1. Square footage
How much space is enough? How much is too much?
2. Lease Rate
Is the lease rate within your budget? Does the price include utilities and maintenance fees?
Does your team collaborate enough to warrant an open floor plan, or do they need privacy?
How difficult is it to reach your office? Is is convenient for your employees and customers?
Are any of your competitors in the same building? Could a risky business be housed next door?
6. Neighboring Businesses
Are there restaurants or convenience stores nearby for your employees to visit over their breaks?
If your team grows, does the building have any other suites available in which to expand?
Do you want an in-house cafeteria or workout room?
Do you need a space that includes cubicles and desks?
What kind of signage opportunities are at the building? Marquees? Lighted? Monument?
11. Lease Term
Are you looking for a 6 month term or a 3-5 year term?
Is the building located in a high traffic area? Will people be able to view your sign as they drive by?
13. Property management
Who is the landlord/property manager? Do they have the resources to respond to issues quickly?
What does the building “say” about your company? Aesthetically, does it fit your image?
What is the parking ration? Do you need covered parking? Executive parking?
What are our technology requirements? Do you need high speed internet? Ethernet? Wifi?
Do you want an on-site security guard? Security card access? Will a regular lock and key do?
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