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Australia Co-working Office Spaces Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

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  • 120 Pages
  • August 2022
  • Region: Australia
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5572870
The Australian co-working office spaces market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period.

The COVID-19 pandemic had accelerated the growth of co-working spaces in the country, as traditional workspaces faced challenges during the crisis. Many enterprises moved toward co-working spaces because of the affordable prices and flexibility in working space. Also, the co-working spaces ensure to provide a safe working environment.

Furthermore, the sector is driven by the increasing demand from freelancers, small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs), and startups. The sector provides top facilities at affordable prices, and large-scale enterprises were also adopting co-working spaces after realizing the benefits offered by the sector. Also, the increasing number of startups with high rate of investment flows resulted in the robust growth of the sector.

In 2022, Sydney is the focal location for the sector in the country, with more than 205 co-working spaces, followed by Melbourne with 138 available spaces and Perth and Adelaide with 16 and 15 available co-working spaces, respectively.

Key Market Trends

Co-working Spaces are Experiencing Significant Growth

The co-working office spaces have been significantly growing over the years. In addition, Sydney and Melbourne were leading in this sector by offering a large number of co-working spaces in 2021. Meanwhile, Sydney remained a major location in the country, with most of the businesses moving to co-working and shared offices. It was followed by Melbourne, which is the second-largest co-working market in Australia, with shared offices attracting a wide range of tenants, including major corporates, government organizations, and startups.

Most freelancers, startups, and small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) are adopting co-working spaces because they provide top features and facilities such as fast internet services, 24/7 access to office space, providing meeting rooms, furnished and unfurnished spaces, etc.

Furthermore, serviced offices (including creative and classic) contributed most of the share in the co-working office space sector. In Q1 2022, Canberra, Brisbane, and Adelaide were leading in the supply of serviced office spaces.

Sydney is Witnessing Growth in the Sector

Sydney is the major location for the development of co-working spaces in the country. The market in Sydney is experiencing significant growth as many enterprises are moving toward co-working spaces to meet social distancing requirements, reduce space, and save costs.

Furthermore, to meet the rising demand in the sector, major players in the country were expanding their footprint in Sydney. For instance, major players like JustCo and WOTSO WorkSpace had sharp increases in their business expansions, with more than 20,000 square meters, to leverage the advantages of flexible space-as-a-service and decentralization. Despite these large-scale operations, independent co-working brands such as Workit Spaces and Work Club have developed growing co-work communities in Sydney.

Moreover, Sydney operates more than 205 co-working office spaces in the country, followed by Melbourne and Perth. In 2022, the average co-working floor space size offered in the city is more than 2250 square meters, the available desks are approximately 8300, and more than 45% of co-working spaces are in A-grade buildings, followed by 40% presence in B-grade buildings. In addition, the average monthly price per desk in Sydney is in the range of AUD 908 in 2022, followed by Adelaide and Perth.

Competitive Landscape

The Australian co-working office spaces market is fragmented, with both global and local players existing in the market. Also, many more are entering the market to fulfill the rapid demand for casual environment offices. The companies in the Australian co-working office spaces market are involved in several growth and expansion strategies, such as strategic partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions, to gain a competitive advantage. Some of the key players in the market include Hub Australia, JustCo, WeWork Management LLC, Spaces, and WOTSO Limited.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study
2.1 Analysis Methodology
2.2 Research Phases
4.1 Current Market Scenario
4.2 Technological Trends
4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.4 Government Regulations and Initiatives
4.5 Insights into Co-working Startups in Australia
4.6 Market Dynamics
4.6.1 Market Drivers
4.6.2 Market Restraints
4.6.3 Market Opportunities
4.7 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.8 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market
5.1 Type
5.1.1 Flexible Managed Office
5.1.2 Serviced Office
5.2 Application
5.2.1 Information Technology (IT and ITES)
5.2.2 Legal Services
5.2.3 BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance)
5.2.4 Consulting
5.2.5 Other Services
5.3 End User
5.3.1 Personal User
5.3.2 Small-scale Company
5.3.3 Large-scale Company
5.3.4 Other End Users
5.4 Key Cities
5.4.1 Sydney
5.4.2 Melbourne
5.4.3 Perth
6.1 Overview (Market Concentration Analysis and Major Players)
6.2 Company Profiles
6.2.1 WOTSO Limited
6.2.2 The Commons
6.2.3 The Office Space
6.2.4 WeWork Management LLC
6.2.5 Hub Australia
6.2.6 The Circle
6.2.7 JustCo
6.2.8 Workit Spaces
6.2.9 Work Club Global
6.2.10 Spaces
6.2.11 Switch
6.2.12 Coworking South Australia
6.2.13 workspace365 Pty Ltd
6.2.14 CreativeCubes.Co Pty Ltd

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • WOTSO Limited
  • The Commons
  • The Office Space
  • WeWork Management LLC
  • Hub Australia
  • The Circle
  • JustCo
  • Workit Spaces
  • Work Club Global
  • Spaces
  • Switch
  • Coworking South Australia
  • workspace365 Pty Ltd
  • CreativeCubes.Co Pty Ltd