Poole Commercial Property

Poole Commercial Property
Poole Commercial Property

Business Premises? Office? Shop? Industrial Unit? Serviced Offices? Warehouse Unit? Factory? Restaurant? Workshop? Or Start from Home?

Whether you choose to work from home or are looking to rent or buy a business premises, you may like to read our commercial property articles which cover the various options for small business or new business start ups. (We also have a section dedicated to working from home.)

A list of useful contacts in Poole who are keen to help you can be found below.

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Home or Away?

Deciding where to run your business could be determined by the nature of your work, running a restaurant from home is probably not a good idea and awindow cleaning business is unlikely to need swanky offices!

Work from home: Working from home is definitely the cheapest option, but not always the best. You will need to ensure that you can separate home and work life. Will you be able to motivate yourself and concentrate, or possibly even moretempting—avoid the temptation to work all the time? Advantages: Cost, convenience, easy to set up, the kettle is close by! Disadvantages: Domestic distractions, possibly lone working, holiday cover, the kettle is close by!

Top tip! Check to make sure that your lease/house deeds do not prevent you from operating from home. If required, obtain permission from your landlord or building society.

Office or workspace?Starting in an office or workshop will involve higher set up costs than working from home but may be more appropriate particularly if you are planning to employ staff or if your customers come to you. There are important health &safety issues that you will need to be aware of if you are planning to work from any premises. The HSE (Health & Safety Executive) offer free explanatory leaflets at http://www.hse.gov.uk

Lease:A lease is a contractual agreement to rent a property. But do you rent or buy? Your financial situation could decide this for you, but if you chose to lease/rent, think extremely carefully about the implications. Lord Forte is famously quoted as saying three most important considerations are LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! However, the better the location the higher the rent!

Length of lease?You may have to pay a substantial premium for a longer-term lease.

Who is responsible for repairs? Take legal advice. You want security, but do you want the legal obligation and for how long? Business success or failure may mean that you need smaller/larger premises in the future. Ask about a ‘break clause’ which could present an ‘escape route’ at a defined point.

Purchase:Purchasing your property could prove to be an attractive long-term proposition. You will be giving yourself security of tenure, possibly an asset that will rise in value, and any repayments will be reducing your loan rather than simply paying rent to somebody else. You will need to use a solicitor to conduct the purchase, and definitely pay for a full structural survey.

License:With a license, the property owner is effectively saying “OK, you can occupy my property for a while, but I can interrupt at any time and ask you to leave.” The advantage to the owner is obvious, but it can also be a flexible and inexpensive way for a new start to move into premises. Licences are usually relatively short term.

Serviced offices:Working from your garage or garden shed can appear amateur to prospective clients and lack the kudos of an official business address. But there is an alternative that will keep you sane without bankrupting your business before it’s even off the ground. Renting a desk i n a shared office offers the best of both worlds. You’re still your own boss, but you’ll have the business support services, such as internet connection, a receptionist, meeting rooms and technical support, all available on site. You’ll have total autonomy, but feel like you are part of a community.

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If you run your own business in Poole and would like to learn more about premises or working from home, we have compiled a library of useful resources and frequently asked questions which we hope that you will find both interesting and useful.

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Bayside Business Centre offers a range of options for businesses from call handling to fully serviced office space to fit with your needs as they change. Ideally positioned for easy access from Poole, Bournemouth, Broadstone, Wimborne and surrounding areas, Bayside Business Centre sits on the edge of Poole Harbour at Holes Bay. All of our offices in Poole are equipped with air conditioning, central heating and have communal access to kitchens, restroom facilities and plenty of on-site parking.
Discovery Court, Poole comprises an office campus of primarily three interlinking buildings (Alum House, Branksome House and Canford House) and The Gatehouse. Alum House and Canford House comprise two-storey office accommodation around a central courtyard, whilst Branksome House comprises single-storey accommodation. The Gatehouse provides two-storey office accommodation. There are 45 office suites ranging from 130 sq ft to 10,264 sq ft and BizSpace are proud to
DJB Plumbing service is a long established business offering Plumbing services to clients throughout the local area. The business, which can be found in (Gillingham) was established in 1976 and has 34 years experience in the Plumbing sector.
Eco Home Services are renewable energy specialists that provide renewable energy solutions to homeowners throughout Dorset, Somerset, Bath and Greater London.
Gas engineers and Electricians carrying out safety testing in homes and business premises to ensure safe living and working conditions for tenants and employees , ie Portable Appliance Testing , Periodic Inspection Reports , Gas Safety Testing etc Call 01202 377120 or visit www.Electriciansoncall.net
Martin & Co Poole, locally owned and operated by Steven Ballam and the excellent team of Tasha, Sue, Caroline, Shelley, Maggie, Adam, Kayleigh and Maria we offer the power of a national brand combined with a personalised local service. If you are interested in starting your very own Lettings agent then visit us at http:www.propertyfranchise.co.uk
With its distinctive blue and a white logo, and the clean modern look of its shops and growing reputation, Martin & Co now has over 175 franchised offices throughout the UK. In terms of geographical spread its already the largest lettings network. The brand aims to have 200 offices on all of the key high streets in the UK by the end of this decade and 400 by the time Martin & Co is fully mature. That will make us indisputably the countrys number one, says Richard Martin and every office will be owned and operated by a highly motivated individual. This would be some feat for a company that started franchising in 1995 and believes passionately in the power of individuals to build their own property empires.
Morphy Asset Finance is an asset finance solutions company in the UK provides loans for business and commercial asset funds.
Organisers Name:-Sam Everard & Nell O’Hora. Venue:- Poole Enterprise Library Every Monday 12:00 - 16:00
Get instant bridging loans for residential and commercial property with the 0.75 rate of interest at Redrock Commercial Finance Ltd.
OfficesWorkshopsSecure Yard Space. Various sizes from 180sq ft-1400sq ft. Close to main London-Waterloo railway station and Main A! 352 Road. Very competitive rent and terms negotiable. Caravans, Boats storage welcome.
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