Choosing the Right Office Space: Going Beyond Office Furniture

A well-thought-out office space fosters collaboration 

To have the best office space, yes, choosing the right, ergonomic office furniture is essential. We can help you do that, as well as come to your building and offer free space planning. However, the first step to choosing the right office space is the most crucial. You need to decide on the location of your office. Are you a new business owner that doesn’t know where to start? Are you an established business owner that wants to change your office’s location? Then, keep reading as we share some valuable tips on how to choose the right office space, that goes beyond choosing office furniture. 

Questions That You Should Ask/Research About the Location: 

  1. How safe is the location? Sometimes low prices are too reasonable to be true. Here, that’s not the case. Our ergonomic office furniture is affordable. We have excellent deals, and our preowned office furniture will save you even more money but still be of high-quality. Yet, when it comes to your office building’s location, you should be more skeptical. If the price of renting or owning the building seems strange, then figure out why. You also have to think about if your employees’ commute will be safe, especially for those who choose not to drive and walk, bike, or take public transportation to work.
  2. What Amenities are Close? People spend more time commuting to and fro work and working than at home. Therefore, you ideally want your office space near restaurants, shops, or any other business that will make your employees’ lives easier. If an employee forgets their lunch at home, then it should be convenient for them to run across the street and grab a bite to eat. Your employees will be grateful if there are pharmacies, banks, and convenience stores close to them.
  3. How Affluent is the Neighborhood? Setting up your business in a neighborhood that’s prosperous, filled with other thriving local businesses, is motivating. Trendy neighborhoods bursting with life makes for happy employees. 

The Building and Office Layout Process 

Once you understand your location, you need to figure out how secure the building is and if it was well-maintained. Other things to consider are if the building is roomy and if decorating will be feasible. You also want to research an office layout that will be conducive to you and your employees. Open floor plans are trendy in the realm of office design. 

Now, here’s the part that we can help you with: office furniture. We offer free space planning if you’re not sure of how office design should work. We have so many ergonomic office furniture offerings that will benefit any industry. 

Furnish and Design Your Office Space with Mark Downs And Ask About Our Free Space Planning

Mark Downs is happy to help you get the most productive, creative, and positive office environment possible through our office furniture and design expertise. We have the knowledge and equipment to ensure your office is attractive, productive, and an excellent hub of activity in your commercial facility. Stop by our Cockeysville showroom to see what we can offer or give us a call at 410-771-6800. To see examples of our work and what we are up to, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

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