How do you find the right office space?
Your organisation has outgrown is current office space and is planning to move office, and you have been asked to find the right office space – where do you start? How do you evaluate the many different office spaces available to determine which one is the best space for your organisation?
Deciding where your new office will be situated is once of single biggest decisions to make, and one of the first to consider as it has a major impact on several factors for the business.
A convenient office location is key to serving your target market— What does that mean for your organisation? Being closer to clients, suppliers, or even the competition?
Top Tip: Ensuring that you pick the right location for your new office is critical as it can have a major impact on your staff and visitors. Will your current employees and future hires want to work in your new office? What is the commute to the new space like? What amenities are in close proximity to the new office?
What is the building’s overall condition – what image does it portray? Has it been recently refurbished? What are the future plans for the building? How old is the building? How will the configuration of the floorplate affect your fitout layout? How much office space will we need?
Top Tip: Find out who the landlord is. Ask other tenants about their responsiveness and quality of service. Will the landlord be able to react to issues quickly and effectively?
The Office Space
Once you have assessed the location and base building, it is now time to prepare a proper office relocation budget to get a clear understanding of what a relocation and fitout will cost the organisation.
The right office space for your organisation should adequately fit your current employees, with suitable space to accommodate a growing team and provide your employees with a stunning work environment that allows them to work effectively and productively.
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