Converting a warehouse into a comfortable and efficient office is a large task for any company, but it can certainly be done to a high standard and without too much difficulty, with the right planning.
Here are a few of the most important things to remember when you’re converting your warehouse into an office so that you end up with a comfortable and modern space that you and your employees will be happy to work in!
Plan the Space
The first thing you will need is a clear vision of how you want your office to turn out. What is the purpose of the office? How many people will work there? How will you use the space?
Look at your Requirements
Not just for now but also for the future – and use this as a guide to start planning the new office space.
What is the Theme?
Once you have decided on the space you will need, you may want to start looking at a theme to follow. Having a theme in place can help to direct your decisions when it comes to choosing furniture, equipment and decorating materials.
Screening and Partitions
Screens and partitions are a very effective way to quickly divide up larger spaces into smaller areas – making them particularly useful and easy on the budget!
Choose Your Furniture
The furniture you choose will depend on the how you plan to use the office, as well as how many people will be working in it. The furniture will consist of desks, chairs and tables, and these come in a huge range of forms and styles. If you want to save space, you may want to use a bench desking system.
You will want to choose suitable office storage systems for your new office space, such as rotary cabinets and tambour door cabinets. Organising the space properly is essential, so make sure you incorporate your ideas into the planning stage.
Shelving will be particularly important, and there are many types of shelving to choose from. For example, you may want to choose mobile shelving solution to save more space in your new office, but there are many other types of office shelving to choose from.
Start Planning Your Office Conversion
With the right equipment and planning, converting a warehouse into an office does not have to be too complex. Just make sure you think carefully about what you want to achieve with your office, and the set about planning the space, furniture and storage in advance.
Call the Experts
Do this yourself or use our specialist assistance, then when you are happy with your plan, go ahead and get started. You can then enjoy a modern, comfortable and efficient office space no matter what the condition of the warehouse space before the conversion.