4 Office Layout Ideas for Growing Businesses

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Aug 9, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Every business owner wants to promote growth; that much is obvious. However, when a company actually manages to achieve growth, business owners often have to deal with new set of (unexpected) challenges and obstacles. Unfortunately, a growing company’s current workspace can actually hamper its progress. Indeed, operating out of an office that doesn’t suit the needs of your business as it grows and develops will undoubtedly cause frustration among your ranks. To prevent that from happening, you should consider implementing any one of these four office layout ideas at your location. Check them out here:

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Topics: office layout, layout

The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Office Design for Gen Z

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jul 24, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Where does the time go? Though many of us already in professional environments may be loathe to consider it, huge numbers of young people within Generation Z are poised to enter the workforce. Indeed, the oldest members of Gen Z are about to graduate from college, and as such, business owners need to adapt and adjust to this new breed of employee. With that in mind, today we’re going to focus on how companies can make their office spaces more inviting to young people. Consider this your ultimate guide to commercial office design for Gen Z:

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Topics: Office Design, office design practices

Food Industry Office Design: 3 Tips to Create the Ideal Workspace

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jul 20, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The food industry is massive and nuanced. In fact, the sheer amount of businesses involved in the growing, processing, and distribution of food makes it difficult to account for just how much the industry contributes to the national or global economy. (Regardless, it’s still the biggest industry on earth.) With that in mind, it’s not surprising that many food-based companies perform multiple functions within the industry itself, such as processing, researching, marketing, and developing food products. Others, meanwhile, focus on one particular aspect of food-based commerce. Regardless, the fact remains that thousands of businesses populate the food industry –– and each has its own unique challenges to overcome. Office design shouldn’t be one of them. Here then are three food industry office design tips for professionals looking to boost employee productivity and revamp their workspace.

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Topics: office design practices, office redesign

Office Remodeling Examples: Get a Gorgeous Office Without Breaking the Bank

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jul 17, 2018 10:30:00 AM

All business owners have an obligation to themselves and their staff to manage their finances responsibly. It’s not always fun forming a company budget, but it’s an essential element to generating a sound business strategy. Unfortunately, budgetary restrictions sometimes prohibit a business owner from doing everything they’d like to accomplish under ideal circumstances. And far too often, management chooses to forgo a much-needed office renovation to cover other areas of need. The good news is, you don’t have to break the bank to achieve a stunning office redesign. Indeed, here are four office remodeling examples you can emulate at your workspace. Simply click on the links in the blog to see the work for yourself!

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Topics: Office Renovation, Dental Office Renovation, car dealership design, office redesign

3 Car Dealership Renovation Best Practices

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jul 9, 2018 10:30:00 AM

It’s natural to assume that given the rise of digital media over the past twenty years people would value online interactions more than face-to-face meetings. However, that assumption is incorrect. Rather, most customers prefer interacting with a human being –– especially when making a big decision. This is one reason why car dealerships continue to thrive, despite the abundance of online intel relating to cars and car ownership. Deep down, people want to “talk it out” in person. As such, the physical layout of your dealership is an important aspect of your business’s performance. After all, if your dealership design is letting you down, you could be losing out on any number of sales as a result. To that end, here are three car dealership renovation best practices –– to help you court more customers and focus on closing more deals than ever before! 

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Topics: Renovation Timeline, Office Design, office design practices, car dealership design

How to Master an Office Redesign in 4 Simple Steps

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jun 21, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Let’s get logistical, baby. Transforming an office from what it currently is into what you want it to be can be a complicated process, involving numerous moving parts, contractors, and revisions along the way. Indeed, the task can prove so daunting that many companies desperately in need of a renovation put it off because they feel they don’t have the time, energy, or resources to complete one successfully. Fortunately, we can help with that. Here’s how to master an office redesign in 4 simple steps:

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Topics: office redesign

Your Worst Nightmare About Dental Office Design Come to Life

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jun 20, 2018 10:30:00 AM

For many, (around ten percent of the population) the thought of going to any dental office is a terrifying one. Indeed, dental phobia is real, and medical professionals in the dentistry field need to recognize this if they’re going to overcome stereotypes and negative connotations. The good news is, the way your practice is laid out and organized can have an alleviating effect on nervous patients. Conversely though, a poor dental office design could compound your patients’ fears, and irritate your other visitors as well. On that note, today we’re going to examine the worst case scenario in dental office design. Here’s a few nightmarish design elements to avoid like the plague at your office:

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Topics: Dental Office Renovation

Lunchroom Renovations: 3 Solutions to Common Design Problems

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jun 19, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Let no one ever underestimate the power a good meal has to restore and invigorate a stressed-out employee. Indeed, whether we realize it or not, the way we choose to take our meals can have a big effect on our health, mood, and productivity. Given those facts, it’s easy to see why many forward-thinking companies take their lunchroom renovations seriously. Wondering what you can do to give your cafeteria or lunchroom an update? Here are three design ideas to help you get started tackling common business lunchroom issues:

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Topics: Office Renovation

How Building Information Modeling Can Transform a Design Project

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jun 18, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Many times in business and in life, the process is just as important as the end result: the destination as vital as the journey; the effort as integral as the outcome. If you’re a believer in doing things the right way, then know that office design projects are no exception to that rule. And with Building Information Modeling (BIM), businesses of all sizes can now renovate and redesign their offices with greater confidence, time-efficiency, and cost-savings opportunities than ever before. Don’t know how building information modeling works? Then don’t worry –– we’ll explain everything you need to know here:

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Topics: office design practices

5 Signs Your Business Needs Commercial Building Facade Renovations

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jun 15, 2018 10:30:00 AM

You don’t have to be a linguist to figure out that the word “facade” derives from the French word for “face.” This is hardly breaking news. Nevertheless, plenty of businesses do neglect the literal “face” they present to the outside world –– their building’s facade. An uninspiring facade will not only affect companies that rely on foot-traffic to survive, but B2B and client-based businesses may also suffer due to a poor exterior appearance. Indeed, you could be losing money as a result of improper facade maintenance! So don’t put it off any longer –– here are five signs your company needs commercial building facade renovations ASAP:

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Topics: facade renovations