If you are in need of office remodeling you should strongly consider avoiding some of these top costly mistakes that are common for businesses to make in the remodeling process.
If you own a small business it’s easy to get excited about remodeling the business by yourself. Creating a successful office design does often come with room for making errors. Here are some of the top mistakes that you might make with your office design:
Taking on too much:
Many companies end up taking on too much at once and this can often grow quite expensive. Extending yourself beyond the reach of your company for the idea of a beautiful entranceway or lavish waiting room could put your business further behind.
Thinking of it as just a workspace:
An office is far more than just a workspace and it’s very important you understand that your office is going to be a multifunctional space instead. You need to be picky on its location, amenities as well as any of the renovations that you’re going to make. Don’t just think about efficiency think about livability.
Taking a hands-off approach:
Trusting your contractors or an office remodeling company exclusively could lead to some mistakes in the process of your office creation. Most offices will require you to regularly check-in and work with the designer to make sure that you can make changes as necessary.
Office remodel can be a very exciting time for a company but it is very important that you work with a designer and also ensure that you can take charge of a project with realistic expectations. Building an inspiring workspace isn’t something that happens overnight but as you continue to collaborate and create the space that will be your company’s future, you can launch the space that will propel your company forward.
This post was written by Tara Kintz. Tara is a director at Signature Workspace, a Tampa CoWorking Office Space. Signature Workspace, owned and controlled by Cantor Fund Management, offers services and amenities such as private offices, flex space, co-working space, virtual offices, meeting/conference rooms, and more.