Footprint: Finding Ways To Work Around Small Business Premises


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It’s no secret that business property is more expensive than it used to be. Many companies are forced to spend a small fortune to access a relatively little space, and it can often be very difficult for new ventures to be able to afford anything at all when they’re approaching something like this. Dealing with an office, warehouse, or factory that is too small can be a big challenge, and it’s worth looking at ways to solve the problems you’ll face before diving in. To help you out with this, this article will be showing you some of the steps that can be taken to get around this issue within your own business.

 

Smart Storage

Using a small space effectively can often make it feel bigger than having a large space that is cluttered. There are loads of smart storage options available in the modern world, and you can use products like this to start maximizing the space you have available to you. For example, if you’re struggling to store paperwork, you could look at sofas with storage space inside the seats to fill your guest areas. You should have little trouble finding furniture like this, though you may have to think outside the box to use them properly.

 

Digitizing

Paperwork and documents can take up a huge amount of space for businesses, even when they’re not generating them anymore. When you’re already setting space aside for computers and services, though, it doesn’t make much sense to keep all of your records on paper. There are countless companies out there that can turn your paper documents into digital documents. Some will scan your documents as images, while others will rebuild them so that the text can be accessed properly. Both of these options will be excellent, saving you space and ensuring that your most important paperwork can’t be ruined.

 

Business Storage

There will always be items that your business has to store that will simply take up too much space for a small office or warehouse. Stock, old inventory, and even old paperwork can end up taking over your workspaces, making it incredibly difficult to maintain productivity. Thankfully, though, there are a lot of companies out there offering business storage solutions that will make this process much easier. You will have the opportunity to lock your items up in a secure facility that will be monitored far more closely than your office. Many companies like this offer additional insurance that will make it easier to feel comfortable about keeping your most important assets out of your office.

It’s very common to find businesses living with less space than they need. It can be hard to overcome issues like this and many companies end up spending a small fortune to move to new premises when it gets too much. Of course, though, the right steps will make this much easier, and you have everything you need to start making it possible to live around your small business space.

Lisa
Lisa Besserman, Founder and CEO of Startup Buenos Aires, has been named as Business Insider’s “Top 100 Most Influential Women in Tech”, and the 2014 “Business Innovator of Latin America” by the Council of the Americas.
Lisa moved to Buenos Aires from New York City to create Startup Buenos Aires, the organization that represents the startup, tech and entrepreneurial community of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Startup Buenos Aires has been one of the main catalysts for strengthening the tech ecosystem in Latin America, by bringing global startup initiatives, development projects and investment opportunities to the region.
Under Lisa’s leadership Startup Buenos Aires has been credited as “Top 3 Growing Startup Cities” by CNBC and “5 Emerging Global Tech Hubs” by Entrepreneur Magazine.

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