The fit-out of your new commercial space is such an important milestone in a business’ life cycle. Not only is this process a big investment in both time and money, but it’s also a process that you can’t afford to get wrong. So when working through your planning and budgeting, creating estimates of what you can afford versus what your business requires, keep in mind, there is nothing more expensive than a cheap office fit-out.
To help you navigate the decision making ahead, here are some tips as to why going with a professional office fit-out company is the only way to go.
You simply can’t go past the experience factor that a commercial fit-out specialist offers when it comes to rolling out your new workspace. Navigating the development of a new office fit-out is made infinitely more efficient by having the industry best experience on your side, and a professional, well-experienced fit-out specialist will know how to use their expertise to better your project.
Solutions, not problems
Professionals in the office fit-out space create a reputation for the quality of the product by the solutions they employ to solve the commercial requirements of a business. This lateral and dynamic thinking comes from years of experience in solving commercial issues through the use of creative design, technology in development and construction, along extensive consultation and feedback from their partners and clients. Your fit-out specialist should be delivering you solutions, not problems.
An experience fit-out partner will be by your side the entire journey, from concept to completion. Their role is to communicate, liaise with the client, suppliers and contractors to ensure the highest quality outcomes. There will be recommendations that are suggested on a daily basis, most come from the two points above, creating solutions to solve problems, and using their expertise to qualify their recommendations.
Budget and Timeframe
This is one of the most important areas when it comes to a true professional working with you to manage your new office roll-out. Inexperience in budget and timeframe management can end up being extremely costly for a business that is looking to get its build on time and on budget. A fit-out specialist will use their expertise to forward plan the budget process, factor in contingencies, understand the location in which their developing, and apply the development network that will best work to serve the budget and timeframe appropriately.
As the development of your new office workspace starts to take shape, financial transparency with your professional fit-out partner is critically important. Professional companies will offer this level of transparency with their clients to ensure they work as a true partner, whilst also ensuring that their financial management is in line with the budget and signed off planning the client is expecting to see as a finished workspace.
As an extension of the budget and timeframe discussions, the ability to employ cost-efficient building methods without sacrificing the quality of the product only comes from years of experience and partnership. Many fit-out professionals will work closely with their building and construction partners to test and invest in new technology and building methods that can drive down their clients' overall development costs. This process only comes from a professional fit-out company that is looking to invest in their client’s future success, by developing industry-leading designs with cost-efficient construction.
There just aren’t any guarantees that come with an unqualified build process. Your professional fit-out specialist will have guarantees in place for quality of work, technology and equipment, along with guarantees’ for the conduct of workplace safety and sub-contractor compliance. There are no shortcuts when putting a name behind your work, and the guarantees that are offered by workplace specialists are a credential that only comes with years of successful experience.
Choosing the right professional fit-out team for your new office workspace may possibly be one of the most cost and time-efficient decisions that can be made when considering what your future workplace will look like.
So, if you are looking for an office fit-out specialist with the industry best design to help you navigate the development of your post-covid work environment, get in touch or call us on (02) 9984 9440