Tour at theDesk with Roundtable dialogue & Drinks

May 30, 2018


SJC OBA Real Estate Chapter : 
Tour at theDesk + Roundtable on Co-working Space + Drinks

Date: 5 June 2018 (Tuesday)
Venue: theDesk, 20/F, Leighton Centre, 77 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay.
Schedule : 
6:30 - 7:00 pm Private Tour at theDesk
7:00 - 7:30 pm Roundtable dialogue
7:30 - 8:30 pm Networking Drinks

For registration : 
Press Attend in the facebook event or Email to 
Spaces are limited, first come first served!

The co-working revolution is transforming our real estate industry, not only is it pioneered by entrepreneurs, MNCs and large enterprises are also a strong drive for the demand of co-working spaces, all of which are looking for liquid or flexible work space with good access to amenities and facilities as well as looking to share ideas and knowledge within the community.

Private Tour at theDesk
Adrian Yap (Class of SJC 2000) is the Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of theDesk, has kindly offered the Real Estate Chapter his community space for a tour in 1 of their 3 locations. About theDesk, see 

Roundtable dialogue between Landlord, User, Operator
Other than touring theDesk, we have also invited 3 Josephians to discuss over co-working business in a roundtable format moderated by our organiser.
Adrian Yap (Class of 2000), the Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of theDesk, will talk about his vision, passion & challenged about his venture business from an Operator's perspective.

Gary Wong (Class of 1997) is the Senior Project Development Manager of Grosvenor. He has recently developed a new workplace for Grosvenor HK with a co-working design concept. The project has been certified with WELL Gold by IWBI and LEED Gold by USGBC, which make Grosvenor’s HK office the 1st office refurbishment projects in Asia to receive such rating of recognition. Gary will share his insight from an User's perspective. 

Wilfred Ma (Class of 2004) is the Assistant Vice President, Investment Team, of Phoenix Property Investors. He will share his experience working with WeWork and how Phoenix secured them as an anchor tenant in Tower 535 at Causeway Bay. Wilfred will also share his insight from a Landlord's perspective on how they evaluate co-working tenancies from leasing & investment angle.

Networking Drinks
Let's mingle and network with your fellow Josephians brothers. We are also thrilled to have FREE soft drinks and beer procured from Ztore, co-founded by Clarence Ling (Class of SJPS 1994).  About Ztore, see 

Welcome all old boys from the real estate professions, e.g. developers, investors, architects, surveyors, planners, engineers, contractors, brokers, real estate lawyers, financiers, valuers, analysts, hotel operators, property and facilities managers, real estate reporters, editors and publishers, sales and marketing, traffic, environmental, landscape, etc. and anyone else who are interested in joining these areas!

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