By: JC Pelusi, Market Leader, Managing Director, JLL
Your office space has the potential to drive employee productivity, retention, recruitment, and overall company performance.
Bottom line: Your space impacts your bottom line.
But don’t take our word (or commercial real estate bias) for it. JLL recently helped Oswald Cos. secure new space in Cleveland. Oswald President and COO, David Jacobs, told us:
“Our new environment instills collaboration and has that open feeling; enabling all of us to do our jobs better. The new space has been an absolute godsend to our business.”
Finding and designing the perfect space in the right location at the right price is not easy. So, it’s more critical than ever that you take a strategic approach when executing a corporate move.
JLL follows a proven step-by-step process to help leading organizations find space that not only suits unique bottom-line objectives and requirements, but also sets the stage for future growth.
Are you approaching your next move, or is it time to put the building blocks in place to start a conversation about your current space? Below, I’ve included a snapshot of the 9-step journey to a corporate relocation.
9 Steps To Guide Your Company’s Next Move
1. Build a team of trusted expert before you begin.
2. Set objectives and requirements.
3. Map out a custom timeline.
4. Determine a preliminary project budget.
5. Identify prospective spaces.
6. Tour the market.
7. Evaluate properties on your shortlist.
8. Finalize letter of intent and negotiate your lease.
9. Plan and implement your next move.
Download the Your Next Move eGuide for a snapshot of each step in JLL’s strategic approach. Keep in mind that this is a general guide, which is adjusted to accommodate your unique business needs.
Yes, Moving Is Complicated
At each stage in the moving process, there are intricate details that can’t be overlooked.
Our expert brokerage staff drive the process, and can give you all the tools, support and guidance to make your transition a smooth one. One of the most important steps in the process is picking the right team to manage and strategize your move. The right team members (both internal and external) will provide expert perspectives; will have good insight into employee needs and wants; and will lend to smarter, more cost effective, decision making.
Moving is complicated, but with the right team on board, it gives your business the opportunity to reinvent or advance brand culture and image.
We agree! Set the process in motion today and check out JLL’s strategic approach, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a consultation to discuss your next move.
About the Author
JC Pelusi is an International Director for JLL and works out of the Pittsburgh office. As the leader for JLL’s Great Lakes region, JC has extensive experience in a variety of areas, including Corporate Account Management and Transaction Services.