An important question that needs to be addressed before launching your new small business is how much office space you will need. This same question also applies to established small business owners who suddenly find themselves needing to expand. Although there are a host of books and Web sites devoted to the topic, you may still find yourself scratching your head even after reading all that great professional advice.
If you make a mistake in the early planning stage and select a location that is too small, you’re sure to have major space problems down the road. Conversely, if you choose a location that’s too large, you’ll end up with a lot of wasted space and unnecessarily high utility bills.
While finding the right solution can be tricky, thinking about these key issues beforehand will help make the process run more smoothly: