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May 2, 2016

All about office location moves

  • Move Management
Here's what you need to know about company location moves.

There's a lot that goes into a successful business. You need smart and capable employees, great service and committed customers. But did you know a company's geographical location plays a huge role in its success? It's true. The city in which an office lies is extremely important, which is why so many offices relocate. Here's everything you need to know about company location moves:

The location

No two places are precisely the same, which is why your office location makes a big difference when it comes down to business.  Lots of businesses migrate to the largely populated cities like New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles, which house a lot of companies, big or small. However, there are plenty of up-and-coming locations that are great for businesses to thrive. For example, over the last decade, San Francisco has proven itself as a fast-paced and growing city for startups, small businesses and corporations. In fact, the Bay Area accounted for forty percent of all job growth in California in October 2015, according to the San Francisco Business Times. That's a big percentage for such small place.

"In order to thrive, a company needs all the proper tools - including location."

Another city climbing the ranks? Denver. This scenic spot is only home to 2.8 million people, but is known for its diverse economy and highly educated labor force, according to Forbes. As a result, more and more companies are relocating here.

For a company to thrive, it needs all the proper tools to do so, including a good economy in a location where there's a strong workforce and reasonable business costs. Some companies move to consolidate their workplaces while others take the leap in hopes of increasing clients and centralizing their operations in a new environment. Whatever the reason is, businesses can benefit from moving.

Moving an office

Starting a branch in another city or relocating an office may sound like hard work, and admittedly it is. But there are plenty of tools to help streamline the process, one in particular being hiring the best moving company. No matter how big or small your office space is, moving it to another location can be a difficult process. You'll need to move office furniture, electronics, paperwork and other supplies. It's vital you choose a reputable moving company to ensure a safe moving process from packing to unpacking. 

The last thing a company wants is to create work and end up spending more money after a big relocation. That's why a moving company that includes estimates agreements comes in handy. Through these, you can ensure you're getting a good deal and won't be surprised when the bills start rolling in. Plus, your company is going to want protection through valuation. That way, if any of your things get broken or damaged throughout the moving process, you're covered. As a result, you can start off strong in your new office space instead of shelling out more money to replace things.