Whether it’s an economical or a high-end office furniture brand like Herman Miller or Teknion, your office furniture is a significant investment that needs to last. It may not be in your budget to upgrade it simply to give your office space a new look. It may not even be in your budget to upgrade it when you’re relocating to a new space – even though it’s likely that your existing furniture will not fit in your new office space. An experienced office furniture installer can help you make the most of your existing furniture in your new space.
If your plans for the New Year include possibly moving your business to a different city or state, you’re probably already aware that the cost to physically pack up and move your equipment and employees will be considerable. There are other factors besides moving expenses that you should consider carefully before committing to relocate to a new area, here are five.
If you're charged with overseeing the relocation, reconfiguration, downsizing, or long-distance move of your office, you are facing a logistical challenge. You are probably focused on timing your project to minimize company downtime and ensure that your team is able to resume normal operations as quickly as possible.
It’s always important to be careful who you trust to come into your place of business as a vendor or a service provider. When your business has access to customers’ sensitive personal information, such as financial records, medical records, and legal documents you’ve got to be especially careful.
No matter how talented or dedicated you are, you can’t be two places at the same time. If you’ll be overseeing an office relocation or installation from afar, you’re probably wondering how you’ll make sure the project is proceeding on time, on budget, and in the professional manner you and you’re clients are expecting.
There’s no mistaking the fact that the Texas economy is booming. Texas is a very hospitable location for businesses of all sizes and a hotspot for business relocations. Houston, in particular, is centrally located, served by two major airports, boasts one of the nation’s leading medical districts, and located moments from one of the nation’s largest ports. Houston’s professional workforce is highly educated and it’s low cost of living is incredibly attractive to employers and employees, alike.
When it's time to upsize, downsize or simply modernize your office space, you may be unsure of where to begin. Or, you may assume you must begin by hiring an architectural firm. In some cases, it is necessary to hire an architect to plan and oversee complex structural changes to your office space. In other cases, you can achieve your desired results and save a significant amount of money by foregoing an architect and hiring an office furniture installation company or dealer instead.
If you’re planning for an office move and/or build out in Houston, there’s no doubt that you’re anxious to get into your new space and get to work. You’re also unquestionably juggling many things, such as working with contractors and designers to identify exactly how your new space will be configured, helping employees plan for the move, and researching and scheduling downtown Houston office furniture installers to deliver and install your office furniture and equipment when your space is ready.
Whether your office will be moving to another state, another city, down the street, or to another floor of your existing office building, enlisting the services of a project manager will deliver a huge return on investment. Long- and short-distance moves and office build-outs both involve myriad risks. A project manager (a good project manager) has the experience to anticipate what could go wrong so that it doesn't go wrong.
If you will be relocating to, renovating or installing new furniture in a downtown office, there are even more issues you need to consider and plan for. Here are four unique challenges that you should be aware of and prepare for before embarking on a downtown office move, relocation, reconfiguration or furniture installation project.