22 – Design It Right For Optimal Efficiency and Thriving Company Culture

Hello, and welcome to Episode 022 of the Corporate Real Estate Podcast, brought to you by LeaseSmart.com. Your host is Craig Melby, the founder of LeaseSmart, whose objective is to find companies the best facilities and get them the best terms, making their business more profitable and less vulnerable to future, unpredictable circumstances.

The Corporate Real Estate Podcast strives to make businesses more profitable through wise site selection and lease negotiations. Joining in Episode 022 Craig is joined by Justin Belleme who is with the JB Media Group. Justin recently purchased some office space. Justin has an open layout. In 2011 JB Media Group was launched originally in a co-working space in Asheville North Carolina. After a few years he knew he would be interested in purchasing his own building space. When he did, he had to keep is budget in consideration, as any smart entrepreneur would. He was able to maximize the space and the number of desks and now he is creating some sound-proof areas and improving the workability of the space.

Furniture is a huge consideration for your business space. Furniture is a huge expense, but think of the comfort needs of your employees and clients! Justin discusses how to invest in good quality furniture that will add value to your company while staying conservative. There are pros and cons to standing desks. Just be sure to ask your employees what they prefer so that they are behind your choices and you can include them in your vision for the space.

Transportation and pet friendliness are other considerations for your the convenience of your employees. These are very interesting topics for business owners who are setting their company culture! Thanks for listening!

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