Ghana is a popular destination for businessmen and women as well as investors looking to do business in Africa and it is very easy to see why that is. One of the first items on the list of many investors both local and abroad is how to find an office space once you are in the country. It even pays to do your due diligence and find as much as you can about office space for rent in Ghana before you come to establish your business. Due to continued economic growth which is projected to continue, there is an attractive business environment which many household name multinational corporations have already taken advantage of and established businesses here in the country.
Almost every business, local and international has an office in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. A cosmopolitan place vibrant with many business activities, the city has many things to offer. Because of the prime location for business, finding suitable office accommodation or space can be a real challenge. If you are looking for an office space to rent in Ghana, the following tips may be help you find the best deals and get the place for your business and eventually your workforce.
1. Sometimes looking for an office space for rent in the city center can leave you with an overpriced office outfit. However, it is also important to find a good central location where your customers can have easy access to your services. So bear this in mind when you are doing your preliminary research, either through an online search or calling estate agents in the country. There is an office space for every budget. So if you are looking for an office room for a handful of people or even just you alone, or a full corporate suite, you can always find one.
2. The next item you need to consider when choosing an office accommodation facility in Ghana is car parking space. Most office facilities in central locations do have car parking. However, it is paramount to find this out with agents to ensure that you get a place for you and your staff. Public transport is not very well laid out and established in Ghana. Because of this many people do drive their own cars to the office or take company provided vehicles purposely for picking staff members at vantage points to the office. This makes the availability of car parking facilities at the office building or a nearby parking facility very important.
3. The next factor to consider when looking for a space for rent for business in Ghana is security. These days most purpose-built share office blocks in Accra and other major cities do offer more in terms of security than other multi-purpose buildings. Most office buildings have CCTV security cameras installed as well as uniformed security personnel on site during business hours as well as public holidays and weekends.
Most multinational companies do have their own security systems in place to ensure staff and property safety. Others also outsource the security requirements to third-party security companies. Either way ensure that there is security presence in the property.
If you have a small business you want to start in Ghana, commercial properties for rent in Accra do offer different contract terms. Whether short-term, say 3 months or long-term, you can always find an accommodation that would suit your business needs.
We trust you would find these tips useful when searching for any kind of office accommodation for your business in Ghana.