Space is Money

This blog post looks at the problems businesses face with trying to locate prime, city centre office locations and how solutions such as really useful storage boxes can help.

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The old saying goes “Time is money” and it is true. These days, especially with the dark clouds of recession hanging over individuals and businesses alike, the amount of time it takes to do anything will ultimately cost someone an arm, leg and any other body part they care to tender.

Very quickly though, the same is being said about the amount of space it takes to do anything. Naturally, businesses all clamber for the best spot to position there business, the prime position to reach those all-important customers with the minimum of fuss, time and cost. Usually, these prime business locations are situated around cities or large towns, mostly because their infrastructure allows the logistics of running a business to become a relatively pain-free task. Most, if not all, cities and large towns will be heavily connected to roads, train lines, ports or rivers and even airports. This makes the position a prime space and one which nearly all companies will be striving to move in to.

The major down side to these prime positions, however, is that these locations are not cheap. Far from it in fact; the positions are expensive. Large office areas in city centre locations are prime spots, but due to the high prices associated with a business locating themselves in there, very often most business don’t even try to look at the possibilities.

Some businesses do though, and generally these businesses are the ones that see it as essential that they are part of the infrastructure that is afforded by cities and large towns. These businesses will take the prime office locations but in the never ending battle to cut costs and save on expenses will do their utmost make it as cheap as possible. The easiest way to do this is to make the most of the space a business takes. Obviously smaller office areas are not always ideal so making the most of what space a business has at their disposal is vital. There are multiple solutions with this as well. Companies can invest in some containers for their office components which can be used as really useful storage boxes to confine what would normally clutter up an office. They come in all shapes and sizes so it is worth looking into to see what needs to be stored, what space a business has to store and, perhaps more importantly, how much space the business wants.

After all, as the new adage goes, “Space is money”.

This blog post was written by Gary Chess, an office solutions executive who supplies really useful storage boxes to businesses of all shapes and sizes.

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