Top 10 Tips To Consider When Looking For A Commercial Office Solution

Wednesday 10 January 2018


MBS Property complied these top 10 tips to make choosing an office more simple and the decision making process easier.  These popular tips have featured in seminars at the Excel Business Shows in 2017 and proved extremely popular as a useful guide. 

The commercial office market is extremely vast, complex environment and there is so much more to consider than just the space! 


Top 10 Tips To Consider When Looking For A Commercial Office Solution:  

  1. Start off small, be agile and keep costs under control

  2. Mix the products available to you in the market, try using lounges and flexible offices to start

  3. Always plan ahead for renewals, increases could be costly otherwise and limit your flexibility

  4. Consider ‘Lease back’ as a financial option in Managed or Leased spaces, its Tax efficient and eases cash flow 

  5. Use a broker or Agent to find a space, web brokers are free and offer impartial advice.  A commercial agent will charge around 7% of the first years annual rent but will add huge value

  6. Timescales, don’t caught out with all the delays in planning a Lease

  7. Visit 'flexible office solutions', these allows you time to focus, be productive and run your business in a professional environment with agility  

  8. Office density, you can use smaller desks or simply grow within your domain

  9. Location, essential for client engagement, getting to work and talent attraction to build a business

  10. Negotiate hard, don’t be afraid to ask for a deal its a buyer market


For advice on your next office search contact the experts at MBS Property Search: 


T: 020 7960 0261

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