We look at the best way to go about renting a new commercial property and how to avoid pitfalls that could be disastrous.
Renting an office space that is suitable for you can make or break your company, these tips on how to do it the smart way could make or break your business.
Making the decision to move your business and find new offices can be a time consuming and daunting experience. It’s not a process that you will want to rush, you’ll need to choose an office space which suits your flourishing business, accommodates your future needs and is well-matched to your working practices.
Firstly, don’t rush into looking for an office space rental without fully thinking about exactly what you need and how soon you need it. It’s important to set yourself realistic goals and deadlines, this will make certain you have enough time to relocate whilst causing minor disruption to your average working day.
Avoid making hurried and callous decisions by taking the necessary time required time to consider what you want to get out of your next office space. Rushing into a new space just because its cheap or available now could be a stupid decision in the long run.
You need to consider the desired location, the amount of space you require, the budget you have available and if you want a traditional or contemporary office space.
Your company image is vital to its success so ensure it promotes the right look and feel for your business. When viewing commercial properties or serviced business centres you need to consider whether it fits your business look and requirements. You can do this by making sure it provides the right looking office space for visiting clients and if it inspires employees.
It’s also important to check if it provides the right facilities and if the quality of the building matches the level of client or customer service you have been providing.
Finally, ask yourself if you are compromising your corporate image for the sake of finding a commercial property quickly,