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Guide to Selecting the Right Office Space for Your Company

August 16, 2022 by CRS Corporate Relocation SystemsBusiness

Office equipment in a brand new office location.Your office space can greatly impact your business’s productivity and efficiency. The size, comfortability, accessibility, and location of the space all affect everyone’s workflow, especially since people spend a significant amount of their day at the office. The right environment should foster creativity, communication, and collaboration.

Offices come in many different forms, so selecting a space that best suits your company’s operations is important. No matter what space you decide on, CRS Moving & Storage is here to help you throughout the entire moving process. With our 25 years of experience, we have the skills and solutions to move your company to your new office space in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.

What to Consider When Looking for the Right Office Space for Your Business

The right office space looks different for every company. What’s perfect for you may not be perfect for another business. Because your space has to work for you to optimize your productivity, you should keep the following factors in mind when choosing an office:

Office Location

Location is one of the first criteria to consider when choosing a new office space. When doing so, you may want to think about your demographics and client base. Your company may benefit from moving to a location with a concentration of companies in the same industry. This will bring you closer to other businesses to network with and potential clients and customers.

Your employee’s commutes should also factor into choosing a location. Most people do not favor a long drive to work, so try to pick a convenient place for your employees. You may also prefer an office close to restaurants and coffee shops, so this could be a factor to keep in mind when selecting a location for your new office.

Accessibility

Your employees will likely be happier if the office location has ample parking and few traffic issues, so their commutes are less stressful. It’s not always possible to secure a location close to everyone, so having an office close to public transportation would be a good option as well. You may want to consult your employees about what they prefer to have near the office and what location would offer the most manageable commute.

Comfortable Setting

A comfortable space is essential for creativity and productivity. Therefore, when choosing the right office space, you may want to consider how comfortable the space feels and what your employees look for in an office environment to make them feel more relaxed. Environments with a mix of natural and artificial lighting tend to put employees at ease, and high ceilings make the space feel larger and more open. Additionally, an office with a view may make the space more comfortable.

Depending on what your business needs, it may be beneficial to have a space that has a mix of open and private areas, so employees can have the option of both. This way, employees can work in an open space and have quiet rooms for calls or other meetings. 

Varied Room Size

In addition to having both open and private space in your office, it may be a good idea to have rooms of different sizes for various purposes. These rooms could include large and small conference rooms, personal spaces, and quiet areas. When viewing office spaces, remember how you and your employees use spaces and what types of rooms would work best for your business. Personalized space is essential for a productive work environment.

Employee Feedback

Because your employees spend a large portion of their day in the office, they may have opinions regarding location, accessibility, room size, and other elements of the space. Therefore, one of the most important factors to keep in mind when looking for the right office is what employees want in the workplace. Running a survey or holding a meeting to gather information about what your employees would like to see in the new office space will ensure they get the best work environment possible and feel more included in the process. 

Contact CRS Moving & Storage for a Seamless Transition to Your New Office Space

We understand selecting and moving to a new office space can be stressful. Fortunately, our professional team at CRS Moving & Storage is here to help you handle all aspects of your company move. We can work with you to develop a customized moving strategy that best fits your business’s schedule and needs.

Our trustworthy and high-quality services have helped companies successfully transition to new office spaces. With our 25 years of experience in the industry, we can support you in planning and executing your move, so you can focus on your business. Call us at (718) 424-6000 or fill out our contact form to get started on your office relocation.


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