Strategic Tips For Building Or Renovating An Office Space

Strategic Tips For Building Or Renovating An Office Space

If you run a business that works out of an office, few things are more important than your working environment. The type of facilities you offer your employees can make a significant difference to their productivity and your profitability.

Whether you’re looking to build a brand new office space or renovate your existing workspace, Ramvek’s highly skilled and experienced team of commercial interior designers is here to help with everything from design to construction and maintenance. As commercial fit out experts, we’re passionate about helping our clients achieve their dream office space.

Identify A Reason For Renovation (Or Construction)

If you’re planning to renovate your existing office space, it’s critical that you clearly articulate why this is a necessary step for your business. There’s no skirting around the matter that a renovation will cost money. Ideally, you want to be able to estimate your return on investment before design and construction start. Perhaps you’re hoping to boost your employee’s productivity and therefore your bottom line. Maybe you routinely bring potential clients to your office space and are planning to impress them with state-of-the-art interior fit outs.

Whatever the case, identifying the reason for either renovating your office or constructing an entirely new one will enable you to make smart decisions that align with your strategic objectives and later discern whether your decision has been a success.

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Create A Realistic Budget And Schedule

Too often, interior fit outs greatly exceed their estimated budget or schedule because it simply wasn’t realistic in the first place. This tends to have a domino effect — the longer it takes to get your team moved into the new office space, the less productive they’ll tend to be and the more money you will be losing each and every day.
There are several ways to avoid this problem, primarily by working with an experienced fit out company that can structure a realistic and accurate budget and schedule and keep you updated every step of the way as to potential roadblocks.

Prioritise Sustainability

These days, sustainability is at the forefront of most conversations surrounding design and construction. Whilst you want to build an office space that promotes collaboration and productivity, this shouldn’t be achieved at the cost of the earth’s natural resources.

Prioritise sustainability by choosing eco-friendly materials and harnessing what’s available to you without causing permanent damage to the environment. LED lighting, for example, generally has a lower carbon footprint than other types of lights.

Ramvek is highly committed to reducing our impact on the environment, and we apply proven sustainability strategies to all our projects.

Hire A Qualified Team

It goes without saying that the more qualified and experienced your commercial interior designers are, the more likely you are to be happy with the end result.

Building or renovating an office space is about a lot more than simply giving the walls a fresh lick of paint or updating the furniture. Constructing a working environment that fosters productivity and creativity takes skill and experience. Given what you will be investing into this project, it makes sense to take your time when choosing a commercial fit out team.

Amongst the many advantages of working with Ramvek is the access you will have to our high-performing local team. Ramvek employs over 60 people locally, spread amongst administration, design, project management, estimation, production, and finance teams. We’ll be with you every step of the way from initial planning to ongoing maintenance. Having worked with a number of highly established Australian brands, you can trust our recommendations.

For tailored advice regarding your planned office construction or renovation project, contact the friendly and experienced commercial fit out team at Ramvek today.

Ramvek is Australia’s leading fitout company with diverse capabilities including construction, project management and Australian joinery manufacturing in-house at our 5000 square metre facility.

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