Japanese rail giant East Japan Railway Company opens co-working space in Singapore

New facility offers platform for firms from both countries to forge connections, exchange ideas

An artist's impression of the One&Co co-working facility at Twenty Anson in Tanjong Pagar. Japanese firms could benefit from such shared spaces, as the high start-up costs of establishing an office here can be offset.
An artist's impression of the One&Co co-working facility at Twenty Anson in Tanjong Pagar. Japanese firms could benefit from such shared spaces, as the high start-up costs of establishing an office here can be offset.PHOTO: JR EAST SINGAPORE

One of Japan's largest passenger railway companies is opening a co-working space here today that it hopes will connect Japanese and Singapore companies.

The space of around 13,000 sq ft across the 11th floor of Twenty Anson in Tanjong Pagar can accommodate around 275 people across private offices, desks and meeting rooms.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 26, 2019, with the headline 'Japanese rail giant opens co-working space in S'pore'. Print Edition | Subscribe