The Great Room by Industrious enters the Australian market

Premium hospitality-led flex space provider, The Great room by Industrious is set to open its doors in the heart of Sydney’s CBD at Level 29, 85 Castlereagh Street, marking its first foray into the country.

By Richard Chatten-Hague

The celebrate their impeding launch, The Great Room is offering a number of complimentary Day Passes for ABN Australia clients and contacts to trial their new workspace and preferential pricing on ‘hot desk’ and ‘dedicated office’ memberships for any package signed before 31 December.

“Sydney is an important part of the growth in the overall business, and a place where the professional community is dynamic and sophisticated and actively looking for workspace that can flex to suit changing business requirements.” General Manager, Australia, The Great Room, Josh Alfafara said.

ABN Australia Regional Commercial Director, Richard Chatten-Hague, said: “We welcome the first location of The Great Room to Australia. Its central location in Sydney’s CBD – close to Hyde Park, QVB and retail precinct make it an attractive site for businesses to establish an Australian workspace. The Great Room is known for its premium meeting and event spaces, community activities and exclusive business, learning and lifestyle events – all of which provides members with great networking opportunities.”

The Great Room offers a range of flexible membership plans to cater to diverse business needs. These include Dedicated Offices for teams of 3 to 30, Hot Desk options for dynamic workspaces, Day Passes for short-term space and amenity use, and Virtual Office services for businesses that require a distinguished corporate address. Enterprise suites are also available for larger teams, offering custom solutions tailored to unique specifications. 

Key amenities will include enterprise-grade technology and connectivity, 24/7 office access, shower facilities, Monday Breakfast Club, Great Thirstday networking drinks, exclusive business, learning and lifestyle events, and meeting and event spaces.

“The Great Room’s commitment to cultivating connections and fostering community through various events and initiatives create a unique workspace environment for members. We look forward to welcoming members to our new space which is beautifully designed to meet their evolving needs and allow them to truly thrive.” Mr Alfafara said.

Award-winning global multidisciplinary design firm Hassell was appointed to provide luxury interiors that incorporate a uniquely Sydney hospitality focussed offering while providing the same high standard of comfort, aesthetics, and performance synonymous with The Great Room brand.  This follows Hassell’s design of multiple successful projects with The Great Room in Singapore and Hong Kong. 

Founded in Singapore in 2016, The Great Room has since grown to 10 prime locations in key cities across Asia, including Singapore, Bangkok, and Hong Kong. Offices are strategically located, and offer unique design points to foster connection and encourage collaboration. US-based flexible workspace provider Industrious acquired The Great Room in 2022. Members have access to over 160 offices in North America and Europe. 

The Great Room by Industrious, 85 Castlereagh Street, is scheduled to open in early Q4 2023. To learn more about preferential pricing for ABN Australian clients, please contact Marco Kalik, Sales Manager, Australia on +61 404 396 996 and visit To claim a complimentary Day Pass to trial their new office space, register here.

Published: 12th September 2023