An office relocation can be a potentially expensive project. Businesses looking to move office need to get best value through planning their office move well in advance and ensure they seek the right advice from office relocation experts.
As companies prepare for the future, office relocation is proving to be an effective strategy for getting into better, cheaper and more appropriate office space. With the right office relocation planning, budgeting and management, office relocation enables businesses to raise their corporate profile, grow their client base, improve operational efficiency, retain and attract staff and give the right first impression to clients.
Value for money should be at the forefront of every business decision and this is certainly true when it comes to moving office. The end game for most companies will be to end up in the right property, on the right terms, with the right deal, with the right office design and layout, with the right furniture in the right places, with everything working on that first morning in the new office – and all this having happened on time, to budget and with the minimum hassle and disruption to the business. Easy when you say it quickly!
Office Relocation Planning
For this to happen there needs to be a relentless focus on office relocation planning and preparation, as well as a strong commitment to engage the expertise of external professional advisors to help with each key stage of the office move. However, there is often reluctance for businesses moving office to seek professional advice.
There are, sadly, all too many examples where companies have paid the penalty (and price) for trying to go it alone – usually driven by a lack of experience or a desire to "save money". Whilst the sentiment of trying to achieve best value is understandable the result is often the opposite. Best practice and experience clearly shows that companies that don’t engage external professional expertise waste unnecessary time and money. Conversely, businesses that do work with office relocation professionals (property consultants, property lawyers, office fit-out, IT, Telecoms and office removals) avoid mistakes, save time and get better value for their money.