Office move Part 2: You found a new space, so now what?


Ryan Bush

It is official: 109 Wappoo Creek Drive, Suite 2-B is the new address for e-vos HQ! Now that the lease has been negotiated and the space is secure the real fun begins… Time for logistics planning!! During this phase it is easy to overlook a lot of seemingly small details that have a major impact on your business. Let’s start with the telephone calls: Call a contractor and schedule a time to walk through the new space to evaluate what work, if any, needs to be completed. (Note: Get ready for what can only be called The Great Paint Color Debate—I selfishly recommend making this a solo project. Just trust me on this one.) Call utility companies and schedule the date your service needs changed. INTERNET PROVIDER. (Your internet service provider may need you to schedule this several weeks before you move in…it is not like residential service. Forget this… Read more!

So you are moving to a new office…Part 1: Finding the Space


Ryan Bush

Moving is the worst…even when you are “moving on up like George and Weezie.” So many things must be considered and it can get overwhelming fast. In the event you have not guessed yet we are in the middle of this right now, so in an effort to help everyone ever facing this we have created a few checklists… You have decided it is time to move your office, but where do you want to go? Determine your budget (this is never fun) After determining your budget, create a TENTATIVE timeline (circumstances beyond your control WILL alter this…) Meet with a commercial realtor and start the space search (and try not to get discouraged when it seems nothing is perfect—one of the spaces that “would be perfect for you guys” ended up having more bathrooms than offices, complete with a Jacuzzis and wet bars) Negotiate your lease (this usually takes… Read more!