Do you 2018 plans include relocating or expanding your business into another location? As you start to look at space keep the following suggestions in mind:
1. Put People first
Make sure the area’s labor pool is large enough and has the experience, education and skills your company requires.
2. Measure Distances
Consider proximity to highways and transportation hubs as well as other company facilities, major supplies and customer markets.
3. Don’t skimp on quality
To attract employees and customers, locate to an area with good schools, low crime and adequate cultural attractions, not to mention ample parking, even if it cost a bit more.
4. Look for room to grow
You don’t want to move again in five years, so find space for both your current and your future needs.
5. Get in the right zone
Research rezoning issues, such as permissible uses of property, environmental compliance requirements and infrastructure utility hookups.