Co-working operator Hub Australia opens new Brisbane Site

Co-working operator Hub Australia opens new Brisbane Site

14 December 2018

Australia’s largest homegrown coworking provider, Hub Australia, has officially opened the doors to its first site in Brisbane.

The site marks the seventh location for the privately-owned co-working company, and brings Hub national footprint close to 20,000 square metres across Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide.

The Brisbane site at 200 Anzac Square includes 3,900 square metres with the company planning to occupy four levels of the building. The award-winning building and will cater for up to 700 members.

“The State and City Government’s investment in local business has driven significant growth in the start-up sector and Brisbane has remained the second-largest city for start-up founders for the last two years,” Hub Australia CEO and Founder Brad Krauskopf said.

“The addition of Hub Anzac Square will provide growing and established businesses a high-quality workplace that helps them attract and retain talent,”

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk welcomed Hub Australia to Brisbane and said its commitment reinforced Brisbane’s reputation as a great place to live, work and invest.

“The launch of this coworking space comes at an exciting time of growth, with huge investment in small to medium businesses in Brisbane,” the Lord Mayor said.

The new Hub facility features state-of-the-art amenities and flexible coworking solutions including private offices for one to twenty people, dedicated desks and flexible desks.

The offer is targeted at growing businesses of all sizes and corporates looking for flexible space for project teams, with leading Australian media publisher, Pedestrian TV and also Audience Group confirmed as some of the coworking tenants.

Setting the bar for quality and amenity in Brisbane’s coworking sector, Hub Australia provides its members with access to architecturally design Bed facilities including diverse working and break out areas, high-tech meeting and event spaces, and the ability to customise spaces to support individual business’ culture and brand.

Hub Anzac Square members also have exclusive access to a media studio with podcasting and photography equipment, a fitness space, relaxation rooms, premium end-of-trip facilities with towel service and a parents’ room.

A rooftop terrace and in-house café will open for members and their guests in January 2019, with views over CBD skyline and Brisbane River.

The building retains many of the original art deco features including classical cast iron balustrading staircases with timber handrails, mosaic and terrazzo features and polished concrete floors. Natural light flood both levels four and five via an atrium inset with large original art-deco timber framed windows on the south side of the building.

Co-working space across Australia has grown by 62 per cent last year, and 300 per cent since 2013, according to Knight Frank research.

Melbourne dominates the demand for co-working space with almost 50 per cent of the total volume across Australia, followed by Sydney at 38 per cent, Adelaide at 5.38 per cent, Brisbane at 3.51 per cent and Perth at 3.49 per cent.