Running a business in a closet isn't easy. Good luck finding privacy to make that important phone call. By tailoring your office space to the needs and personality of your company, you can create a unique environment that helps you do your best and grow as a team.
It shouldn't come as a big surprise to anyone then that co-working spaces have grown in popularity over the past ten years. Back then co-working spaces were seen as a trend that could only exist in west coast tech bubbles.
Your business is booming. Congratulations! Now you're starting to consider moving out of your home-based office to a commercial office location. That's a big decision and one that shouldn't be taken lightly. Finding the right location for your small business is critical.
Many small businesses start out as a simple office in a spare room. As your company grows, you might end up needing more space, more help, or both. Entrepreneurs are often hesitant to leave the comfort of their comfortable homes for an office, but it's usually a necessary move that will impact the business's success.
Retail rental rates over the last 5 years have grown substantially, as depicted in this infographic, which explores prices of retail rental space in major cities throughout the world. City center areas and areas with high population density usually equal high footfall, therefore creating higher retail rental prices.
So you go out to find some place to work out of. Then it hits you, why not rent an apartment and work out of there? It may work, but there are some things you need to keep in mind.
LinkedIn surveyed over 7,000 professionals in 10 countries across the world and asked them which tools and trends would disappear from offices by 2017.
If you have a business where clients are going to be stopping by, the way you care for your business is going to reflect greatly upon your degree of professionalism. Below you will find some things to watch for.
"Everyone has to start somewhere." It's a saying that resonates with many people around the world. In fact, some of the most well-known companies in the world today started life small—in the confines of a garage, to be exact.
Running a startup is stressful. Running a startup while in the process of moving locations is even worse. Running a startup while moving your company and 27 others can be downright debilitating.