StructuralAn office for a department or team. For example, an office for a firm's IT department.
Cost SavingAn office that is selected to reduce office costs. For example, a bank located in a financial district that relocates back office teams to less expensive real estate. In some cases, this shifts some costs to employees who may have a longer commute.
OverflowAn office that is leased simply because there is no room for growth at the main office.
MobilityA small office that is designed to support employee mobility. For example, an office downtown when your main office is in the suburbs. This can make employees more efficient by reducing commuting time when an employee has meetings downtown. quality of life by reducing average commuting times. In many cases, employees view an office close to their home or in an attractive neighborhood as a major perk.resilient to stresses such as disasters. Each location can be designed to act as a backup. For example, computing equipment, data and services can be mirrored at multiple locations using satellite offices.
Regional OfficesAn office that supports a region in areas such as sales, distribution and operations. Regional offices are often referred to as branch offices.
Temporary OfficeAn office that is leased or rented for less than a year. For example, an office that is leased for a project, industry event or to relocate staff during a disruption to an office such as construction.customer experience. For example, a training company with several locations designed to minimum customer travel times.
Status LocationsOffices in high status locations that are used as a corporate address to impress stakeholders such as investors and customers. In some cases, the official headquarters of a firm is smaller than its other offices but is located at a more prestigious address. This is most common in industries with brands that depend on social status such as the fashion industry.
CampingCamping is a sales strategy that involves establishing locations that are physically close to customers. Generally speaking, it is better if your sales team go to the same lunch spots, restaurants and entertainment venues as your customers. For example, a software firm that sells to banks may maintain small offices in major financial districts.
|Overview: Satellite Office|
A relatively small office that acts as an extension of a main office.