There are five things business owners too often miss during an office or corporate relocation.
Create a floor plan as soon as you choose your new space. This is particularly important when it comes to furniture options. Can you reuse or repurpose existing furniture? Do you need to purchase any new furniture? If your new floor plan makes some of your existing furniture unnecessary, you can sell or decommission it before the move. Space planning is something to look for as you evaluate your relocation needs.
It’s important to address this with your architect or space planner before the corporate relocation, eliminating last minute scrambles or expensive fixes.
A move is a great time to purge. Just make sure you have a plan in place to protect your company’s privacy. You should always destroy sensitive documents through your business relocation provider or a certified shredding company.
Moving doesn’t require hundreds of cardboard boxes. Ask your moving company if they offer reusable crate rental versus corrugated (cardboard) material as part of their business relocation services. This option saves time and money while being better for the environment.
This may seem obvious, but your address may show up in more places than you think:
You don’t need to identify all the steps in a corporate relocation alone. Moving companies that specialize in commercial and office relocation can help identify the long list of concerns to consider.
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