Managing Workplace Relocations

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Move project management supporting your workplace strategy.

Hiring a specialized Project Manager (PM) for an office relocation is crucial for ensuring a seamless and successful transition. Unlike a generic PM, a specialized PM brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and focused skill set tailored specifically to the complexities of office relocations. Our deep understanding of the intricacies involved in orchestrating a move, from space planning and vendor coordination to IT infrastructure migration and employee communication, is unmatched.

As specialized PM’s we have a proven track record in navigating the unique challenges that arise during office relocations, mitigating risks, and optimizing resources to deliver results on time and within budget. Our intimate knowledge of industry best practices and established relationships with relevant stakeholders enable them to anticipate potential roadblocks and implement strategic solutions effectively. In essence, hiring a specialized PM for an office relocation isn’t just a prudent investment—it’s a proactive measure to safeguard the integrity of the move, minimize disruptions to business operations, and ensure a smooth transition that exceeds expectationsYou can be sure, our team will sew up the seams and provide excellent service delivery.

 

Our Services

Relocation Services. Move Management.

BBC offers a broad range of services and workplace solutions for your upcoming office, lab or warehouse relocation, decommissioning or expansion. Based in Massachusetts, our agile team is geographically diverse with known resources across the country.  Combined, we have over 5 decades of corporate real estate and industry experience in partnering with corporate, life science and manufacturing clients in support their business goals.  We understand how business works as we have held those tactical and strategic leadership roles.  We operate as an owner’s project manager, and deliver a customized, bespoke relocation package which enables your employees to remain focused on their normal work load. Our “Day One Launch” is BBC’s relocation hallmark. (www.bbc-relocation.com)

Workplace Solutions

We understand how business works. We understand the needs of employees, and work to incorporate empirical data and BIM and any other data points clients collect to produce a workspace experience that earns your employees commute.

Employees are on a journey into the office, coming into the office should be an experience which reminds them why they joined the organization, and what their purpose is within the organization.

We review technology.  Technology needs to be relevant, current and predictable.

When in the office, employees join in casual conversations, chit-chat with peers and catchup with their fellow employees. Employees also need a quiet heads down workspace to perform their work and a place where meetings and teams can work collaboratively. Details matter.

How do we achieve a compelling workplace?  We listen. We use historical data, we use survey data, team meetings and industry metrics and feedback which get incorporated with the technology usage data.  These elements present a comprehensive picture which shows us how the space has been historically utilized, and illustrates what works and what has not. And then, we present our findings to the client, propose a change management program and implement the detailed workplace strategy.

Data-driven solutions that work.

our services

Based in Boston, Massachusetts – Briggs Burton (BBC)  prides itself on our agile, diverse and georgraphically based team across the US.  This structure enables us to work cost effectively with national clients. We have SME’s in various locations and ensure our clientsneeds receive the best of breed project management and methodologies. We strive for long term clients and work to develop those relationships.  We work with clients throughout the country for relocation management, portfolio analysis and workplace solutions, as well as workplace activation. Our team also works with net Carbon Zero and Environmental Sustainability, helping to align with your company goals.

Strategic Portfolio
Analysis

Does leadership need a snapshot of their most expensive asset and how it is performaning and positioned?

Strategic real estate portfolio analysis offers multifaceted benefits to organizations seeking to optimize their property holdings. By meticulously scrutinizing the composition and performance of their real estate assets, companies gain invaluable insights into cost efficiency, risk mitigation, and alignment with business objectives.

This analysis enables informed decision-making regarding property acquisition, divestment, or lease renegotiation, thereby optimizing capital allocation and maximizing return on investment.

Moreover, by identifying underutilized or redundant spaces, organizations can streamline their portfolios, reducing operational expenses and freeing up resources for strategic initiatives. Additionally, strategic analysis empowers companies to adapt to evolving market trends and shifts in organizational needs, ensuring that their real estate strategy remains agile and responsive. Ultimately, through strategic real estate portfolio analysis, organizations can enhance financial performance, mitigate risk, and align their property holdings with long-term business objectives.

Workplace
Solutions

Here’s a 4-point summary outlining the benefits of using collected data for analysis of office performance:

  1. Optimized Resource Allocation:
    • Utilizing data points collected from various sources enables Facility Directors to make informed decisions regarding resource allocation.
    • Analysis of data related to space utilization, energy consumption, and maintenance requirements allows for more efficient allocation of resources, leading to cost savings and improved operational effectiveness.
  2. Proactive Maintenance and Upkeep:
    • Data analysis facilitates proactive maintenance by identifying trends and patterns in equipment usage and facility performance.
    • Facility Directors can anticipate maintenance needs and address issues before they escalate, minimizing downtime and prolonging the lifespan of assets.
  3. Enhanced User Experience:
    • By analyzing data on workplace utilization and employee feedback, Facility Directors can tailor the office environment to better meet the needs and preferences of employees.
    • Adjustments to workspace layout, amenities, and technology based on data insights contribute to a more comfortable and productive work environment, ultimately enhancing employee satisfaction and engagement.
  4. Strategic Decision-Making:
    • Data-driven analysis provides Facility Directors with valuable insights into overall office performance and trends over time.
    • Armed with this information, directors can make strategic decisions related to long-term planning, space design, and technology investments, aligning facility management practices with organizational goals and objectives.

