Regus is a multinational corporation that provides a global workplace. As of 23 June 2015, it operated 4000 business centres across 120 countries. Founded in Brussels, Belgium, in 1989, Regus is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, has 6,500 employees, is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Regus is incorporated in Saint Helier, Jersey. In 1989 while on a business trip to Brussels, English entrepreneur Mark Dixon noted the lack of office space available to travelling business people; they were often forced to work from hotels. He identified a need for office space that was maintained, staffed, and available for companies to use on a flexible basis and went on to found his first business centre in Brussels. In 1994 Regus entered Latin America with a center in São Paulo and Asia with its first center in Beijing.