Sitting in the same office space all day, ever day, can make it abundantly clear why finding an environment that strikes a balance between productivity and comfort is crucial to the health of your employees and your business. As employees feel more obligated to be “plugged in” and “contactable” outside of the normal 9-5 routine, it is also critical for a business to find meaningful ways to promote the physical and mental health of its employees outside of the office as well. Shared office spaces and the ever-growing number of amenities they can provide are one solution that can keep your company happy and healthy without sacrificing efficiency.
While we have seemingly endless apps and websites available to use as a resource for just about anything, with so many resources at our disposal, a task like finding office space can quickly become quite daunting. Because physical office space is such a large expense, educating yourself as much as possible and starting early are vitally important. Not only do you need to determine the needs of your business at present, but you also have to consider its future. AdvantEdge can help assist along the way and ensure you make the best decision for both your company and your employees.
When it comes to determining the office space needs of your business, it’s most important to stay realistic. Try not to over- or underestimate - your business’s future capacity by allowing yourself enough time to evaluate the needs of your employees, your future business plans, and by doing your research thoroughly. Once you’ve nailed down the roadmap of your business plan, a good place to turn to amidst your search are the tried and true resource of real estate brokers. While you can search for space on any site or app, brokers understand the current conditions of the real estate market for your city and can help you make better informed choices about a building or market than you would be able to on your own. This is particularly helpful if you’re trying to set up an office in an area that you may be unfamiliar with. Online reviews and social media, when mixed in with expert opinions from your broker, are also good resources for getting the feel of a space. These tools can provide insight into the quality of the customer service you would receive, building amenities, and current tenant satisfaction.
One of the primary objectives of any small business is to grow and expand in a way that supports both your employees and clients alike. How can you make sure your business has the correct resources to accommodate such growth? Expansion means more employees. More employees means more space, more offices, desks, chairs, the list goes on. Shared executive office spaces grant you and your business the freedom to expand at your own rate without the pressures of committing to a long-term lease. Here at AdvantEdge, our team works closely with you day in and day out to make sure your business’s needs are met to the highest standards.
Nowadays, we have seemingly unlimited options when it comes to finding the perfect office space. Physical office space can be one of your company’s biggest expenses, therefore, it is important to start early and determine the needs of your business at present, while also considering the future. Where to start? Consult different resources at your disposal to ensure that you make the best decision for both your company and your employees.
In running and maintaining a successful business, planning ahead is always encouraged. However, this is easier said than done especially when the future is uncertain. In situations like these, it’s ideal to develop plans that are as flexible as possible and to work with people who understand the nature of an ever-growing, ever-changing business. Here at AdvantEdge, our ongoing goal is to evolve with your business and help you succeed any way we can. Our job is to help you juggle the seemingly constant internal changes of your office in order to help your business continue to grow over time.
When moving into a shared office space, it can be difficult to know exactly what kind of perks that space offers that could truly benefit your company. Sure, there are the tangible resources such as furniture, supplies, phones, and other typical office fixtures, but what about those benefits that are less obvious? Here at AdvantEdge, we aren’t just here to answer your phones from a distance, but rather to function as an extension of your staff by offering a highly personalized experience.
When searching for a new office space, it is important to stay organized and vigilant when it comes to determining precisely what kind of workspace your company needs to thrive. But instead of asking yourself “what do I need to do to help my business succeed?” try asking “how can my workspace help my business succeed?” Our serviced workspaces give you the opportunity to experience the benefits of unlimited access to a host of business support services. Amenities include administrative support, event planning, and on-site IT support just to name a few. With these available amenities and many more, serviced workspace possesses the unique ability to adapt and grow with your company over time.
In honor of American Heart Month, we at AdvantEdge are providing some tips to maintain good heart health. We know you put your heart and soul into your business and we want to help you and your business flourish. It's more than office space, it's the place your business thrives.
Bad winter weather can hit at almost any time and if you know DC like I do, the true results of a forecasted storm can be fairly unpredictable. This can result in spontaneous office closures, cancelled meetings, and rescheduled appointments that leave you playing “catch up” in the days to follow. However, by taking advantage of the resources available to you in a shared office space, some of this stress can be alleviated so that you can focus on moving forward instead of feeling buried under all that snow!
The goal for any company is growth and expansion, but with growth comes a handful of new issues to consider. How can I best accommodate additional staff? What kind of office plan works for my business? What kind of message do I want to send guests and clients alike? By considering a private office suite in your shared office space, you may just find the answer to all these questions and more.