Factors to consider when planning your new business space

When designing a space that will receive your company’s employees, you should start from the principle that the maxim “workplaces must be dignified” is just a starting point for the work ahead. We live in an era where greater productivity and creativity are sought. It should therefore be unquestionable to invest deeply in creating a modern workspace.


The first concern should be to bet on a space that receives natural light for sustainability reasons and because its employees feel more stimulated, mainly because it offers a comprehensive and unobstructed view. In addition, natural lighting will ensure more incredible energy in the space.


Air should also be a priority factor. The spaces must be adequately ventilated and equipped with systems capable of uniforming the temperature throughout the building. Well-being is a priority. All employees must feel comfortable.


Each employee must have their workspace, which they must manage as they wish, as long as they respect the company’s internal regulations. The area available to the employee must be comprehensive and provide all the necessary equipment.


The different divisions must be appropriately signposted. On the first day of work, the employee should avoid adaptation difficulties, especially concerning performing essential tasks. The availability of water, and coffee, among other food products, must be strategically positioned and available to all employees.


The spaces must be properly clean, organized and in good condition. Stocks of consumables, on the other hand, must be adequately controlled to avoid running out of essential products.


The company must be highly concerned with space. The best conditions must be guaranteed. Companies that focus on themselves assume a prominent character in the market and recognition from their employees.



About the Author

Francisco Cardoso is ZALOX’s CEO. With several decades of experience in business management, digital projects and teams, this blog gathers the know-how acquired, helping managers to overcome current challenges.