Redesigning your office space is always an exciting project but starting something new isn’t always easy. Redesigning an office involves careful planning and a budget. Businesses often wonder just how often they should be thinking about redesigning their office.
While many things in life should be done in very routine intervals, office redesigns don’t fall into the same category. Instead of thinking of it in terms of how long it has been since your last redesign, it’s more important to look for other signs that it might be time to reconsider the design of your office.
Does Your Office Space Reflect Your Brand?
If a client visits your office for the first time, what kind of impression do they get from your office space? If companies design their office to include branded elements potential clients will have an idea of what your company is all about. But when there’s a disconnect between perception and reality, clients and employees can get mixed messages. If a tech company prides itself on being highly innovative and cutting edge, their office should reflect that – a smart office. Redesigning your office to better reflect your brand personality can not only help improve perceptions of your brand, but it can also help boost employee morale at the same time.
Productivity is shaped by a variety of factors, but workplace design is among the most significant. If the layout of the office doesn’t give people the enthusiasm they need to be able to efficiently do their jobs, the time lost to those inefficiencies can start to quickly add up. If your staff doesn’t seem to be as productive as they could be, or if people mention specific problems in the office, redesigning your office could be a productive option.
Your Company is Changing
If an office design worked well for you years ago, that doesn’t necessarily mean it will always be right for your business. As companies evolve, so do the things they need from their office space. If more people are joining your team, it’s a perfect time to take a good look at the design of your office. Do you need to move things around to make room for new workstations or change your layout to use your space more efficiently? If you’re expecting to continue growing, you may want to consider adding things like modular workstations that can grow and change along with your company. Or if you expect more staff members to work remotely, you may want to design the office accordingly.
Attractive Office Space Can Attract Better Workers
Our office space is such a big part of our lives and it’s only natural for people to want to work for companies that have offices they enjoy spending time in. People tend to be drawn toward environments that inspire them and keep them feeling engaged. So as people consider their career opportunities, whether they’re actively looking for a new job or are just wondering what options they have, office design can be a factor in their final decision. Create a space that your employees feel comfortable.
If it is time for you to consider an office redesign, Contact Albrite Building in Westmont to schedule an appointment with our design team today! Call 630.655.9436. Or contact us for a free estimate by filling out our estimate form.