Square One BGC: A new, creative co-working space in the heart of Bonifacio Global City
Beginning October 7, Square One BGC is opening its doors to dynamic individuals who are determined to make the most out of their ventures. The facility, built and developed by the masterplanners of BGC and inspired by the same spirit that has made this fast-growing city a key driver of business and lifestyle, is the newest co-working space in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
Echoing the culture and energy of BGC, Square One is the perfect venue where passionate and creative minds meet, literally. While offering a fun and vibrant atmosphere, it is also a space that’s conducive for work. It has all the amenities one needs to get the work done and stay ahead of the game.
Square One also takes pride in offering three things for its clients: convenience, community, and collaboration.
According to Eli Yaneza, manager for business development, property planning, and office leasing of the Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation, what makes Square One unique is its ”huge, 200 square meters of open space that allows teams to interact with other people connected to their industry.” This is called the Social Hall that can seat thirty to seventy people. It can host a variety of functions including exhibits, and product launches; as well as teambuilding activities, and parties that its inhouse staff can help set-up. Another area, the Library, is another almost-bare space to hold small-scale events.
For intimate conversations, groups working on a project together can rent a meeting room that can fit up to ten persons. On the other hand, individuals needing a quieter space, can lease one of the dedicated desks available.
There are two ways to get a spot at Square One BGC. One is to sign up through FlySpaces.com; another is to simply walk-in/drop by the area. To make a payment, one can do so through cash, checks, or bank deposits.
Convenience, Community, Collaboration
Square One’s strategic location makes it accessible to a lot of establishments – including retail, and coffee shops, restaurants, service and convenience stores, and even parks – that anyone can stroll right in for a breath of fresh air from work.
But if it’s impossible to go outdoors, Square One has a pantry, where one can lounge in, or drop by for a much needed caffeine fix.
High-speed internet, coffee and refreshments, as well as messenger services around BGC also come free with the subscription.
This newest co-working space also takes pride in creating a community of connected individuals. Its community manager, dubbed as Square One’s “Funbassador,” does not only run the day-to-day operations of the facility but also provides clients with the necessary connections to boost his business, or endeavor. Yaneza explains, “Square One aims to foster partnerships between our clients, to spark a collaboration that would be beneficial to all parties involved.”
Square One organizes, and offers training sessions or seminars on various topics to help individuals advance their skills. Aside from that, the facility sets up other enjoyable activities such as speed meetings, motivational discussions called SquareTalks, game and quiz nights, panel interviews, and film screenings, among many others.
Yaneza reveals, “Together with our marketing team, we will have Square One as the home of BGC’s Humpday Wednesdays, where BGCitizens can sit back and relax during the middle of the week. Co-workers will also get to enjoy exclusive discounts and freebies from partner BGC establishments.
Square One’s clients
Square One hopes to provide a productive working atmosphere for freelancers and independent workers who are deemed as “road warriors who work with a laptop, and are always on the go,” says Yaneza.
“Through Square One, we offer startups and small businesses the opportunity to situate their offices at BGC. At a fraction of the normal cost, they can work and grow their ventures in one of the country’s key business districts,” Yaneza adds.
Square One is open from Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 6pm. It is located at the ground floor of the Bonifacio Technology Center at 31st Street corner Second Avenue in BGC. For more inquiries, visit www.squareonebgc.com.ph or contact Francesca Padilla at 09173933646 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Square One BGC Fact Sheet
|Project Name:||Square One BGC|
|Address:||1F Bonifacio Technology Center, 31st Street corner 2nd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City|
|Developer:||Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation, the team behind the successful Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.|
|Project Overview:||Square One BGC is the newest co-working space in Bonifacio Global City, created with professionals, freelancers, startups, and SMEs in mind. Setting itself apart from other co-working spaces, Square One takes pride in offering three things for its clients: convenience, community, and collaboration.|
|Operating hours:||Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 6 PM|
|Area:||600 square meters|
|Overall capacity:||180 seats (Hot desks + Small Offices)|
|Subscription options:||Hot desks – For days when you need a place to get things done
Dedicated desks – You get your own desk; comes with a pedestal for your things
Small offices – Perfect for small teams; comes with a dedicated room, ranging from 3 to 14 seats
|Amenities/Facilities:||· Proximity to BGC’s shops and restaurants
· Social hall for small-scale events
· Library for small-scale events, mini galleries, and film showing events
· Pantry with free coffee, tea, and refreshments
· High speed internet
· Front desk services
· Meeting room
· Food delivery