If yours is a small medium enterprise, it pays to exercise creativity. You've got to be mindful of your decisions because business principally runs on money and you want to make sure that costs, as much as possible, are kept to a minimum. Unfortunately, this doesn't leave you with a lot of room to be spontaneous - but that's fine. There are a lot of products and services out there that take your concerns into consideration, developed to address the needs of small businesses like you. One of these is the so-called ‘virtual office’ setup.
This kind of service is especially beneficial for startups and small business owners, providing a virtual office address (generally, at a prime and/or upscale location) and professional reception services without leasing or buying an actual office space.
There are many advantages to using a virtual office, but none is apparently more attractive than the fact that it can save you a lot of money while providing what a small business needs like having a Washington DC meeting space, a reliable internet access, and a convenient location.
The traditional business setup would demand you to acquire physical infrastructures such as office equipment, furniture and renting an office space or building. Not to mention the extensive maintenance fees involved when leasing a space.
A virtual office will give you massive savings. Save more from energy, rent, office equipment expenses etc…. you can pay monthly or avail premium packages from annual pricing plans including discounts.
If you're interested in a virtual office with a meeting space in Washington DC, Metro Offices can accommodate your need for one. They have a catalog of the best corporate locations in the area to make sure that their clients get to ‘own’ a prestigious spot in Washington DC. If you are working on a budget, they offer business-ready spaces starting at just $10 per hour and you have the option to stay just for a day or a decade. However your business requires you to use the workplace, Metro Offices offers flexible programs to address your specific needs.
(Article Excerpt from "Benefits of a Virtual Office to Small Business Owners", Lera Blog, June 6, 2013)