April 4, 2012 by Terence LEE
Several co-working spaces like Hackerspace, Smartspace, FounderHQ and Kennel have emerged in Singapore over the past few years, in a nod to the country’s increasingly entrepreneurial and nomadic workforce.
The Singapore government has now also recognized the changing behavior of its workers. In a groundbreaking new intiative, it is issuing out grants to develop the next generation of shared work spaces and home offices.
Dedicated home offices would allow employees with families to better juggle their work and home commitments. For those who find working from home impossible, “Smart Work Centres” would be set up around the island to give employees a shared office nearby. Read more