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  • POLICE

    OPENING soon

    Office movingIs an office relocation in your future?

    THINKING OF A MAKING A MOVE?

    ASK THESE QUESTIONS TO GET STARTED

    What must we have?

    What would be nice to

    have?

    What is not necessary?

    How much will it cost?

    WILL YOUR ORGANIZATION GET A NEW ADDRESS?

    WHY SOME BUSINESSES PACK UP AND LEAVE

    Improve quality of life

    Recreational opportunities

    Education

    Crime rates

    Healthcare

    Weather

    Find labor

    Discover talent

    Create space for additionalteam members

    Enter new markets

    Expand geographic location

    New city, new perspective

    Increase cash flow

    Move to a less expensive location

    Learn more about why businesses choose to move.

    LOAD UP THE MOVING VAN

    TO UNLOAD THESE BENEFITS

    Show clients and would-be hires your company is:

    Successful

    Determined

    Energized

    Experiment with your new space:

    Open working spaces

    Acoustic rooms

    Hot-desking areas

    Reflect brand and company culture:

    Show your team (and clients) the love

    Inspire employees

    Improve your bottom line with the potential for:

    Tax breaks

    Incentives

    Find out more about what an office relocation can do for you.

    LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

    HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT OFFICE SPACE

    Determine your needs

    Brand imageDoes the space mirror your companys style?

    Exposure and accessibilityIs the location easily accessible?

    CompetitionWhat other businesses are nearby?

    DemographicsDo customers and potential employees live nearby?

    Future growth potentialIs there room to grow?

    SafetyWill customers and vendors feel safe coming and going?

    Building infrastructureCan the building handle your companys electrical, climate and IT demands?

    Utilities and other costsHow much will utilities, cleaning services, insurance and parking cost?

    ZoningWhat are zoning regulations?

    1

    Be aware of hidden costs- Renovations - IT upgrades- Decorating - Business interruption

    Determine your tax responsibility

    - Income - Sales - Property

    Find out the minimum wage

    Determine if your business qualifies for economic incentives

    2 Evaluate your finances

    Learn more about choosing the right home for your brand.

    Reasons to buy:

    Youd be a better landlord than your current one

    You can better control expenses

    You will be able to improve your ROI

    You change locations often

    Increasing rents, common area maintenance costs and moving expenses may be better invested in a place of your own

    Your company is hard to move

    You have fixtures and equipment that are difficult to relocate

    Youre tired of paying rent

    Buying a place of your own is an investment

    Reasons to rent:

    You have big changes in your future

    Relocation Expansion Downsize

    Youre already in a central business district

    You can call the landlord if something breaks

    You enjoy the benefits of a full service lease

    Maintenance Cleaning Snow removal and yard care

    You want to put equity back into your business

    Capital investment Working on your company

    TO RENT OR BUY?THAT IS THE QUESTION

    Get more on renting versus buying.

    Cut corners on cost

    Fail to use available economic

    development services

    Miss important environmental or

    regulatory concerns

    Dont plan for future expansion

    Implement off-brand design elements that are gimmicky

    and distracting

    FRAGILE!

    TAKE CAUTION TO AVOID THESE COMMON MOVING PITFALLS

    Explore more moving pitfalls here.

    Take care when searching for your new work space to find the

    perfect home for your brand.

    You may reproduce and distribute this infographic in its entirety. You may not create derivative works. (Licensed under the Creative Commons: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/)

    Sources:

    1. 10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business. Entrepreneur. Entrepreneur Media, Inc., 20 May 2015. Web. 26 Apr. 2016. .

    2. Creed, David. Should You Buy or Lease Space For Your Business? Business News Daily. Purch, 2 May 2013. Web. 26 Apr. 2016. .

    3. Henrick, Mark. How to Relocate Your Business. Entrepreneur. Entrepreneur Media, Inc., n.d. Web. 19 Apr. 2016. .

    4. Movin' On Up: Why Relocating Offices Doesn't Have to Suck. Business.com. Business.com, 10 Apr. 2015. Web. 19 Apr. 2016. .

    5. Parsons, Lee. Feng Shui & Fuzzy Feelings: Creating Company Culture Through Office Design. Business.com. Business.com Media, Inc., 6 Feb. 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2016. .

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