When most companies are created capital is spent on machineries, office requirements and other business functions rather than buying premises for the company unless it is a manufacturing process. As a building will come with its own wearing and tearing down, adding a building to the books of a company can be seen as an unwanted expenditure given the deterioration and maintenance costs. So majority of the offices will be on rented premises. This will lead to a certain amount of disadvantages as well; you can be asked to leave at the middle of the contract period and sometimes that move can cost you more than having your own place and maintaining it.
Finding a place
It is mandatory that you reside close to whatever the requirements are, for the functions of your company cater to. For example a shipping company will need access to the ports; a logistic company will need to be closer to its warehouses. A supermarket must be in the vicinity of many residential areas. If you are a construction company easy access to bare lands can be considered but it is not always practical. But you can probably be located in easy contact with human resources you need such as construction workers or a professional draftsman Brisbane when required. Common factors to consider are ease of access to employees, availability of transportation services, friendly or commercial neighbourhood etc.
Renting space in a building complex Building commercial properties and renting them out for various companies is a popular business. Again, many companies will choose to rent rather than buy. However if you are also following the same method make sure the building you are going in to is in good conditions. As the owners do not occupy it there are chances it is not properly maintained. We have heard more than once about unfortunate incidences of collapsing buildings and dying people. So to ensure the protection and safety of your employees select a strongly built office complex with a good maintenance service. If you have hired a property development company to do this for you it is better to ask some more people about their choice as, again, their business objectives do not exactly align with yours.
Reshaping the new office Once you are in the new place, you must take steps to redesign and decorate according to your choice. Your choice actually should be what your company stands for. Hire interior designers and brief them on what kind of an environment you expect this to be; do you get clients coming in here? Or is it the employees only? What sort of a feeling the employees must have when they enter the premise? What type of a feeling a potential employee walking in for an interview must get? If you manage to make them understand what is anticipated of the final result they can come up with a design which you can approve. A positive environment is akin to a positive workforce. So make sure you have provided that to your subordinates and colleagues at work.