Located on the eastern part of Hong Kong Island next to Tai Koo, Quarry Bay has evolved from an industrial area to one of the most desirable CBDs in Hong Kong over the past decade. From finance and tech giants to creative startups, the redeveloped commercial area has brought new energy into the community, attracting various industries such as banks, law firms, consultancies, fashion retailers and consulates to set up offices here. Thanks to its affordable rent, excellent amenities and accessibility, many multinational corporations, including Facebook and Coca-Cola, have chosen this address as their home. Quarry Bay is regarded as one of the fastest growing commercial areas in the city.
One of the key advantages of Quarry Bay is its accessibility. The Quarry Bay MTR station connects to the excellent subway network, linking the area to other parts of Hong Kong. The MTR station is directly linked to Taikoo Place, the largest business hub with office towers in the area. From Exit C, you can also walk to other modern commercial buildings along King’s Road, such as K11 Atelier. As the entrance to the Eastern Harbour Crossing, a number of cross-harbour buses and minibuses going from Quarry Bay to Eastern Kowloon and New Territories. For those who commute on the island side, there is an extensive network of buses, trams and taxis to choose from. If you’re driving, the new Central-Wanchai bypass has cut the journey from IFC to 10 minutes.
In terms of amenities, although there are not many accommodation options in the area, if you’re looking for a high-end lifestyle hotel, East Hotel is conveniently located within the commercial area just next to the MTR station. For food lovers, the area has seen the arrival of many new restaurants, for example, The Sixteenth which houses four signature restaurants by the Pirata Group. There are also a lot of independent restaurants and cafés around the neighbourhood. If you are up for street food, do not miss the food street at the famous “Monster Building” Yik Cheong Building, where you can find all the Hong Kong street food classics. This place is also one of the most well-known Instagrammable spot in the city. On top of that, people with an active lifestyle or looking for places for team-building activities, would be interested in the indoor sports venues such as Ryze Trampoline Park, Crossfire Arena and Bun’s 2020 roller-skating rink. This district offers many choices to cater occasions like business lunches, client meetings and team gatherings.
Quarry Bay is well-served by the new landmark - Taikoo Place, a business complex that houses ten major office towers, including One & Two Taikoo Place, Berkshire House, Devon House and One Island East. These buildings are equipped with start-of-art facilities and well-design offices, together with a growing number of coworking space and serviced offices, the area has transformed into a prominent business address for startups, SMEs and established companies.
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