BUSINESS IN BAKU
Since the independence of Azerbaijan in the 90’s – the economy has become continually strengthened by private company set up, and more recently this has been shaped by internet business start ups and a boom of remote business working. Although having a strong public sector, buildings and infrastructure have been put in place in Baku especially to harness the power of web-based privatisation. For example a new free public internet service for Baku residents.
It has become, in recent years, very common to see young people and international workers with their laptops set up in public places. Some better known locations for this include:
Floors, The Housing Space
Floors is a hostel, come bar, come business hub. A space for creative minds, you can hire a room to sleep in for the night or make art from for a week. Its most recent business guests including Amazon who work remotely from Floors.
Set up in the old town next door to the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, this refreshingly vibrant space was set up by a young Azerbaijani after having spent a year in Australia in a refurbished 1920’s ‘oil-boom’ building. It has a resident dachshund and a fabulous roof garden and cocktail menu.
Address: Qesr Donge 1 Building 70 Old City, Baku,
White City Offices
White City is an area within Baku that is currently under a large development process in order to make the area more enjoyable for the general public and to create a scenic business district in a once heavily industrial area.
One of its office developments within the area has been designed to also inherit environmental achievements whilst providing high calibre, Grade A office space for larger businesses. The White City complex has consequently won a ‘good’ BREEAM rating due to its ecological standards.
The building is described as offering a modern outlook and provides a stylish environment for workers.
Address: 25 Nobel Ave, Baku 1025, Azerbaijan
Glori Jeans Coffee Shop
Gloria Jeans coffee shop is a chain with multiple locations in Baku, and probably the most popular location for remote working in the city for young professionals. Offering free wifi and plug sockets, it is a place for relaxed working and to take relaxed business meetings. With a warm and welcoming staff It offers a wide range of coffee, food and beverages, there is something to cater for most tastes and allergy specifies.
– Caspian Business Center, 42 J. Jabbarli,
– 28 Mall, 4th floor. Fizuli str.,Azadlig avenue.
– Port Baku Mall,