In a world of value meals, dollar stores and discount products, it makes sense that people are often on the lookout for the cheaper choice. However, when it comes to certain expenditures, it is wise to evaluate more than just the cost of the product or services, especially when it comes to support services and tools for your business.
Just like you can find the lowest-priced generic product at a discount super store, you can find the cheapest DC office space available, but that doesn’t mean you would want to trust your business with the cheapest provider on the market.
Part of the benefit to utilizing DC office space is that you have access to features like a phone answering service, professional support staff, administrative assistance and a variety of business support services. Because you will be trusting your business tasks with the office space provider, it is important to have confidence in the staff’s ability to perform well and present your business in a professional manner.
Consider asking the following questions when determining which DC office space provider is right for your business:
- What type of employees do they have providing the business support services? Are they trained? Do they promote a professional image?
- What is the tenure of the typical employee? What is the office space provider’s employee turn-over rate?
- What are the provider’s current clients saying about their office space and services?
- What is their longevity record? Are most of their clients short-term, or do they develop loyal customers who come back to use them time and time again?
By digging deeper and asking important questions, you can get the answers you need to choose more than a “value meal” style DC office space provider. You can make an informed decision and choose the provider who has a proven track record of benefiting businesses and agencies through top-notch service offerings, virtual office space and professional meeting rooms.
For more information on Washington Virtual Office, DC Meeting Rooms, Telework, Executive Office Spaces, FlexDesk and other cost-effective business solutions visit Metro Offices online at www.metroffice.com.
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Kathlene Buchanan is the president and founder of Metro Offices, one of the premiere, women-owned, executive office centers in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. With presence in 8 different locations throughout the capital area, Metro Offices offers a full range of innovative business solutions and advanced technologies to help businesses compete in today’s transitioning business environment. Buchanan has been in the industry since 1979, and Metro Offices has been operating since 1989 with locations in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.