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How to Manage Your Office Relocation Costs

Managing The Cost Of Your Office Move

if you are in the process of moving your office without a tight grip on your office relocation budget then you should think again. There a lots of things to consider, plan and organise when moving office. Making sure you do all the appropriate planning and budgeting will ensure that your business does not incur unnecessary costs during the office move process.

Here are some cost effective ideas on how to make your office relocation an affordable success:

1. It's never too early to begin planning your office relocation. In fact the more time you spend on the planning then the more time you have of getting things right. Giving yourself enough time to plan will give you the chance to review and evaluate all of the options for your business. From choosing the right office space to negotiating your lease terms, give your office move the attention it requires. By planning your office move way in advance you can weigh up your options and save your business in the long run. Use the Moving Office Timeline to make sure you have everything done and dusted before your moving day.

2. All office moves require the experience and expertise of external organisations. But for the inexperienced office move manager it can be difficult to get a feel as to which companies are the right ones to go with. There are so many office relocation specialists that can offer what looks like similar services. The best advice we can give is to make sure you do your research and get at least three quotes from each type of business you need to work with. This should ensure that achieve best value from the suppliers you need to work with. Remember, however, that the cheapest quote does not always mean the best deal ... as often in life you get what you pay for!

3. When looking for your new office you will notice that an office space is rented on a square foot basis which at times at is costly if you don’t pick a space that fits the requirements of your business. Firstly, use the Office Space Calculator to work out how much space you and your staff really need, and secondly, have a good spring clean and throw away files and any redundant office furniture to make sure you maximise your new space.

4. Relocating your office is a fantastic opportunity to review your service and office suppliers. This will ensure you get competitive terms and save you money in the long run. Review your service agreements and shop around to get comparative quotes.

Use the Moving Office Budget Planner to identify and manage your moving costs. Keeping a close eye on the budget will go a long way to making your office move as cost-effective as possible.

 

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