As a business owner, there may come a time when you decide it's time to relocate your office. Whether it's to gain more space, be in a more convenient location for your employees and clients, or simply to upgrade your company's image, an office relocation is a major undertaking. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at what an office relocation entails, including the planning process, the logistics of the move, and what you can do to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible.
Planning for an office relocation can take several months, and it's important to start the process as soon as possible so that you have enough time to properly prepare. Start by creating a detailed plan that outlines all the tasks that need to be completed before, during, and after the move. This should include things like packing up equipment and supplies, notifying clients and vendors, and arranging for transportation and logistics.
Once you have a plan in place, it's time to start getting everything ready for the move itself. This involves packing up all of your office equipment and supplies, which can take several days or even weeks depending on the size of your office and the amount of equipment you have. This is a great chance to declutter and remove old equipment and files that you no longer need. Make sure to label everything clearly so that it's easy to unpack and set up in your new space.
When it comes to the actual move itself, you'll need to arrange for transportation and logistics. This may involve hiring a moving company or renting a truck, depending on the size of your office and the amount of equipment you have. Make sure to get quotes from multiple companies before making a decision, and ask for referrals from other businesses who have gone through an office relocation to ensure that you're working with a reputable company.
Once you've moved everything to your new office, it's time to unpack and get settled in. Depending on the size of your office and the amount of equipment you have, this can take several days or even weeks. It's important to have a plan in place for setting up your new space, including things like where to put desks and other furniture, how to organize your files and supplies, and where to place equipment like computers and phones.
An office relocation is a major undertaking, but with the right planning and preparation, it can be a smooth, stress-free process. Start by creating a detailed plan that outlines all the tasks that need to be completed, and allow plenty of time for packing, transportation, and setting up your new space. Additionally, make sure to do your research and choose a reputable moving company to ensure that everything goes smoothly on the day of the move. With these tips in mind, your office relocation can be a success, and your business can continue to thrive in its new location.
If you’re refreshing your office space or moving to new premises and need a trusted and professional team to help with installing or relocating your commercial furniture, Modern Office can help.
The Modern Office team works with our third-party relocation service provider Mobel Installations to provide commercial furniture installations and office relocations.
Mobel Installations work with clients large and small and can get you up and running in no time. We work closely with the Mobel Installations team to develop a plan tailored to suit your project and business needs, with minimum disruption and maximum efficiency.
Our services include:
• Disassembly and removal of your existing furniture
• Transporting your furniture to a new location
• Installation of furniture into new premises
And of course, if you need some new furniture as part of the moving process, view our range here.
Therese / Eftpos Now
"I wanted to say a huge thank you to Juliet for making our office fitout process so smooth. Juliet always found answers for us, provided an amazing design and made the whole process easy. Thanks team - we love our new furniture!"
Bethlehem Baptist Church / Staff
"Bethlehem Baptist staff have been very pleased with the furniture we have purchased through Modern Office. In particular we have found the office furniture of a high quality. As a company they have been very easy to work with."
Bruce Thompson / Vulcan Steel Tauranga
"Juliet and the team did a great job. We can’t fault the service or the resulting fitout. Very pleased to have been able to do business with you again and it is always good to support local business.”
Matt Stevenson / CEO / HSM Group
"HSM are delighted with the service received from Modern Office in undertaking the office furniture project for its new premises. The furniture suggested looks amazing and provides the right levels of space and storage as well as looking great. Their delivery and setup, as well as the communication with them and the prompt response has been fantastic and we would highly recommend them."
Kevin Marsh / Interior fit-out Project Manager / Property and Project Consulting Ltd
“Modern Office provided a range of height-adjustable desking, storage, and meeting room furniture for our WRC project. We found the team to be cooperative and flexible, and the risk management they applied during the Covid-19 lockdown meant we were kept informed of progress. A feature of the service provided was the support they provided during the installation phase, their on-site crew was outstanding and delivery and installation of furniture was achieved on time, every time.”
Kate / Chow Hill Architects Ltd
"The service I received as an interior designer is of a very high standard with extremely competitive pricing and a large and impressive range of furniture. I use Modern Office for the majority of my projects."
Annmarie Lee / General Manager Growers / Seeka
"Working with Modern Office was a really good experience. We required a complete fit out of new furniture for our new premises and I would go as far as to say they were the best contractor we used in the whole build. The service was outstanding – very professional and approachable. We are very happy with the products and the advice provided, and the staff feedback has been positive. I have already recommended Modern Office to others."
Melissa McBride / Office Manager / Hawkins
"We were extremely happy with everything. Very efficient and hassle free. Thanks heaps to you and your team for all your help."
Kieron Wain / National Projects Manager / SSA New Zealand
"Please pass on my thanks to your team…they did a great job! They removed every bit of wrapping…I couldn’t tell they had been there it was that tidy. They asked for guidance where the desks needed to be placed and went about their business until the job was completed…very professional. Thanks for your support."