Tips for relocating an office

Trying to move an office can be a nightmare.  It can take a long time to find an office space that would be ideal for your business, and then there is all of the stress of the disruption of your whole office that is involved in the move. With all of the tasks that are involved with the relocation of an office, it can be all too easy to end up being overwhelmed; however, the good news is that there are a number of simple tips that can be followed to help to make the transition go much more smoothly than might otherwise be the case.

One good tip is to make sure that you are able to acquire the layout for the space that you will be moving into before the relocation.  The floor plan or blueprints will assist you in preparing to move into the new office space before you can actually go there in person.  It is a good idea to mark out the location of electrical outlets, ethernet access points, columns/supports and phone jacks on your plans. Another good piece of advice is to make plans for walls and flooring.  The ideal time to make any required alterations to your flooring and walls is before you have moved in all your furniture and office equipment, which will then inevitably get in the way.  Be it wallpaper or paint, stained concrete or carpeting, be sure to choose patterns and colors that will not wash out or distract from the rest of the new office.

Gene Salaz