Myths about Serviced Offices - Bayside Business Centre
Dec 04, 2015 by admin Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

When considering the attractive option of a serviced office, it is important to understand the facts versus popular fiction.  Continue reading to find out the truth about these myths and make an informed decision on your next commercial property investment.


A serviced office might seem expensive at first glance.  However, there are a number of services, professional support and facilities such as parking, meeting rooms and more benefits that are all covered by these costs.  When comparing the full cost of a serviced office versus a conventional office to let, the numbers will speak volumes!

Moving is time consuming

Of course the move will take you time but, if your office is already kitted out with everything you need, you will be up and running in no time!

No flexibility

Serviced offices are usually offered by providers who have a number of commercial properties in various locations.  So, if you start with some offices in Poole, your provider may just be able to allow you a move or use of other facilities elsewhere.

Higher utility bills

Some believe that costs like telephone bills are inflated to help providers make extra money.  However, since the provider is a large scale consumer, they are able to offer some of the most competitive rates and prices for communications, switchboard services and more.

No decorating with your logo or brand

While you might not be able to make any permanent changes to the rented office space, you can always hang signs and décor that is easy to remove without causing any damage to the building or office furniture.

Paying for features you don’t use

Providers offer flexible packages that allow you to change things around to suit your needs and budget.  That way you can select the services you need and those you don’t.  There is no need to pay for services you don’t need or won’t use.

Slow internet

There are various options when it comes to internet connections.  While most businesses don’t need all that much bandwidth, others do.  That’s why it’s important to carefully consider your usage and needs before selecting an option.

Short-term solution

There is nothing to stop you from running your business from a serviced office for years to come.  If it’s a practical way of keeping costs down, why not?

Location isn’t important

Your location is very important!  Not only to your staff but potential clients as well.  When using meeting rooms, for instance, you need to make sure that your office is located in an easy to access area for everyone.

Limited office hours

Serviced offices are usually accessible throughout the day and night.  This is because the providers realize that companies working on an international level require access at various hours.


There is no reason for people to consider serviced offices to be inferior in any way.  They offer the same facilities as a conventional office space without the additional costs.

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