Moving An Office
You will have added costs for hiring a moving consultant, moving boxes through elevators and long carries, packing and moving computers, data, and phone cables and lines. New furniture for employees could cost up to $250-$2,500 each, computers ranging from $350-$3,500 per employee, and your phone system anywhere from $150 to $1,500.
You also have to consider expenses as it costs about $1-$2 per sq. ft., for an office move or around $.75 per sq. ft., just to pack it. You will also have to decide if you want the moving crew to pack up your office outside of business hours, to keep your business open, as opposed to having your employees pack their offices up during working hours which could hurt your business income.
Advice Before Your Office Move
The best advice before your office move is to spend a lot of time planning your move. You will need to work closely with a professional moving company early to make sure everything is prepared well before your moving day.
Not only do you need to work with the movers sooner than later, but you should work with your internet service providers on your transfers, contractors for plumbing and cable to get your office setup and talking to your employees about they can anticipate for the upcoming move.
How Much Does It Cost to Move An Office?
Learn more about the cost to move differently sized offices. The costs below represent moving an office with different square footage.
Cost To Move a 3,000 Square Foot Office
The average cost to move a 3,000 is about $5,250. Costs range from $1,500 to $9,000
Cost To Move a 10,000 Square Foot Office
The average cost to move a 10,000 is about $17,500. Costs range from $5,000 to $30,000, also figure about $50 -$250 per employee
Learn more about the cost to move.
Financially Preparing For Your Office Move
You will also need to prepare financially for your office move. On the low end, you could be spending $5,000 on a small office move and up to $10,000 if your office has more than 25 employees. If you wait too long in planning your move, you could end up with unforeseen costs for last minute planning like accelerated shipping, weekend labor rates, after business hour assistance, doing jobs that were rushed during the move, and more.
Your cable and/ or internet provider could upcharge you a rush for transferring your services in such a hurry. Also, the contractors you hire to set up services in your new location can also charge for rushed labor. Your business can’t go without electric, plumbing, internet, or other essential services, so you will definitely pay their upcharges to get things your business up and running, which could give you an enormous bill at the end.
Another option would be shutting down your business for a few days that could cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars in unhappy or lost clients. It’s vital to plan ahead to avoid any major costs like these and others that you haven’t even thought of trying to get everything done at the last minute.
You’ll want to hire a professional mover in Phoenix that can handle the disassembly and reassembly of your office furniture, custom packing and crating, the transfer of computers and servers, and other individual needs that will be worth every cent when your business is back up and running.
Professional Office Movers
We are a knowledgeable and experienced professional moving company and are used to clients needing their offices moved and special crating for extra protection of their office equipment. We can handle moving your large office copier, we have a sanitized truck fleet to keep your possessions protected and will help you with the organizing and scheduling of your move with ease.
Don’t panic about your upcoming office move. Hire a professional moving company, plan out the moving details, and look ahead to a brand new office space!