3 Most Trusted Co-living Providers in Jakarta

Finding a place to live is now hassle-free as co-living providers are currently growing in Jakarta.

Technology has become an enabler for an easier lifestyle. Finding something we need is now easier than ever before, from purchasing food to looking for a place to live. For those looking for temporary housing in Jakarta, there are a bunch of offers ranging from house to apartment rent. Yet, you may need to try a new temporary residential concept that is currently trending in Jakarta: co-living.

What is co-living?

Co-living is an abbreviation from “communal living”. It is where you can rent a room to live with a group of adults under the same roof. The main concept of co-living is to share a space with others and create a community out of it. In Jakarta, co-living is a suitable option for those who want to reside in a casual, affordable place that enables flexibility and networking as well.

What are the benefits of co-living?

Co-living provides several benefits, some of them are:

  • Flexibility

Co-living offers flexibility in terms of finance and facility. A co-living space usually already provides each room with basic necessities such as a bedding set, wardrobe, desk and chair, and air conditioner. All you need is only a suitcase of clothes and you are good to go. Co-living also enables financial flexibility as you can pay the rent on a monthly basis.

  • Networking

Co-living residents coming from various backgrounds. As you will share a communal space with other residents, you will also get a chance to expand your networking and make more friends!

  • Eco-friendly

Living together means you will also share several costs with other residents, such as gas and electricity. Besides, most co-living spaces are situated at the heart of the city, which encourages you to use public transportation.

Co-living providers in Jakarta

As the capital city of the country, Jakarta is a melting pot for people coming not only from various provinces but also countries. However, the property price in the metropolitan area has already skyrocketed while the demand for affordable housing with flexible payment has been growing.

Co-living serves as an alternative solution for this issue. Here are some of the trusted co-living providers in Jakarta:

1. Rukita Coliving

rukita karawaci co-living providers in jakarta
One of Rukita Co-living units in Jakarta

Rukita is an Indonesia-based property tech company established in April 2019 that aims to improve the quality of life in urban areas. The company provides a property management service that covers core aspects of urban lifestyle through co-living space.

Rukita focuses on building community, as well as providing convenience and a positive experience for all of the people who live in its co-living space. You can book a room for a minimum 1-month stay via their website www.rukita.co and on Rukita app available on Play Store and App Store.

As of 1 October 2021, Rukita operates 162 co-living spaces with a total of 2,892 rooms in Jakarta, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi. Most of its co-living space is located in the South Jakarta area. In each co-living space, Rukita will make you feel at home as their Community Team is always ready to cater to your needs. 

Currently, there are around 1,800 people who reside in Rukita’s co-living spaces. The residents are also called “tenants”. As it focuses on community building, Rukita regularly holds networking sessions for its tenants so you can gain new friends while living in the co-living space. Besides, Rukita also offers sport classes and various discounts on its affiliated merchants to each member.

Understand that nowadays people tend to rely on their budget for almost everything, Rukita provides high-speed internet connection in each co-living space. So you need not worry if you need to work from home. Another public facility in Rukita’s co-living space is a communal kitchen so you can cook your favorite dishes and CCTV in public areas to ensure your safety. The residents can also enjoy laundry and housekeeping facilities that are provided for free.

During COVID-19 pandemic, Rukita applies strict health protocols in each co-living space. All residents must provide a negative result of at least COVID-19 antigen test before check-in to the property. All people who want to enter Rukita’s co-living spaces will get a temperature check and must have a body temperature below 37.5 degree Celcius. Before entering the building, visitors and staff are required to fill in a Guest Book with their name, body temperature, arrival time, and departure time. Housekeeping staff will regularly disinfect the unit 3 – 5 times in a day and clean the common area whenever residents finish using it. As for the community event, Rukita strives to continue creating fun events that require safe and social distancing, such as online game competition. 

2. Cove

Cove is a Singapore-based property tech company that expanded its service to Indonesia in June 2020. Similar to Rukita, it also allows the prospective occupant to book a room online with a minimum of 1-month contract to stay. Co-living space managed by Cove is located in Jakarta and Tangerang areas, such as Menteng and Karawaci. 

3. Koolkost by RedDoorz

RedDoorz is a hotel management company in Southeast Asia with low-cost property as its key to compete. In early 2020, the company also expanded its service to provide co-living space called Koolkost. It allows the resident to rent the room on a daily, weekly or monthly basis via its website. KoolKost also provides a community area as a space for its residents to gather and socialize with each other. Koolkost is available in the big cities in Indonesia, for instance Jakarta, Bandung, Medan, and Bali.


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