Office Renovation Guide and Checklist

For Business Owners, Commercial Landlords, or Office Tenants

Whether you’re the owner, landlord or tenant, a commercial office renovation can be a smart investment. An attractive office can improve employee productivity, raise property values, and attract more affluent, higher-paying tenants and/or customers to your property or business.

As with any project, good planning leads to great results. This handy office renovation checklist and planning guide can help you plan an office renovation that meets your goals and expectations. Once you’re done reading, give us a call us at 202-966-0090.

A Checklist for Successful Office Renovation Planning

Part 1: Identify Your Office Renovation Goals.

Getting clear on your primary goals will help you keep the project on track and on budget.

Part 2: Assess Your Property for Code and Compliance.

Before planning specifics, inspect your current facility, and familiarize yourself with code and compliance regulations you will need to meet. It’s a good idea to consult with a general contractor or building performance expert to assist in this process.

Be prepared to adjust your budget and timeline to allow for any necessary code-related upgrades.

Part 3: Create a Realistic Budget.

The most successful planners take into account both known and unanticipated expenses. It can help to start with a list of office renovation ideas, and then evaluate them according to the following:

Part 4: Consider ROI.

Is this a realistic office renovation that will allow you to recoup your investment?

Part 5: Set a Realistic Schedule.

If you can, schedule the renovation to happen during a less busy time of year.

Need Help Planning Your Office Renovation?

A logical and systematic approach will ensure that your office-remodeling project goes as smoothly as possible. Enlisting the help of an experienced facility management company will also eliminate much of the guesswork and help keep the project on time and on budget.

Our expert staff would be happy to answer any questions you may have about planning your office renovation. Call us at 202-966-0090 or contact us online to get started.