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Bringing The World’s Businesses Together

Empowering today’s leaders to meet, collaborate, learn, and access talent and opportunities.

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Our Mission

Arcc Spaces is a shared workspace platform that caters to brands looking to transform the way they work and drive innovation.

The Workspace

Warm, Inviting, Generous

The environment we work in plays an important part in the way we work. That’s why we adopt a human-led design philosophy to craft spaces that feel welcoming, evoke senses, inspire ideas, and enhance work productivity.

Each of our spaces draws from its context and reflects our bespoke approach to being active part of the local building ecosystem – a nexus for community engagement and exchange.

It's About You

Experience our Hospitality

We think big but act small. We understand that every company has its own unique needs and challenges to be met. We treat each of our members as a valued partner, and are here to support and facilitate your success.

We believe in a personal approach to hospitality, our people are at the heart of our service.

Not Just an Office

Lifestyle inspired, Innovation enabled

Work, Live or Play; our lives and routines are dynamic in this modern age. We believe in providing a platform and options to allow you to work they way that you want, whether in or out of the physical workspace.

The intersection of ideas is where innovation occurs and we want to built a vibrant network where open conversations can happen.

Our Leadership

Leading by experience, innovating through passion.

  • Edie Hu
    General Manager, Beijing

    Edie started her career with Arcc Spaces in 2009. Over the years, she has become an ambassador of Arcc Spaces’ culture and pioneering way of thinking. With an abundance of experience in office space operation and management, Edie has dedicated herself to improving the centres’ service quality as well as customer experience. She has also made a great contribution in supporting the company’s growing footprint in the capital city of Chinaincluding the workplace located at Ping’An International Finance Centre, as well as the innovative office complex at the World Financial Centre where a premium business club and an American-style bistro have been integrated into the office space.  

    Starting out as a Centre Manager, Edie was promoted to the role of General Manager, and she now oversees operations, business development and project expansion in Beijing.  

  • Jill Lu
    General Manager, Shanghai

    Jill is a passionate and goal-oriented leader. She joined the Arcc Spaces family in 2017 and drove the brand’s market awareness to rapid growth by opening two significant workplaces successively in the Bund Finance Centre and Taikang Insurance Tower. Both projects set a new benchmark of services and offerings for the shared office sector in the city.

    As a veteran in commercial real estate, Jill had taken on management positions in JLL (Jones Lang Lasalle) and Regus. Drawing on more than 12 years of experience, including leadership roles in operational management and sales strategies, product development and customer experience, as well as landlord resources, Jill is mainly responsible for strategic planning and business growth of Arcc Spaces in Shanghai.

  • Varian Saw
    General Manager, Malaysia

    Varian Saw has been working with Arcc Spaces for over eight years and oversees five premium centres in Kuala Lumpur located at Centrepoint South, Garden North Tower, Integra Tower, The Pavilion Tower and Bangsar, managing approximately 63,000 sq.ft. of space in total. Varian oversees the P&L, operations, customer service, sales and marketing of the above five centres.

    Prior to joining Arcc Spaces, he had over seven years of experience in hospitality with his last role as Director of Sales of Malaysia Sales Office of Pan Pacific Hotels Group, as well as with Kempinski Hotels.

  • Evelyn Chye
    General Manager, Singapore

    Evelyn has a First-Class Honours Degree in Estate Management from Heriot-Watt University, UK, and over a decade of leadership experience in sales, business development and leasing within the real estate and flexible office space industries.

    Evelyn started her career with CapitaLand, where she was exposed to both residential and commercial portfolios and held various leadership roles within the leasing function.
    Building on that success, Evelyn transitioned over to the flexible office space industry, where she spent time as the Director of Real Estate Management for South East Asia for a global co-working company.

    In her last stop prior to joining Arcc Spaces, Evelyn was the Lead Acquisition for Keppel Land’s Co-working platform, where she was responsible for sales growth strategies in Singapore.

  • Michelle Lim
    Regional Finance Manager

    As the Regional Finance Manager, Michelle Lim is responsible for leading financial operations within Arcc Spaces. Michelle holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Accounting from Tunku Abdul Rahman College in Malaysia and comes with over 10 years of experience in both audit firms and in-house commercial firms.

