No matter how many times you have prepared for an office move, you know that mistakes happen. Some things are unavoidable when it comes to moving an office. Even if your relocation plan is perfectly in order, a move along the way can be the most costly to a business if mistakes happen. Knowing possible mistakes to avoid can help your office move go much smoother and get back on track in no time.
Mistake #1 – Not making a moving checklist or not using the one that you put together before your move causes major confusion.
Mistake #2 – Not choosing the right office space can lead your business out growing the office before your lease is even up. This disorganized accounting can cause major problems for you and your business.
Mistake #3 – Missing out on the communication with your office designer will leave you not utilizing your office space efficiently. It can also cause a delay on the build out.
Mistake #4 – Not communicating with your staff members can lead to a non-positive environment and poor productivity, not only during your office move, but after as well.
Mistake #5 – Office space plan being unorganized can lead to major disorientation. Finding certain things placed in an unassigned area can make your move much less organized.
Mistake #6 – Not having an office time line and or not sticking to it can cause missing deadlines.
Mistake #7 – No moving budget? You could possibly end up overspending or missing the realistic spending budget of your office move.
Mistake #8 – IT relocation has not been effectively planned, leaving your business without phone lines when the move is over.
Mistake #9 – Office relocation managers help make an office move process go smoothly. Not taking advantage of these professionals can lead to more problems than you begin with.
Knowing these mistakes beforehand can help your office move go quick and easy. It may be hard to avoid mistakes during business relocation, but avoiding the big ones makes all of the difference.