Tips for Renting Office Space. Now that your home business is beginning to outgrow your spare bedroom, the time has arrived to look for some office space. While you don't need a lot of room, it helps to make sure that space has all the features needed to make your days productive. By considering factors such as location and what utilities are included in the rent, it won;t take long to find the ideal setting for your fledgling operation.
In terms of location, your new office space should come with a reasonable amount of parking space. If all you need is one or two spaces, this should not be difficult to manage. The last thing you want to do is put yourself in a position of constantly having to feed a parking meter, or having to walk several blocks in order to get to the office.
Make sure the location is in a safe part of town. This is particular important if you or an employee may work into the early evening. Well lit streets and possibly some building security will help to minimize risk and make going to and from work a more pleasant experience.
In the office itself, make sure you have everything needed to set up your operation. There must be plenty of electrical outlets to power all of the devices found at each work station. In addition, make sure the wiring for telephone equipment is up to code. If the office does not come with a private restroom, make sure one is located on the same floor as your rented workspace. All these elements will go a long way in making sure the office is comfortable and will include everything needed to get the job done.