75% of employees who follow their company in an office move will consider their move stressful. In fact, a study conducted by the medical researchers at Health Status found that along with the death of a loved one, divorce, a major illness, and the loss of a job... moving is among the 5 most stressful events in a person’s life.
Office relocation is costly. And many times, the cost is more than just financial. According to the International Facility Management Association (headquartered in Houston, Texas), 66% of employees tasked with spearheading an office relocation process are either fired or quit within 6 months of the move.
We like to say "Great work deserves its place.TM" Sometimes that place is somewhere new. If you're planning on relocating your office, there are a few things you should consider. Moving your home is no small undertaking, but moving your business can create a whole new level of complexity. The biggest concern for leaders is understanding how disruptive an office move will be to operating their business. In order to maintain the optimal level of uptime, here are a few tips for a smooth office relocation: