For many years, California was the state that everyone wanted to move to in pursuit of success. While it still has a comfortable climate and a very talented labor force, these attributes aren’t enough now to keep people from leaving California. A recent study performed by Joseph Vranich of Spectrum Locations Solutions aims to assess the growing trend of people leaving California and to identify how much of it is due to California’s unfriendly business atmosphere.
There’s more that goes into relocating your business than simply the expense of moving furniture, files and equipment. In fact, many of the costs associated with business relocation come before the actual move itself and after. Creating a budget before your move is a must and should include both pre- and post-move expenses. Here are some steps you can take to make sure that you accurately calculate your business relocation costs.
Senior management is finally in agreement about relocating your company to a larger facility. Now that you are ready to make the big move, you need to put together a plan. The time that you spend planning will save you a significant amount of energy in wasted efforts and other general frustration when you are searching. You will be tempted to run out and search for a new space right away. Resist this temptation and spend your time wisely in the planning stage. This plan to relocate your company should include a team and a timeline. You should also have deciding factors in your plan such as how much space you will need, where your company will be located, and the costs associated.