    She started her professional career as a Senior Audit Associate with KPMG in Malaysia, before moving to Singapore to undertake a similar role with PwC, where she was responsible for annual financial audits and reporting to group auditors for several multinational and local companies. Prior to joining Arcc Spaces, Michelle was with Omron Healthcare, where she was responsible for driving the internal control and compliance culture across the APAC region.

  • Maria Nakamura
    Head of Hospitality

    Maria has a long career in hospitality, starting with the Capella Hotel Group where she formed part of the pre-opening team at the luxury five-star hotel in Singapore. Taking up several roles ranging from Guest Service Agent to Front Office Manager, she learnt the values of guest hospitality early on.

    After Capella Hotel Group, Maria moved to Australia where she worked at the Australian Catholic University under the Career Development Services. She also qualified as a teacher under the New South Wales Department of Education, with experience teaching in high schools and universities across multiple disciplines such as Commerce, Business Studies and Economics.

    Maria has a Double Major in Hospitality and Management from Murdoch University, a Master of Teaching from Australian Catholic University and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Australian Catholic University.

  • Anthony Chan
    Head of Marketing

    Prior to joining Arcc Spaces, Anthony Chan headed up the marketing department of ATLAS, one of the leading flexible workplace service providers in China, overseeing the marketing and corporate communications in Greater China. Anthony was previously the Head of Sales of The Langham Hotel and Media Relations lead for Galaxy Entertainment Group.

    Anthony was based in the United States where he organized two national sports events. He was the communications lead for sports associations in China where he worked with Chinese athletes and drove media coverage both within China and the US, playing a pivotal role in translating and managing English-speaking media and his Chinese athletes.

    Anthony has an MBA from The University of Hong Kong and is currently undertaking a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law from The University of London.

  • Yann Deschamps
    Commercial Director

    Yann leads the development of Arcc Spaces’ market and financial positions and drives growth for existing and new products across five cities. He is also responsible for go-to-market strategies, market forecasts and prioritisation, customer segmentation, and recommendations around product marketing. He is also involved in the evaluation of expansion opportunities of Arcc Spaces’ portfolio.

    Prior to joining Arcc Spaces, Deschamps held senior leadership roles at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Colliers International, and Savills based in Shanghai, China. Most recently, he was the Head of APAC for a major co-working firm based in Singapore. He brings with him over 20 years’ experience in real estate leading the delivery of projects across the region.

  • Justin Chen
    Chief Executive Officer

    Having spent over a decade in real estate development and hospitality, Justin manages the strategy, design and development of Arcc Spaces and its portfolio of spaces across Asia. His role has been instrumental in the planning and implementation of the overarching business strategy for the Arcc group.

    He brings with him a strong understanding of the multiple facets of real estate – from acquisition, site selection to design, construction and project management.

    A hands-on leader who is passionate about bringing new concepts to life that are at the forefront of trends and challenging conventional ways of thinking, Justin also guides the design team which oversees all design and development projects.

    Justin earned his Bachelor Degree of Arts in Architecture from The University of California, Berkeley.

    • Edie Hu
      General Manager, Beijing
    • Jill Lu
      General Manager, Shanghai
    • Varian Saw
      General Manager, Malaysia
    • Evelyn Chye
      General Manager, Singapore
    • Michelle Lim
      Regional Finance Manager
    • Maria Nakamura
      Head of Hospitality
    • Anthony Chan
      Head of Marketing
    • Yann Deschamps
      Commercial Director
    • Justin Chen
      Chief Executive Officer
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    Our History

    1996

    New Beginnings

    Timothy Holdings incorporated in Singapore

    2003

    Opening Our First Centre

    The first Asia-Pacific Business Centre (APBC) office was opened at Suntec City and helped provide short-term office space solutions to local small and medium enterprises. This was the first office space of its type in Singapore at that time

    2005

    Entering The Chinese Market

    APBC entered the China market with centres in Shanghai, renamed apbcOffices along with new design elements ahead of their time, challenging the notion of what an office space should feel and look like. During this period, design became one of our calling cards, with each of our locations taking on drastically different styles and looks.