The office environment plays a vital role in the productivity of a business. Therefore, relocating the office is a challenging feat for many organizations. The relocation itself is financially and time consumingly exhausting. However, if the new place isn’t up to the mark, it can demotivate your entire team, leading to lower productivity levels. Therefore, you should choose your new office location carefully.
Here are some tips to help you find the best location for your new office space.
One of the most crucial aspects that you should consider is the location of your new office space, whether it is easily accessible for your employees, clients, and other stakeholders. The place should be accessible through public transport and have ample parking space, which is a significant concern in most cities.
Budget is an essential consideration for any large-scale investment in your business. Getting a new office space is no different. You should set a budget for the entire process and follow it meticulously. Otherwise, it is easy to get lured by pricer spaces that don’t offer much functionality but are expensive due to their looks.
Your company size
You need to find a space that matches your company size. Consider how many employees you have at present, is it below 100 or more than 200 hundred employees. Also, what’s your growth plan? Would you remain the same size in the next five years? If not, would your new office space easily accommodate a more significant number, or will you have to find a new area as you grow?
The design and layout of your office space are not something that you can choose lightly. It is the design that creates the first impression on your clients and makes your employees feel at home. Therefore, ensure that the space looks warm and welcoming. When checking out the layout and design, an abundance of natural lighting, natural elements, and an open area for everyone to interact with each other should be on your priority list.
Infrastructure and technology
Having an infrastructure that enables connectivity and space to store your hard drives and servers is essential for any business. Check whether you have to take an internet connection. It would be best if you consulted with your IT team regarding the building’s connectivity status.
Consider taking help from professionals
Managing all these factors and relocating on your own can feel overwhelming. If you feel that way, it is best to take help from professionals. Professionals can help you find a suitable space for you that has everything you need under your budget. They can also arrange the relocation and take care of formalities like drawing up contracts and leases.
About InterWest Moving & Storage
InterWest Moving & Storage can assist you with office relocations from packing to unloading. An agent of Atlas Van Lines, we have been delivering high-quality transportation services to our customers since 1956. Apart from residential packing and moving, we also provide domestic and international corporate, art and government relocation services. You can call our toll-free number (800) 877-1091 to book your services and get a free quote.