In summary, leveraging collected data for analysis of office performance empowers Facility Directors to optimize resource allocation, proactively maintain facilities, enhance user experience, and make strategic decisions that drive organizational success.

Change
Management

A quick peak at our 6 point summary of a Change Management Plan:

  1. Preparation and Awareness Campaign:
    • Launch a comprehensive communication strategy to inform employees about the upcoming office move and the new space and technology features.
    • Utilize multiple channels such as email, intranet, town hall meetings, and posters to ensure widespread awareness.
  2. Engagement and Involvement:
    • Foster employee engagement by soliciting feedback and suggestions regarding the new office space and technology.
    • Establish focus groups or committees to involve employees in the decision-making process and address their concerns proactively.
  3. Training and Familiarization:
    • Provide targeted training sessions on how to utilize the new technology and navigate the features of the new office space effectively.
    • Offer hands-on workshops and online tutorials to ensure employees feel confident and comfortable with the changes.
  4. Support and Resources:
    • Set up dedicated support channels (such as help desks or online forums) to address any questions or issues related to the new technology or office layout.
    • Equip employees with comprehensive guides and resources that outline the functionality and benefits of the new tools and amenities.
  5. Celebration and Recognition:
    • Organize celebratory events or activities to mark the transition to the new office space and technology.
    • Recognize and reward employees who demonstrate adaptability and proficiency in utilizing the new resources.
  6. Feedback and Continuous Improvement:
    • Establish mechanisms for collecting ongoing feedback from employees regarding their experience with the new office space and technology.
    • Use this feedback to identify areas for improvement and implement iterative changes to enhance employee satisfaction and productivity over time.

By implementing this Change Management action plan, we aim to ensure a smooth transition for employees into the new office space and technology environment, fostering a positive and productive work culture.

Specialized Relocation, Decommissioning and Move Management

When embarking on an office or any type of space move, the importance of a detailed project plan cannot be overstated. Here’s why:

  1. Minimizing Disruption: An office move can disrupt normal operations and production significantly if not planned meticulously. A detailed project plan ensures that disruptions are minimized, allowing employees to remain focused on their work without undue stress or distractions.
  2. Resource Optimization: With a comprehensive plan in place, resources such as time, manpower, and finances can be allocated optimally. This helps in avoiding unnecessary expenses and ensures that the move stays within budget.
  3. Risk Mitigation: Moving offices involves inherent risks, such as damage to equipment or loss of important documents. A detailed project plan identifies potential risks and outlines strategies to mitigate them, thereby safeguarding the organization’s assets and interests.
  4. Coordination and Communication: Office moves require coordination among various stakeholders, including employees, vendors, and service providers. A well-defined project plan facilitates clear communication channels and ensures that everyone involved is aware of their roles and responsibilities.
  5. Timely Completion: Without a structured plan, an office move can drag on indefinitely, leading to delays and frustration. A detailed project plan sets clear timelines and milestones, keeping the project on track for timely completion.
  6. Client Satisfaction: As a provider of workplace solutions, client satisfaction is paramount. A meticulous project plan demonstrates professionalism and commitment to delivering quality service, enhancing the reputation and credibility of the organization.

In summary, a detailed project plan for an office move is essential for minimizing disruption, optimizing resources, mitigating risks, facilitating coordination and communication, ensuring timely completion, and ultimately, achieving client satisfaction. With over 60 years of industry experience, BBC understands the importance of a tailored project plan and is committed to delivering customized solutions that meet the unique needs of each client.

our mission

Hands-on Lab Experienced Team

Whether we are working on an overall move, a liquidation and decomm of your lab space, a deinstallation and a reconnection, our experiences team will support your needs. Our team has worked with many of the Pharmaceuticals and Life Science companies across the country and globe.

We know each client is slightly different, so we bring our flexivle apporach but structured program to your project and adjust accordingly.  Always keeping you safem ad compliant.  We are not just moving lab and harardous materials and equipment, we are moving scientists, researchers and many other types of speciality need.  We take all these into consideration and what their needs are within the lab and office.

We listen, we use our experience and create a bespoke service plan specific to your corporate needs. Safety and risk mitigation are top of our priorities when we engage.  We do all we can to identify, and communicate risks before they become issues.  Using our knowledgeable and experiences team, we partner with move vendors specialized in your needs.

  • A team approach with a team lead
  • Safety focused and goal driven
  • Customized projects following best practices and FDA Guidelines
  • Hands-on experience, qualifications, and partner network

Change Management in this type of environment is crucial for success.  Employees need to experience minimal disruption, but need to be considered early and often during the planning phases of the move. What these employees are working in a lab/clinic, needs to be discussed to ensure there is no impact to their work product. We integrate iterative planning, staff engagement and risk management to deliver a comprehensive strategy to support your transformation.

Operational continuity is key to a life science, manufacturing and lab move.  We work closely to ensure this is on the forefront of the teams actions and we are in compliance with all regulations and industry standards.

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