Finding the right office space for your business is hard, and there are many details to consider before you make a final office space decision. The search and planning can start to become a major headache as you confront logistical questions, such as where to get your furniture and office equipment, how to set up your own wireless internet network, and who to turn to when you need the air conditioning or plumbing fixed. This is where AdvantEdge comes in- we provide all of the benefits of leasing your own office space while taking care of all of the logistical concerns ourselves, so you won’t have to worry about them.
While hotels and convention centers have long been used by businesses for large seminars and meetings, business centers are rapidly becoming the first choice of venue for a wide variety of professional events. Why? Cost, support staff, and customizable packages are the most often cited reasons for heading to a business center; particularly among small businesses.
AdvantEdge understands that the search for new office space can be one of the most stressful parts of starting a new company or relocating an existing one. So, we want to offer some insider tips to help guide your search for the perfect office space. Over the past 30 years we have gathered feedback from countless clients who once were in this exact position. The tips below concern issues which we found are often overlooked until the very last steps of the search process:
As more workplaces embrace open spaces, workers are faced with the issue of distracting noise in the office. While coworking and collaborative office layouts can help foster creativity and provide opportunities to connect across teams, the increase in distractions disrupt your focus. How can you rise above the din? Here are some useful tips to keep the collaborative spirit of your open workspace without sacrificing your productivity.
Faced with a full schedule of appointments, meetings and errands, the majority of us tend to prioritize simply completing our list of to-dos as opposed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Looking at these two goals as an either/or scenario is a common mistake and one that the most successful among us avoid through discipline and strategic time management. Reconcile your routine with these techniques proven to boost your physical and professional performance.
At AdvantEdge, we believe you deserve an office space that is a reflection of you and your company as you grow together. So, we attempt to give you the closest thing to a blank canvas, where you can create an office that suits your own unique style as it relates to your business success.
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In business, appearances matter. Whether it’s answering your own calls or scribbling your phone number on a cocktail napkin instead of being ready with a business card, professionalism can be a looming hurdle between new businesses and future growth. Acquiring virtual office space offers an inexpensive solution to such obstacles by providing professional services to emerging organizations. From an air of legitimacy to organizational assistance, virtualization can revolutionize the way your small business or startup is perceived.
As the temperature continues to rise, why not grab some colleagues and cool off at these tried and true happy hour hotspots? Each venue on our list has both indoor and outdoor seating, and all are in the Chevy Chase/Bethesda area—perfect for after-work treat!
Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could customize your office space to suit the exact needs of your business, instead of trying to make your business fit your office? Now, more than ever before, you can—with flexible office space.