GridAKL is an actively curated community designed to encourage the collision of ideas through collaboration between businesses. Organisations from start-ups to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and corporates can harness the benefits of being located at GridAKL.



Be located at the epicentre for innovation. Surround your organisation with likeminded businesses. Leverage the exchange of ideas, exceptional talent, and resources to shape your business in the age of innovative disruption. Being located at GridAKL, in the heart of it all, will give your business access to emerging trends and inspire the development of new ideas in a community which typifies a collaborative, innovation-led ecosystem.


One size doesn’t fit all. Only GridAKL offers exceptional flexibility to businesses of all types and sizes. You’ll find refurbished character coworking and SME space alongside premium office accommodation in a purpose-built 5 Green Star rated building. The range of accommodation on offer and the flexibility of lease terms means your business growth isn’t hampered by physical walls.



Supporting enterprise

At GridAKL, our active community network and event programming both builds connections and celebrates cutting edge ideas and innovations. At the same time, GridAKL nurtures business growth through mentoring, business support services, and access to capital.

12 Madden Street versatile coworking spaces and connecting laneway

12 Madden Street versatile coworking spaces and connecting laneway

Superior facilities

As a GridAKL tenant you will have access to GridAKL spaces designed with technology and collaboration in mind. 12 Madden Street hosts a 300 person event space and the GridAKL members lounge whilst the Lysaght building Tech Cafe is perfect for an informal catch up. The range of amenities and facilities on offer across the GridAKL precinct push the boundaries of the expected.


GridAKL is a magnet for exceptional talent. Your business will be able to attract, retain and connect with the sharpest and brightest minds; share resources, ideas and expertise; and build the capabilities of you and your organisation.


Wynyard Quarter’s emergence as one of Auckland’s most exciting neighbourhoods possesses all the qualities needed for a successful innovation precinct: a data-rich urban environment with embedded smart technologies and leading-edge sustainable buildings.

With access to a vibrant waterfront cafe scene, parks, indoor and outdoor theatre spaces and a full calendar of niche and public events, Wynyard Quarter has already developed an identity that’s both authentic and unique. Now, with the advent of GridAKL, that stimulating blend of work and leisure is set to lead the whole city towards an exciting future.


Located at the heart of Auckland’s innovation precinct at Wynyard Quarter, GridAKL is surrounded by some of New Zealand’s most iconic businesses and global innovators including Air New Zealand, Spark, Microsoft, Fonterra and Datacom. Wynyard Quarter offers a vibrant waterfront neighbourhood, with good transport links and within walking distance to Auckland’s CBD and university campuses.