Here at Building Interiors, we like to think we know there is everything there is to know about creating inspiring workspaces, through office design, refurbishment and fit out. And for some brands, achieving the perfect space requires an office relocation. But once you have decided that your current space doesn’t work for your business needs anymore, what do you do next? An office relocation is really exciting, it’s a time to reflect on what you want from your new space, rethink your everything working habits, refresh your brand and redefine your working environment. We have put together this handy list of actions you need to do or think about when moving office, this listicle will help ensure you are prepared for what is to come.
People – what your team require (Desks, communal spaces, break out zones)
What size does the property need to be?
How many people does the property need to accommodate?
What are the usage requirements for offices, meeting rooms, toilets, kitchens, collaborative areas?
What features does the property need to fulfil?
Is the property sustainable?
Do we need new furniture?
Is the location where we want to move to?
Are the new premises located near to major transportation links?
Is the office suitable for current staff commuting?
Is there appropriate parking available?
Can clients visit and be visited easily?
Are there any local amenities for staff?
Where/what size of company does the business want to be in 5, 10, 15 years?
Can the new office space cater for the projected growth of the business?
How does the office need to facilitate the work of each department?
How long does the lease need to be?
What is the proposed move in date?
Flooring and ceiling
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