5 Tips for Interior and Exterior Building Upgrades
It’s important for Building Owners and Property Managers to be thinking about always adding value to their properties, wether it be short term or long term. When you think about different offices you’ve worked in, where were you most productive? How did your surrounding environment make you feel? New and creative environments can have positive effects on a company’s culture as well as increase productivity in the workplace. Here are 5 ways to update the interior and exterior of your building.
- Install some cool wall graphics.
Plain walls can make your office seem cold and depressing. Adding wall graphics or custom wall murals will enhance the look and feel of any space as well as showcase your company’s values and culture.
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2. Save a tree or two, it’s 2017.
Invest in a scanner and shred all your paper files when you have limited office space. This will eliminate the need for massive file cabinets and help free up a lot of space.
3. Please, update your flooring!
Carpet gets old and worn fairly quickly in an office environment. Consider taking out your carpet and utilize the concrete flooring underneath. Polished concrete can give the office a modern feel and you can always add a rug for some color.
4. Invest in upgrading the exterior of your building.
It does not take mush to change the look of your entire building. Facades are usually made up of either all glass or a combination of glass and other building materials such as stone, brick or concrete. Building upgrades such as exterior window film and industrial facade paints will upgrade your building’s exterior at a low cost. This ads value as well as attracts potential tenants or buyers.
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5. Spruce up your landscaping and outdoor workspaces.
Proper landscaping of a building can give a whole different look and feel to your building. Different types of trees, plants and shrubs can enhance you property and make it distinguishable from surrounding buildings. In addition, outdoor workspaces are becoming more popular and allow your tenants to take advantage of the spring and summer weather.
These are simple and some even environmentally friendly ways to upgrade your building . They’ll increase attractiveness and can result in higher occupancy rate.