When your new company starts showing exceptional profit, it’s time to consider growth and investment. Real estate is one of the surest ways to invest in your company’s future growth, giving you a professional location for employees to come into work and clients to meet you. If you are interesting in investing in commercial real estate, but need funding to do so, consider the ideas below.
Make sure you are ready for your business to be up and running by preparing for a move into new offices in South Florida. Contact one of our real estate experts at Morris Southeast when you are ready to begin your search.
Harnessing today’s workplace trends is crucial to business success. B Your employees are bound to be aware of the trends through discussion with friends and families in other workplaces, and if your office is not moving with the times your employees may start seeking more current and relevant companies with which to work.
Employees have busier lives than ever. Many have to juggle the demands of children, elderly parents and long commutes. Creating infrastructure to allow employees to telecommuteB can help you retain top talent. It can also help lower sick leave costs, since employees can get work done from home when they or their children are feeling slightly unwell. B This will also keep sick employees from coming to work to avoid using a sick day and exposing other employees to illness and affecting overall productivity. B It also helps to be flexible about the traditional 9 to 5 schedule.
In the social media age, a single bad post under your company’s name can really hurt reputation. Training for professionalism is important; it can prevent huge PR disasters. To make training cost-effective, focus resources on in-service training and cut out after-hours “team building” activities. While you can enforce professionalism, you cannot force employees to become best friends, and attempting to do so only creates resentment.
Today’s society is one of constant change; the business environment can turn on a dime due to advances in technology. Staying current requires lifelong learning on the part of workers. It pays to invest in your employees’ career development. B You also need to make sure your company itself is a lifelong learner and can stay on top of technology advances and changes in business styles. B Find an office space with plenty of power resources with the expectation that we will become more reliant on technology for everyday business tasks. B Collaborative workspaces are another growing shift in the business world, so you will want to have an office that is prepared for this change.
Contact Morris Southeast Group at 866-930-1426 for help finding an office in South Florida that can help your company stay on top of trends.
The Port Miami Tunnel and Panama Canal are nearing B the end of renovations, which will make them more efficient trade ports. As global industry increases, Miami must update its commercial structures to stay relevant in the global trade economy. Recently, the Realtors Commercial Alliance in Miami outlined some of the changes that are likely to take place as part of the renovation process.
Due to the changes in the ports, commercial structures must be updated to accommodate the types of goods that will be traded and maintain international standards. B It is likely that older buildings will be retro-fitted with these requirements and new offices will be designed to benefit the new trade opportunities.B As a result of increased trade coming to Miami, you will witness a surge in commercial real estate as jobs are created and more office space is needed to accommodate the growing global trade industry.
For those seeking more information, you can attend or read notes from a six-panel discussion held May 31 at Port Miami. B If you are looking for South Florida Commercial Real Estate, contact Morris SoutheastB to speak with B one of our dedicated real estate agents about your move.
Moving an office from one location to another is a very stressful process, as you have no control of certain aspects in the move. Upper management will provide enough time for you to move an office, but you will have to follow certain guidelines.
Here are tips to be less stressed about moving your office:
Preparing for the Upcoming Move
The initial preparation for an upcoming move is the most important part of the entire process. All aspects of the pending move must be planned in advance, as businesses are all about making money. A good office move is both time and cost-efficient, employees must receive a copy of the moving plans in their mailbox, and post them all throughout the building on moving day.
Correspond With Your Staff
Communication is a key ingredient for any successful office move. The less questions asked on moving day, the better you have communicated the plan to all involved. Color-coded labeling on all furniture and office equipment is an important tool in the moving process.
Inspect New Building
You must personally examine the condition and size of the elevators at the new location. They must be large enough to handle large office equipment.
Modern offices should be accessible to people of all ages and abilities. B With the aging baby boomer population and people retiring later in life, more of the workforce is going to require universal design features in the office. B Their needs can be safely accommodated with the right office space design.
The right office environment can lower employee injury and absentee rates.B Morris Southeast Group can help you find office space that provides safe and comfortable working conditions for people of all ages and abilities.
It should surprise no one that team oriented work spaces are becoming more and more popular. More work gets done in a team setting and great ideas are exchanged when teams are front and center. So how does one go about creating an effective conference room when you are looking around at office space? Here are some suggestions.
It’s also wise to decide what you’d like the layout to look like, what type of fixed and mobile amenities you would like and how efficient you need the space to be. Write down your needs and speak to Morris Southeast Group to let us help find commercial real estate that will meet your company’s needs for conference room space.