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What Questions Should You Ask Before Renting An Office?

The decision process that is involved when looking for an office is not one to be taken lightly. No matter the length of the lease, you want to ensure that your choice is one that is sustainable over a period of time. In order to make a judgement that you are satisfied with, it is important to ask the right questions when viewing a potential option. As a company that offers state-of-the-art facilities, here at The Bradfield Centre we are pleased to offer some assistance in this matter.

Is there any opportunity for growth?

This is something that is particularly relevant to newer companies and start-ups. You may be looking for an office which can currently cater for your team of five employees. However, in the near future, you may enjoy a successful breakout, which could subsequently lead to you needing to branch out. Before signing a lease of any length, we advise that you have a discussion, in regards to the potential acquisition of larger office spaces.

Are there adequate amenities & facilities?

In the twenty first century, it would be foolish to underestimate the impact that digital appliances can have on a business. With fibre-optic internet connections becoming a standard in many locations, along with computers that are pushing the technological boundaries, you may wish to find out what the IT situation is at the premises, before signing any agreements.

What is the community like?

This is a very important question to ask. You do not want to sign a long-term lease, before finding out that your office-neighbours are advocates of blasting music out early in the morning. You must consider the fact that those in your near vicinity, could perhaps be a future networking opportunity. It is therefore important that you find out a little more about those who will be within your environment.

What is the parking situation?

Whilst this may be more of an afterthought to some, for others it could be crucial. In a busy and bustling city centre, parking spaces are often something that is not easy to come across. Although there will, most likely, be a proportion of your workforce that will use public transport as their commuting method, there will be others who are bound to be in need of somewhere to park their vehicle. Before renting, you will want to ask this vital question.

About The Bradfield Centre

When you come to The Bradfield Centre, not only do you have access to some of the finest modern offices in Cambridge. Our campus consists of various meeting facilities and breakout areas, all of which are air-conditioned and comfortable. We seek to provide a valuable service for anyone that is involved in business networking in Cambridge; whether you are a long-established technology firm, or a Cambridge biotech startup, we are here to help.

Aside from our exceptional facilities, we have sought to cultivate a reputation for having a first-class support system for our clients. An integral part of this is our customer service representatives, who look to ensure that your experience is smooth-and-seamless. If you would like to get in touch with one of them, either to organise a meeting room hire in Cambridge, or to discuss acquiring an office on a rental basis, there are a number of ways in which you can do so. To send us a written message, please use the form located on our website’s contact page. If you would prefer to converse with a member of our team over the phone, don’t hesitate to give us a call on 01223 919600.