Does your brain nag ‘budget-budget’ when you think of renovations? But, you know what? A renovation is actually an upgrade! So, if you are finding your office to be stuffy and messed up, rethink your options of settling with an older version of your office.
Commercial renovations reshape and customize your commercial workspace to make it look more appealing and comfortable. Because that’s where your company staff will be spending most of their time working.
People often have a lot of questions before starting a project especially if it is an expensive one. So, if you have some questions about commercial renovations, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions.
How long will it take?
Hands down, this is the most frequently asked question who are considering a commercial renovation for their office.Poor planning is the culprit to extra costs, rushed work, and extra adjustments. This can simply be avoided by hiring dope architects who commit to professional work deliverance.
When you conduct cost estimation meetings with architects and designers after they have completed the site visit process of your office, you will receive specific predicted deadlines of the project completion.
If you suggest a few changes in the blueprints and floor plans of the renovation model, it may consume more or less time in delivering the final output. As a result, the deadline may be delayed, or the work may be done rather quickly than the estimated time.
So basically, more the changes the longer it takes to finish!
2. How much will it cost me?
The cost of your commercial renovation would depend on what aspects of your office are you considering to change. For instance, a conference room remodelling would cost more than the flooring reconstruction work in the pantry.
Material choice can vary the costs to a considerable extent. Ask the architects and designers for specifications what kind of materials will be chosen for the construction purposes. Sometimes there are alternatives available for a particular material that is expensive.
3. Do I need to be concerned about zoning laws?
Before you begin with any renovation projects, understand the architectural laws of the area where your commercial workplace is located. Various zoning codes have different specifications, especially in industrial areas.
Be aware of building permits that you might need to get in order to start a renovation of your office. In B2B centers, permissions are necessary to avoid disturbances and inconvenience to neighbouring offices.
4. What exactly can I renovate in my office?
There are many interior aspects that you can think of changing. You can remodel the space by space planning renovation. You can change furniture, renovate the walls and ceiling for light fixtures, design cabinets in the pantry, and even break down partition walls and change a room into a conference room.
5. Does a coworking space need renovations?
This is a tricky one. But ideally, coworking spaces are collaborative spaces for entrepreneurs, freelancers, small business owners, etc. from various fields of expertise. Space needs to be inviting to all! Think about the convenience for coworkers and renovate accordingly. Like, have a library! Shortage of space? Have bookshelves! Have more coffee tables and seatings, comfortable lighting, etc. There are multiple things you can include and do away with while renovating a coworking space.
6.More questions about commercial renovations?
Consult an interior designer that could reimagine how your office could be more appealing and inviting to your employees as well as for your clients.