Design & construct vs design & tender

Design & Construct vs Design & Tender Are you looking to relocate your business and fitout your new office, new workplace or medical centre and you’re wondering which way to go about it? There are two routes to market that you can take. One option is design and construct, and the other one is design and tender. The design and …

Do open office plans work?

Do open office plans work? When you looking to create your new workplace design, the big question is; is the open-plan workplace dead? This is a debate we identified years ago before reports started coming back about how destructive pure open- plan workplaces are to concentration, deep thinking and high-level output. One factor that is really interesting is that the …

What are the hidden dangers in signing a lease?

What are the hidden dangers of leasing? What should I watch out for when signing a lease? Are you looking to sign a lease for your new offices? There lots of things to consider before you sign. Factors such as square metre cost, outgoings, body corporate fees and make good clauses can massively impact the affordability of the space from …

Can I use a house builder for my office renovation?

Can I use a house builder for my office renovation? Are you considering renovating your workplace, your medical centre or offices using a residential or home builder? You shouldn’t be and there are multiple reasons for that. A domestic builder doesn’t have the correct registration for commercial works. Instead of being qualified as a CB, or Commercial Builder they are …

How much is an office fitout?

How much does it cost to fitout an office? This is a very variable question to answer. You need to ensure that whoever you’re getting to price this for you includes everything that you need to renovate your office successfully. The quote needs to include things like air-conditioning alterations and additions to a compliant and usable standard, and disability access, …

Can I stay in my office while we renovate? Rhenus Logistics case study

Can I stay in my office while we renovate? Case study: Rhenus Logistics Is your business growing, or needing to pivot and restructure to adapt to new changes, but you know your current workplace design is holding your team back? Is your physical environment preventing them from doing their best work and serving your clients to the very best? Do …

Can I stay in my office while we renovate? Facey Industrial case study

Can I stay in my office while we renovate? Case study: Facey Industrial Is your workplace tired and in need of a transformation, is it holding your team back and you need additional capacity so you can grow? But to do that you think it’s not an option because you’d have to move out to be able to renovate. Wrong- …

Can I stay in my medical clinic while we renovate?

Do you have a medical practice or a workplace that you know needs to be transformed to be brought up to the mark to let your team to do their best work? Think it’s impossible because you need to keep operating? Can’t put your business on hold works? Keep reading to solve all your problems!  We completely gutted and renovated the core of the …

Can I stay in my office while we renovate?

Can I stay in my office while renovate?  Mex Accounting – night works  Are you thinking that you need to renovate your offices or workplace, but you’re worried that you might need to move out or put your business on hold while all this happens? Need to change your working environment to be able to grow your culture, grow your team, and increase …

Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life

When you hear biophilia, what do you think of? It has become a bit of a catch phrase in the design industry and is dangerously close to morphing into a cliché, just like ‘culture’ used to describe beanbags, coffee machines and sleeping pods (Disclaimer: the aforementioned three have their uses😄). One of the seminars at NeoCon this year redefined the …