Taking their expansion plans to yet another location; global workplace provider Regus launched its newest and sixth business centre at Level 12, Parkland Building, No 33, Park Street, Colombo 02 recently. The launch of the new facility was patronized by Regus Asia Pacific, Chief Executive Officer John Wright and Regus Sri Lanka Country Head Dr. Nirmal De Silva.
The Regus network expansion in Sri Lanka exemplifies the demand for flexible workspaces in the country where customers can now do their work in a number of locations based on their requirements. Currently, Regus Business Centres are located at strategic locations in close proximity to relevant commercial establishments and other significant city landmarks.
John Wright, Chief Executive Officer – Regus Asia Pacific, said, “Sri Lanka is a key market in the Regus footprint. We see more and more businesses adopting for a more flexible solution and we remain committed towards the country as we enter an era of ever evolving work place strategies opted by all sorts of businesses. Work flexibility is a significant aspect for many organizations regardless of their size. As the industry leader, Regus is well positioned to support companies in Sri Lanka alongside the economic growth of the country”.
Dr. Nirmal De Silva, Country Manager – Regus Sri Lanka reiterated, “We are pleased to offer our customers a new location in the heart of Colombo, further extending our solutions. The Parkland at Park Street not only reiterates the versatility that we have to offer but also gives our customers the best of the best working environment to a myriad of businesses. With regards to revolutionizing the flexible workplace concept, Regus is undoubtedly focused on not only providing individuals with the opportunity to attain their own workspace at a reasonable cost but also assist start-ups, entrepreneurs and even multi-national companies to set their foothold in the business world”.
Regus is also an establishment that constantly perseveres to engage in their own dedicated approach towards researching and studying the current trends of flexible working globally. Interestingly recent research conducted worldwide by Regus has revealed that 67% of companies say a physical location closer to its customers helps boost sales while 61% of companies report that businesses in their sector also use flexible working as a mechanism for retaining and attracting top staff. Additionally, 76% of companies declare that senior management can actually benefit by becoming more productive if they can work flexibly.
Currently, the other five strategic locations that are already being operated by Regus include the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Fort, GPD Building on Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07, McLaren’s Building on Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 04, Lotus Building on Nawala Road, Nawala and Bernard’s Business Park on Dutugemunu Street, Dehiwela.
Regus’ network of more than 2,600 business centres in 106 countries provides convenient, high-quality, fully serviced spaces for people to work, be it for a few minutes or a few years. The benefits the clients would receive would no doubt be instrumental in determining the future aspirations of an individual or business related entity.