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When setting up a new company or a business enterprise, one of the biggest decisions to
make is choosing where to establish the company's office or headquarters. This is one
tough job for every business owner due to the many factors which need to be considered
to find a conducive and satisfactory business office space.

Choosing a perfect office is not just about locating the most spacious commercial space
available or perhaps leasing an area with the most amenities, but there are plenty of some
other important factors that should be considered.

Here are things which need to be considered to finding a suitable commercial office
space:

      Location -- When selecting a working site for your business, location is a very
       crucial factor to take into account as it immediately affects the particular
       performance of the firm. Ideally, an office needs to be located at the heart of the
       city to make it accessible to customers and to get marketing and advertising
       advantage. Setting up a company with a perfect location can help the company
       sell its products and services and can help the firm in attracting new customers as
       well. In lots of cities, the closer your office's location to the downtown; the better
       it is for both the customer and the company. Bear in mind that finding a good
       office space inside the heart of the city is usually difficult to find because existing
       tenants hardly leave a good location and create vacancies.



      Accessibility -- Apart from considering convenience for clients, it is also vital that
       you consider the accessibility of the area for your employees. The cost as well as
       length of time for employees to travel may influence the availability of competent
       employees to work at your firm. If the expense or distance is too great, some
       workers will not consider filling required positions with your company.



      Cost -- An essential consideration in selecting an office area is the expense of
       leasing or even acquiring a facility. Consider the financial capacity of the
       company to lease or to purchase a particular office space. Companies positioned
       within or near business centers or downtown areas are the most suitable places to
       set-up an office space. Nevertheless, keep in mind that the closer it is to the
    business, the more expensive the space gets. The size of space along with the
    amenities available would furthermore affect price.



   Size and Available Amenities -- Consider the floor area that your manpower
    requires. How many workers do you have? How many working areas or rooms do
    you need? Do you really need a holding out area or a lounge for clients? Will your
    product or service require a huge storage space? These are just a few of the
    questions you have to answer to be able to have a hint on the type of office you
    need.



   Realtor - Lastly, get the services of a good commercial real estate agent to assist
    you get the best facilities in the city. Unlike home real estate, locating a
    commercial workplace can be very challenging if you find it yourself because
    many properties of this type are not listed in newspapers or yellow pages. A great
    realtor knows which sites are currently available for lease or selling. He can also
    offer many options from which to choose that eventually help you find the perfect
    business office space to your business.

				
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