Servcorp

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Servcorp Limited
Public (ASXSRV)
IndustryServiced Offices
Founded1978
FounderAlfred Moufarrige AO
HeadquartersSydney, Australia
Number of locations
160+ locations
Key people
Alfred Moufarrige - CEO
Daniel Kukucka - CTO
Anton Clowes - CFO
Robert Corlett - Chairman
Charles Robinson - Senior Vice President USA[1]
ProductsVirtual Offices
Serviced Offices
Meeting Rooms
Coworking Space
Websitewww.servcorp.com

Servcorp Limited is a multinational organisation that sells Serviced Offices, Virtual Offices, Coworking Spaces, Meeting Rooms, Community Packages, and IT Services to entrepreneurs, startups, SME's and large enterprises. It was established in 1978 and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999.[2] As of April 2019, it operates in 160+ business centres in 55 cities across 24 countries.[3] The company currently has 85 coworking locations globally.

Servcorp has registered and owns a trademark for the phrase "Everything but the office".[4]

History[edit]

Servcorp was founded by Alfred Moufarrige in 1978. In 1980 Servcorp pioneered the virtual office concept.[5] In 1990, Servcorp expanded to Singapore, then throughout South East Asia,[6] France and Japan.[3] Servcorp was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999.

In 1999, Servcorp launched its first Chinese offices in Shanghai.[7]

In 2003, Servcorp was the leading Australian employer in Japan with 130 Tokyo staff.[8]

Servcorp opened its first United Kingdom office in 2009. It opened its first United States location in 2010.[3]

In April 2014, Servcorp opened new offices in Beijing's Fortune Financial Center.[7] In August 2014, Servcorp signed a 15-year lease for the 85th floor of the One World Trade Center.[9]

In February 2016, Servcorp turned to the business version of Dropbox to provide a file-sharing solution[buzzword] to its employees.[10]

In July 2018, Servcorp launched a new internal platform for clients called Servcorp Home which integrates the company's community and IT services.

In October 2018, Servcorp celebrated its 40th year anniversary.[11]

in February 2019, Servcorp opened its first location in Berlin, Germany.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "People at Servcorp". Reuters.com. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  2. ^ "SERVCORP LIMITED details". Asx.com.au. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "About us". Servcorp.com. Retrieved 1 June 2016.[self-published source]
  4. ^ IP Australia - Trade Mark number 1124080 – http://www.ipaustralia.gov.au
  5. ^ "Smart Solutions for Business: Servcorp Limited". Businessinfocus.com.au. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Serviced office provider helps SMEs beat big players". Philstar.com. 16 July 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Fortune smiles upon Servcorp's newest office location". Globaltimes.cn. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  8. ^ Paul Robinson (20 October 2003). "Servcorp back at top end of town". Theage.com.au. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  9. ^ Lois Weiss (25 August 2014). "Servcorp books a floor at 1 WTC". Nypost.com. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  10. ^ Rohan Pearce (12 February 2016). "Servcorp turns to Dropbox for collaboration". Computerworld.com.au. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  11. ^ Pupic, Tamara (21 May 2017). "Forty Years And Counting: Servcorp's Long-Serving CEO Alfred George Moufarrige". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Coworking in Europe- Servcorp". www.servcorp.de. Retrieved 18 April 2019.