With more and more people venturing into the world of business, it can be hard to find the ideal work space. Most people who start or own a small business can quickly discover that their homes are not suitable or roomy enough for storing their business assets and are filled with distractions, but persevere regardless, as buying or renting an office space is often far too expensive an alternative – particularly in pricey cities like Manchester.
Here at Storage World we’ve found the solution to your work space needs – storage units! Not convinced? In this post we’ve pointed out the main advantages to prove that a storage facility like Storage World can make the perfect business premises for Greater Manchester-based businesses.
The Perfect Fit
One of the main reasons that a storage unit is perfect for a business premises is that it is easy to find a space that fits your needs perfectly. If your business is in its infancy as a start-up, with only yourself or a few employees, then one of our small office units would certainly meet your requirements. If you have a small team in tow, then you can opt for a bigger unit. At Storage World, we offer office space ranging in size from 2 to 6 desk capacity.
In the case of business expansion, an additional unit or an upgraded space is easily added on. This style of renting allows you to keep costs at a minimum, but also to have the freedom and flexibility to add space or downgrade when needed. Here at Storage World, we offer 20 different sizes of unit to fit all business needs ranging from 100 to 2,000 sq ft in size.
Low Overhead Costs
Starting up a business can be daunting to say the least, but cutting out unnecessary costs from the beginning can really help business growth. Finding the right premises doesn’t have to be expensive.
Looking into the use of storage units as an alternative office space can be a perfect fit in many ways, whether you use the space as your main hub or for storage use, holding equipment, paperwork, stock or inventory alongside your existing office space.
Storage lockers can provide you with a low-cost alternative as there are storage spaces that include the essential utilities and round the clock security at little cost. There are no business rates to pay with Storage World, we simply charge you based on the size of the space you require.
Tailored Spaces and Tailored Contracts
Workshop spaces are available for businesses who need an off-site location to store tools and equipment or to keep products for specific services. This type of space would be a great option for people working in the trade industry where products have to be built, assembled or stored off site.
Alternatively, our storage units and lockers are a really good fit if you’re an online retailer – especially when business becomes busy on a seasonal basis. Storage units work well for this type of business, and many others, as they’re convenient and cheap places to store all of your extra stock in anticipation of busy sales times such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas. Better still, short-term contracts allow you to have this extra space only when you need it, instead of forking out year-round for a larger space that is rarely used to its full capacity.
The Added Extras
Most storage facilities have access to power, a communal kitchen and bathroom, making this one less thing you have to worry about when finding that prime office space. We’re proud to report that a communal kitchen and bathroom are facilities that we can offer our tenants here at Storage World – so if you’re looking for an office space or workshop, complete with 24/7 security, kitchen and toilet facilities – all on flexible contract terms, then get in touch for a competitive quote.
Many of our clients here at Storage World use our units to run their businesses – whether as an office space, workshop or warehouse for their stock, parts and inventory. If you’re considering using us for your business space, then get in touch with our friendly team who can offer expert advice when it comes to choosing the right size and type of storage space for your needs.