Cowork Space at Gravity | Workspaces that grow with you – Part 1
As a small business or startup, there is always one eye firmly fixed on the bottom line. Today we delve into the world of office fitout and what to consider when choosing where to run your mini empire from.
To fitout or not to fitout? That is the question. As we’ve discussed in previous posts it’s super important to work in a space that promotes productivity, concentration and wellbeing. It’s especially important as your balance sheet grows and you add staff to your happy, healthy business. Building culture and fostering a great team is one of the greatest assets your business can have.
So naturally you realise you have to get out of your garage/local café/lounge room, and out into the serious world of an office. But where do you start and what should you consider? Well fear not, as Gravity has the answers. We mightn’t have the solution for world peace, but we know a thing or two about workplaces and are happy to shed some light on alternative solutions.
You don’t want to be tied down with long term solutions.
Having a dedicated office space of a certain size can prohibit growth – the last thing you want to worry about is what happens if you employ more than 3 people? Where will you seat them? At Gravity, we offer space for teams. We’ve designed our design system so you can start out on your own, and then grow your team to be 2, 3, 4 or even 10 people. You won’ve have to worry about being crammed into a tiny box or not having the money to buy more chairs. We provide everything for your new team members, and can instantly accommodate your new additions. We’ll even induct them to the space and gift them a Welcome Pack. Happy days.
You want to keep any setup costs at a minimum.
Cash is better spent on things other than chairs and carpet. Having a space that is already fitted out is one way to avoid having to pay for a fit out upfront. Gravity provides desks, seriously cutting edge ergonomic task chairs, quiet spaces, lounging furniture, meeting rooms and even video conferencing. Heck we even have a kitchen/breakout with a balcony. And best of all you don’t have to buy any of it! Impress new staff with providing them top quality digs in which they’ll feel comfortable and inspired. It’s a no brainer.
You can’t afford cost blowouts over time.
Did you know that Cost certainty and understanding what your overheads are each month is one of the most important ways to manage cash-flow. Many office spaces charge outgoings, there are costs of using meeting rooms for more than a certain numbers of hours per month and having someone answer the phones can also add up. A flat monthly fee that covers the usage of all amenities ensures that you can bank of what your overheads will be each month. That includes wifi access, meeting room use, mailing address, printing facilities and newspapers, tea, coffee and fruit. No hidden nasties here at Gravity. Just awesome people who want to make your working life easy.
You want flexibility in your workspace.
Some weeks you’ll be burning the candle at both ends, and other weeks you’ll be busy pounding the pavement. Being tied to a desk from 9-5 is pretty much why you’ve decided to go your own way anyway! So you don’t always have to be in an office to productive. Well that’s no problem with us. Flexibility is our middle name, and that’s why we offer such a wide range of memberships. You can be a full timer or a part timer, or drop in only when you need to. You can work with a fixed desk for your team, or you can let them swap desks each week with our flexibility package. You can work from quiet spaces, the breakout, the meeting rooms. Whatever your needs are, we will accommodate them, just tell us what you’re thinking and we’ll make it happen.
So that concludes Part 1 of our ‘Workspaces that grow with you’ – Part 1, stay tuned for Part 2 next week.