Rosie Perper, provided by Published 7:25 pm, Thursday, April 19, 2018 Shutterstock A car space in Hong Kong's Kowloon district is being rented for or HK$10,000 (US$1,274). This appears to be the most rent ever paid for a Hong Kong parking space, costing more than some of the city's smallest apartments. Hong Kong continues to break records for its high cost of living. among the priciest in the world, with record-breaking apartments being sold for well over $70 million. Recommended Video: Now Playing: Think you're forking over way too much cash for your apartment? You might be shocked to learn what your boss is paying in rent for your office cubicle! London-based estate agency Knight Frank studied property values across 40 different cities for its "2018 Global Cities" report...and it's numbers are staggering. The report looked at how much office space one could buy for 100 million U.S. dollars. The most expensive cities were....#1 Hong Kong, … [Read more...] about Hong Kong is so expensive that a single parking space just broke a property record
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Kista, sometimes called the 'Silicon Valley of Sweden'. File image: Regus This content was paid for by an advertiser and produced by The Local's Creative Studio 1 February 2016 09:10 CET+01:00 Downtown Stockholm is brimming with hip startup hubs and snazzy international headquarters. But as the city's tech scene is soaring to new heights and the business climate gets hotter than ever, interest in the Swedish capital's easily accessible inner-ring suburbs is on the rise. Take Kista, for example, just a short drive away from downtown Stockholm. “Kista is the IT mecca of Sweden,” says Patrik Ölvebäck,country manager for Regus offices in Sweden, referring to a tech cluster just north of downtown known as the ‘Silicon Valley of Sweden'. “There are lots of international companies in the area, and they are attracting other large international companies but also small companies, one-person companies, consultants, and so forth. It's … [Read more...] about Kista: The best office space in Sweden?
Some of Great Britain’s most iconic sights will soon serve as more than the backdrop for your Instagram photos — New York City-based Bar Works, a co-working company, is planning on outfitting those classic red telephone boxes with 25-inch screens, scanners, printers, a wireless mouse, and Wi-Fi connection. That’s right — there will soon be tiny little offices scattered about the streets of a number of British cities, and the best part? Like any true 21st-century co-working space, they come complete with free coffee.Bar Works is starting small with this new venture, turning 15 of these classic British booths into mini workstations. Situated across five British cities, including Leeds, Edinburgh, and London, the first office is set to be opened in July. “It’s an alternative to, say, Starbucks but obviously it provides you with total privacy,” said Jonathan Black, the British founder of Bar Work. In New York, the company allows … [Read more...] about Need a temporary office? Step into one of Britain’s red telephone boxes
We’ve finally gone there. People are now renting out their homes during the day. That’s the notion behind new startup Hermit Offices, which aims to enable startups and other small businesses to set up office in residential homes and apartments in central London when the owners are at work or otherwise away.Here’s how it works: Entrepreneurs and small businesses peruse the properties open for renting on Hermit’s website — the current offerings range from £600 (about $750) to £1,800 pounds (over $2,200) per month and can accommodate four to seven team members. The renters pony up a month’s rent as a deposit, and Hermit takes care of rental payments, month-to-month leases, supplementary insurance, and identification verification. The property owners agree not to occupy the space during their scheduled rental, such as when they are at work, and to provide a work surface, broadband Wi-Fi internet, a place to sit, a bathroom and ideally a … [Read more...] about The new frontier in London office rentals: Your home
As mobile phones gained widespread use in the 1990s, the operator of London’s red telephone boxes seemed to lose interest – perhaps not surprisingly – in maintaining them. More often than not you’d find yourself dropping a coin in the slot only to find the phone was out of order.If you were lucky, hitting the coin eject button would cause your cash to drop into the compartment below, but then you had to hope the cover wasn’t jammed so you could actually get your money back.People complained at the time that idiots were going around vandalizing the phone boxes, breaking the telephones in the process. But as Monty Python’s John Cleese once said, “It’s not that they don’t work because they’ve been vandalized; they’ve been vandalized because they don’t work.”Well, that was all a very long time ago, and these days, instead of housing out-of-order phones, some of the iconic red boxes are being refurbished to … [Read more...] about Now here’s an unusual use for one of London’s iconic red phone boxes