As the one year anniversary of the launch of Banyan Workspace approaches, co-founder Amy Shroff traces its roots back to the beginning and considers how its emergence onto Hong Kong’s coworking scene reflects a change in the nature of business today.
Last week, the Banyan Workspace team had the privilege to visit the new P. C. Lee OneSky Global Centre for Early Childhood Development. Banyan Workspace has been closely aligned with OneSky from the very earliest days of its inception, as our founders Amy and Rasheed have been longtime supporters of this amazing charity. As one
Office design has changed radically over the past decade, partly due to the impact of the coworking industry. Inspiring aesthetics, plush break-out spaces and barista-made coffee has raised employee expectations and companies are scrambling to out-do each other with their office perks. But is an exploding demand for Sustainability in the workplace about to steal the crown?
Yoga has experienced something of a renaissance over the past few years. Its scientifically-proven health benefits have unshackled it from the rather hippyish reputation of previous decades. But alongside the obvious physical benefits, such as greater flexibility, muscle strength and improved posture, it is also credited with huge mental health benefits. Here are five long-term effects of a regular yoga practise that might surprise you…
Feeling hungry? We are continually asked by our members which are our favourite restaurants in Quarry Bay, so we have dedicated out latest TOP TEN list to this very subject! From swoon-worthy food, knock-out service and ethical and sustainable product sourcing, discover what makes each place stand out from the lunchtime crowds.
One of our most-commented on features at Banyan Workspace is the lushness of our stone planter in the Atrium. As a coworking space, we love our plants not just for their beauty and for creating a calming ambience for our members, but for their NASA-proven air-purification qualities (yes, seriously!). If you want to “clean and green” your own space, here are our top choices for plants that work best in Hong Kong and how to take care of them.
So there finally seems to be a glimmer of light at the end of this long tunnel. This weekend’s relaxing of some of Hong Kong’s stricter social distancing regulations have encouraged the Banyan team to look back at how far we have come on this journey together since CNY. Here are some of the unexpected ways the pandemic has helped us to turn lemons into lemonade…
Banyan Workspace would not be the amazing place it is to work without its dedicated team of professionals behind the scenes, and our Head of Operations, Hilvin, is one of our most critical players. She lives and breathes our core values of Sustainability and Giving Back to our local community, as is evidenced in her latest home project.
Last week, Banyan’s sustainable style mavens Zoe and Marie headed out to a couple of our local Hong Kong preloved fashion meccas to source some new outfits, proving that ethical shopping is easy if you know where to look! Check out the video of their trip, and scroll down for a list of some of
An article from our founder Rasheed Shroff about his entrepreneurial journey over the past 6 months in Hong Kong. My home, Hong Kong, has been hit incredibly hard by the Coronavirus. Business and daily life in this city has changed for so many people and any sense of normality feels weeks if not months away.