As the owner of a commercial office, it’s essential to stay up to date on the latest trends and constantly be thinking of ways you can improve your building. It goes without saying that updating your commercial office space is a beneficial investment. The demand for modern and appealing office space is definitely a big thing right now. And you’ll need to choose the right renovations or enhancements to make sure you maximize your ROI.
Here at Ascension General Contractors, we have years of experience in the area of commercial renovations, and we’ve put together some of the top ways you can add value to your commercial office space to give you a place to start.
Improve the Lighting
Lighting plays a huge role in any environment. Bad lighting is actually one of the most popular complaints from office employees, which means that creating the best office lighting should be a top priority when thinking of how you can add value to your commercial office. This is a cost-effective update that will enhance the entire space. It is best to choose multiple types of lighting to make the ultimately lit office environment. Try to maximize natural lighting and although they come with a heftier price tag, consider choosing LED lights rather than fluorescent lights which can really save you money in the long run.
Opt for Energy Efficiency
If you choose to go with LED lighting in your commercial office rather than incandescent lighting which uses more energy, you are one step closer to becoming more energy efficient. Some additional ways you can make your office space more energy efficient is by looking at things such as your roof, doors, appliances, and heating and air system. Upgrading these things is bound to lower utility bills and help to increase the overall value of your office space.
Be Strategic with Your Space
Whether you are adding on more square footage to your commercial office or simply looking to convert the already existing space, keep in mind the popularity of a workspace with multiple types of working areas. Consider adding meeting rooms of various sizes and social areas in addition to the individual working areas to help enhance the work experience. Additionally, be sure not to forget the smaller and high-traffic areas such as hallways and bathrooms of your office, which can often be in dire need of some repairs and upgrades.
Are you looking to update your commercial office and increase its value? At Ascension General Contractors, we are committed to completing renovation and remodeling projects in a timely and professional manner. We are a full-service general contractor and proud to serve Nashville business owners and operators.