Office Move Instructions
If you've been given the responsibility of organising your company's relocation, you're probably feeling somewhat overwhelmed - and quite rightly so. Moving office is a major undertaking and you'll need a clear Moving Office Instruction Manual to help break down the various tasks into more managable chunks.
This article does exactly that, but you'll need to make good use of our range of Office Relocation Checklists and planning tools if you want to ensure your office move is a success.
Find out what the reasons for relocating the business are; expansion, cost, downsize, lease expiry. The motivation behind the move will help to formule your Office Relocation Project Plan and map out your new space requirements more clearly
Download a Checklist. There's going to be so much to remember that you'll need a guide, a roadmap explaining what you should be doing and when.
Assemble a Project Team. Ok this is where you can take a breather - because you won't be organising this office move by yourself! It's going to need a team effort from both internal and external sources.
Find out how much office space you are going to need by using our handy Office Space Calculator. Then brief your Property Agent on your size, location and budget requirements accordingly.
View a range of available office properties with your Property Agent - using the Office Space Checklist to help evaluate each property against your requirements and objectives.
Your Property Agent will negotiate the office lease on your behalf and get the best market deal. Once you are happy have a Property Solicitor review the lease and outline your responsibilities before you sign.
Try to visualise your new office with colour scheme and design and ask an Office fit-out company to come up with some design visualisations and layouts for you to consider.
Get Office Removals Quotes from at least 3 companies in your area and choose which one you think is most suited to carry out the task of your company move.
Carefully plan the migration of your IT equipment and office phones. Things to consider include data back-up, network cabling in the new office and ordering of new phone lines.
Send out your Change of Address notifications to clients and companies and consider throwing a new office launch party to celebrate the occasion.
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