Just-in-time booking of flexible work spaces in a Grade A property
Multiple amenities and services under one roof at a prime location
Plans to open 5 more centres over the next 6 months and a 500 seater centre at Gachibowli is under fit-out stage
March 9th 2017: India’s largest player in co-working space segment, AWFIS Space Solutions entered Hyderabad with their newest centre at Taj Deccan. The new pro-working centre which houses 167 workstations, 1 meeting room and 2 meeting lounges is located at a prime business district in Banjara Hills. The new AWFIS centre provides premium cabins, fixed desks, meeting rooms to SMEs, startups, solopreneurs and corporates.
AWFIS@Banjara Hills will offer flexi work stations starting at INR 350 per day, fixed seats at INR 750 per day, private cabins starting at INR 13000 per month and meeting rooms at INR 600 per hour. Members can select different packages basis number of seats and hours.
The new AWFIS Centre comes fully equipped with hi-tech technological facilities like Video Projection, NFC Cards, CCTV, High Speed Internet and Laser Printing. Booking is quick and easy with just-in-time reservation through AWFIS mobile app. Members will receive advantages ranging from using the location as their official business address and to host events. The package includes fixed workstations & storage units, housekeeping support and a fully equipped pantry and cafeteria.
Commenting on the newest centre, Mr. Amit Ramani, Founder & CEO, AWFIS said, “ This is our latest addition to the expansion plan in the south and we are delighted to have partnered with leading hospitality brand TAJ GVK. Our new centre sits in the lap of luxury in Hyderabad at Banjara Hills offering fully equipped, ready to use work spaces which can be booked just in time through the Awfis mobile app. Marking our entry in Hyderabad, Awfis@Banjara Hills will cater to the growing startups in the city as well as to the surging demand for flexible, just-in-time office spaces.”
Mr. Sumit Lakhani, Marketing Head, AWFIS Space Solutions further added, “India is witnessing a revolution in start-up and entrepreneurial culture, triggering a rise in the mobile working population. Over the years there has been a steady rise in demand for affordable co-working spaces among an eclectic community comprising startups, freelancers, SMEs and large corporates looking for a single workstation or hundreds, for a day or for years. With the launch of the new Pro-working Centre at TAJ Deccan, AWFIS will set a new benchmark of converting underutilized spaces in premium properties for the benefit of the startup community looking for affordable yet premium addresses for setting up office.”
Representing Taj GVK Hotels & Resorts Ltd, Mr. Mohan Chandran – Director Operations and GM – Taj Krishna said, ““We are very excited at this partnership with AWFIS – more and more we note requests for such office spaces – flexible enough to accommodate one person or a small team, for a few weeks or a few months and AWFIS has a model that is cost-effective to the user!”
The elegant TAJ Deccan is situated in Hyderabad’s prime location, Banjara Hills, offering a welcome respite for both leisure and business travellers alike. Spread over 6 acres of landscaped gardens, it is conveniently located 35-40 minutes away from the International Airport and 5 km from the railway station. With the best-in-class features and high-end services, TAJ Deccan is the essence of class and sophistication.
Pro-working Spaces involves shared working environment, yet independent activity. Unlike the typical office environment, a co-working space is generally shared by individuals from different organizations and professions. The fixed desk spaces and premium cabins at the TAJ Deccan offer pedestal storage, whiteboards and pin-up boards while flexible desk spaces are spread across the community table setup.
Awfis Space Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is aimed at providing ready-to-use, tech-enabled, Pro-WorkingTM office spaces, offering ‘Just in Time’ bookings through it’s mobile app and website. It was founded in April 2015 by Amit Ramani, MD & CEO of Nelson India and alumnus of Cornell University and SPA, New Delhi. Apart from Amit Ramani, Radha Kapoor - a young creative woman entrepreneur with interests in new age businesses across education, media & entertainment, retail and urban ventures is also an investor in the business. Awfis is currently the largest player in co-working spaces in South-Asia and the second largest player in India when compared specifically with business centres. Awfis has created proprietary Grade-A, highly energetic and inspirational community work spaces across Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune and operates 20 Pro-WorkingTM centres currently. It currently houses over 2500+ members providing them with opportunities to network and grow through curated events and programs. Awfis Rewards Program is a recently launched initiative bringing over 100+ exclusive partnerships curated just for its members. www.awfis.com
About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces:
Established in 1902, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 100 hotels in 63 locations across the globe, including presence in India, North America, United Kingdom, Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan and Nepal. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India’s premier business house. For more information please visit tajhotels.com.