local companies as well as representatives of established multinational companies. To find out more about our services and promotional offers, please visit www.amethystsuites.com or call or whatsapp +62 896 3694 1711 (Sahid Sudirman Center) or +62 896 3694 1722 (18 Office Park).