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Serviced Offices

A serviced office is a dedicated office for you or your team within a business centre that offers a fully inclusive service. You simply decide upon your preferred location, select your ideal office, agree terms and move in. Depending upon the size of your team you can often move in the next day.

This type of solution has grown significantly over the last 10 years. Economic uncertainty has meant that organisations are cautious about the future. Ideally they do not want to be tied to long term leases for office space they no longer use.

Therefore, the demand for such space is growing and consequently more and more buildings are being acquired by operators of serviced offices. To help you cut through the vast choice of options, search for your ideal location here.

The benefits of serviced offices are very individual, depending upon your business need and what you are looking to achieve.

Some benefits our clients experience

One all-inclusive monthly invoice
Reducing your administration time

Prices include office rent and typically all services, such as:
Telephone, IT, utilities, security, cleaning and reception services
You really have no other services to waste time purchasing

Your office provider will handle all services and suppliers
Leaving you free to focus on growing your business

Space can be occupied over any time period
You only pay for space when you need it

Ability to upsize, downsize and even move as required
Ensuring your space meets your changing business needs

You are able to work nearer customers and home
Reducing commuting time and costs

Decorate your office space, even remove walls if required
Ensuring the space reflects your corporate image

For a more detailed look at serviced offices, please read our buyers guide to flexible workspace and our viewing guide to make sure the space you view is best for you. To help you start thinking about the space you want, consider the following. All of these points impact how your office is priced.

How it's priced

Location

Serviced office prices are primarily influenced by location. You will pay more for space in London than Manchester and more for a city centre location than an out of town location.

Building Type

A new purpose built building will typically command a higher price than a 30 year old building. Whereas iconic addresses regardless of age can be higher in price.

Term

You will generally benefit from a lower monthly price, depending upon the amount of time you agree to take the space. However there is rarely any financial benefit for an agreement longer than 24 months.

Type of space

Where the space is located in the building may impact the price.

An internal office with no natural daylight will cost less than an office with a window.

A double aspect corner room or a room with a stunning view will cost more than a standard room with a window.

What is included?

Generally within a serviced office all services are included. When you ask Offices iQ to find you space options, we will make sure we capture exactly what you need and that all options meet this criteria. Here we detail what is generally included and what extras you can purchase on demand.

  • Secure entry
  • Security cameras
  • Manned reception
  • Telephone answering
  • Dedicated private office
  • Desk, Chair, storage cabinet
  • Telephone and IT connection
  • Utilities
  • Cleaning
  • Kitchen area
  • Tea, Coffee and Milk

On demand services

If there are services you require that are not included as standard, you may source these yourself or reception will be more than happy to help you.

  • Parking per space per month
  • Meeting rooms by the hour or day
  • Lunches & gourmet coffee
  • Post out
  • Courier service
  • Printing
  • Administration support
  • Stationery

Serviced offices is just one of many flexible space solutions.
Please contact us below to discuss your specific requirement in more detail and establish the best solution.

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