More people than ever today know about the concept of a virtual office. In general, they understand that it is not a real office space; rather, it is a service that takes care of your essential administration tasks from a remote location that also acts as a real physical address for communication.
That being said, most people are still unclear about who can use virtual offices and what the benefits are. In this article, we will outline some of the key advantages of renting a virtual office – as opposed to renting physical office space:
By far, this is the biggest advantage afforded by a virtual office. Because you are not actually renting any physical space, the cost of this service is well below what you would pay for a regular office, including all related overheads. There’s no mortgage; there’s no light bill; there’s no air-conditioning to pay for; in fact, the only things you will be paying for are the things that you use, such as a reception service, mail handling, etc. In addition, you can pay on an ‘as needed’ basis for any physical space you need to use, such as conference and meeting rooms.
Managing a large number of employees for administrative work can be quite a headache, especially if you work in the services sector and don’t need that many people for the actual revenue-generation part of your business. With a virtual office, you can do away with hiring your own receptionist, your security personnel, your administrators and several other roles. In exchange, you will be paying a nominal fee for someone else to handle these essential but cost and effort-intensive jobs.
The convenience of doing this is obvious, but many business owners fail to realize its full potential because they feel that the service provider may not be able to handle everything professionally. This is far from true. Consider Weston Town Center Executive Suites in Weston, Florida, for example: offering a host of world-class virtual office services and facilities, this company has taken the concept of virtual office to a new level, providing customers with highly trained personnel to carry out essential services such as front-office or mail handling, and giving clients the most important product of all – peace of mind.
Glen Rostie June 25th, 2013