Office Relocation and Expansion
Relocating & Expanding your Business
If you are looking to take your business to the next level, or you feel you've outgrown your existing office space, expanding and relocating your business involves careful planning and a consideration of various factors including the financial, logistical and even emotional "readiness" to move your business to larger premises.
Here are some questions to ask yourself if you are considering expanding and relocating your business:
Can you finance the expansion and relocation?
Consider the financial benefits of a relocation, and whether your cash flow can support it. To find out what cost components you need to consider, use the Moving Office Budget Planner which itemises all the cost items associated with an office relocation.
How will the move affect customers?
Your customers are a key consideration in making the decision to relocate and expand your business. The new office location will need to remain accessible to existing clients and in the ideal position to win new ones.
How much Office Space do you need?
If you are planning to expand your business you are going to need more office space, but exactly how much requires some basic calculations. Use the Office Space Calculator to work out how much office space you are going to need based on your expansion plans.
Ready to Commit?
A new office means new lease terms, and these need to be considered before negotiation starts. Be clear as to how long you see your business occupying the space and ensure you do not over-commit your business to a longer lease than is necessary. Speak to your Tenant Rep Broker about negotiating the right lease terms for your business.
Expanding and relocating your business is a major decision that shouldn't be taken lightly. Once you've weighed up your options, use the Office Move Checklist to plan your office relocation and make sure it's a profitable outcome for your business.
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