WeWork India Launches New Co-Working Facility in Chennai


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    CHENNAI, India – WeWork India has made a strategic entry into the Chennai office market with the launch of a new facility at Olympia Cyberspace in Guindy, as reported by Hindustantimes this new addition marks WeWork India’s 55th location in the country, spanning 1.3 lakh square feet and offering 2,000 seats across two floors.

    Strategic Expansion into Chennai

    WeWork India’s new facility in Chennai underscores the immense potential of the city’s talent pool, robust IT sector, and flourishing manufacturing base, according to WeWork India Chief Executive Karan Virwani. This expansion reflects the company’s commitment to tapping into the city’s growing business landscape.

    Growth of Co-Working Spaces in Chennai

    Chennai is rapidly emerging as a significant office market in India, showing healthy demand and supply metrics in recent years. A report by property consultancy Savills highlighted that Chennai experienced a 31% year-on-year growth in demand for office leasing, reaching a decade-high 9.6 million square feet in 2023. Co-working spaces have been a major driver of this growth, accounting for nearly 20% of the total commercial real estate absorption.

    Diverse Client Base and Industry Presence

    The new facility at Olympia Cyberspace has already attracted several notable clients, including Wheelocity Fresh, Molex India, Dr. Wamser + Batra India, and H2O LLC. WeWork India noted that Chennai’s thriving business environment is attracting demand from various industries such as agri-tech, manufacturing, IT/ITES, and HR.

    Vision for Empowering Businesses

    “WeWork India’s dynamic ecosystem perfectly aligns with our vision of empowering businesses of all sizes, from budding startups to established global hubs,” Virwani said. The company aims to provide a collaborative and innovative workspace environment that supports the growth of its diverse client base.

    WeWork India’s Growth Journey

    WeWork India entered the Indian market in 2017 and has since expanded its presence to 55 locations across eight cities, including New Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, and Hyderabad. This growth is a testament to WeWork India’s dedication to offering flexible workspace solutions that cater to the evolving needs of modern businesses.

    Future Outlook

    As WeWork India continues to expand its footprint, the company remains committed to fostering a collaborative and innovative environment for businesses in Chennai. The new facility at Olympia Cyberspace is designed to meet the diverse needs of its members, providing state-of-the-art amenities, flexible lease terms, and a vibrant community that encourages collaboration and growth.


    WeWork India’s entry into Chennai with the launch of our facility at Olympia Cyberspace is a testament to the city’s growing significance as a business hub. We are excited to be part of Chennai’s dynamic ecosystem and look forward to supporting the growth and success of businesses across the region. As we continue to expand and innovate, our commitment to providing exceptional workspace solutions remains unwavering, empowering businesses to thrive in an ever-evolving market.

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