How to Downsize your Office
One of the biggest expenditures for any organization is rent, and consequently downsizing your office space could be a necessary (and only!) option for your business to stay in profit during these challenging times.Below are some key elements to consider to downsize your office to help you make whatever savings you can:
One of the key elements to consider are the number of people to be accommodated within the space, and the level of storage required on site. Use the Office Space Calculator to help you work out the ideal size of your office based on your requirements.
Be clever when it comes to your storage systems when downsizing your office to ensure that the number of desksand the floor space taken up by the storage requirements are minimized. Mobile shelving systems can reduce the amount of space and give you the flexibilty to move things around.
Monitors & PCs
Install flat screen monitors to free up space on workstations.
Use appropriate sized desks for the tasks involved. Also consider the use of hot desking for those workers who are regularly out of the office.
Survey heating, cooling and lighting resources to ensure office space can be used to 100% efficiency. Place desks as close to windows and natural light as possible to maximize productivity.
Consider Mezzanine floors to use full height of premises where availableThe best way to maximize your office space is to consult with an Office Space Planner who will ensure the design and layout of the space is optimized.
Find an Office Space Planner in your market by searching here.
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